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Events Coordinator

  • 607531
  • Canberra
  • Functions/Events
  • Full Time
  • Landmark location – Old Parliament House
  • Overseeing the best Functions & Events in Canberra
  • Full Time role with so much scope for career progression!

Restaurant Associates has an enviable track record, working with some of the most prestigious venues and corporations in the world. From grand gala events, corporate cocktail parties to intimate gatherings, we provide bespoke food solutions and exceptional dining experiences.

We have an incredible opportunity for an experienced Functions & Events Coordinator to join our team at one of Canberra’s key iconic venues, Old Parliament House and Museum of Australian Democracy.  This hands-on role will provide you with the opportunity to lead your team from the front when it comes to delivering some of the most memorable events in the Canberra calendar, in an iconic setting. This will include a prestigious array of events such as seated fine dining up to 600 guests, cocktail parties of 2,000 in addition to a variety of product launches and intimate soirees.  

Key Duties

  • Hands on operation of events from corporate functions, large scale events and formal gatherings
  • Support the Venue Operations Manager in the management of the department
  • End-to-end client management during the execution of the function
  • Develop exciting, innovative & creative events

The Person

  • Demonstrable experience in facilitating large scale, formal functions and major events
  • A creative flair and passion for looking ‘outside of the box’
  • Impeccable personal presentation and an eye for detail
  • Knowledge and understanding of the events industry and market sectors
  • Effectively manage teams for small and large events
  • An understanding of budgets and forecasting
  • The ability to be flexible with hours to ensure the continued level of service throughout the week, weekends and evenings as required

The Benefits

We place great importance in looking after our people and offer excellent career opportunities including opportunities anywhere in Australia (or the world) where we operate, corporate health plan discounts, a range of discounts and special offers with our preferred benefit providers, learning and development opportunities, service awards and reward and recognition programs including our annual Star Awards. 

We cannot wait to meet you, so please apply now!!

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