Become Bodriggy's Venue Manager


Become Bodriggy's Venue Manager

Posted November 9, 2022

This posting is more than 1 year old

Bodriggy run one hell of an impressive brewpub, with the Abbotsford venue including three distinct bars, a backbar filled with tequila and mezcal, and a vibrant live music program.

Right now, they're looking for an experienced hospo leader to become their venue manager.

Job Description: Venue Manager 

Bodriggy is looking for a new venue manager to lead our team and run the venue! We are a casual, busy, multi-dimensional brewpub in Abbotsford with a front bar, Upstairs cocktail bar, big main bar & kitchen with an attached working brewery. Venue Managers apply within!

About the Business

Bodriggy is a fast paced, large, multifaceted brewpub & music venue located on lower end of Johnston street Abbotsford. Featuring 3 x bars including, Stingray's Upstairs – a swish cocktail saloon; an iconic Front Bar and Take Away Shop & the main brewpub bar area. 

All our beers are made in house including limited release beers. While we focus on froff, first and foremost, our backbar is a proud selection of mezcal, tequila and more–which is reflected in our seasonal cocktail menu. We conduct a strong weekly music program features DJs, bands and bi- annual festivals, pushed to create an experience to exceed guest expectations.

We are open 7 days a week with a fully functioning kitchen. Our menu focuses on quality Mexican cuisine with South American influences in a casual setting. 

About the Role

First and foremost, we are looking for a motivated experienced leader with the right positive attitude, hardworking, trustworthy & eager to learn. We need a leader comfortable in their surroundings and has the ability to manage & train people with confidence. This will be a hands-on service role. You’ll be supported by an assistant Venue Manger with running the venue, managing the team especially on the busy times & implementing and maintaining staff training standards. It will also include looking after the general operations for both FOH and BOH, including implementing, updating & assisting with general admin, rosters, cash handling, emails and conducting weekly management meetings. Things that would be beneficial are Beer knowledge and passion, having worked both bar and floor in big busy venues, understanding and creating ambiance and reading the room.

You will be working with an amazing and humble team who have created a great working environment. We are hospo professionals who want to help develop and grow the next generation of staff within our venue. We want to set you up to succeed within our community and have implemented the correct processes, inductions, and ongoing training to help you do this.

Skills and experience:

  • 2 years management experience in a similar role
  • Excel in the management of team and guest satisfaction
  • Demonstrate good leadership qualities
  • Exceptional customer service standards
  • The ability to resolve disputes and altercations in a calm and positive manner
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Able to work in fast paced situations & make difficult decisions while keeping your cool
  • Experience in dealing with HR and OH&S & liquor licensing
  • Have sound administrative and computer skills
  • Sound proficiency using booking platforms, Pos systems & administrative platforms
  • An understanding of P&L’s, weekly budgets, forecasting and COGS costing.
  • Organised and hardworking with a strong commitment to furthering your own career
  • A complete level of business, management, and financial skills with a commitment of achieving outstanding results. 

Benefits and perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Target incentives & Bonuses
  • Free team culture and wellness activities
  • Discounts across 3 different venues as well as other staff privileges
  • Discounts on house made products
  • Growth within the company
  • Access to outside hospitality courses and training

Bodriggy Brewpub is a progressive space providing an inclusive and diverse work force. If this sounds like you are the right fit for this role, we want to hear from you.

This is a salaried based role and would be looking for a professional hospitality staff member who wants to commit to our team and keep driving us forward. Please email interest to

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.