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Assistant Venue Manager
South Island, NZ
Permanent Full Time

Ready for your next challenge in Hospitality?

Due to a recent internal promotion, Emerson’s Taproom is on the hunt for a driven and motivated Assistant Venue Manager to join us on a Permanent Full-Time basis!


About Emerson’s:

Established in 1992 in a small kitchen, Emerson’s has created countless iconic beverages for the world, such as 1812 and Pilsner, over the past three decades! We are proud of our products with a reputation for excellence, artistic craftsmanship and premium quality! Emerson’s is a unique place where you will get the support, love and care of a family-owned brewery whilst retaining the job security and career prospects which come from being a part of New Zealand’s largest beverage company – Lion.

About the role:

Reporting to the Venue Manager, you will provide a world-class hospitality experience by leading our service offer, maintaining best-in-class industry compliance, and ensuring Lion’s values and policies are championed throughout our highly engaged teams.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Driving and leading a customer service excellence culture.
  • Assisting in Staff roster management and events & functions management.
  • Training, developing and mentoring team members both operationally and culturally.
  • Leading and being the role model for all safety initiatives.
  • Achieving operational deliverables in line with company objectives.
  • Maintaining appropriate stock levels and ensuring stock rotation to minimise wastage.

About You:

  • Proven hospitality management experience in a similar position.
  • Strong people management experience and coaching skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and works well under pressure.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Duty manager’s Certification
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft suite applications (outlook, excel, word)