Event Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an Event Manager to join our Sales and Events Team and the growing world of hospitality. In this role you’ll work across a portfolio of some of Sydney’s most iconic restaurants, bars and night spots, including Establishment, ivy, Coogee Pavilion and many more at Sydney’s largest hospitality group.


The Event Manager is responsible for the planning of over 300 events per year across the Merivale portfolio of venues for our client base, offering support and guidance with each event. You will be expected to manage client budgets, identifying upsell opportunities to maximise revenue and meet client needs.

You will be required to communicate verbally (on the phone and in person) and in writing to confirm the event details, preparing event documentation for external and internal stakeholders on time and with no errors and ensuring a thorough handover is completed to the operations team who execute the event on the day.


Your focus will be on ensuring our clients event planning experience at Merivale is seamless, managing the client experience from handover from the Sales Team to handover to the operations team, managing objections and problem solving alongside the client to ensure the best outcome for external and internal stakeholders.

You must have 3-5 years’ experience in an Event Manager role, high attention to detail with customer service at the forefront of everything that you do. You will have experience in managing a high volume of events and tasks at one time, with conflicting deadlines being able to prioritise and manage client expectations. Operations and venue side Event Management experience will be viewed favourably. 


In return, you will be provided with fantastic personal development opportunities, a strong and supportive team environment and generous discounts and benefits – including free lunch in our venues daily and discounts for you and your friends when you’re not working.


If you’re looking for a career in an everchanging, constantly growing Event Management role within Sydney’s largest hospitality group, please apply today by submitting your CV for review and we will be in touch.

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