ID: 206833

Brisbane Kokoda Challenge - Merchandise/Information Officer - Saturday 1 June 2024

Recreation One off - an event Brookfield QLD

About this opportunity

Position Overview: We are seeking an enthusiastic and organised Volunteers to work in the Merchandise and Information tents to manage the sale of event merchandise and provide essential information to participants and spectators during the Kokoda Challenge. In this role, you will contribute to the overall success of the event by ensuring a seamless merchandise operation and delivering accurate information to enhance the participant experience.

Key Responsibilities:

* Merchandise Sales: Setup and manage a merchandise tent, handling the sale of 
  event-related items such as shirts, hats, and other Kokoda Challenge merch
* Cash Handling: Accurately handle cash transactions, provide change, and maintain a 
  secure cash register during merchandise sales. You will also use the square payment 
  system for online and eftpos transactions.
* Participant Information: Serve as a point of contact for participants, providing 
  information about the event schedule, routes, and any last-minute updates.
* Inventory Management: Monitor merchandise inventory, restock items as needed, 
  and keep track of sales to ensure proper accounting.
* Customer Service: Assist participants and spectators with enquiries, offering a 
  friendly and helpful presence at the merchandise and information booth.
* Coordinate with Event Staff: Collaborate with event organisers and staff to address 
  any issues, changes, or special requests related to merchandise and information.


* Excellent customer service and communication skills.
* Basic math skills for cash handling and inventory management.
* Organised and detail-oriented with the ability to multitask.
* Positive attitude and willingness to assist participants and event attendees.


* Contribute to the success of the Kokoda Challenge by managing merchandise 
* Interact with participants and spectators, enhancing their event experience.
* Certificate of appreciation and acknowledgment for your contribution.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • People with disability
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
  • Younger Volunteers, under 18
Type of work
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Retail & Sales
  • Sport & Physical Activity