The Store Croydon – General Manager

3 years ago

One of Croydon’s most innovative and dynamic venues seeks charismatic experienced General Manager to lead a fresh team and put your own stamp on the venue.
The Store is a young and progressive venue with a strong emphasis on teamwork.
Our site can be viewed at as well as on social media.
Happy to receive applications from Managers or assistant managers ready to take the next step up in his/her career. We have a focused path for the right applicant.
The Store launched in September 2018 and has already gained a great reputation and was listed in The Independent newspaper as one most exciting venues in the area.
This large and historic site has undergone an extensive refurbishment and this is an exciting opportunity to get a foot in the door and help push this venue forward since its reopening.
Operationally this is a 5 day a week site (closed Monday & Tuesday) with a brunch & evening dining offering and closing at midnight in the week and 1am at weekends.
Your role will be focused on the overall running of the whole venue with a new management team alongside the company directors.
The site has in excess of 100 covers in a casual/laid back environment.
The venue would benefit from being led by a very experienced venue manager with knowledge of both the drinks & dining side of the industry.
This is a role at a venue with plenty of growth and scope for the right candidate.
We have a great dining aspect of the business with a good kitchen team. As the GM you would oversee the full operations of the site including the bar aspect of the venue as well as the floor and report back to the business directors on a regular basis.
Experience in hosting events would be advantageous.
Our ideal candidate attributes would include:
Minimum of two years experience in dining floor management & bar management in a similar hospitality environment.
A good understanding of running a busy bar and mixology
Natural hands on leader
Experience running large cover sites
Commercially aware, with a good understanding of GPs
Strong with a can do attitude
Enjoy the face paced hospitality industry
Highly organised with good back office skills
Able to set and maintain high floor standards
Keen to learn and progress your career within hospitality
Great customer service skills
Able to lead a team of 12 plus staff at all levels
In return we can offer you:
A competitive salary for the chosen role
Staff discount
Holiday allowance
Typical working week of between 45-50 hours.
Full training will be given onsite for polices and procedures if required.
An opportunity to be part of a fun and exciting company.
We are holding interviews immediately. We have a strong ethos on team building and staff retention so a fun exciting vibe to work in is important to us.
Please send a cv and cover letter if you are keen
Please only apply if you have management experience in the bar or restaurant industry. Candidates from outside this area will unfortunately not be considered.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £40,000.00 to £50,000.00 /year depending on experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £40,000.00-£50,000.00 per year

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