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Event Cinemas Reviews

Updated 14 Jun 2019

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Pros
  • "Free movies and discounted food/drink items(in 11 reviews)

  • "2 movie tickets (only valid after working there for 6 months)(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "upper management will always be breathing down your neck looking for mistakes when you first start working there(in 4 reviews)

  • "I was often rostered to work more than 5 days in a row(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great team culture and constantly changing"

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    Current Employee - Duty Manager in Bondi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Event Cinemas part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility with uni Decent pay for duty managers Teams get on with each other

    Cons

    Some late nights backing into next morning. Certain films you hold out for can be spoilt after opening day

    Advice to Management

    Continue listening to the staff and adjust accordingly

    Event Cinemas2018-09-29
  2. Helpful (1)

    "fun environment and good for students with average pay and no penalty rates"

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    Current Employee - General Cinema Worker 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Event Cinemas part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good community Donate to charity Good staff benefits For students or those seeking a second job

    Cons

    Only hire as casuals - difficult to get a second job once accepting this Pay could be better - no penalty rates

    Event Cinemas2019-05-31
  3. "Candy bar"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Event Cinemas part-time

    Pros

    The people, events, having fun on shift, variety of work

    Cons

    Lack or shifts sometimes can be an issue if this is your only employer

    Event Cinemas2019-03-21
  4. "Good working environment poor pay"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Agent in West Perth

    I worked at Event Cinemas part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The working environment was good.

    Cons

    The pay was not very good.

    Event Cinemas2019-03-20
  5. "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Event Cinemas full-time

    Pros

    Great team of people to work with Supervisors and duty managers extremely supportive Overall a really good experience

    Cons

    Upper management don't appear to care about the staff who are looking after their customers. Have no idea what goes on, on a day to day basis

    Advice to Management

    Even the slightest attention to what is actually happening in their company would go a long way

    Event Cinemas2019-02-28
  6. "Event Cinemas"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Event Cinemas part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people, the industry, the free movies!

    Cons

    The customers, and the casual hours.

    Event Cinemas2019-02-19
  7. "Manager Duty"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Event Cinemas part-time

    Pros

    Good people site level, makes for a good direct working environment

    Cons

    Upper management are incredibly incompetent, head office think they know how to run the site but they don’t Customers are rude and

    Event Cinemas2019-02-12
  8. "yikes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Event Cinemas part-time

    Pros

    good discounts on movies but you can’t see popular or new release movies until theyre practically finished showing so what's even the point

    Cons

    management stresses that they are a "fun" company and you will enjoy working there but the nature of the job is competitive, discouraging and exhausting. upper management will always be breathing down your neck looking for mistakes when you first start working there. when u make mistakes or do something wrong during your probation, instead of helping you improve or focusing on things you did well, they'll just get rid...

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    Advice to Management

    CARE ABOUT YOUR NEW STAFF

    Event Cinemas2019-01-02
  9. "Great as a first job!"

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    Current Employee - General Cinema Worker 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Event Cinemas for more than a year

    Pros

    As a teenager, this is a great first time job. - On-the-job training with use of registers - Customer service experience - Welcoming, friendly culture - $2 movie tickets (only valid after working there for 6 months)

    Cons

    - Can get boring after a while - Some communication problems with management on latest promotions (can lead to irritated customers who ask us about deals which we were not informed about) - Understaffing during peak periods makes it a nightmare for both employees on shift and customers - If you roster time off, or swap shifts with other people, you will be punished with 0 hours or max. 3hour shifts in the following...

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    Advice to Management

    Better weekly communication on latest deals and promotions please!

    Event Cinemas2018-11-11
  10. "Casual Employee"

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    Former Employee - Casual Employee in Castle Hill
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Event Cinemas part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great staff discounts experience every side of customers

    Cons

    crappy management no room for growth or improvement very clicky

    Advice to Management

    recognise and appreciate those who actually do their job, not just the loud people

    Event Cinemas2018-11-08
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