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Event & Bar Manager (Freelance)

Job Purpose:To oversee the bar and function operations of Worton Hall events and conference venue. The role will involve a combination of bar management and event management.


Essential: Minimum 6 months bar experience at manager or supervisor level

Full driving license required

Desirable: First Aid at Work Certificate – or willing to attend training course

Personal License Holder

Reporting to: Events Manager


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: •Venue set-up including: linen, glassware, equipment, decorative items, and bar preparation

•Live bar & event management for a variety of events including weddings, private parties, meetings and conferences

•Supervising and managing event bar and wait staff

•Manage the service of beverages from the beginning to the end of functions including providing drinks reception and dinner drink service, alongside bar service

•Manage the service of refreshments during meetings & conferences

•Liaise with venue caterers to enable them to run efficient food service •Run events according to timings and instructions provided to you in 'Function Sheets'

•Provide excellent customer service to our clients and all event attendees

•Liaise with event suppliers during set-up, live event, and close-down

•Completing venue closedown procedures ensuring the safe protection of buildings, equipment and stock

•Ensuring that cash ups and till reconciliations are complete and are in good order

•Bar stock replenishment and rotation •Working in co-operation with colleagues in all departments to aid the smooth running of Worton Hall events

•General bar/venue organisation to maximise operational productivity

•Ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations regarding hygiene, health & safety, licensing laws, weights and measures

•Any other duties required to meet business needs


Working Conditions:

•Freelance position

•Fee: £12-15 per/hour (Minimum Half Days and Full Days will be offered)

Candidate expected to work regular Friday and Weekend shifts. Exact hours of duty are dictated by the requirements of the business and will include regular weekends, evenings and public holidays.

Send your CV to catherine@wortonpark.co.uk

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