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About the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet. The AM is the first museum in Australia and was founded in 1827. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The AM holds more than 21 million objects of biological, geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite. The AM’s vision is to be a leading voice for the richness of life, the earth, and culture in Australia and the Pacific.

The AM mission is: To ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change.

The AM vision is: To be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.

For more information, visit the website.

The AM supports a diverse workforce and promotes applications from First Nation People. People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, Australian Museum will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

About the Role

The Venues & Events Manager is an exciting new role created to develop the events team and is focused on growing and maximising commercial revenue generated from venue hire activities, hospitality events and related commercial agreements. The Venues & Events unit is a client focused team, responsible leveraging commercial event opportunities. By working with commercial partners, you will be instrumental in contributing to the commercial growth expansion of one of the most unique event venues in Sydney. 

You will need a solid background and experience in high quality venues and event management, exceptional client and sales skills, and commercial acumen.


Key challenges

Essential Requirements

Tertiary qualifications in event management or business-related subject and/or a minimum of 5 years’ experience  managing events and venues and commercial hospitality business activities within a diverse hospitality, heritage or cultural organisation.

Knowledge & Experience

Adequate knowledge and experience in order to deliver the Key Accountabilities and perform to the Focus Capabilities outlined in this Role Description

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.