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Event Manager

Handmade Parties & Events - Trader House

  • Date Expired: 2022-07-07
  • Location: 1 Silver St, Collingwood VIC, Australia melbourne 3066
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Front of House & Guest Services
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

Andrew McConnell's Trader House (including venues such as Cutler & Co, Supernormal, Cumulus Inc and Gimlet) is seeking an experienced Event Manager to join the team at Handmade Events.

You will be a fundamental team member that will help to define and establish Melbourne’s most exciting catering and events businesses.

  • Strategic planning to drive growth in one of Australia’s favourite hospitality groups for their newest events business.
  • Work for Melbourne’s most experienced and stable operators
  • Create meaningful events & activations for an excited and engaged customer pool including private, corporate and major events such as the Australian Open + more


About Us:

Handmade Events

For 25 years Andrew McConnell has brought exceptional food, wine, cocktails and good times to Melbourne through his acclaimed restaurants. Presented by Andrew’s trusted Trader House team, Handmade draws on this wealth of experience to plan and achieve unique events that always exceed expectations.


About the Role:

This key position will see you drive revenue generation and a full calendar of events and activations in a diverse range of locations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, coordinating and executing offsite events and activations for Handmade
  • Develop and broaden relationships with existing customers, while identifying new opportunities to maximise potential.
  • Managing sales and enquiry process through CRM system
  • Host and showcase Handmade events and activations to visitors.
  • Build relationships with clients and gain understanding of their needs and requirements to plan and execute events successfully
  • Coordinate and communicate with clients and internal teams regarding all aspects of event details


What you’ll bring:

  • Minimum 3 years experiences in the event industry in a similar, sales focused role
  • Extensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of offsite catering and events preferable
  • Ability to drive revenue and increase growth
  • Strong knowledge of the hospitality and events industry
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with proven ability to build effective professional relationships with clients, guests and co-workers.
  • A high level of attention to detail combined with a passion to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests.
  • Technical expertise with events management software.


What you can expect:

  • Work for one of Melbourne’s most experienced and respected operators.
  • Play a pivotal role in the co-ordination and execution of our events.
  • Be proud of the product and team, work with likeminded people.
  • Be involved in industry leading, accredited on and off-the-job training.
  • Enjoy a discount at your favourite Trader House restaurants.


This could be the career opportunity you’ve been waiting for. 

All applications will be treated confidentially.

Email your resume outlining your experience to

  • Date Expired: 07.07.2022
  • Location: 1 Silver St, Collingwood VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Front of House & Guest Services
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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