Duty Manager – Odd Culture Newtown

Odd Culture Newtown


Venue Manager

70k - 75k

Odd Culture Newtown is our flagship restaurant and bar; a King Street institution celebrating all things ferment-forward, and the adventurous techniques that fermentation invites to our food and beverage programme.

Sweeping up a handful of accolades since our inception in 2021, including Timeout Sydney’s #1 Bar and a Hat in this year’s Good Food Guide, our bar and restaurant boasts a serious and extensively curated food and beverage offering; each exploring all things fermentation, focussed on both presenting new creations and innovating on timeless classics.

We’ve got an opportunity for a hospitality management professional to join our team, which involves leading our service teams to create fantastic experiences through exceptional product execution, and with the breadth of beer, wine and cocktail knowledge to back it up in guest service. 

The role focuses on the daily execution of venue operations, while directing and supporting the team. 


Skills, responsibilities & experience

  • Ensuring the venue is opened, closed and maintained correctly
  • Leading the team in the absence of senior management
  • Placing a focus on the best possible guest and team experience 
  • An understanding of cash management, shift reporting, and other daily systems
  • Professional and experienced leadership approach
  • Well-versed in venue compliance, including RSA management and licensing
  • Critical and creative thinking 


If you have previous experience in a hatted restaurant or quality bar operations, have the desire to work in a professional, systems-oriented environment, and love leading a team – join us at Odd Culture.


A Career with Odd Culture Newtown and Odd Culture Group:

  • Work in a young and dynamic company led by career hospitality professionals from many sectors in the industry
  • Be treated with respect and pushed to be your best
  • A truly diverse and supportive environment
  • Transparent overtime and time in lieu policy with a 42hr contract
  • A rapidly growing group with many opportunities for progression
  • Work with industry-leading processes and technology
  • Discounts and incentives across all our venues