General Manager

Guildford, Surrey
COMPETITIVE PLUS BONUS, BENEFITS AND LIVE IN
02 Jan 2019
02 Feb 2019
  • KINGS HEAD GUILDFORD

A traditional pub in Guildford, The King's Head serves fresh food and beer to a largely local crowd. Service style here is relaxed but flexible, to accommodate a wide range of diners, groups and party bookings.

 What we can offer you;

  • Enjoy the fast-paced fun of pub life
  • Learn new skills to enhance your career with our industry leading training and development.
  • Belong to a supportive, close-knit team
  • Benefit from a competitive salary and great discounts including 20% in all Fuller's pubs and heavily discounted stays in our hotels.
  • We will reward you every time you introduce a friend to the Fuller’s family who successfully passes their probation.
  • A great benefits package including enhanced sick pay.

Could you write the next chapter of our success story?

As our General Manager, you’ll be the driving force behind the success of the pub.

Ultimately, the smiles on faces, the return visits and the positive reviews are all down to you - making this one of the most rewarding jobs in the hospitality business.

  • Run a great pub, backed by the famous Fuller’s brewery
  • Enjoy the freedom to make the pub your own
  • Adopt a fantastic, friendly team
  • Benefit from a competitive salary and great discounts including 20% in all Fuller's pubs and heavily discounted stays in our hotels.
  • Benefit from industry leading training and development.
  • We will reward you every time you introduce a friend to the Fuller’s family who successfully passes their probation.

For any General Manager, Fuller’s is a special company to work for. You’ll get lots of help and support from Head Office when you need it, but also plenty of encouragement to put your own spin on the pub.

You can take plenty of pride in the role too, knowing that Fuller’s ales, food and service has a reputation as some of the very best in the business.

You’ll need to be commercially minded, making the right decisions to keep customers pouring through the doors. Importantly though, you’ll be a people-person too - mindful that to many, you’re still a good old-fashioned ‘Landlord’.

And of course, you’ll have a team to look after. So we’re looking for somebody with true leadership qualities – able to keep both the customers and the team smiling.

  • You’ll be great at leading a team
  • You should be highly motivated and commercially focused
  • You’ll need to be a great communicator
  • You should have previous management experience

Please understand that we will need proof of your right to work in the UK.

 

We are on the lookout for the next General Manager of the Kings Head in Guildford. The pub is located just a short walk from the town centre and a stone’s throw from Stoke Park, a beautiful open space used for a range of leisure activities. The pub has a varied customer base and the offer reflects this. Equipped with both Sky and BT Sports, the Kings Head is the ideal venue to catch up with friends to watch all the big fixtures. A separate dining area means that those customers looking for a more relaxed experienced can enjoy the traditional food offer in lovely surroundings. The outdoor seating area means that the Kings Head is the place to be when the sun is shining. Open fires inside create a cosy and welcoming atmosphere in the colder months.

The next General Manager of the Kings Head will embed themselves in to the local community whilst also looking to expand the pubs reach further afield to increase the customer base. With a private dining area and numerous private hire areas, functions and events marketing experience will be very beneficial. The ability to make the pub appeal to a wide range of customers will be the key to success and a keen eye for detail and high standards of service and cleanliness are essential.

This is a live in position