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Assistant Bar Manager at Busy East London Bar Required

Posted: 19-05-2017
Place: Hackney, London

The award-winning Arcola Bar is looking for an Assistant Bar Manager to work the summer and help continue the development of one of East London's most varied bar/cafes.
Mid to late June start. Fixed term till end of September.
40 hours per week
We are looking for an experienced candidate to help cover the summer and early Autumn period.
experience of Bar Supervision
Personal License Holder Preferred.
experience of working in busy, late-night environments.
Interest in the Arts.
experience of working with Events Promoters / Live Music events would be a benefit.
The post holder will have three distinct areas of work.
- The first, and primary, function is the management of shifts in the bar, overseeing all bar staff, customer service and operations ensuring that the bar runs smoothly and that excellent service is provided to all visitors.
- The second is providing support as necessary in the administrative management of a busy theatre bar. Some of the hours will be allocated to office time in order to accommodate this.
- The third and final is helping manage the coordination of the events programming under the supervision of the Bar Manager.
The role is split time-wise roughly 25% Office / 75% Bar.
Terms and Conditions:
Start: Mid to Late June 2017
Length of Contract: 3.5 Months (terminates end of September)
Hours: 40 hours per week,
Shift Based
Holidays: Pro-Rata 28 days per annum including public holidays
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 (dependent upon experience)
Access: the theatre is wheelchair accessible throughout
Benefits: free tickets to Arcola shows (when not on duty and subject to availability)
Arcola staff discount on all food and drink
Please email a cover letter and CV over, including details of notice period.
10am on Monday 29th May 2017
Interviews to take place the same week.
-----Café: MON – Saturday (10am – 8pm)
MON – THURSDAY (5pm – Midnight)
FRI (5pm – 3am)
Saturday (2pm – 3am)
Semi-regular Sunday openings (normally 2 a month, and based upon MON – THURSDAY timings)
-----Arcola Bar is proud to work with local suppliers and offer a wide-ranging selection of drinks and food. These include:
Hackney Square Root Sodas / Dalston Cola Company / The Dusty Knuckle Bakery / Café Route / Fourpure Brewery / Redchurch Brewery / East London Brewery / 40FT Brewery / East London Liquor Co. / Spence Bakery / Climpson and Sons Coffee.
-----Hot Food is provided in an evening by the Arancini Brothers (a partnership that has won Best Foodie experience at the Off West End Awards two years running).
A crucial part of the bar’s revenue comes from event programming. Please see our website for details of upcoming nights (these range from 5-piece swing jazz bands to Hip-Hop DJ’s). Special events such as press nights, and private hires are also to be catered for.
Arcola Bar and Arcola Theatre are lovely places to work, and full of opportunities for personal development and involvement with the many varying aspects of a busy London Arts organisation.
We look forwards to hearing from you!

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