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We help hotels, catering companies, major events, restaurants and more. If you need staff for an upcoming event, we’ve got you covered!

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Hospitality recruitment agency

Our hospitality agency in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast and Newcastle can help your venue with all its staffing needs.

Good staff are the key to any successful event. We can provide your hotel, venue, or catering business with all sorts of
event staff - wait staff, bartenders, promo staff… whatever it is, we’re confident in our ability to provide. Just tell us what you need!


Temporary event staff

Our highly-refined systems and processes allow us to urgently fill vacancies and provide you with extra hospitality staff when required.

We also work closely with many hospitality businesses on an ongoing basis - perfect for when you need extra staff for upcoming events, but can’t justify a permanent hire.

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Permanent event staff

Drafting a job description. Posting it. Sifting through the hundreds of applications you’ll receive. Multiple rounds of interviews. Let’s face it, hiring staff for your venue can be a long, time-consuming process.

Make it easier with I Need Event Staff. In addition to giving your ad greater exposure, we’ll also take all the grunt work off your hands - all you’ll have to do is turn up for the final interview.

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Personal event staff

Take your upcoming wedding, birthday or family reunion to the next level with our personal event staff.

Just tell us what sort of event you’re hosting, the atmosphere and how many guests you’ll be hosting - we’ll take care of the rest for you.

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Promotional staff

Put a face to your brand, product or latest promotional campaign - our promotional event staff allow you to demonstrate your business in the best possible light.

From samples, to mascots, to waiters for company dinners, our event staff help you make the best possible impression on potential customers and business partners.

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Bar / wait staff

Give your guests the ultimate in service with our bar and wait staff.

Our bar staff are fully-qualified and licensed, holding current RSAs and an encyclopedic knowledge of alcohol and coffee, while our wait staff have worked in all manner of hospitality business, from casual corner cafes to 5-star fine dining.

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Food and beverage attendants

Supplement your FOH team and give your attendees the best possible service with our experienced waiters, bar staff and other floor staff.

Our food and bev staff work invisibly to ensure that your guests never have to wonder “where did all the food go?”

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Kitchen staff / chefs

Before I Need Event Staff was born, we had I Need A Chef! While we may have branched out, we haven’t lost sight of our original focus.

If you need a chef or a full kitchen brigade for your upcoming event, just give us a call and we’ll take care of the rest.

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Why choose us as your hospitality agency

Owned and operated by hospitality professional, we love this industry and the people in it.


Cost effective

Excellent temporary rates and the best pricing structure for permanent placements in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.


Full Induction Process

All our staff have been vetted via our interview and induction process to ensure they’re ready to work.


Latest Technologies

We use the latest technologies in recruitment, staff scheduling and management.

As hospitality professionals, we have a unique insight into what hospitality businesses like yours want in a staff member. We’re driven to help you get the right person for the job!

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Why hire through our hospitality agency?

In the event planning sphere, time is of the essence - you have a tight deadline to adhere to, and may find yourself suddenly needing an urgent replacement, or having to cope with an additional group of guests.

In addition to providing you with temporary and permanent event staff from all sorts of hospitality backgrounds, we can also get staff to you quickly!

We understand that time is of the essence. Luckily for you, our systems and procedures allow us to rapidly provide you with staff when you need it.

  • Our online application/booking process dramatically cuts down response time
  • Large, pre-vetted team of event staff allows us to dispatch immediately
  • We can provide qualified staff within a matter of hours

What’s more, our pool of event staff is vetted by our experienced hospitality professionals - not only will you not be left short-staffed for long, but you’ll also be confident that the staff we provide are up to the task.

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Join I Need Event Staff!

We’re looking for experienced, passionate hospitality workers just like you to join our ranks.

Are you an experienced hospitality worker that:

  • Needs a job?
  • Is looking for more variety in their career?
  • Wants more flexibility in their work?

If you answered yes to these questions, we want to hear from you!

With I Need Event Staff, you never know what’s going to happen next. One day, you might bear witness to a wedding reception at a country manor - the next, you could be brushing shoulders with CEOs and other high-flying executives.

Whatever you’re assigned to, you can be confident that you’ll be matched to a position that’s challenging and a perfect match for your skills and experience.

Sound like you? If so, apply with I Need Event Staff today!

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