Venue Manager

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.  Building relationships and offering service that goes above and beyond is key to the success of this bar.


The Role 

Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will:


  • Be accountable for day to day operations and business performance
  • Deliver exceptional guest experience standards and drive consistency
  • Coordinate people practices such as recruitment, employee engagement, training and development
  • Initiate growth opportunities, activation and delivery
  • Deliver effective financial management around COGS, sales budgets and profits
  • Maintain legal compliance of the venue
  • Administer effective stock management, quality improvement and reporting
  • Ensure venue maintenance, cleanliness, organisation and presentation


Establishment is all about the execution of excellence. To succeed in this role, you will have:


  • Exposure to managing large teams in a high-volume venue managing 50+ people
  • Minimum of 3+ years in a Venue Management or General Management position
  • Commercial and operational awareness
  • Advanced product knowledge and high level of experience delivering high standards
  • Experience driving high standards through people
  • Previous ownership around recruitment, training and development of team
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, Influencing, coaching and presentation skills
  • Refined business acumen with proven growth results of a venue


The Reward

 In return you will receive:


  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing development and career opportunities
  • Career development opportunities
  • Generous 50% discounts across 70+ venues, to enjoy with friends and family



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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