Assistant Bar Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Recruitment Network Ltd

  Auckland, Auckland/Northland

About the restaurant

Locals, visitors, foodies and more keep coming back to this place...time after time after time, and for good reason! The venue has truly set a benchmark on hearty authentic fresh food. Situated in at the heart of Auckland City, the venue provides a small, seasonal and constantly changing menu that focuses on simple, high end product  and sourcing only the best produce. Combine that with an intimate setting, hand-picked regional wine list and top-notch service, it stands to reason it is so well known and loved by Aucklanders.

Matched with a list of bottled boutique wines focused on New Zealand's best makers and producers. House cocktails and classics are created to start the night off at the bar or to relax with as a final night cap!

About the role

We are seeking a dynamic bar professional to take charge of the drinks selection, service and staff training to ensure the venue continues to drive beverage sales as well as their delicious food offering. As an Assistant Bar Manager you will have the opportunity to design a cocktail/beverage menu to call your own. Take charge of all staff training sessions whilst leading and driving the established strong bar team. You will be writing weekly bar staffing rosters, checking stock levels and ensuring the service standards maintained.

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Bar Manager in a high energy environment
  • Able to work autonomously and have exemplary leadership skills
  • Strong service focus 
  • Creative flair and experience with developing cocktail menus
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach and mentor staff
  • Excellent communication and presentation
  • Proven problem solving, organisational and time management skills
  • Comprehend financial responsibilities
  • Understanding of stock control & ordering processes
  • Able and willing to work weekends and public holidays
  • Must possess a LCQ & DM Certificates
  • Full availability and full work rights in New Zealand


  • $28 per hour for the right person
  • On going career development opporunities
  • Become part of a leading hospitality groups in the country
  • Fun, welcoming and professional work environment

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