Australia’s Biggest Hotel is looking for Australia’s Best General Manager!

Australia’s biggest hotel, Eatons Hill Hotel is looking for someone to fill its biggest role General Manager!

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Built and operated by award-winning family-owned Queensland company, the Comiskey Group. Currently holding the title of “Australia’s Best Hotel Operator”, the Comiskey Group have become an industry leader for more reasons than one. With a collection of successful hospitality venues, boutique accommodation, a holiday resort, distillery, numerous festival and event brands, as well as a construction business. The Comiskey Group are well-known for operating iconic venues; Sandstone Point Hotel, BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort, The Doonan, The Imperial Hotel and Samford Hotel.

The group’s impressive and diverse portfolio is rapidly growing, set to double in size within the next couple of years, with the opening of Aura Hotel, Dakabin Hotel, Strathpine Hotel and 150-hectare festival site, Coochin Fields.

Dakabin Hotel artist impression (Moreton Bay development)
Coochin Fields artist impression (Sunshine Coast development)
Strathpine Hotel artist impression (Moreton Bay development)

With plenty of expansion to come and world-class projects in development, it is an exciting time in company history to come on board! Be apart of the group’s evolution, leading in industry innovation, destined to change the Queensland hospitality landscape for the better.

Located just 25 minutes north of Brisbane CBD, Eatons Hill Hotel is most known for having a revolving door of world-renowned musicians and events. Inducted into the Hall of Fame 3x as Australia’s Best Entertainment Venue, Eatons Hill Hotel has won countless state and national awards for its entertainment offering. Bringing big acts to the suburbs, Eatons Hill Hotel has hosted the likes of; Prince, Ice Cube, Post Malone, Rita Ora, Wiz Khalifa, Good Charlotte, Kesha, Billy Ray Cyrus and ASAP Rocky, to name a few.

American rapper, YG in Eatons Hill Hotel’s Grand Ballroom
Outdoor festival at Eatons Hill Hotel

In addition to its world-class entertainment offering, the 7,500sqm venue is home to a 300 seat restaurant, kids’ playground, distillery, a multi-million dollar gaming room performing in Queensland’s Top 50, TAB, “Australia’s Best Retail Liquor Outlet” and a nightclub, as well as extensive indoor and outdoor function and wedding facilities. The hotel offers 10 bars over 4 levels and sits adjacent to the hotel’s $50m 4.5 star boutique accommodation building, offering 90 rooms and a retail precinct.

Learn more about this new job opportunity and apply HERE

Rooftop bar at Eatons Hill Hotel
Beer Garden at Eatons Hill Hotel
Gaming room at Eatons Hill Hotel
Award-winning liquor barn and distillery on-site at Eatons Hill Hotel
Eatons Hill Shopping Village and Accommodation Building across from Eatons Hill Hotel
Eatons Hill Hotel’s 4.5 Star Accommodation

The exciting role doesn’t come around often and Comiskey Group Director, Rob Comiskey is eager to fill it.

“As General Manager, you will be the life-blood of this already award-winning venue – responsible for driving and delivering the annual operational plans for the overall management of the venue, including food and beverage operations, functions, people management, finance and reporting, stock management and workplace health and safety. We take pride in our staff-oriented approach and company culture, we are looking for a General Manager that aligns with our values, continuing to foster a positive culture across Eatons Hill Hotel. The role will be rewarding and comes with an attractive salary package and benefits. I am looking forward to working with the successful applicant; together, we will continue to build on the venue’s success and achieve the unimaginable” says Rob.

Learn more about this new job opportunity and apply HERE

Left to right: Directors Rob, Paul & David Comiskey

The role requires applicants to have a strong hospitality background fostered around bars, entertainment and food, with at least 5 years’ experience in a General Manager’s role. The succesful applicant will have a proven track record in meeting and exceeding targets in revenue and profitability in a similarly large venue.

Required Skills and Experience :

Create an engaged, motivated and high performing team with a strong positive culture and minimal staff turnover
RMLV & Approved Managers Licence
Excellent food and beverage knowledge
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Managing entertainment and performers
Strong knowledge of QLD Liquor compliance requirements
A passion for and demonstrated experience in great customer service
Experience in a high-volume food and beverage sales environment
Demonstrate the ability to relate to a diverse customer mix
Mature manner and calm under pressure
Experience in managing licensed venue security
Hands on approach and lead from the front
A thorough working knowledge of the Hospitality Industry (General) Award

More details can be found on the Seek listing HERE

Eatons Hill Hotel’s new General Manager will become a part of the Comiskey Group’s evolving vision and success. This is one of those opportunities in the hospitality industry that rarely come along.

If this sounds like you, and you meet the criteria above, please reply with your resume and a letter detailing your experiences in relation to the position requirements. Please include at least three references from relevant industry employers and full contact details to 

Brad Harding – Group Operations Manager:

Outdoor festival at Eatons Hill Hotel

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