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 10th and 11th March 2021.  

Please send CV and covering letter to Anne Bartle anne.bartle@thecommonroom.org.uk by close of business on 26th Feb 2021Please ensure this indicates the earliest date you would be available to start work if appointed 

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 15th March 2021. 

Target appointment start date – week commencing 6th April 2021.