Operations Manager - Venue | Establishment

The Venue

Classic elegance meets a pitch-perfect party atmosphere at the ground floor Iconic Establishment Bar. Flanked by lines of magnificent iron columns and a 42-metre-long marble bar centrepiece, the former George Patterson House retains much of its formal glory. With a strong corporate clientele both during and after office hours, this well-known bar is a mecca for repeat clients.  


The Role

Merivale are after a stand-out Operations Manager to head up the entire operation across Main Bar. We need someone who is a strong and passionate leader, not afraid to roll up their sleeves working in venue alongside their team in order to better understand and drive guest experience, strategy and growth!


Reporting into the venue manager, you will run the day-to-day operations within main bar around all things people, product and performance. Your day could look like anything from management of compliance, to curation of F&B menus, to stocktakes and audits, to driving team training and initiatives, to collaborating with industry leaders around achieving ccompany visions and goals!


At Establishment, we work together as a team to provide exceptional experiences for the guest, and always provide feedback to one another. This role will suit a passionate hospitality professional, who can adapt to a range of service styles and product offerings within the one venue.


To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have exposure to managing large teams in a high-volume club or bar
  • Be ultimately accountable for aspects of your venue's P&L
  • Have a strong focus on delivering high standards and exceptional product
  • Be hands-on and operational
  • Be responsible for developing the skills of the staff around product knowledge, service skills, team culture and guest relationships
  • Have strong stakeholder management skills
  • Have a minimum of 2+ years in a management position


The Reward
In return you will be provided with a strong and supportive team environment, a rewarding pay, genuine career opportunities and incredibly generous discounts and benefits – including discounts across multiple Merivale venues for you and your friends when you’re not working. Get in touch with us 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.


(Please note only suitable applicants’ that have the right to work in Australia and hold a valid NSW RSA will be contacted)

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