GENERAL MANAGER – THE PORCH HOUSE – STOW ON THE WOLD -

Full time

General Manager Up to £45,000 plus bonus

You will have experience of working within a branded environment but with the business knowledge and drive to take your own business decisions, delivering consistent quality, excellent customer service and on-going menu development.

What we offer you as General Manager:

  • Salary of up to £45K
  • Potential to earn quarterly bonus up to £10,000 per annum
  • 70% off meals on duty
  • 28 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension
  • 50% off food across our other nine sites
  • 50% off hotel rooms within our other six sites (Sunday through Wednesday)
  • Full training and development, including external courses
  • The opportunity to recruit and build your own team
  • A brand new redeveloped site

In order to be a successful General Manager you will,

  • Be the face of the business, recruiting, training and motivating a team of up to 30 customer focused individuals
  • Create a customer focused environment where service comes first in a fun and professional environment for team and guests.
  • Be responsible for achieving your budgets and margins by accurately forecasting sales, controlling stock and daily costs and contributing ideas to further develop the business
  • Have experience of driving sales and converting to profit
  • Promote and drive special events and marketing activities to maximise footfall
  • Actively managing food service and menu feedback alongside the head chef
  • Manage compliance in line with food safety and health & safety legislation and licensing laws
  • Have high energy levels as being a General Manager with Brakspear should not only be fun but hands on, varied and fast paced as no two days are ever the same.
  • Live within a 40 minute drive of the site or be prepared to relocate to within this distance

The Porch House

Located in the market town of Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire

·Parts of the pub have been carbon dated back to 947AD, this pub is traditional and full of historical features

·There are many parts to this business
– a busy bar with approx. 40 covers
– the main restaurant with 42 covers and the Conservatory with 28 covers
– the rear garden has 40 covers and the terrace to the front of the pub 22 covers
– 13 en-suite guest bedrooms
– the private function room which can hold 60 for a party and seat 12 for dinner
– the pub also holds a marriage licence for weddings

·Food is traditional British with a Mediterranean influence, everything is freshly prepared from scratch

·AA pub of year 2016

·Good pub Guide New Pub of the Year 2016

We are Brakspear an award winning family owned business, recognised by our peers for running beautiful hotels and restaurants. We want to make sure our bars/restaurants are the best they can be, places people want to go to and have a good time. We want people who are like-minded, professional and fun to work with.