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Bar and Events Manager

Job details

BATS Theatre
30 Sep 2022
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin, Performing Arts, Visual Arts


The Bar and Events Manager oversees staff and operations of the bar.

They lead the delivery of the Pit Gallery and Bar events which increase the vibrancy and diversity of the BATS artistic programme.



  • Customer service experience

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Management of personnel and staff

  • Staff recruitment and induction

  • Proven initiative

  • Problem solving skills

  • Cash handling and POS experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Basic knowledge of theatre production

  • Experience in a bar and hospitality setting

  • Current Bar Manager’s Licence

  • A knowledge of the current NZ wine and craft beer scenes

  • Experience with spreadsheets and budgeting

  • An understanding of BATS kaupapa

  • A passion for New Zealand performance and people


This is a fixed part time 20hour a week position based in the evenings.

We're a developmental space and are keen to help support you into this role if it's of interest to you and you feel you don't have all of the desired experience.

Feel free to reach out and have chat.

We may make an offer of employment to the right person before this job advertisement is scheduled to finish as we are keen to bring the right person on to start as soon as possible.

How to apply

Send your CV and cover letter to or pop by in person and drop off your CV to the BATS Bar (1 Kent Tce, Mt Vic)

Written by

BATS Theatre

31 Aug 2022

Interests Inspiring people, new ideas, innovation and exciting performance - nurturing the lifeblood of theatre practice in Aotearoa New Zealand since 1989!