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Venue Manager at Strike King Street Wharf

Start: ASAP Where: Sydney, NSW Type: Full time Pay: Above award wage


Who Are We?  

Funlab provides a fun and positive work environment with the goal of making sure every human has a safe place to be themselves. Investing in our people is one of our Core Values and we aim to develop our people during their journey with us, whilst allowing them to create memorable experiences for our guests. 

With 40 venues across 8 brands in Australia and Aotearoa (New Zealand), our growing family is on the lookout for a passionate, professional and fun Venue Manager for our Strike Bowling venue in Darling Harbour (King Street Wharf)

Why Work With Us? 

  • You get to join the innovative and people focused Funlab team as we launch our fast paced, high growth strategy!; 

  • You'll have the opportunity to grow your career with a leader in the entertainment industry; 

  • You'll have access to a personalised development program and opportunities to work alongside and learn from industry experts; 

  • You'll get to immerse yourself in a people-first culture - focused on upskilling and developing our Motherfunners (team members!) to future success; 

  • An excellent remuneration package will be offered to the lucky candidate – with regular opportunities to win overseas trips, cash prizes, staff parties and more 

  • 3 days additional leave; 

  • Focus on wellbeing and mental health support; EAP, Mental Health First Aid training, DEI committee 

  • Free activities for yourself at ANY and ALL of our Funlab brands; 

  • But mainly...just because we're AWESOME!! 

What You'll Do 

  • Be a hands-on, guest obsessed leader, motivating and driving your team to provide memorable guest experiences; 

  • Drive revenues by running killer shifts and going above and beyond for our guests; 

  • Create WOW spaces where you and the team can take FUN to the next level!; 

  • Support and inspire an energetic team of hospitality superstars.; 

  • Manage Front of House & Back of House operations, including but not limited to rosters, training, P&L management, forecasting, casual recruitment, COGs, and labour - gotta keep that brain ticking! 

  • Continue to build an amazing, collaborative, and inclusive culture; 

  • Mentor, develop and upskill your team members; 

  • Learn the ropes of managing all aspects of a busy, multi-faceted entertainment venue... and we mean ALL aspects! 


General Manager
Venue Manager
Operations Manager

Please note: You should have a minimum 2 years previous experience in the above or similar roles.


What You've Got 

  • Energy, enthusiasm, positivity - and bucketloads of it! 

  • Proven hands-on management experience (minimum 2-3 years) in charge of a busy hospitality/entertainment venue 

  • A valid RSA 

  • Ability to pass a National Police Check 

  • An ability to work nights and weekends. After all, that's where the action's at...! 

  • An obsession with providing the best guest experiences 

  • Proven experience in all areas of a hospitality venue (bar, kitchen, functions etc) 

  • Strong time management skills and high level of experience in administrative tasks - being able to balance these with being a hands-on front of house manager 

  • A burning desire to show what you've got and what heights you can take the business!  


At Funlab, we believe it's this unique and enthusiastic culture that makes us great to work with! If you're a hard worker who's passionate about people and willing to go above and beyond to show us what you've got, then get in touch already! We can't wait to hear from you! 

Interview required

Induction/onboarding required prior to starting role