General Manager - The George- Twickenham
A major investment planned this summer presents the opportunity to be General Manager of the George in the heart of fashionable Twickenham, placing it firmly as a leader in the local market place.
Situated on the high street the George benefits from its proximity to Twickenham Rugby Stadium. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and deliver high volumes of food and drink on Rugby events as well as the networking skills to connect with local and national rugby organisations/clubs
As well as the business from local offices, commuters, shoppers river visitors the pub benefits from big known for its venue night time trade and the transformation upon investment will leave it with few local competitors for lunch time foor trade.
The George is a single bar high street operation with a beer garden with bar that doubles the covers on offer
Average weekly turnover: £25k
Live-In Manager’s Accommodation:Live In
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
Private Medical Cover
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!