Licensee | Slip Inn

Merivale, owned by the Hemmes family, has been established in Australia for over 60 years.  Owning a growing portfolio of more than 80+ restaurants, bars, pubs, hotels, and function spaces in Sydney, including one of our top, CBD venues, the Slip Inn, where we are in search of an exceptional Licensee to join us.  


The Venue

It might be known as the pub where Mary met Fred and later became a princess, but Slip Inn is also the place where food, drink and good vibes come together for everyone.


Spread across two levels, El Loco is a colourful, vibrant, and buzzy Mexican Cantina, serving tacos and margaritas all day long. Then once the sun goes down, guests hit up our lower level to Chinese Laundry, one of the world's greatest underground night clubs. With private event spaces and multiple bars, Slip Inn offers one of the most diverse and unique experiences in Sydney.


The Role
As Licensee of this incredible venue, compliance is a huge component of the role - owning and taking accountability around all licensing is the name of the game, but the role doesn't end there! Working very closely within a tight knit high-performing management team - you will be expected to play a key role beyond just licensing.  Driving an awe-inspiring venue, as well as building and developing a strong and diverse team to deliver the best at all they do, ensuring continued and growing success. 


We are looking for someone passionate about a pumping venue and high volume output.  Someone who understands compliance, who can ask the tough questions, bring ideas & initiatives to the table, influence and drive greatness, support strategy and growth, and are happy to roll the sleeves up.  If this sounds like you, we can offer a world class environment surrounded by like-minded professionals where you can bounce ideas off and enjoy great success with. 


This venue literally pumps – so as a Licensee to really succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A strong background in licensee and compliance
  • Exposure to managing teams in a high volume multi-faceted venue
  • Exposure to managing security teams
  • Minimum of 2+ years in a GM/licensee position
  • Compliance/WHS management skills; reducing risks, managing incidents etc.
  • Experience communicating with governing bodies, asset protection
  • Commercial and operational awareness
  • Well versed skills in rostering, planning and running operations meetings
  • Experience driving high standards through people
  • Business and operational acumen
  • Flexible with late night work


The Reward

As part of our Merivale Family, you will be joining a team where individuality means everything – we want you to bring your authentic self to work. In return, you will be working with the industry best. Merivale offers a range of benefits including the opportunity to drive change in our industry, staff discounts across our venues, partner discounts, fantastic development opportunities, and a strong and supportive team culture. 


If you are looking to excel in your career, please apply today by submitting your resume for review and we will be in touch.  


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.  

(Please note only suitable applicants that have the right to work in Australia will be contacted) 

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