Senior Writer | Merivale

Our Story

Owned and run by the Hemmes family for over 60 years, Merivale began as a fashion house that led Sydney into the swinging sixties for all things music and fashion. With a knack for creativity, “The House of Merivale” injected a new energy into the theatre of Sydney transforming the brand into what we know now as one of the largest leading hospitality empires in Australia.
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 90+ venues to encapsulate a unique and best-in-class 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, restaurants, bars, cafes, pubs, nightlife, and retail.


The Role

Merivale is searching for an exceptional Senior Writer to join our Marketing and Creative team. This is an exciting role that will see you working across the overarching Merivale brand and our rapidly growing portfolio of venues.


We’re looking for a strong conceptual thinker, a lover of words, and an excellent storyteller who’s passionate about food, beverage, lifestyle, and culture.


What you’ll do:

  • Lead custodianship for the tone of voice of the Merivale Masterbrand and venue brands, ensuring the high Merivale standards are upheld in all copy and written projects.
  • Writing for Merivale group-wide campaigns, venue brands, owned brands, digital and social, you will develop copy that is inspired, unique and creates cut-through in the market.
  • Manage projects end-to-end, often working on multiple projects at once. 
  • Have a thorough understanding of the hospitality landscape and identify creative opportunities for the marketing & creative teams.


Key requirements:

  • Minimum 5+ years in a creative role.
  • A mixture of agency and client-side experience.
  • A conceptual thinker who is passionate about the ideation process and is able to think strategically.
  • The ability to masterfully adapt tone in line with brand and audience and seamlessly transition from one tone of voice to another.
  • A great team player with a collaborative approach, you will be humble yet confident with a great sense of humour.
  • Proven excellence at delivering briefs from concept to creation.

If this sounds like you then apply today. We ask that you please include 3-5 examples of your recent, relevant writing with your application.


The Reward 

You will be joining a company that wants you to succeed we offer:   

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Amazing discounts at 90+ venues.  
  • Free lunches in venue every day!  
  • Career and development opportunities, learning from the best.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referal Program

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