The Maytime Inn

General Manager - Oxfordshire

09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Job Type
Full Time

General Manager - Oxfordshire

Salary - Negotiable

The Maytime Inn is a 17th century unique free house. Our rooms are luxurious and Indulgent with a touch of shabby chic. Representing farm-to-table dining, using ingredients grown and sourced locally. The restaurant is popular with both guests and locals who enjoy the inn’s distinct atmosphere. Diners of all ages can enjoy an a la carte menu, pub classics, elegant sharing boards and lunchtime sandwiches or on Sunday for our superb traditional Sunday roast with a menu that changes each week. The venue hosts 2 bars with over 100 gins, numerous guest ales and a huge selection of choice. 

Due to natural progression we are looking for a general manager. A hands on person happy to work on the front line and lead the venue from the front. This is an operational floor based role, we are looking for a general manager who can lead the venue, this includes management and delegation for smooth running of day to day service. More than that it includes creating ongoing training plans and implementing them to ensure the team continue to work at the highest standards. Working with the independent owner who will keep an interest in marketing and finance you'll deliver their long term development plans, budgets and objectives together. 

Qualities we admire in our General Manager;

  • Engaging personality
  • Strong people leader with a proven track record of staff retention
  • Proven record of pushing sales forward with good cost and wage controls and the ability to create and work to a budget
  • Obsession with providing excellent service
  • Genuine passion for fresh food
  • A great time manager
  • Must be hands on, fun loving and create a positive forward thinking environment
  • Works hard
  • Takes pride in maintaining a clean and organised work environment 
  • Positive ambition
  • Someone who can bring in and implement new ideas
  • Strong cocktail, wine, spirit and beer knowledge
  • Someone who understands the requirements of operating in a countryside environment

Qualities we hope you will admire;

  • Exceptional salary plus other benefits
  • Have the freedom and autonomy to implement your own ideas to deliver the business (as long as you stick to the overall business model)
  • Positively ambitious

If you are interested in joining our family, then please apply for this position immediately.

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