Membership and Event Coordinator
"I enjoy working for an organisation that provides research and identifies policy issues that matter for Australia’s future. I love working with our members and delivering events on these important topics."
Associate Director, Membership
"Through CEDA membership, my purpose is to engage thought leaders from government, business, academia and community organisations meaningfully, inviting them to contribute to the conversations most critical to Australia’s future.
As a membership-based think tank, our independent research is strengthened by the diversity of our members' insights and expertise, so I genuinely value our members' voices. I feel inspired daily by the passionate discussions I share with my members and CEDA team; and by my purpose, as I believe broad collaboration and debate is crucial to shaping economic and social outcomes for the greater good."
"Working at CEDA gives me the opportunity to be curious, explore new ideas and contribute to important policy debates."
Membership and Events Coordinator
"CEDA provides a genuine opportunity to be part of a company that helps shape Australia’s economic and social development for the greater good. On a personal level, I have never experienced, to such a great degree, the amount of educating, coaching, mentoring, and generous sharing of information from all levels of the organisation."
Associate Director, Program and Innovation
"I’ve long found the most rewarding aspects of working for CEDA to be the longstanding relationships I’ve made with colleagues and external stakeholders; the opportunity to work for an independent organisation unhindered by special interests; and the genuine interest people have in our purpose and work."
"CEDA is a supportive environment that encourages staff to think outside the box and be creative with their solutions. That encouragement combined with the knowledge that we are working towards a more equal Australia for all makes working for CEDA fulfilling and purposeful."
"With CEDA, I'm able to contribute to the work of a leading think tank and also have an opportunity to work with our membership. I also value CEDA's independence and contribution to society's greater good and its ability to convene and engage with the wider community through its public events."
"I am dedicated to the CEDA agenda and all that it achieves for the greater good of everyone that has involvement in it. We deliver an incredible program and membership offering and I work with a team that is as passionate as I am."
Senior Event Producer
"What I like about working at CEDA is that we are pioneers when it comes to trying and innovating on new formats. Be it livestreams, hybrid events or COVID-safe public events – we have always been the first to try out these formats successfully and in the process earned high praise from all stakeholders involved. The way the entire team at CEDA works together as a unit is a perfect example of one of our values of succeeding together."
Partnerships and Collaboration Adviser
"I have never been so stimulated as I am working at CEDA. As a staff member, in addition to CEDA members, we have access to reading, watching, listening to, and being immersed in so many mind-expanding issues. Taking in the news and current events has taken on a different perspective for me!
I love the diversity in my role, from supporting our State Advisory Councils and our special advisory groups through to our leadership training programs. I really enjoy watching people grow through learning, which they do in the Copland Leadership Program. No days are ever the same for me at CEDA, and I enjoy that I can be working with members, venues, sponsors from all over the country."
Media Manager and Content Specialist
"Working at CEDA provides a rare opportunity to be engaged in the critical policy debates that shape our nation’s future. Now, more than ever, it is vital that CEDA’s voice is heard, and I love that my role helps to make that happen. The team at CEDA is open, collaborative and passionate about achieving our purpose to help deliver better economic and social outcomes for the greater good."
"CEDA is a family. The Melbourne office is not big, so everyone is close. The atmosphere is great, and the days go by quickly - that’s why people say time flies when you’re having fun."