Assistant Manager

We are currently looking for senior staff to fill Assistant Manager and Venue Manager roles across our 5 famous venues.

Who we are:

The Retail Savvy Group own five award-winning, hugely busy, hugely popular venues across Melbourne each with a distinct personality. And although the strong business models in place created by the industry leading owners have ensured the success of the businesses, our staff is the heart that keeps it beating.

Our Venues:

  • Fathers Office is our bustling 1920’s styled Speakeasy featuring American style food and rotating craft beer taps with surrounds that epitomize the opulence and glamour of the era.
  • Asian Beer café is our version of a 1920’s Shanghai style beer canteen; boisterous and fun with and incredible selection of Asian beers and authentic food with a twist.
  • The Shaw Davey Slum celebrates 1960’s Australiana with groovy décor and funky vibe offering a menu of local fresh ingredients featuring classic Australian flavours.
  • The Bank on Collins is located on a prominent corner site on Collins street, and formerly home to historically significant ‘The Bank of Australasia’.
  • The Fitzroy Social- Previously the Little Creatures Beer Hall on Brunswick Street Fitzroy.

What we are looking for:

  • Dedicated and passionate individuals who are striving to build their career in the hospitality industry.  
  • Strong experienced leaders with stellar work ethic who are excited to cultivate and mentor a close-knit team to rise to the highest standards. 
  • Charisma, personality and a fantastic attitude are all essential to these dynamic roles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multitask and take initiative in a fast-paced high-pressure environment are paramount to the role.
  • You must be energetic and motivated; you are fun but work even harder than you play!
  • You must love a fast-paced efficient work environment AND you can handle the pace.
  • Prior experience in a hospitality environment is essential. – We want you to hit the ground running!
  • You must have a valid and current Victorian RSA
  • You must have proof of your working rights within Australia
  • You must be willing to take an active role in coaching and developing junior staff and to consistently motivate staff to achieve the highest level of service and adopt a balanced approach to dealing with staff problems and issues.
  • Be able to control the pace of service ensuring good rapport with customers, ensuring all duties and daily administration are completed within the time frames and to actively respond to customer complaints.


  • A knowledge of the weekly accounts, rosters and wages
  • An understanding of cost of sales and staff productivity through effective management
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience in running venues or reporting to the owner and leading a large team

What we will do for you:

We want to help you achieve your professional goals whilst developing in our growing company. You will be given the opportunity to broaden your experiences from the initial point of your employment and we will support you in this learning process. We provide extensive ongoing training and development programs that are second to none. We are committed to constant improvement in all facets of our business and we want you to come grow with us.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you apply now via our website