Leadership & Management | Listed 18 April

QT Wellington – Venue Manager (Hippopotamus)

Work type
Full time

About the business

Our passion is people. Designers, housekeepers and chefs, DJ’s, engineers, porters, baristas and accountants. We’re for the passionate. The progressive. We include. We nurture talent and promote internally. When you work here, you don’t just come to work, you bring yourself to work. Of course we love great food. Natural service. Beautiful art, elegant design. Cocktails. Music. Luxury. QT is part of EVT, a proudly Australian-owned company with over 100 years’ experience in hospitality, entertainment and leisure in Australian & New Zealand.  

About the role 

Wellington’s celebrated flamboyant Hippopotamus is looking for its next manager to lead this iconic restaurant. You will have experience, knowledge and passion for wine compilation and service, experience running teams and shifts, rostering, stock taking and cost controls. You will be the person on point and the face of Hippopotamus working alongside the Executive chef and Hotel Manager to take the restaurant to new heights. 

Benefits & perks

  • Renowned for our refreshingly local, down-to-earth experiences. 
  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job. 
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, JUCY Snooze and more. 
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more. 
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo. 
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network. 
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.  
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.  

Skills & experience

  • You possess exceptional customer service and communication skills as a senior leader
  • You have a 24/7 smile from ear to ear!
  • You have previous experience within a fine dining restaurant & bar setting
  • Wine knowledge is your passion!  
  • You have an outgoing personality and loads of initiative
  • You are not afraid to be you and bring your personality to work
  • You have a keen eye for detail
  • You are able to multitask
  • You are reliable and flexible with the ability to work evenings and weekends

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