General Manager - Festing, Portsmouth

Local Pubs
Up to 30000 UKP per year
07 Jun 2017
05 Jul 2017
Ms Natalie Minshall
Pub Manager
We have an excellent General Manager opportunity available at Festing, Portsmouth

The Business

The Festing is situated on busy High Street in Portsmouth and is also in the heart of a big student area. It is a one bar operation than wraps round into 2 areas, but is still consider as 1 bar and has recently been refurbished (June 2017) to a very high standard. You could put the Festing in central London and it wouldn't be out of place as it has that type of look about it. It is very sport focused and is the place to go when all live football is on and will show any sport that the guests may ask for. it also has a function room upstairs, which is known as the Birdcage.

The Guests vary from students, locals and transient visitors and has all age groups mixing amongst each other.

Average weekly turnover: £ 8,500, 100% wet led pub
Live-In Manager’s Accommodation: 3 Bedroom flat with separate living and dining room, kitchen and bathroom

About Local Pubs

This business trades as a Meet & Eat business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is an integral part of Greene King and it is currently our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK, our Local Pubs operate a range of concepts and offers, including Meet & Eat, Flame Grill, High Street and Premium. From heart-of-the-community, traditional locals, to lively, contemporary, high-street venues, we really have something to suit everyone.

Meet & Eat

'Meet & Eat' pubs are clearly defined by a value-for-money, competitive-price offer in a respectable, safe environment. The pubs are welcoming, family friendly and inclusive to everyone in the community. Regular weekly activity is important - including entertainment, sports and food & drink offers. There is always something going on. Our 'Meet & Eat' customers expect familiarity, certainty and comfort.

Role & Responsibilities

As General Manager you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the successful management of the business. With fantastic people skills, you will have the ability to lead from the front, motivate and develop your team. You will enjoy building close links with and engaging your local community and will be able to develop and deliver regular weekly activities including sports teams, quizzes and other entertainment. You will need to be genuinely passionate about customer service and hospitality and will have the ability to ensure high standards across your business. With the desire to excel, succeed and win, you will have a proven track-record in driving business to achieve excellent sales and profit growth.

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!

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