Event Operations Manager | ACT_Australia

  • Put your name on, and continue the award winning streak for this property
  • Opportunity to grow into the role,however must have function leadership exposure
  • On going training, development, genuine succession plan, career progression

For an operational, hands on leader to be a part of this multi-award winning conference & event venue. Manage a large team hosting premium clients.

A typical day looks like...
You host the team briefing with the Events Sales team, the chefs, and the FOH team (30+ staff) all in great spirits. You move into a 450 pax charity lunch, the room is then packed down and flipped in 90 minutes - splitting it into a 250 pax and 2x 50 pax dinners. Its been a day, a lot of steps, and busy, but working alongside the best in the industry, with all hands on deck from multiple departments to ensure the most memorable experience for all guests. You manage on shift staff to ensure all tasks are completed in pockets of their time. You consistently connect with the clients throughout the day, and update/post to their account. This is a Thursday.. the weekend ahead is hosting a final conference breakfast, multiple weddings, a tour group.
We are counting on you for...
  • Your nurturing and guiding leadership always ensures all 30+ FOH staff are trained and presented to meet brand standards
  • You have strong communication skills and relay information seamlessly and positively to the appropriate employees
  • You have thorough attention to detail, ensuring you are across the handovers from the Events Coordinators and with the kitchen banquets team
  • You thrive under pressure, can delegate to your team leaders, and oversee the at times multiple functions
  • You can roster within budgets up to 30 staff, place orders (beverage, cutlery, napkins etc.)
  • Account management - ensure clients are billed correctly to what was/is being provided
  • Work a rotating roster, including nights, weekends and public holidays
  • If you have leadership experience within a function & event environment, I would love to hear from you! This is an opportunity to grow into the role.
What's in it for you...
  •  Be a part of this consistently awarded venue for their premium facilities, extravagant events, and overall conferencing & events experiences
  • You have huge growth opportunities in this brand, not just within their multiple sites across Canberra, however now growing interstate (NSW & SA)
  • This role is incredibly rewarding amongst a supportive team, with amazing industry perks, not just within the group
  • The salary for this role will reflect your skillset, however being a big role, it is a big salary.
Why wait...

This job opportunity can be a stepping stone to, well you name it, almost anywhere in the hospitality industry! Apply now or contact Paige on 02 6185 2940 or for a confidential conversation.


Category: Food & Beverage Management

Location: ACT_Australia

Work Type: Full-Time

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