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Gressholmen Kro is a well-established, busy summer restaurant on a beautiful island in the Oslofjord, 11 mins by ferry from Aker Brygge open May-Sept. During the daytime, the Kro serves sandwiches, coffee and ice cream, and runs a small boutique with organic drinks and products. Later in the day, the restaurant serves classic Kro food (shrimps, mussels) as well as salads, vegetarian/vegan food, and daily specials. The Kro has also been a popular destination for weddings, company events, confirmations and concerts.


Are you an experienced and passionate leader in the hospitality industry? As we gear up for an exciting summer season, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Events Manager to join our team. Be a part of an unforgettable summer season in a picturesque setting!  


Job Description, Duties, Requirements:

As the Events Manager, you will play a pivotal role in orchestrating and executing memorable events at Gressholmen Kro. From intimate gatherings to large celebrations, you will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing all aspects of events to ensure a seamless and delightful experience for our guests.


  • Collaborate with clients to understand their event requirements and preferences

  • Develop and propose creative event concepts tailored to client needs

  • Coordinate logistics, including venue setup and entertainment

  • Manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness without compromising quality

  • Liaise with vendors, suppliers, and internal teams to secure necessary resources

  • Oversee event execution, ensuring smooth operations and troubleshooting issues as they arise



  • Proven experience as an Events Manager or in a similar role

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities

  • Creativity and a keen eye for detail

  • Familiarity with Oslo's local culture and event trends

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Proficiency in event management software/tools is a plus.


If you are passionate about creating exceptional culinary experiences, have strong leadership skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you. Join our team as an Events Manager and be part of an exciting culinary journey. If you think you are the ideal candidate for this role, please send your CV and a cover letter to


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