We are looking for a Bar & Catering Manager to join The Common Room team.

You will have broad experience of catering and hospitality and know what it takes to deliver a top class service to customers, whether wedding guests or gig goers. You’ll not be shy of rolling your sleeves up and supporting and motivating a small team to deliver exceptional service.  

You will have overall responsibility and accountability for the management of bar and catering facilities within the building including our outsourced catering partner, in house catering team and our café bar. You’ll work across the organisation to develop an offer which reflects The Common Room brand and its programme and which meets the needs of our diverse audience.  

We’ll need you to implement the bar and catering strategy as we get ready to open the buildingYou’ll be involved in setting, achieving and exceeding financial targetsYou’ll also maintain and develop working partnerships with our designated catering partner and relationships with a range of food and beverage suppliers. 

We recognise that organisations that are diverse and inclusive perform better than less diverse organisations so we are working hard to ensure that The Common Room has this balance on our team and Board to represent our region and steer our future strategy. We would positively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including BAME applicants, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants. 

Panel interviews 15th and 16th April 2021.  

Please send CV and letter of motivation to Anne Bartle anne.bartle@thecommonroom.org.uk by close of business on 7th April 2021Please ensure this indicates the earliest date you would be available to start work if appointedPlease note CVs without a letter will not be considered. 

Please provide the names and contact details (email and phone) for two referees, one of which will be a recent or current employer. We will not contact your referees without your permission. 

Follow up of references and job offer – week commencing 19th April 2021