The Connection: Jane Rasmussen, Southbank Beer Garden 

October 11, 2018 – The Connection

Tell us about your business/organisation?
Southbank Beer Garden is an open plan venue located in front of Street’s Beach in South Bank.

What is your role at your organisation?
I am the Event Manager at the venue, so I book, plan and coordinate all functions and events that come through our doors.

What are your key skills and responsibilities?
I would say my skills are; Highly organised, Personable, Multi-tasking / time management and Communication with suppliers, clients, employees within different departments.

How many people work at your business?
15 – 20 employees in the bar, kitchen and management.

What is your favourite place in the precinct?
Zeus! I love Greek food!

What do you want BSB members to know about you or your business?
I am a very easy going bubbly person, happy to assist anyone where needed and so is Southbank Beer Garden. If you need a meeting room / space for a function, we are flexible with budgets and offerings.

What is something people wouldn’t know about your business?
That we are here! A lot of people I speak to don’t know that there is an amazing outdoor venue over looking the beach in South Bank.

What has recently happened at your organisation?
We have just completed our 4th wedding in 5 weeks! This is exciting times for us, as we are branching out to another style of celebrations to be the host venue of.

What have you learnt lately?
That it is ok to make mistakes, this is how people learn and progress in their careers and in their lives. Always makes you a better and stronger person.

What do you hope to achieve in your industry?
Help make Brisbane the go to city for events, functions & conference! I want to make a difference!

What inspires you?
People! Every person that I come across is determined and making a real go at their lives. That really inspires me to strive to do the same.

What are your words of wisdom?
You never know what is around the corner or what tomorrow can bring. Don’t hold grudges, learn to forgive. Laugh & live your life the way you want to and not how others think you should.

Business South Bank is a membership based organisation representing the South Bank precinct. BSB has more than 125 corporate members representing a workforce of approximately 15,000.