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General Manager - Independent live music jazz venue London 

Vacancy Reference: JSGM180
Vacancy Title:General Manager - Independent live music jazz venue London
The Company:
This established, Independent hidden gem of an art deco inspired venue art and playing live jazz in the City of London offers relaxed surroundings during the day, transforming into a Cocktail Bar with live jazz during the night. Operating a late license and available for group bookings and exclusive corporate hire – the venue attracts a diverse and ecletic London crowd . The Venue has a capacity for 150 downstairs and 150 upstairs.
Vacancy Description:

Responsible for the supervision and management for a front and back of house team of 10 members of full and part time staff. Customer Service standards are paramount in this venue.

Building the business by implementing a successful sales and marketing strategy for both daily trade & private events.

Acting as the ambassador for the venue & maintaining an excellent customer relationship with regular clientele.

Financial management of the venue, including forecasting, labour cost management, stock cost control & supplier negotiation

Recruiting & training all new members of staff, plus reviewing & training all existing members of staff

Leading regular staff & management meetings

Planning and executing all events and functions

Overseeing opening and closing duties and producing weekly rotas

Weekly sales averaging 15/20 k net per week but reaching 40k+ with private events

Ensure health & safety compliance in all areas of the business at all times

About you:

Preferred Candidate Profile

Will have come from a strong wet led background preferably with a good understanding of cocktails & premium spirits

Have at least 3 years managerial (AGM or GM) experience

Possess excellent customer service skills and solid financial acumen with an understanding of P&L management for a venue

Provide evidence of increasing the profitability in your previous management roles through successful marketing and advertising plans

Social media & windows applications proficient

Enthusiastic, positive & driven to developing a successful career

Personal licence holder

Salary & Benefits:
34- 38 K NEG

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role, along with all the necessary supporting documents.

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