Venue Management | Lorne Hotel

Merivale has finally arrived in Lorne! We couldn’t be more excited and are looking for Victoria’s top talent to join the family.

  • Work for one of Australia’s most successful hospitality companies
  • Grow, develop, and build your career with a world of opportunities 
  • Fantastic staff discounts that can be shared with friends and family


The Company

Owned and run by the Hemmes family for over 60 years and remaining true to our heritage, our aim is to bring a little magic into the everyday.


We are constantly growing and pushing the boundaries in over 80+ venues to encapsulate a unique dining experience no matter where you go. Each space is carefully executed with the same attention to detail across a seemingly endless supply of inspired concepts, hatted restaurants, hotels, pubs, nightlife and retail – giving the opportunity no matter what background you specialise in.


The Opportunity

We are always on the lookout for experienced hospitality professionals to join our family and help our business grow. We couldn’t be more excited to bring everything that we love about hospitality to the wonderful and diverse state of Victoria! Becoming part of the fabric of this foodie state is something Merivale is very enthusiastic and passionate about and we want to take you on the journey.


The Lorne hotel is situated a few hours outside of Melbourne along the beautiful and ever popular Great Ocean Road on the Surf Coast. This multi-faceted hotel, situated just a few hundred meters from the beach, draws the tourist crowds and locals alike for its food and location. There is something for everyone from the modern and spacious bistro pub or Asian-fusion restaurant to the European inspired Tapas restaurant. If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, then this is the perfect opportunity to start a life down by the ocean and built your dream life.


This is a great opportunity to join the Merivale brand and start working alongside some of Australia’s top Executive Chefs, such as – Dan Hong, Jordan Toft, Ben Greeno, Danielle Alvarez and Chris Hogarth. We are looking for passionate and talented hospitality leaders to join us for this next chapter in a variety of management roles across the venues:


  • Venue Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Bar Managers


The key focus of Merivale leaders is the success of our people; we build and develop strong teams to deliver excellence to our guests every day, ensuring continued growth and success. We invest in our people and draw on their talent, passion and creativity to define new experiences and create a culture of opportunity and success. If this sounds like you, and you have experience in similar roles and a proven track record of driving the growth of your teams and your venue, you will find your place at Merivale to springboard your hospitality career to the next level.



What will you get when you join Merivale? Firstly, you will be joining a company that wants you to grow, develop and progress in your career, then there are the amazing staff benefits which include 50% discounts across the group. You will also get on the job training, a competitive award-based salary and career opportunities. Apply today!


Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDSAFE’ environment for all.

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