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City Recital Hall hosts, presents and produces over 240 concerts and events each year. Located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, the 1238-seat Hall is recognised for its world-class acoustics ideally suited to performances of fine music, and increasingly, for presentations of a diverse range of contemporary performances including jazz, indie, pop and soul, as well as presentations, talks and conferences.

Current Vacancies

Front of House Business Manager

We create exceptional live music experiences for our audiences and artists that reflect the acoustic quality and intimacy of City Recital Hall. We are seeking a creative and talented leader who is looking for an environment in which to drive innovative customer service and experience.

Our Front of House Business Manager leads the team with imagination and a passion for curating exceptional FOH experiences for our diverse audiences. Excellence in customer service is a given, your measure of success is an experience that patrons find memorable, mesmerising and unique.

Our leaders value connection and collaboration, working closely with other departments in event planning, coordination and delivery. A lean and agile team, openness to ideas and a willingness to work cross-functionally is critical – we are building something special and we’re ready to unlock the potential of our beautiful space. Join us.

This role suits a leader who has:

  • Experience in managing first class FOH experiences in events or hospitality.
  • High EQ and great instincts for connecting with a contemporary audience.
  • Curiosity to understand new, different and diverse points of view.
  • Current NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) competency card
  • A desire to break out of the status quo-box.

Evening and weekend work is required at times.

You will:

  • Develop consistently high-quality hospitality offerings, including versatile and event-appropriate menus and service standards for theatre bars and intimate catered functions.
  • Ensure that talented and engaged FOH staff are rostered to deliver first-class service.
  • Share floor management with the Deputy House Manager.
  • Invest time and energy into developing the skills and encouraging behaviours in your team that are aligned to City Recital Hall’s standard of excellence and values.
  • Manage FOH operations with an entrepreneurial approach, driving operational efficiency and financial outcomes for a sustainable food and beverage business.
  • Manage FOH systems, budget and analysis, with REVEL experience an advantage.

Download position description.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to [email protected]

Deputy House Manager

The Deputy House Manager works closely with the Front of House Manager to delivery friendly and courteous customer service to all visitors to the venue with a flexible and professional approach. This role leads Front of House staff and supervises bars and functions.
The position requires a flexible approach to working hours, including evening and weekends, and will serve as House Manager when the Front of House Manager is absent.

Download position description.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to [email protected]

Our values:

  • Connection - we cherish the relationship between audiences and artists.
  • Imagination - we ignite bold creativity and innovation.
  • Excellence - we build trust through quality.
  • Sustainability - we aim to be cultural leaders for the future.

We welcome everyone with respect, joy and care. We are offering a competitive salary, mentoring and access to subject matter experts to support your growth and development.


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