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Assistant Manager or Venue Manager – Up to $105K+S, Very Cool Sports Bar Opening, 5 Weeks Hol, Perks

Job Type

Open

Location

NSW Other

Overview

  • Assistant manager for a high volume, well-respected venue
  • Fantastic career opportunity
  • Great modern venue

The Property

This chic and trendy venue is undergoing a multi-million-dollar total refurbishment, resulting in a spectacular transformation. It’s set to be a funky, fun, and sophisticated spot, buzzing with activity. As highlighted in the title, it will become the benchmark for sports bars. Expect numerous events, games, and an abundance of sports.

This venue will undoubtedly be a hit with the locals and a destination for those looking for a great night out without going to the city. This is one venue inside a larger property.

The Role

This is an Assistant Manager or Venue Manager’s role that requires hands-on leadership. Training and nurturing an eager, young team will be essential. Bring a keen eye for detail and a fun, open-minded approach, as you’ll be involved in every aspect from pre-opening and beyond.

You’ll play a significant role in giving ideas and feedback on everything from the look and feel to staffing and, of course, brainstorming ideas for combinations to try out with the events and collaborations with different suppliers, etc. This is a really cool role with lots of variety and a product you can really get excited about.

You’ll handle all the usual tasks of running a venue, with a hands-on approach. However, we are particularly looking for someone who can drive the business by organizing exciting feature events and fostering collaborations.

Engaging with customers and setting the tone on the floor is crucial to the venue’s success. This role is far from a typical office job; while some administrative duties are necessary, the focus is very much on being client-facing.

We are really looking for someone who can drive the business from the front, get to know the locals, create a buzz, and pass on some of that enthusiasm for the sports and craft beers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily operations of the sports bar and input to the restaurant, ensuring smooth service and high standards
  • Engage directly with staff and patrons to create a welcoming, enjoyable experience
  • Lead, train, and motivated a top-notch team of hospitality professionals
  • Implement strategic initiatives to enhance the venue’s reputation and efficiency
  • Manage high-volume service while maintaining quality and consistency

Who You Are

  • A seasoned hospitality pro with management experience in high-end pubs, bars or restaurants
  • An engaging leader who excels at building teams and fostering a positive culture
  • A master of operations, adept at handling high-volume service and maintaining standards
  • A strategic thinker who is always looking for ways to innovate and improve
  • A hands-on manager who leads from the front and isn’t afraid to get in the weeds
  • A people person who creates memorable experiences for guests and staff alike

We’re looking for a true hospitality professional who thrives in the fast-paced world of restaurants and bars. You’re a natural leader with a gift for bringing out the best in your team. You understand that the guest experience is paramount, and you always look for ways to exceed expectations.

What We’re Looking For

  • Proven track record of leadership and operational excellence in the hospitality industry
  • Ability to bring best practices from the pub space to the club environment
  • Comfort with a highly visible, dynamic role that involves regular patron interaction
  • Complete ownership mindset and dedication to setting the highest standards
  • Skill in bringing out the best in a team and fostering a cohesive, motivated staff
  • Passion for hospitality and creating amazing guest experiences

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of success in managing high-volume, high-end venues.

Perks & Details

  • Competitive salary up to $105,000 + Super
  • Full-time role with work-life balance — 45 hours week
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
  • This unparalleled opportunity to put your stamp on a brand-new, one-of-a-kind venue
  • A supportive, innovative environment with room for growth and development
  • Fun, fast-paced workplace culture with an emphasis on excellence

 

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