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Nightclub Manager

Management | Entertainment District | Full Time

Job Description


Position:  Nightclub  Manager

Organization: The Entertainment District

Location:  310 E Michigan - Suite 504 Kalamazoo, MI 49007


Company Overview:

The Entertainment District is made up of 8 venues on 6 floors in over 55,000 sq ft, located in Downtown Kalamazoo.

The district offers - nightlife, concerts, 100+ special events , 200+ private events that include corporate parties, holiday parties, social events, loft weddings, rooftop ceremonies, and now hotel accommodations in the penthouse suite 601.

Our goal is to provide a big city experience with trendy environments, hospitable service, delicious food, exciting beverages, amazing entertainment, and well maintained facilities.

Job Description:

The Operations Manager  is responsible for the oversight, upkeep and improvement of one or more venues that may be assigned.. Below are the primary objectives and core responsibilities of the position.

Primary Objectives

  • Customer Experience

  • Increase Revenues

  • Decrease Expense

Core Responsibilities  

  • Organizing - office, records, files….

  • Planning - events, staff, purchases….

  • Staffing - recruit, qualify, verify, hire, train, plan, schedule, track, review, motivate, payroll, auditing...

  • Purchasing - pars, price comparison, inventory, usage, forecasting, ordering, verification….

  • Entertainment - recruit, negotiate, document, control...

  • Maintaining - cleaning, repairs, audits.….

  • Supervising - staff, room, food, beverage, service, legal....

  • Reporting - sales, labor, purchases, usage, maintenance....

  • Auditing - staff, inventory, maintenance....

  • Improving - staff, systems, cogs....

Weekly Schedule:

  • 5 days on / 2 days off

  • 3 Supervisory shifts per week (  3pm - 3am - thursday/friday/saturday )

  • 2 admin shifts per week  ( 10am - 7pm - tuesday/wednesday )

  • 50+ hours per week

          >  days and times are subject to change based upon venues and responsibilities.

Compensation :


  • Above Market Salary

  • Sign On Bonus

  • Performance Bonuses

  • Holiday Bonuses

  • Profit Sharing


  • Health Coverage

  • IRA Contribution

  • F&B Accounts

  • Mobile Phone & Computer

  • Educational

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation

  • Sick Days

  • Life Insurance

       >  compensation package based on candidates  education, experience, skills, certifications, software proficiencies and final job structure and responsibilities of position.

Other Benefits:

  • Manage significant responsibilities and develop a broad range of skills for future career goals.

  • Position could lead to higher roles within the entertainment district, or within related companies.

  • Exposure to best in industry software and technology.

Ideal Candidate:


  •  lives within 10 miles of work location.


  • business casual


  • Positive Attitude

  • Goal Oriented
  • Highly Committed


  • Hospitality Degree - preferred


  • Servsafe

  • Tips certified


  • none


  • 2+ years experience as a general or operational manager in a medium to high volume restaurant, bar or event venue.


  • Leadership

  • Goal Setting

  • Budgeting

  • Communication

  • P&L’s

  • Planning

  • Auditing

  • Staffing

  • Purchasing

  • Event Management

  • Project Management


  • Computers/Mobile Phones/Tablets

  • Spreadsheets

  • Various Web applications​


> Thank you for your consideration!

- The Entertainment District Team