We’re hiring: Bar Manager

Arcola Theatre is looking for a new Bar Manager. Could it be you?

Arcola Bar, along with the theatre itself, is at an exciting stage of development with a wide-ranging programme of live music and late-night events. We are seeking a candidate to continue this upwards growth through both a careful nurturing of the existing events programme and an input of new, fresh ideas. This is a position with much scope for creative, exciting, and diverse programming to complement daytime and evening trade.

Main purposes of the job:

To run Arcola Bar, leading the Arcola Bar Team. You will have four distinct areas of work.

  • The Bar Manager is a core part of the wider Arcola Theatre staff team. You will join the weekly company meetings and shape bar operations around the theatre programme.
  • Events programming – either through self-booking or working with our existing roster of promoters to ensure Friday and Saturday nights (in particular) are always busy after-hours.
  • Management of the Bar team, including recruiting, rotoring and training staff, overseeing all customer service and operations. The Bar team are responsible for the daily opening and closing the building.
  • Administration of all bar activities, including contracting events, managing stock and suppliers; working closely with HR and Finance teams.

Apply for the role

Please download the applicant information pack for more information and fill in an application form and equal opportunities form.

Then return it via email to jobs@arcolatheatre.com with Bar Manager in the subject line. Alternatively, you can return it via post to Recruitment, Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL.

We will review applications on a rolling basis and appoint when we find the right candidate.
PLEASE NOTE: we may close applications/recruitment early if deemed necessary.

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