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Functions & Events Manager

  • 590567
  • Melbourne CBD
  • Functions/Events
  • Unit Manager
  • Full Time
  • Iconic Location – National Gallery of Victoria
  • Grow with our business – support and development opportunities
  • Opportunity to join a close knit and hardworking team

We are currently on the hunt for an experienced and passionate Event Operations Manager to join our talented team based at the National Gallery of Victoria!

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

As our highly regarded Event Operations Manager, you'll know everything there is to know about creating amazing event experiences and running a tight commercial operation. You will be passionate and hands on in your role and thoroughly enjoy the challenge of executing outstanding events at the iconic NGV.

Key duties

  • Support the Venue Manager in the execution of our functions
  • Work closely with the Head Chef, Sales Executive and Events Coordinator to ensure accurate & high-level function delivery
  • Manage bump in and bump out of a variety of functions
  • Contribute to the continual development of the client partnership
  • Create an inclusive, imaginative, inspiring environment where everyone works together to enhance the customer experience ensuring service levels never dip below sensational
  • Labour cost/control
  • Ensure all events/functions adhere to strict health, safety and security procedures
  • Rostering & management of the function team

 The person

  • Minimum 3 years function operational management experience in a comparable environment
  • Commercially savvy and knows how to identify and deliver on growth opportunities
  • Positive, supportive, ambitious leader with experience in carrying out personal development plans, staff training sessions and appraisals
  • Develops effective relationships with individuals at all levels, from diverse backgrounds, cultures and locations
  • Is passionate about delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction and engagement
  • Will have great attention to detail with an excellent ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • RSA essential

Compass Group is a world leader in catering and support services, employing over 600,000 people across 45 countries. Rated number one in our industry on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2020, Compass Group serves 5.5 billion meals each year to our 55,000 clients worldwide.

The Benefits:

We are a company that puts our people first, understanding that great things can be achieved when we all work together! We offer plenty of training and development opportunities as well as a range of excellent corporate partners.

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