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Types of roles

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW is a not-for-profit organisation. The income generated by other areas of the business, including the Sydney Royal Easter Show and Sydney Showground, allows the RAS to invest in programs and initiatives to strengthen agriculture in Australia.

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Interested in working for the Sydney Royal Easter Show? We understand why! It’s Australia’s largest event that attracts close to 900,000 people each year, and it’s a whole lot of fun to be part of the team. Due to the scale of the event, there are numerous employment opportunities available – both permanent and casual positions.

Examples of employment areas include:

  • Administration – competitions, events, finance, data entry
  • Area/pavilion supervisors
  • Food and beverage – kitchen hands, chefs, baristas, bar attendants, waiters
  • Customer service
  • Tradespeople – carpenters, plumbers, electricians, labourers

There are also permanent positions that arise in the Sydney Royal Easter Show team that cover event management, sales, exhibitions, competitions, marketing, sponsorship and much more.

Information regarding employment with our Show Partners is available on our current vacancies page. Information on applying for these roles is provided in September each year. 

Sydney Showground

Sydney Showground is the venue and event management business of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS).Sydney Showground was established in 1998 as a purpose-built home for major events as part of the NSW Government's multi-million dollar development for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. 

Today it is a world-class venue, delivering close to 150 national and international events each year, including music festivals, sporting events, exhibitions, trade shows and the Sydney Royal Easter Show, the flagship event of the RAS and the nation's largest annual ticketed event.

All profits from events held on the site are invested back into supporting Australian agriculture and rural communities.

Examples of employment areas include:

  • Business development – administation, sales coordinators / executives
  • Event management – event planners, event coordinators, client service officers
  • Food and beverage – coordinators, chefs, duty managers
  • Assets – carpenters, electricians, plumbers, grounds keepers