General Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  The Cross Keys

  Cheadle Hulme, England

The Cross Keys is a high quality value driven community local in Cheadle Hulme. The site hosts locals and has the addition of live sports on offer via Sky and BT sports.This is a typical traditional pub that is never quiet. It prides itself on great cask beer, and chilled lagers, along with excellent wines and broad range of spirits.

The site also holds a large function room on the first floor, where regular meetings and functions are held.

There is also accommodation on site for the General Manager. This consists of 3 bedrooms, separate lounge, kitchen and bathroom. There is also a separate managers office. The accommodation and bills are free of charge other than council tax, TV licence and tax which must be paid by the General Manager. Other benefits include:

  • Capped bonus plan
  • Health Plan
  • Pension
  • 50% discount on some of our food houses on completion of your mandatory online courses
  • 5 day working week

Why work for Hydes

We’re not a branded operation by any means.

  • Our sites are all unique although they share the same commitment to quality and service.
  • Our food is predominately fresh and our menus demand a good skill base to deliver it. Head Chefs and General Managers have an input into the menu development.
  • Our beer range is underpinned by the fantastic products from our own brewery in Manchester - consistently great at all times. You’ll also see the usual suspects of beer portfolios that customers enjoy.
  • Our wine and spirit ranges include many premium and high end products but do also cater for more standard tastes as well.
  • Our head office team provide all of the support and expertise that you need to create and grow a successful business.
  • Our IT support is top notch with online ordering, full EPOS and stock management, all to help you manage efficiently and save time.

The Role and you

The General Manager is a key role in making the Cross Keys a success. With this in mind you need to be something special. It goes without saying that you'll have the basics. We’re looking for the best. Does this describe you?

  • You may be a new or aspiring manager but you will have experience of working in a similar community site with a wet led turnover of at least 6Knet a week.
  • You’ll be geared up towards self promotion through social media and building a fantastic reputation. Your sites always grow sales because of what you do.
  • You engage with customers and their feedback is important to you
  • You build and motivate a strong efficient team. You’re an active leader, creating a culture of involvement, professionalism and fun. You’ve a waiting list of people wanting to work with you.
  • You know your way around a P and L and actively manage your GP, food and wet as well as your labour spend – the biggest cost and the largest asset you have.
  • You are super organised, you have tight control on cash and tills, manage your controllable costs, and your returns are always impeccable and returned on time

Oh yes – You love pubs!

But what defines you is your dedication to the little details, which is crucial to us as it's standards that turn a great pub into the best pub!

If you feel you've got the ability to really make a difference in this role and are excited by the prospect of joining a leading regional brewer and pub retailer the opportunities are endless.

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