Assistant Manager - The Swan, Sherborne St John, Hampshire

7 days left

Old English Inns
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy - Assistant Manager

Are you a motivated Assistant Manager looking for an exciting new opportunity? Being an Assistant Manager with Old English Inns, part of Greene King is a truly fantastic opportunity!

Old English Inns have over 100 unique pubs and pub / hotels, set in rural locations and steeped in charm and character. With informal table service and beautiful settings, this is perfect for a manager who has come from a branded food operation background with a similar style food service.

The Business

Average weekly turnover: GBP25k - GBP32k
Split Wet/Food: 53 Food/47 Wet

The Swan is situated in a village location on outskirts of Basingstoke near the hospital and new housing developments. This site has destination food menu with a great local village trade. Frequently changing of real ales and SIBA supplied ,live entertainment monthly and Swan Summer Sunday Sessions in the garden from July - September. The Swan is very popular quiz night on a Wednesday and launching interactive quiz and poker in the near future. With a strong kitchen team the ideal candidate will have kitchen experience. There is a Large garden with room for development (outside bar and barbecue proposed for next year). The site was re-furbished four years ago but still looks newly done and has a fantastic Christmas trade. Pub has won highest un - invested over budget sales for the last two years and currently leading the field this year too.

Who we are

Old English Inns are a collection of some of England's historic pubs inns and hotels, steeped in history and loved for their warmth and hospitality. Whether taking time out in a pub or getting away to a hotel, we're sure you'll fall in love with our cosy bars, crooked walls and low beams.

Your experience with Old English Inns will be different every time: choose from over 100 pubs, inns and hotels in some of the most beautiful parts of the country across 24 counties. Discover old coaching inns, attractive town houses, thatched and timbered buildings, all individual in style, packed full of history, warm and welcoming - in market towns, countryside and seaside locations.

We've invested a great deal of time and efforts restoring many of our buildings to their former glory, while ensuring our facilities are firmly based in the 21st century. All of the charm of the past with the convenience of the present - a unique combination ensuring that every stay with us is different!

With informal table service and beautiful settings, this is perfect for a manager who has come from a branded food operation background with a similar style food service.

What we are looking for

As an Assistant Manager you will support the General Manager with all aspects of the successful management of the business. With fantastic people and social skills, you will be able to build friendly, efficient and effective relationships with your customers and staff. With previous supervision or team-leader experience, you will be committed to motivating and developing a fantastic team. You will have a real enthusiasm for hospitality and will be customer-focused and passionate about delivering excellent service. With the ability to follow and maintain procedures you will be driven to ensure strong standards across the business. Ideally, you will also have an awareness of P&L and will be able to work to achieve budgets and targets. With a proactive and positive attitude, you will be excited about career progression and will be constantly looking for ways to develop both yourself and the business.

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

If you think you have what it takes, we'd love to hear from you.

Don't miss this opportunity - apply now!

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