Careers

The Donnelly Group is a diversified hospitality company operating public houses, cocktail clubs and barbershops in the metropolitan cities of Vancouver & Toronto.

We believe that when product, service, design and community intersect a genuine experience follows. This sentiment is succeeded only by our core philosophy: Be true to yourself and your neighbourhood, the people will follow.

Being part of the Donnelly Team comes with perks:
35% off at Bomber Brewing
35% off on Food at Donnelly Group
20% discount at Barber & Co
40% discount at Plain Jane Skinbar
Seasonal promotions at Dutch Love

If these ideas speak to you, we’d love to talk. As hospitality professionals we always prefer to be able to shake your hand face to face but feel free to begin the process by filling out our application form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

We're looking for

Server/Bartender Vancouver | Toronto Apply

We are currently looking for Servers and Bartenders to fill both full and part time positions across the pub group. The Donnelly Group needs great people who are into great food, craft beer and cocktail culture.

Successful applicants will have:

  • An outgoing, fun, engaging personality
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Product knowledge related to liquor/wine/beer
  • A passion for hospitality, service and food

Please submit your application for consideration, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

General Manager (Operations) Vancouver | Toronto Apply

Donnelly Group is looking to fill General Manager roles in its Public Houses as the company continues to grow and expand into both new and existing markets. Ideal candidates are people who are passionate about working in fast-paced social atmospheres and embody authentic publican traits. Consideration also given to applicants with a strong sense of culture, community and genuine compassion for hospitality.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage operations with integrity and deliver a high quality customer service experience to the guest
  • Ensure labour, COGS and controllable budgets are effectively managed
  • Manage all systems relating to the operations of the establishment including scheduling, payroll, POS systems, accounts payable, R&M, marketing
  • Ensure high performing results relating to brand audits and service audits
  • Continuously improve the skills, knowledge and morale of front of house staff
  • Hold the Kitchen Manager accountable to a high level of skill, knowledge and morale relating to back of house staff
  • Ensure all employees are trained, motivated and empowered
  • Ensure consistent communication with employees including formal 1/1’s scheduled weekly with documented performance reviews
  • Hands-on management style, lead by example through motivation and follow-up while being functional in all areas of the business
  • Develop and execute new ideas and initiatives to build revenue
  • Focus on the various aspects of product in the form of food and beverage programs, fashion/style guide, music, sports, overall room integrity
  • Lead regular the culture of selling/upselling
  • Attend industry events and have a strong presence in the neighbourhood
  • Maintain strong image and brand awareness

Full time salaried role dependent on experience plus staff meals, cell phone allowance and extended medical/dental benefits. Minimum 2 years restaurant/pub management or relevant experience required. Must have high proficiency in multi-tasking, organization and communication skills. Additional perks include partner discounts at local retail outlets, staff haircut discount and no line/no cover at all Donnelly Group venues.

Sales Associate Dutch Love Cannabis Apply

Dutch Love Cannabis is a modern retailer of legalized cannabis. Our aim is to make the cannabis buying experience disarming, compassionate and human. We were publicans first by virtue of two decades experience in hospitality. Our DNA is rich with an affinity for culture, authentic service attitude and a relentless pursuit of remarkable products.

This is an open call to submit interest in joining the Dutch Love team. We welcome compassionate, driven individuals with an appetite for learning and a genuine empathy for the well-being of others.

Locations:

  • Kelowna, Vancouver, Ottawa, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Toronto

Positions available:

  • Manager
  • Sales Associate
  • Host
  • Fulfillment Associate
  • Security Manager

Requirements:

  • Minimum 19+ years of age
  • Minimum 2 years retail or customer service experience
  • Cannabis knowledge is an asset but not required
  • Completion and adherence of required Worker Security Verification
  • Any and all training provincially/federally regulated
Bar Manager Vancouver | Toronto Apply

Donnelly Group is currently looking to fill Bar Manager roles in its Public Houses with people who are passionate about working in fast-paced social atmospheres and embodying authentic publican traits. Consideration given to applicants with a strong sense of culture, community and genuine compassion for hospitality.

Key responsibilities:

  • Weekly front of house ordering/receiving for liquor, wine, beer and non-alc
  • Ongoing inventory management to ensure accurate par levels
  • Bar cleanliness and organization including coolers and stock rooms
  • Cost of goods sold (COGS) management and invoice tracking
  • Weekly bar audits
  • Assist with recruiting and training of new bartender hires
  • Champion the product list with proper pouring and perfect recipe use
  • Track inventory effectively to reduce product list & waste
  • Conduct scheduled inventory counts with third party auditor

Competitive hourly wage depending on experience, plus tips and staff meals. These positions are typically full time and come with extended medical/dental benefits. Additional perks include partner discounts at local retail outlets, staff haircut discount and no line/no cover at all Donnelly Group venues.

Manager (All Levels) Vancouver | Toronto Apply

We are seeking qualified leaders to take on Management roles at all levels within the pub group.

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Established background within the hospitality industry
  • Ability to lead and provide direction to 40+ employees
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of care
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to take ownership
  • Interest in pub culture
  • Ability to recruit, hire and develop great people

Other responsibilities and qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a supervisor/management role
  • Experience with the administrative side of operations including labour, cost of goods, inventory, scheduling and payroll is an asset
Payroll and HR Manager Vancouver Apply

The Payroll and HR Manager reports directly to CFO.  The position is responsible for completion of semi-monthly payroll processing and benefits coordination for 1700+ employees across 40+ pubs, barbershops, cannabis retail and skincare retail locations.

Responsibilities
Payroll

  • Accurately process semi-monthly payroll via ADP within a tight timeframe (fluctuates between 2-4-day turnaround)
  • Review of time and attendance data
  • Correction and editing of data, communicate issues to venue managers
  • Accurately process Records of Employment when requested
  • Liaison for GM’s and staff about any payroll related issues
  • Maintain employee records – electronic and paper
  • Accurately track salaried managers vacation time
  • Set up new company codes and locations in ADP
  • Provide payroll training for new GM’s
  • Replying to CRA, WCB, WSIB and EHT requests for info
  • Calculation and submission of government subsidies
  • Quality assurance review of all payroll edits to ensure accurate and effective use of systems
  • Manage payroll audit requests from CRA
  • Accurate and timely completion of payroll year-end, including T4s and T4As
  • Management and supervision of payroll and administration coordinator
  • Recommend, write, and update policies and procedures relation to payroll operations, interfaces, and security
  • Develop and implement proper internal control systems to maintain accuracy and integrity of data
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures for Payroll and ensure proper documentation is prepared and maintained for all payroll processes

HR

  • Develop HR department processes and procedures to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness of the system
  • Administration and communication of HR policies and procedures including the development of policy documents and material for employee reference
  • Engage with employees to effectively manage absences, disciplinary actions, and grievances
  • Manage all employee infractions and dismissals
  • Identify critical issues in the companies, establishing short-, medium- and long-term training or learning opportunities, objectives, and strategies
  • Implements and maintains and effective feedback mechanism is in place to continually evaluate areas of need
  • Upon analysis of the feedback, prepares for the COO and CFO a report that indicates strengths and weaknesses and a plan of action for continued enhancement of performance

Benefits

  • Administration of the company benefits plan, including adding in new and removing former employees within prescribed time limits
  • All monthly financial reporting for benefit plan
  • Annual review of plan and review of alternative options

Workers Comp

  • Report premiums and complete yearly reconciliations
  • Contact for work related injuries, completing form 7’s and corresponding with WCB/WSIB
Marketing Campaign Manager Vancouver Apply

At Donnelly Group we are looking for a marketing campaign expert who is a natural self-starter. This is a hands-on role as part of a small and nimble team. A strong, confident person who can display a proven track record of managing multiple timelines and projects is required.

We use a blend of metrics, data analytics, creativity, and emotion to tell compelling stories so this role will suit a marketer who is able to lead through measurable results.

Successful candidates will show interest in the hospitality industry and the developing changes the industry is adapting to.

Responsibilities

The Campaign Manager will be responsible for driving marketing campaigns to achieve both short and long term strategic objectives with a cohesive guest experience that is regionally relevant for different concepts and geographic locations.

You will work in partnership with the creative team, develop creative briefs and guide creative direction, execute, and own multiple marketing channels and platforms – including web, social media, digital ads, traditional, and community outreach.

We are looking for someone who is excited to engage with our guests through both digital and traditional marketing platforms.

Manage content and updates for customer and internal touch points, establishing budget guidelines, participating in events, documenting business processes, and providing additional sales support

Present ideas and final deliverables to internal and external teams, and communicate with senior leaders about marketing programs, strategies, and budgets.

You will work closely with our external partners and vendors such as boutique digital agencies, creative contractors, and PR.

Maintain knowledge of our competitive and guest intelligence to develop an appropriate competitive positioning strategy and drive consistency of messaging in the marketplace.

Our ideal candidate is collaborative, solutions-focused and has strong and effective project management skills. The incumbent will leverage excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully build alliances with partners.

 

Required Experience

  • 2+ years of DTC Marketing experience including retail or ecommerce, preferably in the hospitality, retail and/or consumer goods industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Business Management or relevant working experience.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Proven ability to develop effective and engaging advertising, storytelling and integrated marketing programs.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relation and networking skills
  • Goal-driven, able to develop, execute and report on marketing goals and strategies
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical, planning and forecasting skills.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes.

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