Full Time Job

Bars Manager, O2 Academy Islington

Live Nation

London, United Kingdom 07-14-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Bar manager
Venue: O2 Academy Islington
Company: Academy Music Group
Location: London
Reports to: General manager
Working hours: Full-time

The bar manager is responsible for multiple bars (two rooms), stock control procedures and management of a large and diverse team of front-of-house employees. The role is to ensure our bars' operation is executed to the highest standard across a wide variety of live shows, clubs and events. The bar manager will work closely with the general manager to drive financial success and achieve annual company targets.
Our team
Our bar manager is a senior member of the management team at O2 Academy Islington, an established and thriving live music and club venue, where our shows and events are as diverse as the individuals within it. With a positive and supportive approach, the successful candidate will inspire a dedicated, creative team, drive our core values of excellence and inclusivity, and deliver the very best experiences in live entertainment.

About you
• Personal licence holder
• Experience in bar management within the hospitality industry or live venues
• Proficient in Microsoft Office packages and EPOS systems
• Competent in cellar management
• Knowledge of health and safety regulations and licensing
• Proven track record of bar sales, GP and yield

What we need
• Drive key product ranges and develop promotions
• Maximise sales opportunities (spend-per-head / profit-per-customer)
• Demonstrable leadership and motivation of others
• Enthusiasm for the live events and hospitality industry
• Flexibility to work irregular hours (weekends/evenings/public holidays)
• Attention to detail and strong communication skills

What you'll be doing
• Recruitment and training of front-of-house employees
• Stock management, ordering and regular stock-takes
• Smooth running of operational responsibilities
• Management of a large team
• Achieving targets as set by the general manager
• Assist in forecasting revenues and cost control
• Financial reporting
• Cash management
• Processing weekly payroll
• Duty management at live events
• Liaison with suppliers, partners and head office
• Bars and cellars maintenance and repair and service management
• Supervision of deliveries
• First-class client and customer service
• Highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene across all bar operations

Our company

Academy Music Group (AMG) is the UK's leading owner and operator of live music and entertainment venues with award-winning credentials. Several of our historic theatres are unique institutions of British music and culture and our vision is to inspire artists and audiences by hosting unforgettable live performances. AMG is part of Live Nation Entertainment which is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6nex9-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.