Events Operations Manager

The Royal Sydney Golf Club

We are seeking an experienced and professional Events Operations Manager to deliver all operational aspects of Club and Private Events.

  • Excellent employee benefits
  • Great hospitality career move!
  • Overlooking beautiful Rose Bay
About The Royal Sydney Golf Club
The Royal Sydney Golf Club is a private members club which was founded in 1893. It is recognised nationally and internationally for its world class facilities which include two golf courses, 18 tennis courts, bowling greens, croquet lawns, squash courts, a gym, 2 swimming pools, cafes, a fine dining restaurant, accommodation rooms and multiple function rooms. Events held at the Club include weddings, wakes, birthdays and Club Events including Sporting events.

Why choose us?
  • This is a rare opportunity to grow your career with a world class reputable, private and exclusive Sporting and Hospitality venue
  • The ‘staff experience’ matters to us! We strive to live up to our purpose of ‘delivering an exceptional experience for staff, members and guests’.
  • Free daily staff meals
  • 20% discount on cellar door and sporting goods
  • Uniform and allowance provided
  • A Staff Wellbeing Program which includes limited access to sporting facilities, staff fitness classes, free counselling, free flu shots and regular mental wellbeing sessions.
The role

Reporting to the Events Manager, the successful candidate will be a strong operational leader, excellent communicator and highly organised to deliver functions to meet member and guest expectations. You will be passionate in driving exceptional service standards, being hands on and leading by example a team of Food and Beverage Attendants. You must have the ability to remain professional, composed and organised in high pressured situations whilst at all times demonstrating our core values of Passion, Teamwork, Excellence and Respect.

  • Delivery of all day to day operational aspects of Events from the planning and set up to pack down - floor plans and room layout, lead times, audio visual setup, staff rostering including temporary Agency staff, staff briefings prior to Event, sequence of service and safety protocols for Events.
  • Work closely with the Events team and collaborate with other internal stakeholders including the Head Chef, Housekeeping and Sport to ensure execution of Events meets the brief, follows run-sheets and is delivered to satisfaction.
  • Be knowledgeable of the history, traditions, facilities, services and other offerings at the Club to understand how Events fit within the uniqueness of the Club.
  • Ensure all back of house equipment is stored according to standards after the completion of each event. Complete regular equipment stock takes to ensure par levels are adhered to.
  • Attend daily and weekly operational meetings.
  • Ensure that the Club’s service standards and policies are adhered to always by team.
  • Train and empower the team to be able to handle all member, guests and internal stakeholder feedback. Conduct post-event review with Events Manager. Actively investigate any complaints and proactively propose suggestions for improvement to enhance member and guest satisfaction.
  • Manage the operational team to ensure they are punctual, professional, courteous, and helpful to members, guests and colleagues at all times.
  • Ensure staff adherence to presentation standards of the Club and understand the importance of impeccable personal hygiene standards.
Skills and Experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar hospitality operational role
  • Proven success in team management and operational event execution
  • Excellent communication skills, especially verbal
  • Ability to provide direction and lead a team of Food and Beverage Attendants
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with members and internal departments
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Knowledge of systems (Point-of-Sale System, Event Booking system)
Applicants must have full working rights within Australia and be available to be flexible to work Events schedule. Apply now – we are excited to hear from you!