Senior Business Manager - Stockport

Stockport, Greater Manchester
Up to 35K DOE + excellent benefit package
11 Mar 2021
08 Apr 2021
Full Time

Senior Business Manager - Stockport

At The Light, we pride ourselves in being one of the fastest growing independent cinema & hospitality chains in the UK. We are a challenger brand within the cinema industry, currently operating ten sites across the UK with exciting growth plans in the pipeline for this year and beyond! Since our journey began, we saw an opportunity to create our own space in the market, differentiating ourselves by our offer and recreating the big screen experience in modern venues, with the best sound and vision and super comfy seats but with a focus on entertaining, delighting and inspiring our guests, delivered by passionate, engaged and motivated teams.

As we prepare to turn on the lights and reopen our doors, we have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and commercially driven Senior General Manager to become part of our amazing team at The Light, Stockport

The Role

As a Senior General Manager, you will lead our Cinema & Leisure operations and be responsible for the efficient and profitable running of our venue, taking a commercial approach that balances guest experience with the financial needs of the business. A successful Senior General Manager is enthusiastic and motivated with good business acumen and a strategic mindset. You are expected to lead by example by living the Company’s values in order to provide a safe, engaging and positive work environment so your team can deliver an exceptional guest experience that surprises and delights our guests.

What we are looking for

  • Previous experience as a Senior General Manager in a multi-faceted/fast paced Cinema  and/or leisure/ hospitality/entertainment focused environment.
  • Enthusiasm towards Cinema with a passion for delivering excellent service in Film and Hospitality
  • Knowledge of business systems such as: Fourth Hospitality, Compliance Centre, Vista and Flow
  • Knowledge of licensing legislation and health and safety
  • A proven track record of delivering exceptional guest service
  • A proven track record in people management with an ability to motivate and inspire others,
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills,
  • Ability to work under pressure with great time management skills,
  • Result driven and forward thinking
  • Analytical thinking with business awareness
  • Desire to progress in the role

The Light Perks

  • Negotiable salary dependent upon experience + excellent salary package
  • Employee discounts on food and drink,
  • 28 days holiday,
  • Unlimited free cinema tickets/ tickets for friends and family**
  • 40% employee discount on food and drink
  • Private medical insurance
  • Healthcare cash plans and benefits portal
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Career development opportunities and fun working environment

If you’re excited by what you see, then you know what to do!