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Bar Manager – $95K+S+Tips, Full Creative Rights, High-End Cocktail Focus

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  • Opportunity for an experienced bar supervisor or bar manager with a strong understanding of the financial aspects of the business to lead the team
  • Generous and forward-thinking company that looks after their staff
  • Work-life balance with 45 hrs a week

The Venue

This bustling, award-winning venue is renowned and cherished by all. As a grand-scale establishment, it accommodates everyone, striking the perfect balance between atmosphere, fun, and professionalism. Despite its lively nature, it maintains a tranquil ambiance. Generous and forward-thinking owners manage the venue, and the team operates like a close-knit family.

The Role

You’ll be someone who thrives on large-scale operations. Experience working in a high-volume quality cocktail bar is essential. Whiskey knowledge is a bonus. You’ll not only be responsible for the day-to-day running of the bar, but also back-of-house duties, such as reporting on profit and loss, KPI targets to achieve, budgeting and forecasting, stocktaking, rostering, ordering, training and development, masterclasses, etc.

This business takes pride in looking after its staff, actively rewarding employee engagement and staff retention. We are looking for someone who is a calm, intelligent leader that leads from the front and can effectively communicate with all types of people.

This is a late night venue, so someone that is comfortable with finishing up later than most is needed. You will work alongside an operations manager and bar managers who will share closing duties with you, ensuring a balanced workload across the team and providing you with opportunities to finish your shifts earlier than usual.

The Required Experience

Previous strong experience as a bar manager, with high-level spirit knowledge and strong cocktail knowledge. We are looking for someone who is well-groomed and thrives in the social dynamics of hospitality. Our venue offers a premium, fun, and professional setting, ideal for someone who enjoys a fast-paced and engaging approach to work.

The right candidate will have strength in personality, confident running a large bar, organised, plus a dynamic presence that can deal with all situations.

A strong financial acumen is needed, as you will be reporting on p&l’s, setting budgets and will have KPI targets to achieve.

The Rewards

As a guideline, the salary for this position can reach up to $95,000, depending on experience, and includes tips and super. The typical workweek is approximately 45 hours.


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