The Ultimate Job(tm) Sydney - Now Down To Five Companies!

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29th October 2010, 03:50pm - Views: 680
The Ultimate Job(TM) Sydney - Now Down to Five Companies!
Friday 29th October 2010

Sydney's Top Five jobs in The Ultimate Job(TM) competition have been decided. The Ultimate Job(TM) competition has been organised by Drake International and is in the search for real vacant jobs that offer the best employment opportunities for candidates throughout Australia.

Sydney is the second city to find its Ultimate Job, with Melbourne announced the winner on 13th October 2010.

Program Manager for Drake International, Ali Evans, said that the key to short listing the roles for this competition is to find jobs that are within reach of most Sydneysiders.

"We put particular focus on roles that offer great career paths, rewards and incentives for candidates. Employment Branding is becoming more and more crucial to most companies, because Australia is already facing skills shortages."

"If you want the very best staff, then you need to offer more incentives and opportunities to retain them. With so much competition already out there for good staff, unemployment figures still being low, and continued growth in our economy, Australia's population will not be able to keep up with the demand for skilled workers.

That means Australia's future talent will be picky about where they want to work. It's not just about salary. The Ultimate JobTM is often about providing a pathway for great career opportunities."

Melbourne's winning Job was Fosters Group's Treasury Wine Estates for their Fine Wine Ambassador role.

An expert panel of judges have been compiled in each city to vote for their favourite roles. The Sydney the panel includes: Jack Singleton, Steve Noyce (CEO of Sydney Roosters) and Toby Hall (CEO) Mission Australia to name just few. The judging panel's vote is worth 50%, with the public making up the rest of the vote. All proceeds raised from the public vote via Text/SMS goes to Mission Australia.

The Top Five Companies that have been shortlisted for Sydney include:

Luna Park Assistant Maintenance Manager:
This is the major thrill factor role! Play with the biggest and best toys in Sydney. Join this iconic Sydney park with Luna Park's 75 birthday celebrations. You may not have worked on specialised machinery, like Luna Park's rides before, but will be mentored by the very best. Be a custodian of one of the best known brands in Australia!

Quintessentially Luxury Lifestyle Coordinator:
The world's leading Luxury Lifestyle group is after The Ultimate individual in Customer Excellence. Fancy yourself spending your working days meeting with the world's top bars, hotels, luxury stores, art galleries, spas and restaurants? Do you dream of a working calendar filled with social events, international fashion shows, film premiers and music gigs? Could you work with Cate Blanchett? If so, you've just encountered the ultimate job offering unrivalled on-the-job learning and experience. The world's no. 1 concierge service offers excitement, luxury, travel, art and great food, if you have a passionate "can do" attitude and exceptional standards in service excellence.

Sunrice Online Consumer Relations & Events Coordinator:
Australia's favourite Rice Foods Company offers a role where no two days are the same. Join one of Australia's most established FMCGs in a Marketing role full of action. Coordinate and manage events and promotional activity, giveaways, consumer research with the National Product Development Team. Liaise with consumers about Sunrice products. Contribute to social media sites, maintaining contact with a recipe client base membership of over 35,000. As an energetic and versatile professional who loves rice, this is the job for you.

Jamieson Publishing Advertising Sales Executive:
The role that offers a career by the beach Watch the waves as you work! Focused on developing advertising sales for luxury holiday destinations in your area. Be influential in planning, collaborating with the Managing Director to implement advertising sales plans. This role will give you room to grow, and the opportunity to eventually include overseas destinations in your sales portfolio. Base salary and rewarding commissions. Jamieson needs someone with excellent interpersonal communication skills, tenacity, determination and a can-do attitude.

The Entertainment Quarter - Receptionist
Launch your career with a bang, in events! Join Sydney's iconic entertainment precinct including such landmarks as the SCG, Sydney Football Stadium, Centennial Parklands and the legendary live music venue of Hordern Pavilion. Star spotting is just part and parcel of your day. From sports, fashion, music, comedy and movies. It's all within range with this job. Become the go-to person for all information at The Entertainment Quarter. If you're well organised, bubbly, proactive, and outgoing, with strong administration skills then this could be the perfect receptionist role for you.

The public will be able to start voting for The Ultimate Job{TM) Sydney via text/SMS as of November, 3rd.

All the roles are still open, so if you are a talented candidate, you can apply by going online to www.theultimatejob.com.au or contacting Drake on:
1300 967 594.

Media enquiries:
Drake International
Ali Evans
Program Development Manager
Ph: 03 9245 0254
Mb: 0405 548 313
aevans@au.drakeintl.com

SOURCE: Drake International

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