The newly refurbished Palais Theatre is located in St Kilda, Victoria, it is an all seated venue with 2894 seats, started operation in 1927 and is considered to be one of Australia’s most iconic live entertainment venues conducting over 100 events each year. 
A unique and exciting opportunity is available for a motivated and experienced Event Manager to join the senior management team at Palais Theatre. We are seeking to find an Event Manager who enjoys delivering successful events, wants to provide our clients and customers with a positive experience and can deliver outstanding results in the following key areas;
  • Staff Leadership & Management
  • Event Delivery
  • Risk & Emergency Management
  • Contractor Management
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Communication
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Budget Management
  • Food & Beverage Operation
  • Ticketing
It is not a minimum requirement that you have experience in Ticketing or Food & Beverage Operations, but this would be advantageous. We are happy to train the right candidate in all aspects of Ticketing and Food & Beverage Operations.
This position will suit an Event Manager who enjoys working as part of a small and committed team and is available and comfortable with regularly working weekends and evenings. 
To obtain a position description or should you have any queries regarding the position, please contact Mark Graham on 03 8632 2590 or at mark.graham@livenation.com.au.  Remuneration is negotiable and will be dependent on experience, knowledge and expertise.
All applications should be e-mailed to Mark Graham with applications closing at 5pm, Wed 13 December 2017.



Front of House

If you are interested in joining the Palais Theatre front of house team, you can send your CV outlining previous experience and we may be in contact the next time we are hiring – work@palaistheatre.com.au.


Work Experience

We do not offer work experience or work placement programs.

Promoters bring their events into our theatre with their own sound/lighting/sets/technicians. If you are looking for technical experience in sound or lighting you should contact the major sound and lighting companies who work in this area.

If you are looking for hands on experience in the music industry organisations like Gig Power employ crew for event set up across many festivals and events.

If you are looking for experience in a theatrical organisation you could consider approaching:

  • Melbourne Theatre Company
  • Chunky Move
  • Australian Ballet
  • Opera Australia
  • The Malthouse
  • Melbourne Festival
  • Victorian Arts Centre
  • Or your local government organisation ie City of Melbourne

All the best and we’re sorry we couldn’t help.



There are no volunteering opportunities available at the Palais Theatre.