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General Manager – Bar Focused, Up to $130K+S+Tips, Sunday’s Off, Amazing Perks

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  • General manager position for a large and award-winning venue
  • A chance for a step up strong bar manager / venue manager who has had exposure to the financial aspect of the business to lead the team
  • Generous and forward-thinking company that looks after their staff; work-life balance

The Venue

Busy, award-winning venue that everyone knows and loves.  A large venue – this truly is on a grand scale, catering to everyone and striking the ideal combination of mood, fun, and professionalism. Busy and bustling while remaining tranquil. With generous and forward-thinking owners and a team that is more like a family.

The Role

As General Manager, you’re someone who thrives on large-scale operations and having 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 operations of the bar, but also back-of-house duties. Moreover, reporting on profit and loss, KPI targets to achieve, budgeting and forecasting, stocktaking, rostering, ordering, training and development, masterclasses etc.This business prides itself on looking after their staff, so employee engagement and staff retention is rewarded. 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 do have an OP’s manager and Bar Managers that will alternate closes with you, so it’s balanced between a whole team and gives you the opportunity to finish ahead of the rest.

The Required Experience

Previous strong experience as a Bar Manager, with high-level spirit knowledge and strong cocktail knowledge would be ideal.  Someone who is well groomed and enjoys the social aspect of hospitality.  This is a premium, fun and professional environment, so this would suit someone who enjoys that fast and fun 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 an indication, you will be looking at a salary up to $130,000 dependent on experience plus tips and super. Generally looking at a 45-hour week.


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