Jenny comes to Advance with an extensive working history including private enterprise, local, state and federal governments. Her industry background includes; hospitality, tourism, fundraising, marketing, promotions and event organisation.
Jenny’s working career commencing in the Riverland region of South Australia being the first person appointed to the Riverland Development Corporation to set up and manage all office procedures. After two years as the CEO’s Secretary, Jenny was promoted to the position of Regional Conference and Event Coordinator. During this time, her role included coordinating the inaugural Riverland Wine Festival and subsequent Riverland Retail Expos for the wine industry, local businesses as well as an international conference. Jenny also worked as Riverland Regional Marketing Officer for the SA Tourism Commission and Tourist and Marketing Officer for the Loxton Hotel and Tourist Office.
Once Jenny relocated to Adelaide her work included fundraising for the not for profit industry, Sales and Client Secretary for the Stamford Plaza Adelaide, Donor Officer for the Australian Blood Service, Marketing Officer for Top Tourist Parks Australia and the newly created position of Adult Event and Program Coordinator for the Marion Library Service.
Jenny’s strong organisational background along with her people skills, enabled her to establish and run over 100 very popular author visits and a great many workshops and seminars for the Marion Library Service attracting best-selling authors from intrastate, interstate and overseas for 11.5 years.
Jenny also worked with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs supporting veterans and their families with regard their social health by running training and support programs.