Stonegate Pub Company

General Manager - St. Albans

St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Up to £35,000 per year
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Philippa Waister
Job Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced General Manager to join the team at The Blacksmith Arms situated in the heart of St Albans. The Blacksmith Arms is a multifaceted business offering a vibrant drinks trade especially at the weekends, along with a strong constant food offering.

It also is famous for Live Bands, hosting them both Friday and Saturday nights each week. Also benefiting from a full SKY TV & BT Sports package, with an external beer garden which has won numerous prizes from the Council.

The successful General Manager of The Blacksmith Arms, St Albans will be someone who can offer bags of energy and enthusiasm, with a charismatic personality, who is able to drive sales through their own personality marketing and developing reasons to visit. We are looking for a General Manager who has outstanding standards of operational excellence and a passion for developing and growing their Team. The ideal General Manager will also have the ability to demonstrate previous experience in driving sales on food, and of delivering Sky/BT Sports to a high standard as well as the high energy nights on weekends.

The ideal candidate must be experienced in running a similar pub, but also able to settle into and drive forward a long established and stable team. You must be able to demonstrate strong links of sales growth within a community and a market county town.

The successful applicant will have five years’ experience of been part of a Management team in a similar style business, with strong customer control, plus a good working relationship with the Licensing Authority will be essential.

In return, we can offer you a competitive package with uncapped bonus scheme, 25% discount off all of our sites, a pension scheme, private healthcare and an award winning development programme. We can also give you an environment where you will be empowered to run your pub as if it were your own with great support and amazing rewards.