Bistro and Events Assistant Manager

Organisation: The Black Watch Castle and Museum

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000

Location: The Black Watch Castle and Museum

This is an opportunity to join a 5 star award-winning Visitor Attraction. We are looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a dynamic team and delivering a high standard of service for our Bistro but also wishes to benefit from a great work-life balance.

The job is 35 hours per week daytime hours. Evening work is for private events only.

Deputise in the absence of the Bistro manager to achieve consistency and high standards of performance and presentation

To assist in the effective running of the Bistro in customer service, stock control and ordering, damage/breakage control, hygiene, organisation, and training of staff within the department.

To be able to manage the planning and implementation of events to a Five Star standard.

To undertake Bistro manager responsibilities as and when appropriate

To provide support to the Bistro team in accordance with The Black Watch and Castle Museum’s values and policies

To assist with managing the Bistro on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that the company standards are followed.

To maximise sales through the motivating and training of staff, volunteers, and individuals on work placement

To assist in the provision of training as per company guidelines including induction of new staff

To carry out end of day cash reconciliation and ensure this is recorded and reported in accordance with company procedures

To ensure that the customer service experience is exceptional and delivered in accordance with The Black Watch Castle and Museum standard

To handle customer feedback effectively including customer comments and requests to the satisfaction of both the customer and The Black Watch Castle and Museum

To support the Bistro manager in establishing and developing methods for effective management of the Bistro.

To ensure that the opening and closing procedures of the Bistro are carried out in accordance with The Black Watch Castle and Museum procedures

To support the Bistro manager in maintaining, motivating, training, and appraising the team, providing induction to new members of staff, volunteers, and individuals on work placements

To attend and contribute to all daily/weekly team meetings

To support the overall objectives of the company maintaining standards and budgets

To undertake duty manager responsibilities on a rota system

To be aware of and adhere to fire and health and safety policies and procedures

To undertake duties or work outside the normal daily/weekly routine e.g. functions, events, and dinners within the overall scope of the position at the request of Bistro Manager

• Company events
• Discounted or free food
• Employee discount
• Flexible schedule
• On-site parking

To apply send a covering letter and CV to

Application Deadline: Sunday 31/01/2021