Senior General Manager - Wisbech

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Competitive salary, Plus excellent Benefit Package
16 Apr 2021
12 May 2021
Full Time

Senior General Manager - Wisbech

The Opportunity

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a passionate and commercially driven Senior General Manager to take the lead of our Wisbech site. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will lead the management team and operations, whilst ensuring efficiency and the profitable running of our venue.

Taking a commercial approach that balances excellent guest experience with the financial needs of the business. You are not afraid to jump in and drive business performance whilst leading and motivating the team. Being a hands-on leader is key, with the ability to create a positive work environment for the team, so they can deliver an exceptional guest experience that surprises and delights our guests. You will be able to confidently lead by example and live by the company’s values, whilst being an ambassador for The Light.

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.
  • An entrepreneurial, “can-do” attitude
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of business systems such as: Fourth Hospitality, Compliance Centre, Vista and Flow
  • Knowledge of licensing legislation and health and safety
  • 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**
  • 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

About The Light

At The Light, we pride ourselves in being one of the fastest growing independent cinema & hospitality chains in the UK. We like to break the mould and think outside the box. We’re passionate about what we do, our desire to entertain, delight and inspire our guests has been at the heart of everything we have done since we started in 2011. We now have ten cinemas nationwide, with two further openings planned for later this year and other exciting developments in the pipeline. With each opening, our brand has evolved with food and drink becoming an integral part of our offer!

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.