Bars/Venues Manager employment with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

student union

Location: Campus Highfield

Closing Date: Sunday, August 21, 2022

Reference: 1922022SU

The role

The successful candidate will be responsible for two locations within the Students’ Union, The Stag’s and Under Deck. The Stag’s is our SU pub and is open all year round. It is famous for Thursday night karaoke and showing all the biggest sporting events. We are developing the lunch service to make Stag’s a lively place all day long. Below deck is the bar that feeds our multipurpose space, The Cube. Events held here include club nights, charity events, cinema screenings and more. You will be responsible for a core team of permanent employees as well as a large number of students. The SU is a not-for-profit organization, so all revenue generated is reinvested into funding student union activities.

About you

You will be a licensed trade experienced operator with a strong knowledge of food. You must be passionate about customer service and have a reputation for upholding the highest standards. You must have experience managing a large and diverse team and be able to motivate and engage with all of them equally well. You will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to manage high volume, large scale events and capitalize on opportunities. The operations we manage require you to have a solid knowledge of health and safety, risk and compliance and licensing laws.

About Us

We are the Southampton University Students’ Union (SUSU). Independent of the University, we are run by students, for students and our vision is that every student enjoys their time in Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • 30 days leave per year. In addition, there are six closing holidays at Easter and Christmas and eight public holidays.
  • Defined contribution pension plan where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and bike program

To find out more, visit our website here

Apply now

You can easily apply using your CV and cover letter by clicking “Apply Now”.

For further information before submitting your application, please contact Gary Smith ([email protected]).

Please note that feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for an interview.

SUSU is an equal opportunity employer that values ​​a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and combat discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities take account of equality and diversity issues.

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