Event Management | Listed 01 February

Rydges Melbourne – Event Manager

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges Melbourne

Located in the vibrant Melbourne theatre district, urban sophistication meets warm local hospitality at Rydges Melbourne. With a passion for guest service worthy of a standing ovation, and show-stopping onsite facilities, be part of a team dedicated to crafting an unforgettable experience. It’s your time to shine, make your move.

About the role

As an Event Manager, you will create exceptional experiences within our cutting-edge event spaces. From conferences to cocktail events and gala dinners, you will be part of a team that ensures every detail exceeds expectations. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the conference and events sales team and operations team to deliver the ultimate event experience.
  • Optimise client and internal communications.
  • Manage workflow using event software including preparing detailed and accurate event orders.
  • Cultivate client relationships through on site client engagement.
  • Champion operational excellence liaising with internal departments.

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills & experience 

  • Experience as an Event Manager.
  • Industrious and innovative approach to client solutions.A meticulous eye for detail
  • Outstanding organisational skills, time management and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office suite proficiency, iVvy CRM and Opera experience an advantage.
  • Ability to multi task and proficient at managing multiple events simultaneously.

If you’re interested in keeping up to date with all available positions at EVT, including cinemas, hotels, and Thredbo, you can sign up for our weekly job alerts here https://www.evt.com/elevate/careers/.   

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