Old English Inns

General Manager - The Cock Hotel, Milton Keynes

Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
Salary £45,000 - £50,000 + B
Posted
09 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Dec 2016
Ref
154052
Contact
Ms Sandra Clarke
Job Type
Full Time
Vacancy - General Manager

£45,000 - £50,000 + Bonus worth up to £100% of salary



Old English Inns have over 100 unique pubs and pub / hotels, set in rural locations and steeped in charm and character. With informal table service and beautiful settings, this is perfect for a manager who has come from a branded food operation background with a similar style food service.



The Business


Average weekly turnover: £28,000
Split Wet/Food: 9 / 10
Accommodation 9


A 30 bedroom hotel on the high street in the market town of Stony Stratford 5 miles from Milton Keynes. A strong accommodation business with around 40 weddings a year and regular evening events in its large function room which can accommodate up to 100 people. The bar and restaurant are on the high street and get great daytime trade for both food and drink, whilst the weekend and evening see a more wet trade in the bar areas. The site is next door to the Bull Hotel and together they are the origins of the phrase a "cock and bull story"



We are looking for:

Applications are invited from organized customer focused self-starters who can demonstrate a good track record to date in driving sales in a branded offer. An ability to promote, market and grow the business will be a must as a can do attitude that will energize and grow your teams to deliver great standards of service and customer satisfaction.




A highly experienced GM to drive improvements and growth in a site
Enthusiastic, honest and hard working
Several years’ experience in a branded food-led site
Committed to creating and developing a fantastic team
Customer focused
Constantly looking for ways to grow their business without compromising quality
A good track record in P+L management and ability to convert will also need to be demonstrated.
A hands on manager with excellent communication skills






Who we are

Old English Inns are a collection of some of England’s historic pubs inns and hotels, steeped in history and loved for their warmth and hospitality. Whether taking time out in a pub or getting away to a hotel, we’re sure you’ll fall in love with our cosy bars, crooked walls and low beams.

Your experience with Old English Inns will be different every time: choose from over 100 pubs, inns and hotels in some of the most beautiful parts of the country across 24 counties. Discover old coaching inns, attractive town houses, thatched and timbered buildings, all individual in style, packed full of history, warm and welcoming – in market towns, countryside and seaside locations.

We’ve invested a great deal of time and efforts restoring many of our buildings to their former glory, while ensuring our facilities are firmly based in the 21st century. All of the charm of the past with the convenience of the present – a unique combination ensuring that every stay with us is different!

With informal table service and beautiful settings, this is perfect for a manager who has come from a branded food operation background with a similar style food service.





What we can offer you


Competitive Salary & Bonus Scheme
Pension Scheme
Private Medical Cover
Share-Save Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
33% Greene King Discount Card (for all managed pubs including Local Pubs and brands such as Hungry Horse, Eating Inn, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne)
High-Street Retail Vouchers and Shopping Discounts – saving you money
Excellent Training and Career Progression opportunities across a range of impressive brands and businesses






If you think you have what it takes, we'd love to hear from you.

Don’t miss this opportunity – apply now!



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