64 jobs in 27 hotels

Love Local With Us

The Rydges Way

If you’re looking for a workplace that will challenge, care and uplift, Rydges is where you want to be. Operating quality city, suburban and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. For more than 30 years, Rydges have provided genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. We’re present in the big smoke of Sydney and Melbourne, the tranquil surrounds of Adelaide and Perth, and in the stunning landscapes of New Zealand.

From customer facing roles to essential back of house operations, we’ll appreciate your strengths and place you on the ideal pathway for continuous improvement and success. Whether its full time roles to casual opportunities, we’ll have the perfect fit for you. As part of the EVENT family, you will also have access to a number of amazing perks – from discounted hotel stays to movie tickets, to hitting the slopes at Thredbo, it’s all about the right balance of work and play.

Amazing Teams
Unbeatable Perks
Opportunities For Growth
Great Work/Life Balance
What our people say
"Every day is new and exciting - I feel valued and love being a part of the team!"
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What our people say
"With the support and constant feedback I receive from my GM, I look forward to growing within EVENT"
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What our people say
"Working at Rydges has exposed me to a variety of people from all walks of life, and the chance to always improve"
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Perks of the job

50% off on hotel stays
20% off on eat & drink
$2 staff movie tickets

Work anywhere in Australia or New Zealand

When we say we love local, we mean it. We’re proudly locally owned and operated, with over 40 hotels and resorts across Australia and New Zealand. Work close to home, or take a leap and make a fresh start – the choice is yours.

Sydney
Sunshine and good times, here in Australia's Harbour City.
Melbourne
Embrace the culture capital - Melbourne awaits.
Adelaide
Discover opportunities in action packed Adelaide.
Brisbane
The Sunshine State lives up to her name - come find out why.
Perth
Escape to the serene city of Perth, with enviable weather all year.
New Zealand
An adventurer’s playground with world-renowned natural wonders.

About EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment

Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited (EVENT) is Australia and New Zealand’s leading entertainment, hospitality and leisure company. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in Sydney, EVENT is at the forefront of the experience economy, delivering millions of customer experiences annually.

Our Company History & Values

Our Company
Our Brands
Our Values

Our Company

From the slopes of Thredbo; to the quirky luxury of QT Hotels and the refreshingly local experience at every, single Rydges; to our world-class Event and Moonlight Cinemas – we deliver millions of the best customer experiences every year. So if you’re committed to making the day better for everyone else, you’re our kind of person and we’d love you to join our team. And here’s what makes us different.

With more than 130 unique properties and sites, we can be found across the coolest and most diverse locations in Australia, New Zealand and Germany – from ski fields, to racetracks, to historic theatres, and nights out under the stars. We’re a progressive, innovative and rapidly evolving company with a focus on creating experiences you’ll be proud to deliver.

Our Brands

Event Hospitality & Entertainment (EVENT) owns the largest cinema circuits in Australia, New Zealand and Germany under well known and respected brands such as Event Cinemas, Birch Carroll and Coyle, Cinestar, Greater Union and Moonlight Cinema. EVENT also owns one of the most lavish of the great movie palaces to be built in Australia, The State Theatre.

EVENT owns and operates more than 70 hotels including Rydges Hotels, QT Hotels and Resorts, Atura Hotels, Independent Collection by EVENT and JUCY Snooze.

In the leisure space, EVENT operates Australia’s number one ski resort, Thredbo Alpine Resort.

EVENT also owns a substantial property portfolio.

Our Values

EVENT’s vision is to be the most highly regarded hospitality, leisure and entertainment company outperforming our markets, by striving to be better than yesterday, every day.

Our People Purpose is make the day better. For ourselves, our customers, our team, our group and our community.

Our Values are Empowerment, Possibilities & Community.

Bragging Rights

70 +
Hotels
139
Cinemas
8k+
Colleagues
$2B
Property portfolio
11,000
Hotel rooms
1,100
Cinema screens
100k+
Skiers & adventurers per season

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QT Hotels & Resorts
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Atura Hotels
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