General Manager

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent base salary; along with
  • Generous bonus based on meeting clear set KPIs; and
  • A car
  • A bar/food tab
  • A phone package 
  • A ski pass - We know you will work very hard in this role, we feel a good work-life balance is key to business and individual success and we want you to enjoy your down time.


The day to day running of the business includes:

  • Selecting, Inducting and Training Staff.
  • Managing service to ensure guest expectations remain high and are met.
  • Following Orders, Procedures or Instructions.
  • Ensuring all products and services provided under the Lone Star banner meet with franchise requirements.
  • Champion our brand at every opportunity.

Job Purpose

  • To ensure that the Lone Star Operational System is followed by all employees of the business.
  • To develop the business and manage regional marketing in conjunction with the master franchisor.
  • To create a professional, safe and fun working environment for employees.
  • To see that the business meets its financial targets, whilst working with the franchise guidelines.

Job Requirements

You should possess the following:

  • The right to live and work in New Zealand; and
  • A current managers licence; and
  • 3-5 years leadership experience in hospitality; and
  • An understanding of marketing and events organisation; and 
  • A love of hospitality!!!

The successful candidates skills will include:

Communication - you should be extroverted and comfortable communicating on all levels.

Strategic Planning and Financial Responsibility - the ability to plan and execute long and short term financial goals.

Leading - delegating to, managing and motivating staff. Our staff are key to our business success and place great value in them; our GM must understand the difference between being a leader and a boss....

Establishing positive working relationships, always striving to maintain a great workplace culture.

Stress management -  The Lone Star is a busy bar and cafe and your job will be to make it even busier. This role is not for the faint hearted.

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