Operations Manager - Events


The Role

As Event Operations Manager, you will lead a talent pool of close to 100 to deliver world class event experiences to our guests in the iconic Establishment precinct.

With hundreds of events held yearly at Establishment, you will be responsible for event delivery on the day with a strong focus on exemplary service and food and beverage. You’ll have the opportunity to work across a diverse range of events in which you will be expected to deliver the outstanding guest experiences that Merivale are renowned for; a close eye for detail and appetite to continually raise the bar are essential.

People are the forefront of everything we do and you will be accountable in driving a strong team culture, developing our next superstars and leading a shared talent pool across the event operations team.

Strong financial discipline is a must to leverage the best financial performance to the top line and bottom line. You will have complete ownership over such processes as rostering, timesheets, training, labour control and stocktake.

To be successful, we are looking for a senior leader in the events industry with experience in varying forms of event operations (venue, corporate or catering backgrounds preferred) including

  • running medium to large scale events (1,000pax)
  • astute financial acumen
  • proven leadership skills
  • experience with managing a high volume of casual staff members
  • excellent presentation and communication skills (both written and verbal)

We are looking for someone with a hands-on approach who is passionate about event delivery, passionate for developing people and hungry for the next stage of their career.