Head of Events

The Roundhouse is looking for an experienced Venue & Events professional to lead the events team. This is a unique opportunity to take on a 2IC venue management role, working with a diverse portfolio of commercial clients across the live music and corporate sector, paired with budgetary and creative freedom to guide the programming of student events both in venue and on the UNSW campus.

The Venue

The Roundhouse is home to awesome events on UNSW campus. From corporate conferences to concerts, Roundhouse is a unique venue in Sydney delivering high-quality events across the events spectrum.

The venue encompasses a concert hall, two bars, a beer garden, two lounge areas, and seven conference rooms.

Roundhouse has a diverse clientele of external hirers, partnerships with UNSW departments, and dynamic on-campus programming to service the vibrant UNSW student population.

The Role

We are looking for a leader whose values align with ours (you can read more on our mission and values here), who can enhance our venue offering in a competitive events landscape, harness the skills within the events team, and contribute to the growth of the business.

You will lead the events team, be responsible for managing and responding to enquiries, have accountability for event budgets, lead venue set-ups, and be a primary point of contact for clients during events. You will contribute to the drive for commercial revenue and growth across commercial markets and steer our student events programming to build engagement with our core UNSW demographic.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for an experienced events professional who can bring strategic thinking, strong commercial acumen and a demonstrated ability to set and meet targets and drive outcomes for the venue. You will have excellent stakeholder and people management skills, have experience winning business and managing clients in a venue, and be someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

As importantly, we're looking for someone who shares our values and culture, who brings passion and positivity, and make sure their team embodies the same culture.

Check out the Position Description for key tasks and accountabilities and for more info.

The Company

Arc is pretty awesome, it’s the kind of place where we build castles around people’s desks for birthdays, have a pretty bad touch football team, eat cake, and savour happy hours at the bar. Located on the University of New South Wales campus, Arc is one of Australia’s biggest & best student organisations and is made up of a dynamic and energetic group of people focused on providing students and clients with the best experience possible. We work hard. We get results. And we have fun doing it.

What We Can Offer

·       A unique opportunity to make your mark on an iconic Sydney venue

·       A competitive salary

·       Career development

·       Leadership opportunities

·       A vibrant and positive organisational culture

Apply details:

How To Apply

You need to submit the following THREE documents to be considered for this role:

1.      A cover letting telling us about yourself and why you would be a great fit for the role

2.      Your CV

3.      A supporting statement that answers the following two questions:

  • In a working capacity, tell us about the best event you have worked – what made it great? What did you contribute to make the event a success?
  • Arc has five core values that make up our Mission Statement. Tell us how you align with one of these values.

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Arc is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender equality, diversity and social inclusion.

We have created an Arc working culture in which all differences are valued: from age, gender and ethnicity to thinking styles and beliefs. We positively encourage applications from all candidates irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or other characteristic. Our goal is to make everyone feel involved, respected and connected – where different ideas, backgrounds and perspectives work together to preserve the Arc values and behaviours.

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