General Manager - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Job Type: Full Time
We are recruiting for a people focused General Manager to run the Town & Gown in Cambridge. As well as a busy pub The Town and Gown features an intimate fringe theatre on the 2nd floor. The bar is an all-day dining experience open for brunch, lunch and dinner, and offers our guests freshly prepared contemporary food. Locally brewed beers and spirits to handmade cocktails, fringe theatre to Gin Tasting, traditional piano playing for intimate dinners to live bands to party with!
The Theatre is a revival of the building’s history former Arts Cinema from 1933 trading as the Cosmopolitan Cinema. Our Black Box Theatre located on the top floor of the venue is a wonderfully intimate fringe theatre with an abundance of shows and experiences from the moment we open the doors.
The right candidate will need to deliver exceptional guest service and standards, strong business controls as well demonstrating entrepreneurial flair. They will enjoy working in a high energy town centre bar and have a passion for guest service. The ability to lead and inspire a large team is fundamental for the success of the business. The pub is ideally suited for a candidate who has high street experience and is looking to take the next stage in their career. A passion for the arts would be an added bonus.
- Understanding the guests needs and responding to market demand
- Flawless execution of the offer
- Creation of sales driving activity on a regular basis
- Coaching and guiding the team - to get the best out of them every day
- Being able to spot talent and develop individuals to reach their potential
- Financial management of the business to deliver profit growth
- All aspects of licensing, food and health & safety compliance in line with the law
- Understand the High Street marketplace especially music, cocktails and food trends
Salary and Benefits
- Salary of £35-40k per annum dependant on experience
- Accommodation consists of a beautiful 2-bedroom flat with a rooftop terrace
- Company contributory pension scheme
- Life Assurance
- Bonus scheme
- Team discount card
- The manager’s accommodation consists of beautiful 2-bedroom flat with a rooftop terrace