VOCATION & CO. HEBDEN BRIDGE

GENERAL MANAGER POSITION

Vocation Brewery began brewing in 2015, quickly gaining a reputation for modern hop forward beers. From small beginnings, it has grown rapidly to be one of the UK’s leading independent craft breweries.

In June 2017 the Brewery opened its first tap room Vocation & Co. in its home Hebden Bridge. Vocation & Co. showcases, not only Vocation products, but a huge range of beers from other well respected breweries from the UK, Europe and America. With 16 Keg lines and 4 cask lines it boasts the best selection of keg beers in the local area.

 

THE ROLE

The General Manager is responsible in supporting the Business Owner in all roles pertaining to the success and smooth running of Vocation & Co. Hebden Bridge. Vocation & Co. already has a fantastic reputation for its large selection of craft beers and modern Mexican food. Part of the GM’s role is to maintain standards while keeping the business profitable. The role will at times be challenging but highly rewarding and an ability to continue to bring a positive attitude and lead staff is a must.

This role will be salaried to work 48 hours a week, with salary dependent upon experience.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Training and management of staff
  • Ensuring high standards of service are met
  • Cellar management
  • Ordering and stock handling
  • Communicating with customers to a high level
  • Liaising with owners to assess performance and set targets for the business
  • Ensuring profitability targets are met to ensure the viability of the business
  • Receiving customer feed back and taking steps to improve the business
  • Handling of social media across multiple platforms
  • Recruiting staff as roles become available including advertising and interviewing of candidates
  • Training of staff particularly involving knowledge of beer and breweries
  • Ensuring the site is always safe and secure
  • Meeting health and safety standards
  • Ensuring the business is compliant with various government directives

The candidate will require skills or knowledge in:

  • GP management, stock control, P & L
  • Previous management experience in similar role
  • Organisation and time management
  • Ability to lead a team of staff
  • Ability to train and inspire staff
  • Being in a highly social environment
  • High quality beer service and a broader spectrum of alcohol
  • A desire to grow and gain new experiences and skills
  • Computer literacy with Word and Excel experience essential

Non-essential but desirable skills:

  • Events experience
  • Personal License holder
  • Health and safety knowledge
  • Previous spirit and wine experience

Applications and other information:

To apply for the above position please send a cover letter and your C.V. to hebden@vocationbrewery.com

All applications will be considered, and you will be contacted directly to confirm you are being considered for the role and to arrange an interview.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Management: 1 year (Required)
  • General Manager: 1 year (Preferred)