Assistant Manager

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 is proudly working with one of Edinburgh’s award-winning, upmarket late-night Bar/Restaurant venues. This long-established, renowned venue is looking for a lively, positive Assistant Manager to join their beautifully refurbished venue in the heart of town. The opportunity is in a fast-paced, vibrant, cool lifestyle venue, with a great music policy, and a reputation for great service quality.

The role:

The Assistant Manager our client will be empowered on a daily basis to assist in running the late-night operations with the GM. To oversee the business and operational decisions to support the smooth delivery of services and growth of the venue. You will be leading a diverse, young team across the site. This luxury-appointed late-night venue will require an Assistant Manager candidate with previous proven hands-on operational late-night or night-club experience. You will need to be very comfortable being customer-facing, and lead by example. You must possess an eye for detail, possess good commercial nous, strong people soft skills, and confidence in dealing with diverse situations.

The venue at the moment is undergoing a refurbishment, as our client ultimately wants to address the drive to grow sales, given the location of the venue, and further potential. It is also about driving consistency of service delivery and exceeding the expectations of the customers.

As Assistant Manager will manage all staff across the front/back of the house, kitchen, and bar areas as required. This will be in concert with your established HOD’s and supervisory team. Great understanding of stock controls, cellar management, health &safety, and late-night legislation, whilst being open to training, and developing others, are advantageous skills our client desires.

Other skills that would be beneficial would be an understanding of marketing, working with drinks brands for promotions, DJs, and acts, and understanding social media as a route to market for the business.

The person:

Our client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for a hands-on approach type leader, with an energetic persona, who is well presented and organised. Someone ideally with a positive attitude and is driven to achieve commercially.

This is a multi-tasking, challenging role, in an amazingly fast-paced quality environment. Previous understanding of all areas of a volume bar or previous late-night, like-for-like, operations are desired for this opportunity.

Our quality-focused client requires the ideal candidate to possess first-class people soft skills, with “right-first-time” engagement with customers, and colleagues alike.

The benefit:

The opportunity is with Global Talent 2020 long established, highly respected Edinburgh operator. They have strong plans for growth for 2023. They offer an excellent base salary package, generous bonus potential, and great company benefits, whilst working in a premier established refurbished high-street venue.

Interested? Get in touch, apply today, and then let’s talk…

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Job Overview

Job Title
Assistant Manager (Late night venue)
Role Type
Full Time
Job Reference
MPR 1011
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £27k to £29k DOE plus Bonus

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