About the role

The Roundhouse is hiring a new Events Manager to be responsible for programming and facilitating events on campus to engage UNSW’s diverse student population. This role is the main point of contact for all student groups enquiring about Roundhouse venue bookings or seeking assistance in programming events in the venue.

If you have event coordination experience and your finger is on the pulse of current trends in entertainment programming, you might just be the perfect fit for this amazing venue.


The Venue

Capable of hosting a diverse and high volume of events including conferences, gala dinners, and concerts, the Roundhouse has a diverse clientele of external hirers, alongside multiple student events to service the vibrant student population. The venue is truly multi-functional, hosting headline music acts, national Government and corporate conferences, formal dinners, gaming conventions, keynote talks, and much more.

Who are we?

Arc is the cool older sibling at UNSW. We pride ourselves on our obsession with student life because we know that the best part of going to uni is all the fun stuff you do outside the classroom. Our mission is to create the best student experience and we do that through a huge range of opportunities and services available to students online and in person. Working at Arc you’ll join a welcoming team of passionate people who believe in listening to students, working together and constantly being better. Plus there are plenty of employee perks like cake, volleyball, Arc Wellness and heaps more.


Primary areas of responsibility include:

·    Programming large-scale Roundhouse events such as concerts, student parties, and other feature events in the Roundhouse concert hall.

·    Developing and implementing events that engage a wide range of UNSW students both at Roundhouse and across the campus

·    Co-ordinating a weekly activities program during session times in Uni Bar

·    Working with student clubs to facilitate room bookings and student-initiated events

·    Collaborating with other Arc departments on event programming, design, and operation across campus

·    Managing staff, volunteers, coordinating logistics and liaising with suppliers and stakeholders involved in the organisation and delivery of events


Key Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Building Trust
  • Communication
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Customer & Student Focus
  • Managing Work (includes Time Management)
  • Planning & Organising
  • Safety Awareness
  • Student understanding

For more information, view the position description.


Minimum 2 years in event producing or co-ordination (or equivalent training);
• Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent;
• Passionate about the event industry;
• Demonstrated planning and organisational skills with the ability to work with
minimum supervision and meet deadlines;
• Proven well developed oral and written communication skills;
• Strong customer service focus and good interpersonal skills;
• An understanding of the youth market and current trends;
• Ability to build and manage strong business relationships;
• Competency in computer technology, including the use of the Microsoft Office
• An understanding of university student interests and an ability to effectively
incorporate these to enable and achieve student enrichment and;
• Knowledge of Work Health and Safety (WHS) and Ethical Practice, along with
the ability to apply these principles in the workplace.

• Driver’s License;
• RSA Certificate;
• First Aid Certificate;
• Experience with event management software

What We Can Offer You

- A unique opportunity to make your mark on an iconic Sydney venue
- Competitive salary
- Career development
- Leadership opportunities
- A vibrant and positive organisational culture

Apply details:

How to Apply

If you would like to apply, please submit the following:

  • A cover letting telling us about yourself and why you would be a great fit for the role
  • Your CV


Please note: interviews will take place while this advert remains open.


For further information please contact Arc HR by email at jobs@arc.unsw.edu.au.

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