Velvet Lounge is Orange County’s premier gay-owned-and-operated restaurant and nightclub. While we are not always hiring for all positions, we are always accepting applications. We will keep your resume on file for 3 months. Please do not follow-up by email, phone or any other means after sending your resume. We will contact you for an interview if you are being considered for a position.
Velvet Lounge is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, race, sex, religion, color or national origin.
Full-time, salaried Assistant Managers work under the General Manager to oversee the organization and operation of the entire business. Applicants should have at least three years management experience in the Fine Dining or Bar/Nightclub Industries. Must be fully available and have a flexible schedule depending on operational need.
Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com with subject “Assistant Manager.”
Marketing internships are available for current or recent college students looking to gain hands-on, business experience. Internships are unpaid but provide real-life training and practice with the potential for advancing to a paid position. Limited availability okay.
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Marketing Intern.”
BOX OFFICE COORDINATOR
Box Office Coordinators answer phone calls during the day and assist customers in purchasing tickets online or over the phone. Must have excellent customer service and communication skills and practice good telephone etiquette. Must have good organization and computer skills.
Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com with subject “Box Office Coordinator.”
Bartenders must be personable, fun, energetic, outgoing and work well in a loud fast-paced atmosphere. Should be highly motivated to provide the highest level of customer service. Must be available most nights after 9pm and should take pride in their personal appearance. Previous bartending experience required.
Please email resume and current photos to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Bartender.”
Barbacks assist Bartenders, stock supplies, prepare food from the Late Night Menu and have front and back-of-house cleaning duties. This position requires physical stamina and heavy lifting. Must be available most nights after 9pm.
Please email resume to email@example.com with subject “Barback."
Servers must work quickly and efficiently during brunch and dinner shows. Strong customer service and communication skills are a must. Previous serving experience required.
Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Server.”
Cocktail servers sell and serve cocktails and some food during nightclub hours. Must be personable, fun, energetic, outgoing and work well in a loud, fast-paced atmosphere. Should be highly motivated and have great customer service skills. Must be available most nights after 9pm and should take pride in their personal appearance.
Please email your resume and current photos to email@example.com with subject “Cocktail Server.”
Shot servers walk around serving shots during nightclub hours. Men must have a muscular/athletic build. Woman must be in good shape/slender. Must be outgoing, personable and friendly. Must be willing to start and carry conversations with customers. Must take pride in their personal appearance.
Please email your resume and current photos to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Shot Server.”
Gogo dancers dance on a raised platform during night club hours. Men must have a muscular/athletic build. Woman must be in good shape/slender. Must take pride in their personal appearance.
Please email your resume and current photos to email@example.com with subject “Gogo Dancer.”
Line Cooks work brunch and dinner shifts, cooking on one or more stations including grill, broil or fry. Must maintain strict sanitation standards and clean the kitchen and dishes as needed. Must take direction well from chef or cook. Previous experience required.
Please email resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Line Cook.”
Dishwashers are responsible for cleaning dishes and other areas of the kitchen. They will also be asked to run food and do other basic tasks on occasion. Must speak English.
Please email resume to email@example.com with subject “Dishwasher.”
Responsible for greeting guests as they arrive for the nightclub, brunch, dinner show or special events. Cashiers collect cover charge, make change, maintain guest list, identify VIPs and work closely with Security staff. Hosts seat guests for dinner and brunch shows. Customer service and communication skills are critical. Must be friendly and welcoming, but assertive and strict.
Please email resume and current photos to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Door Host/Cashier.”
Guards are responsible for the safety and security of customers and staff. They patrol the nightclub and adjacent areas to preserve order among patrons and protect the property. Guards are also responsible for verifying every patron’s ID before entry and swiftly and peacefully moving guests to their cars at the end of the night. Guards must tactfully evict patrons from the premises if they are behaving in a disorderly way. Guards will assist with the operation of events, including moving tables and chairs, clearing and bussing empty or abandoned drinks, calling taxis and removing litter from the adjacent sidewalk and parking facilities. Must be licensed in California with a "Guard Card". Must be available late nights after 9pm.
Please email resume and references to email@example.com with subject “Security Guard.”
Stage Managers are responsible for coordinating the Brunch, Dinner and Special Event Shows to ensure that they start and end on time. Stage managers coordinate performers, technical crew members and the management of costumes, sets and props to make sure all show elements come together cohesively. Stage Managers are responsible for the overall outcome of every show. Theatrical Stage Management experience preferred.
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Stage Manager.”
Technical Managers oversee all technical aspects of the nightclub, shows and special events, including audio, video and lighting needs. This self-motivated person will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and integration of existing and future equipment, as well as acquiring and maintaining supplies. A visually creative eye and experience running live show and club lighting is required. Understanding of audio, power and video concepts will be expected. Should have experience with
- DMX512 Standard
- Martin Light Jockey Software
- Intelligent and Conventional Lighting Equipment (Pars, moving heads, scanners, etc.)
- Live Audio (mics, consoles, DSPs, DJ mixers and playback)
- Video switching and routing
- Cable management (running wire, safety & etc.)
- Disassembling and reassembling technical equipment
Must be available nights and weekends.
Please email resume and references to email@example.com with subject “Technical Manager.”