General Manager

Company: Marstons
Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Job Ref.: 28608
Job Title: General Manager
Hours: Full time
Salary: Available on request
Date Posted: November 13, 2023
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We're looking for a General Manager for a Community pub in Didcot. Salary up to £48k 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 Station Garden in Didcot 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 Station Garden is a popular, family-friendly, community pub. Situated on a busy retail park, the Station Garden  caters to all, with wood fire pizza oven and grill. Inside there is a central bar with dining areas and pizza kitchen. Outside there is a large car park and two beer gardens for guests to choose from! 

The Station Garden is currently averaging £16,000 per week with a 55/45 food/wet sales mix. We are looking for a passionate General Manager who can continue to build on links built with the local community. Using their creative flair to drive sales, and leading the team to provide unforgettable experiences-that keep our guests coming back for more!

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.