Event Manager

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. We pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want – across Publishing, Broadcasting and Digital.

Nine’s assets include Good Food and Sunday Life.

Job Description

The Event Manager role is an integral part of the operations team responsible for the planning and delivery of Food and Lifestyle Events across Australia. This is a full time role for an initial 12 month contract and will require some work outside of Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm.

You will have support of an experienced manager to guide and coach you in areas you need support and the opportunity to learn new skills across the operational, sponsorship, sales and marketing areas of the business.

Day to day you will:

  • Manage all operational aspects of each event, including planning, execution, supplier management, and schedules
  • Ensure all timelines and budgets are successfully managed
  • Manage ticketing, venues, catering and event operations
  • Use platforms such as Humanitix, Active Campaign and Canva
  • Be onsite throughout the event bump in, event live and bump out periods to manage the execution of the event.
  • Working closely with the Internal Safety team to manage and update all risk documentation, identifying potential risks, and implementing strategies to ensure seamless execution


You will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and ability to have conversations with a broad spectrum of people, you will be highly process driven and play a large part in a high-performing team.

What we would like:

  • Experience in event operations management, including end-to-end management of small to medium events both indoor and outdoor
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and troubleshoot any issues that arise
  • Sound time management skill with the ability to manage competing priorities
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the year to different states to execute events, including some weekend work.

Don’t worry if you can’t tick every single one of these boxes, we would still like to hear from you. With a willingness to learn, a positive attitude and a growth mindset anything is possible at Nine!

Additional Information

Nine is a people business. Being part of the team means you’ll be in a culture that promotes creativity and innovation, diversity and inclusion, is open to feedback, rewards impact and ensures everyone is heard. Importantly, you'll receive the following:

Career development and quality training
Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
Discounts on products and services with corporate partners
Our Purpose: We shape culture by sparking conversations, challenging perspectives, and entertaining our communities.

We bring people together by celebrating the big occasions and connecting the everyday moments. Australia belongs here. We bring our purpose to life via three shared values: We walk the talk, turn over every stone and keep it human.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Work rights: Please note to apply for this role you must already have the right to lawfully work and live in Australia.



Posted: June 5, 2024
Closing: June 28, 2024
North Sydney, NSW
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