Bars Manager - Casual Position

We are currently looking for a Bars Manager for an immediate start. This casual role (on average about 15-20 hours per week minimum) supervises the Food and Beverage Operations and Staff on event nights. In addition, works some hours during business hours to do stocktake and the receiving of stock and other operational maintenance tasks such as beer line cleaning. 

Our ideal candidate will have the following attributes and skills:

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Experience in managing a team. 
  • Must have great availability to work nights and weekends and some daytime hours (Mon-Fri 9-5pm)
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate is essential
  • Enjoy engaging with people as part of leading an energetic team
  • Live music venue or an energetic bar experience is required

Interested in the role? Email your CV and introduction to 

Work Experience

We do not offer work experience or work placement programs.

Promoters bring their events into our theatre with their own sound/lighting/sets/technicians. If you are looking for technical experience in sound or lighting you should contact the major sound and lighting companies who work in this area.

If you are looking for hands on experience in the music industry organisations like Gig Power employ crew for event set up across many festivals and events.

If you are looking for experience in a theatrical organisation you could consider approaching:

  • Melbourne Theatre Company
  • Chunky Move
  • Australian Ballet
  • Opera Australia
  • The Malthouse
  • Melbourne Festival
  • Victorian Arts Centre
  • Or your local government organisation ie City of Melbourne

All the best and we’re sorry we couldn’t help.


There are no volunteering opportunities available at the Palais Theatre.