General Manager

Company: Marstons
Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire
Job Ref.: 28060
Job Title: General Manager
Hours: Full time
Salary: Available on request
Date Posted: August 30, 2023
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We're looking for a General Manager for a picturesque canalside pub in Stoke Bruerne- Salary up to £44,000 plus bonus and a generous benefits package. 

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 Navigation in Stoke Bruerne and lead the team to success!

What you get

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

  • Additional earnings potential through bonus and incentive schemes
  • Access to a pension plan
  • On-site accommodation
  • Private healthcare
  • Award winning training and development

About the pub

The Navigation is a fantastic recently refurbished premium food pub in Stoke Bruerne.

Featuring a picturesque canalside setting, stunning period features and of course our delicious premium food menu, The Navigation boasts a charming village location which lies on the Grand Union Canal, near the Blisworth Tunnel. 

This is a highly seasonal site trading at an average of £27,000 per week in net sales, increasing to £40,000 per week during the summer months. 
You will be an experienced operator, with a track record of successfully delivering amazing guest experiences within a high-volume, seasonal business. 
Management accommodation is available in the form of a 3 bedroom flat located above the pub.

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.