General Manager - Dorset Arms, East Grinstead

Recruiter
Location
West Sussex
Salary
Up to 32000 UKP per year
Posted
06 Jun 2017
Closes
04 Jul 2017
Ref
201908
Contact
Ms Natalie Minshall
We have an excellent General Manager opportunity available at the Dorset Arms in East Grinstead.

The Dorset Arms is a large pub on East Grinstead High Street, with an extensive single circular bar divided into various seating areas including zones with sofas and soft furnishings and an area for families and children.

A function room is available for private parties but it also offers a great selection of entertainment including a comedy club. There is a downstairs patio to the rear of the pub with modern style furnishings.

This is a Premium food offering with a great range of drinks in a classic environment



The Business


Average weekly turnover: £11,000
Split Wet/Food:30/70
Live-In Manager’s Accommodation: Three Bedroomed flat


About Local Pubs

This business trades as a premium high street business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is part of the Greene King Retail Division - our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK our Local Pubs division operates a range of unique community and high-street pubs which attract a variety of customers and offer something for everyone.



Premium High Street

'Premium High Street' pubs are generally chameleon businesses offering an environment which changes and adapts throughout the day - from morning coffees through to evening cocktails. They are defined by a lively, buzzing atmosphere, an upbeat and energetic tone, and fast-paced, efficient service. There is a strong emphasis on exceptional customer service, very high standards, excellent presentation and a quality food & drink offer. Our 'Premium' pub customers have high expectations. Customers range from lunch-time shoppers and local workers through to evening-circuit-drinkers all looking for a great atmosphere, efficient service, stylish surroundings, excellent entertainment or a fun night out!



Role & Responsibilities

As a General Manager you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the successful management of the business.

With the desire to excel, succeed and win, ideally you will have a clear understanding of high-street / late-night operations and how to drive sales and grow profit in this highly competitive environment. You will be energetic and focused, and able to adapt to the demands of both the food and entertainment elements of the business. With fantastic people skills you will have the ability to lead, motivate and develop your team and engage your customers. You will need to be genuinely passionate about hospitality and will have the ability to consistently deliver high quality and exceptional standards across your business. Excellent presentation and efficient customer service are key so you will be service-obsessed and have great attention to detail.



What we can offer you


Competitive Salary & Bonus Scheme
Pension Scheme
Private Medical Cover
Share-Save Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
33% Greene King Discount Card (for all managed pubs including Local Pubs and brands such as Hungry Horse, Eating Inn, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne)
High-Street Retail Vouchers and Shopping Discounts – saving you money
Excellent Training and Career Progression opportunities across a range of impressive brands and businesses


Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - apply now!