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Job Title :
Assistant Bar Manager 
Job Category :
Posted :
11/22/2021 2:46:13 PM 
Company Name :
The rpc Group of Companies 
Location :
Swanage, Dorset, England 
Benefits :
Tronc £2500+Benefits 
Salary :
£26k per year + Tronc £2500+Benefits 
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Description :

The Company and the Role:

The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of Hotels to emerge in recent years. 

The Company`s 5-Star Hotels all having a touch of superior elegance inside and outside, fabulous grounds, and are more like a restaurant with rooms and kitchen garden. The concept was created in 2011 and has been recognised with many accolades and industry awards.

The Company has expanded with new venue openings. Their ethos is to give their staff a great place to work that is fun, professional, and just a little bit different, with bags of opportunity for career progression and potential international work experience.

They pride themselves in their ability to bring the best out of their FOH Bar Team, with constant learning provided, and freedom to experiment with wine and drink pairings.

Complementing the fresh ingredients used in the restaurant`s menu items from their own gardens and greenhouses. Creating new guest experiences with passion and delivering on expectations. It can be challenging at times but extremely rewarding.

The Company is currently looking for a resolute, organised Assistant Bar Manager (aka a Rock `n` Roll Drinks Nerd!) to join their FOH Drinks Team at one of the most exciting award-winning Hotel restaurants in Dorset. The position is permanent and full time.

Key Features of the Role:

  • Assistant Bar Manager duties and responsibilities include working on the bar, providing quality service to guests, with a professional attitude.
  • Assisting and supporting the rest of the hotel and restaurant management team in the daily running of the bar, overseeing day to day bar operations, and managing the team.
  • Developing your knowledge of wines, spirits, cocktails, and drinks.
  • Interacting with guests, making drinks, cocktails, and pairing wines, recommendations and imparting knowledge and understanding to guests and team members.
  • Engage with guests in a quirky, non-stuffy, more informal environment.
  • Ensuring all areas and equipment are properly stocked, maintained, cleaned, and set up ready for service.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

As Assistant Bar Manager you must have a can-do attitude, reflective of the company`s brand.

Proactive and motivated approach, developing a strong product knowledge to pass onto the other members of your team.

Exposure to mixology, cocktails, wines, spirits and drink pairings in a customer service or hospitality sector.

Basic catering and hospitality experience supported by industry qualifications and or training or be studying for your industry qualifications.

Experience is preferred however a can-do customer service attitude and positive personality can be built on, through dedicated training and career development.

Reliable transport is a must (car or motorbike) to get to the venue, as there are no public transport links and no live-in options available.

Experience of working in a supervisory and or team management catering or hospitality environment is preferred, along with bar operations experience.

What is on Offer?

An Assistant Bar Manager opportunity that others will envy.

Basic annual salary £26K, judged on interview, trial, and experience.

Tronc (service charges) up to £400pm during busiest months available on top of basic salary, estimated about £2,500pa.

Working 45 hours per week, 5 days a week, mix of shifts, with some weekends off.

Realistic career development and progression if you want it, training, and coaching.

A company that promotes your health and wellbeing first and foremost.

Opportunities to work in France, across the South Coast and on round the world charters as part of the groups Fine-Dining experience packages.

Holiday entitlement 20 days plus all bank and public holidays, rising 1 day each year for 5 yrs.

Company pension, meals on duty, uniforms, long service awards, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, Perkbox employee discount scheme, discounts on room rates across the group`s hotels and discounted meals and spa days across the group`s hotels.

Applicants Please Note:

Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Bar /Food and Beverage professional at a supervisor, assistant, or manager level position.

For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the UK Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must

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