General Manager - The Star, Haywards Heath

Haywards Heath
Up to 28000 UKP per year
20 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Ms Natalie Minshall
Business Sector
Full Time
Job Function
We have an excellent General Manager opportunity available at the Star

The Business

The Star is located at the top of the High Street in Haywards Heath, which prides itself on being a Village Town, this means there is a real village feel to the business with many locals and a great community vibe but The Star is also the place to be at the weekend for all the high energy younger guests too, occasional live music and many community events keeps the Star at the front of the local market place. The star boasts a fantastic contemporary look and feel but still remains a very characteristic local pub after its recent development. This is a one bar operation with a small but well laid out kitchen that delivers a fantastic mainstream high street menu every day. The Star has a fantastic external trade area with a covered winter smoking area and a sunny patio garden, this area is extremely popular in the summer as there is also a licensed bar within the garden too.

Average weekly turnover: £11k
Split Wet/Food: 90/10
Live-In Manager’s Accommodation: The accommodation is in good order and consists of 2 double bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, bathroom and own entrance.

About Local Pubs

This business trades as a high street business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is part of the Greene King Retail Division - our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK our Local Pubs division operates a range of unique community and high-street pubs which attract a variety of customers and offer something for everyone.

High Street

'High Street' pubs are generally chameleon businesses offering an environment which changes and adapts throughout the day - from morning coffees through to evening cocktails. The High Street pubs are defined by a lively, buzzing atmosphere, an upbeat and energetic tone, and fast-paced, efficient service.
The focus is on a quality food and drink offers with a strong emphasis on excellent presentation.
Customers range from lunch-time shoppers and local workers through to evening-circuit-drinkers all looking for a great atmosphere, excellent entertainment or a fun night out!

Role & Responsibilities

As a General Manager you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the successful management of the business.

With the desire to excel, succeed and win, ideally you will have a clear understanding of high-street / late-night operations and how to drive sales and grow profit in this highly competitive environment. You will be energetic and focused, and able to adapt to the demands of both the food and entertainment elements of the business. With fantastic people skills you will have the ability to lead, motivate and develop your team and engage your customers. Upbeat, efficient customer service, high quality products and exceptional presentational standards are key, so you will need to be genuinely passionate about hospitality and customer service.

What we can offer you

Competitive Salary & Bonus Scheme
Pension Scheme
Private Medical Cover
Share-Save Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
20% Greene King Discount Card (for all managed pubs including Local Pubs and brands such as Hungry Horse, Eating Inn, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne)
High-Street Retail Vouchers and Shopping Discounts – saving you money
Excellent Training and Career Progression opportunities across a range of impressive brands and businesses

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - apply now!