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Events Manager

Events Manager

  • 639046
  • Canberra, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Full Time
  • Landmark location – Old Parliament House
  • Opportunity to work on an exciting schedule of bespoke events
  • Dynamic role with opportunities to develop and grow in a global organisation

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.

Old Parliament House and The Museum of Australian Democracy is THE premium events space within Canberra (if not Australia!). With spectacular heritage architecture, a proud and central in Parkes and state of the art entertainment spaces, it is truly a site to behold! This is where Old World grace meets modern sensibilities, and to walk its halls feels like an absolute privilege.

What you’ll be working on:

This role is responsible for the successful sales, coordination and event planning of functions, including initial enquiries, client liaison and function operations whilst delivering the highest level of customer service. Your day-to-day activities will include:

  • Client management, event planning and operational set up to deliver successful functions
  • Conduct site inspections, client follow-ups and liaison, creating detailed event orders, floorplans and invoicing 
  • Work co-operatively with operations and kitchen teams in regard to handing over functions to ensure seamless delivery
  • Conduct follow-up correspondence with clients to gain feedback and insight for continuous improvements
  • Working directly with preferred suppliers and fostering successful partnerships   
  • Provide a unique and unforgettable service to customers and clients

What you’ll bring:

A busy year-round venue hosting the most elegant, cutting-edge and spectacular events that Canberra has to offer, the successful candidate will have a passion for the hospitality and events industry, is not afraid to ‘look outside of the box’ and possess exceptional client engagement and business development acumen.

  • Proven experience in a function venue or similar environment
  • Demonstrated experience in event coordination
  • Passion, enthusiasm and flair
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Proficiency in event management software or strong IT skills

Why choose us?

Good question.

As one of the largest contract catering organisations worldwide, we know great talent when we see it and we grab into that with both hands. And once we have you, we will KEEP YOU. How?

  • Our people come first. We will offer you above award wages, a safe workplace and opportunities to develop your career
  • We are a diverse operation, and we value your contribution
  • We are an ecological and socially forward operation – working to minimise food waste and single use plastic

We want to hear from you!

‘Respect. Growth. Teamwork’ is our belief.

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