Hotel Westwood/Full-time

Melbourne - Western Suburbs

Posted 5 May 2022

Closes 4 Jun 2022

Hotel Westwood (formerly The Reverence Hotel) is a pub/live music venue institution in Melbournes inner west. 

Boasting a public bar, bistro, greenhouse, deck bar and a 300 pax band room, we are looking for an experienced senior venue manager to take the helm and lead our team.


In this role you will:

  • Be an ambassador for the venue and all other associated venues and businesses 
  • Lead by example by providing excellent customer service in a friendly and efficient manner. 
  • Develop and deliver formal training plans and oversee ongoing staff training
  • Manage venue operations and procedures, including financial reporting and inventory controls. 
  • Forecast and plan to ensure appropriate operational capacity to meet business demand at all times. 
  • Develop and maintain daily, weekly and monthly cleaning and maintenance inspections for all bar and BOH areas to company standard. 
  • Develop and plan creative strategies and staff KPIs with the intention of boosting food and beverage revenue
  • Work closely with marketing and events departments to identify and utilise our market and reach
  • Attend weekly progress meetings, providing thorough and up to date reports on the venue as well as future planning

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Has extensive management experience in a venue of similar size 
  • Has excellent people management skills, strong leadership and is a role model to staff
  • Has exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Has an interest in the live music, and their finger on the pulse of the Melbourne scene
  • Has a high level of computer literacy, and is able to quickly and effectively learn new programs
  • Can create and nurture a supportive and positive working environment


Weekend Availability Essential

Valid Victorian RSA Essential 

COVID19 vaccination Essential

Food Safety, First Aid and Infection Control certificates preferred but not essential