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Bar Manager Bristol


AMG Bristol United Kingdom

3 weeks ago

Venue: O2 Academy Bristol

Company: Academy Music Group

Location: Bristol

Reports to: General manager

Working hours: Full-time


The bar manager is responsible for multiple bars, stock control procedures and management of a large and diverse team of front-of-house employees. The role is to ensure our bars’ operation is executed to the highest standard across a wide variety of live shows, clubs and events. The bar manager will work closely with the general manager to drive financial success and achieve annual company targets.

Our team

Our bar manager is a senior member of the management team at O2 Academy Bristol, an established and thriving live music and club venue, where our shows and events are as diverse as the individuals within it. With a positive and supportive approach, the successful candidate will inspire a dedicated, creative team, drive our core values of excellence and inclusivity, and deliver the very best experiences in live entertainment.

About you
•... Personal licence holder
• Experience in bar management within the hospitality industry or live venues
• Proficient in Microsoft Office packages and EPOS systems
• Competent in cellar management
• Knowledge of health and safety regulations and licensing
• Proven track record of bar sales, GP and yield What we need
• Drive key product ranges and develop promotions
• Maximise sales opportunities (spend-per-head / profit-per-customer)
• Demonstrable leadership and motivation of others
• Enthusiasm for the live events and hospitality industry
• Flexibility to work irregular hours (weekends/evenings/public holidays)
• Attention to detail and strong communication skills

What you’ll be doing
• Recruitment and training of front-of-house employees
• Stock management, ordering and regular stock-takes
• Smooth running of operational responsibilities
• Management of a large team
• Achieving targets as set by the general manager
• Assist in forecasting revenues and cost control
• Financial reporting
• Cash management
• Processing weekly payroll
• Duty management at live events
• Liaison with suppliers, partners and head office
• Bars and cellars maintenance and repair and service management
• Supervision of deliveries
• First-class client and customer service
• Highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene across all bar operations

Equal opportunities

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the standard rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and home life. As a growing business, we’ll encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

Our company

Academy Music Group (AMG) is the UK’s leading owner and operator of live music and entertainment venues with award-winning credentials. Several of our historic theatres are unique institutions of British music and culture and our vision is to inspire artists and audiences by hosting unforgettable live performances. AMG is part of Live Nation Entertainment which is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. #LI-SL1 #AMG
Bristol UK

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