Event Manager

Event Manager

  • Work at the pinnacle of events in South Australia
  • Dynamic business environment, in a beautiful venue
  • The excitement of the business, events and tourism industries

The Adelaide Convention Centre sits proudly in the Riverbank Precinct, which is rapidly evolving to create a new hub for Adelaide, incorporating new research, health and medical centres, educational institutions, sport, entertainment, convention and event facilities. A rare opportunity exists for a career minded hospitality professional to work at the pinnacle of Adelaide's business events, conferencing and banqueting market as an Event Manager.

Reporting to the Manager, Event Floor Services you will assist with the coordination of catering operations on the event floor, ongoing staff development and performance, monitoring labour and material costs, uniform, linen and service standards.  During the running of events, you will be pivotal in monitoring the quality of venue set-up and overall presentation, as well as coordinating the requirements of the client with other departments of the Centre such as Kitchen, Audio Visual, House Services, Set Crew and Uniform Store. 

Why work for AVM:

  • Full time competitive salaried position
  • Subsidised car parking onsite at the ACC and free parking at the AEC and Coopers Stadium
  • Uniform supplied & laundered at no cost to you
  • Excellent conditions and working environment – exciting, dynamic, safe and supportive
  • Opportunity to work at the pinnacle of events in South Australia
  • Exciting, hands on role where no 2 days are the same 

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Significant supervisory experience in front of house (F&B) operations associated with event, conference and banquet catering in a similar corporate-style venue
  • Exceptional food and beverage service and bar operation skills and the ability to lead and coach others in the practical application of these skills
  • Experience in the delivery of special diets
  • Excellent communication, time management and problem solving abilities
  • A sound knowledge of the local, national and international events industry, SA infrastructure and tourist attractions
  • Immaculate presentation
  • Ability to confidently interact at all levels, including dealing professionally with local, national and international V.I.P.’s
  • Be a consummate team-player, who adapts easily to a professional, well-drilled and positive team environment
  • Pleasant and helpful in nature, with a strong customer service focus
  • Physically fit, able to work on your feet for extended periods
  • Available to work any hours as rostered, inclusive of night and weekend shifts

For a comprehensive Position Description and more information on the benefits of working for Adelaide Venue Management Corporation, please click on the apply button.


Applications, including a brief cover letter and up to date resume, may only be submitted via SEEK or the AVM website - addressed to Michelle Wiley, Senior Recruitment & Development Coordinator. Applications will close at 11.30pm (Adelaide time) on Sunday 21 August, 2022 or earlier should a right fit candidate be identified - so please don't delay if interested.


Adelaide Venue Management requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at all times.
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