Operations Manager - Venue | Establishment

Merivale is back and we want YOU to join us, for an exciting summer like no other. We are growing, with new venues and fresh opportunities - and this is YOUR chance to be a part of it. Come join the fun, further your career, work with the best. It’s time to celebrate Sydney!


We are looking for a stand-out Operations Manager to join our Establishment team.


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 experienced 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 a minimum of 2+ years in a similar management position
  • 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


The Reward

When you join Merivale, you are joining a company that values you. In return, you will be provided with fantastic career development opportunities, a strong and supportive team environment, incredibly generous discounts and benefits at 80+ venues with a tonne of training and development opportunities, supporting our next generation of hospitality professionals.


If you live for the art of an outstanding customer experience, building a superstar team and delivering world class service - We would love to hear from you! 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.

(Only applicants that have a current RSA and the right to work in Australia will be contacted.)

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