Location: Saffron Walden (CB10 1AX)
Salary: OTE £36,000
About the Company:
Innventure is a small business with 6 successful food led businesses and is currently looking for a General Manager to run The Cross Keys in the heart of affluent Saffron Walden, North Essex.
The Cross Keys offers a 100 cover restaurant, a Victorian styled coffee / cake shop and 9 boutique bedrooms. Currently trading at about £1.1million a year, with the right team in place, the business has potential to trade at in excess of £1.5million generating a potential 250k operating profit.
About the General Manager Role:
The successful candidate will work initially alongside the Operations Manager to understand how the business operates and then take over the business. The General Manager is involved in all aspects of the business including recruitment, marketing and promotion as well as the day to day running of the restaurant and hotel.
The successful candidate will be numerate, articulate and charming, he or she will have experience of operating one or more similar sized food and wine led businesses and will have high levels of personal drive, extra ordinary personal standards and the leadership skills to convey those standards to all of the team with passion. The General Manager will be expected to lead by example; they will be in the business not on the business. Operators that might wish to manage at arm’s length should not apply.
The Cross Keys would be happy to accept applications for couples or singles, the selection process will use telephone and face to face interviews with some short listed candidates progressing to working interviews with the Managing Director.
Benefits: Bonus available.
If you believe you have the suitable experience to be a General Manager for The Cross Keys then please apply now!