Greene King

General Manager - Windmill, Swindon

Up to 32000 UKP per year
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Ms Natalie Minshall
Job Type
Full Time
We have an excellent General Manager opportunity available at Windmill, Freshbrook, Swindon

The Business

The Windmill is a community locals pub in the centre of Freshbrook, West Swindon. The pub is very focal to the estate surrounding it and gains it's trade from both locals and local businesses on the close by trading estate. The Windmill is a Favourite for sport locally and has the benefit of 3D TV with all the Sky, BT & associated channels. Food is served from the Meet & Eat Community Pub menu and the pub has a raised dining area that is attractive to lunchtime business. The food / drink offer during the week is a particular favourite but requires now to be further exploited using Season Ticket / Local Teams to it's full advantage. Recently Nationwide Building Society have opened a major office in the direct vicinity and we are feeding from that for important business food trade during weekdays.

Average weekly turnover: £13000
Split Wet/Food: 80/20
Live-In Manager’s Accommodation: The accommodation is refurbished to a high standard with an en-suite bathroom to major bedroom and two further bedrooms available. There is a private entrance to accommodation and a good sized kitchen/diner and separate bathroom.

About Local Pubs

This business trades as a Meet & Eat business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is an integral part of Greene King and it is currently our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK, our Local Pubs operate a range of concepts and offers, including Meet & Eat, Flame Grill, High Street and Premium. From heart-of-the-community, traditional locals, to lively, contemporary, high-street venues, we really have something to suit everyone.

Meet & Eat

'Meet & Eat' pubs are clearly defined by a value-for-money, competitive-price offer in a respectable, safe environment. The pubs are welcoming, family friendly and inclusive to everyone in the community. Regular weekly activity is important - including entertainment, sports and food & drink offers. There is always something going on. Our 'Meet & Eat' customers expect familiarity, certainty and comfort.

Role & Responsibilities

As General Manager you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the successful management of the business. With fantastic people skills, you will have the ability to lead from the front, motivate and develop your team. You will enjoy building close links with and engaging your local community and will be able to develop and deliver regular weekly activities including sports teams, quizzes and other entertainment. You will need to be genuinely passionate about customer service and hospitality and will have the ability to ensure high standards across your business. With the desire to excel, succeed and win, you will have a proven track-record in driving business to achieve excellent sales and profit growth.

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

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - apply now!