By Alan Cooke 1194659
#526489 VATPAC are inviting applications for the position of Director of Events VATPAC5. This is a senior position on the VATPAC Board of Directors. Read and apply yourself to the duties and criteria listed below before applying.

Responsible to

VATPAC Director of Division VATPAC1

Direct Reports

Deputy Director Special Events
Deputy Director Events


  • Facilitates the smooth operation of all events within the VATPAC airspace.
  • Responsible for the organisation, promotion and execution of regularly occurring and one-off official VATPAC events.
  • Acts as a first point of contact and is responsible for aiding other divisions and organisations wishing to hold events in VATPAC airspace.
  • Develops relationships with other divisions' and organisations' event staff to arrange support for VATPAC events as well as provide support for their events.
  • Reports quarterly on events activity and participation within the division.
  • Liaises with Director Operations for coordination of online ATC support of VATPAC events.
  • Works with the Director Operations to ensure that VATPAC event information is promulgated to Partner Virtual Airlines.
  • Identifies and champions potential improvements for the organisation, promotion, and execution of events in VATPAC airspace.
  • Responsible for the Maintenance of the VATPAC Events webpage(s).
  • Responsible for the promotion of VATPAC events to social media sites (such as VATSIM Forums, Vroute events, VATTASTIC Event, VATPAC, VATOCE and VATSIM Facebook pages) as required.
  • Maintains an online presence of 5-10 hours per month on the VATSIM network.

Essential Criteria
  • Be a member of the VATPAC Division of VATSIM for a period of at least 12 months.
  • Be a member of good standing in VATSIM for at least 12 months at the time of application.
  • Must have at least an S3 rating.
  • Be able to work well with other board members and the VATPAC community as a whole.
  • Have ability to maintain focus and organisation over the long run.
  • Be able to work well within a voluntary organisation.
  • Be able to work as a Team Player
  • To have the ability to plan both commercial and military events
  • Be able to plan Social Get Together Events

All applications will be treated in confidence and should be submitted by email to director[at] before 23:59 hours AEST Sunday 9th September 2018. Applications received after this date will not be considered. The applicant should include any experience and examples of events they have previously organised along with any experience they have of managing a small team.