General Manager

Company: Marstons
Location: Cullompton, Devon
Job Ref.: 22709
Job Title: General Manager
Hours: Full time
Salary: Available on request
Date Posted: January 16, 2023
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General Manager
Marston’s is one of the UK’s largest and most beloved pub chains and today, we operate more than 1,300 pubs, bars and hotels. 

Now, we’re on the lookout for a great General Manager to take charge at the Waterloo Cross and lead the team to success!

Have you got what it takes?
It’s true, being a Pub Manager is demanding but the people make it much more than just a job. Brimming with energy and ideas, you’ll add touches of your personality to your pub and think of new ways to delight and excite your customers. You’ll thrive off growing your business and have a ‘lead from the front’ mentality and passion for nurturing your team.

As a General Manager you’ll:

  • Care about finding, growing and engaging your team.
  • Be accountable for running all aspects of your pub.
  • Be passionate about doing the right thing for your staff and your customers.
  • Dream big and think differently about new ways to increase sales and growth.
  • Celebrate and create a buzz by sharing enjoyable experiences.

Are we right for you?
From cosy locals to pub-restaurants, our destination businesses serve up an award-winning selection of pub classics and innovative new dishes. What’s more, our impressive drinks portfolio combines well-known brands, like Estrella and Hobgoblin, with outstanding craft ales and beers. Add a dash of our unique Marston’s atmosphere and we have the ingredients to make every visit a fantastic experience for our customers. The same goes for our people and as one of our General Managers you’ll find a premium blend of challenge, security and career progression. And whenever you need support or guidance advice from your area manager, you’ll find their door is always open.

About the pub

The Waterloo Cross is a community/destination pub situated in a lovely rural location but ideally less than one mile from junction 27 of the M5. The pub offers a strong food and activity led drinking experience as well as opportunity to grow room sales of the 11 letting rooms.

The Waterloo Cross is a great looking rural pub in need of a General Manager who can drive events and activities to engage a local crowd. The site has a great reputation with locals and regular hotel guests.

The pub's guests are a mix of local community and passing trade, there is also a residential caravan park next door. Destination family gatherings for food and special occasions and hotel guests are regular, as well as a mix of business and holiday guests travelling back and forth to Devon and Cornwall.

There is 2 bed accommodation provided to the GM of the site.

What you get

At Marston’s we’re one big family. We put our people first, which is why we offer real benefits including:

  • Potential to earn bonus
  • Access to a pension scheme
  • On-site accommodation
  • Private healthcare
  • Award winning training and development