Assistant Bar Manager

  • Job Reference: LAVA-FC-asbar3
  • Date Posted: 17 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Lava
  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: €40,000 to €45,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Fiona Coyle Lava
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +353 (0)1 6991411

Job Description

We are seeking a highly organised and enthusiastic individual become a key member of the retail operations team at a leading entertainment venue. Background in retail/Bar/Events and Hospitality Management a distinct advantage

Working as part of a small close knit team, your position will be fundamental to ensuring the venue maximizes all retail opportunities.

The work is interesting, varied and will involve evening and weekend work as well as some office based activity.

Reporting to the Retail Operations Manager you will be responsible for

  • Achieving agreed spend per head, maintaining and increasing gross profit margins in line with budget
  • Planning retail staffing levels for all 3Arena retail outlets and ensuring that the costs are kept within budget
  • Induction of agency staff
  • Liaising with and training 3Arena in house Retail Supervisors
  • Ensuring all units are correctly stocked at all times
  • Communicating with suppliers
  • Completing stock takes
  • Cashing up after shows in line with company cashiering procedures
  • Maintaining accurate records and processing same for the Finance department
  • Liaising and working with the Operations Management
  • Providing sales data to the Marketing Partnerships team
  • Producing reports for venue management as required
  • Ensuring all retail staff follow health and safety and hygiene protocols
  • Providing Duty Management of retail department during shows
  • Providing professional retail advice to design teams working on new projects
  • Playing an active role on the venues Health and Safety and Sustainability Committees
  • Attending meetings as required

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • At least 3 years’ management experience in a busy retail environment
  • Knowledge of EPOS systems
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience of managing high volumes of contract staff
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety and Employment law
  • Hardworking and trustworthy with a good personality
  • Highly numerate
  • Good communication skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Knowledge of fast flow beer systems is desirable