Venue Manager | Restaurant and Bar | Sydney

Job Title: Venue Manager | Restaurant and Bar | Sydney
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 2674874
Contact Name: Isaac
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2018 13:16

Job Description

Our client is a prominent Hospitality Group with several amazing venues across Sydney. A market leader, multiple award winning iconic Sydney venue and leadership team, they have a very clear vision - As an employee and as a valued patron, you can expect the best experience each and every time.
“They’re growing, they’re cool and they have a great team and culture. Always setting the standard not trying to achieve it”
They love food, wine and cocktails, and so should you. They look for a passion for hospitality and a willingness to learn with relaxing, edgy and friendly venue concepts that make patrons feel special and more than simply a customer.
Best of all, they don’t overwork their staff. This exciting, rewarding and challenging position reports to their General Manager, and will require full venue management whilst on shift.
The role:
  • Work in a busy and fast paced environment where great service is very much the focus, you’ll be hands on and be responsible for positive customer experiences
  • Manage a skilled team of professionals through leading by example
  • Train staff and up-skill with further food and beverage knowledge
  • Ensure optimal venue performance – budgets, revenue, service, brand
  • Drive positive workplace culture and venue success
  • Manage social media contributions
  • Drive performance, engagement and motivation within the team
  • Oversee daily setup, complete shift checklists and close down (incl. cash up and re-float tills and safe)
  • Participate in weekly internal venue management meetings
Required skills and attributes: 
  • A solid team player that can work with and develop talented hospitality professionals
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Takes full accountability and 'ownership' of their role
  • Previous experience within a similar busy restaurant and bar 
  • A positive and respectful manner, as well as approachable to all staff and guests
  • Familiarity with booking systems
Rewards and benefits:
  • Great package on offer 
  • Training and mentorship from award winning management team
  • PT and group fitness training! Yes, you heard that right
  • Group and in house benefits and discounts
About us:
At BENCHMARQUE, our motivation is to inspire and enable others to consider hospitality or events as a career. Our team represents a collective of passionate and knowledgeable industry professionals, who are committed to aligning the right people with the right business. Over the last 10 years we have partnered with small independent operators to emerging hospitality groups and publicly listed companies to expand our workforce of professionals working across award-winning restaurants, 5 star hotels and leading event venues.