General Manager - Walkabout Chelmsford

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General Manager - Walkabout Chelmsford

From £35,000 p.a. - Live out

Stonegate Group can offer you a career as a General Manager, whether it’s a bar in a busy city centre, your favourite meeting spot with friends or your local that’s within walking distance, we’ve got it covered. At Stonegate Group we cater for all occasions. We strongly believe in supporting and developing people and their careers throughout all parts of our business and are very proud of our award- winning progression programmes.

Stonegate Group are the largest Pub, Bar and Club operator in the UK. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced General Manager to join:

Walkabout Chelmsford

£40,000 - £45,000 p.a. – Live out

Walkabout is the No.1 sports venue in Chelmsford, also offering great scope to deliver fantastic events and party nights. The venue is popular with students and benefits from a loyal pool of regulars during the day times. Walkabout has a popular food offering and its customers enjoy the wide range of cocktails and world beers. With an eclectic customer base, great social media interaction its perfectly setup for its next successful chapter.

Walkabout is split over two levels, with a bar on each floor, allowing great scope for private hire. walkabout has sky sports with multiple screens as well as a Pool and Fusball table. The venue has multiple booths available for pre-booking, typically selling out for big sports events

The successful applicant should have great experience with high trade volumes in the late-night/events sector, as the venue can see circa 1500 customers through the door for big sports events. A good understanding of working with various types of customers, as the venue captures a wide range of ages. A great understanding of social media, with the ability to continue the current digital outreach. A passion for sport, as this is the core offer. You must be all about creating the atmosphere, delivering a great product and making memories for the masses and your team.

Do you have experience managing a late night/sports venue? Do you have experience working with a large team? Do you have experience in combating eager competitors? Do you think outside the box when delivering marketing briefs?

As a General Manager, you will need to be able to demonstrate great leadership skills and the ability to build a high performing team in order to control, develop and improve all aspects of the business including: P&L, people, standards, legal compliance, service and brand integrity.

We require all our General Managers to hold a Personal License.

Benefits of working for Stonegate Group:

  • Bonus
  • Pension Contribution
  • Single cover private medical insurance
  • Reward Card – 25% off Food & Drink
  • Wagestream – Ability to withdraw part of your salary prior to payday
  • Stonegate Xtra Rewards – Voluntary benefits from major high street retailers & travel
  • David Lloyd – 25% off gym membership
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance – Licence Trade Charity

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