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Bar and Venue Manager

Listed by LSE Students' Union


Application deadline: Mon 30 Sep 2019






About the role

The LSE Students’ Union is seeking a full time Bar & Venue Manager.

The Bar & Venue Manager will be responsible for developing the performance and day-to-day business of the bar whilst also managing challenging budgets. Taking this into consideration, the successful candidate will be responsible for growing and maintaining the bar’s identity as a vibrant hub for LSE’s student community. The Bar & Venue Manager is responsible for the duty managing of a variety of events, anywhere from large scale club nights to small scale pop-ups. As such, experience in managing security teams and duty managing large-capacity events is essential.

In addition, the ideal candidate will also ensure that compliance to all regulations is held to an exacting standard. As the named DPS, the successful candidate will also act as the point of contact for local licensing authorities; ensuring the premises license is safe guarded and guaranteeing a safe environment for everyone.

As the Bar & Venue Manager, the successful applicant will oversee all aspects of the bar’s operations; from the recruitment and management of student staff to record keeping and financial administration. As the face of the bar, the right candidate must therefore be both approachable and articulate, being able to do so clearly and concisely with all manner of peoples – ranging from students to colleagues, contractors and more.

For more information, please refer to the Job Description.

Why apply?

Because you’re excited by the challenge! The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, daring and creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.

How we recruit

We want to ensure all systems, policies and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible, therefore we ask that all candidates complete our Application Process in two stages:

Part 1 (Application Form) is all about you telling us about your suitability for the role and will be used to determine if you are shortlisted for interview.

Part 2 (Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact Form) is personal information – so we can contact you if you are shortlisted for the interview. It also helps us gather and analyse demographic information about our applicants. This part will only be seen by HR and will not have any impact on shortlisting.

Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are seen by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is done in a fair and consistent manner and all applicants are given the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Want to apply?

To apply please complete our online application here

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role please contact:

Job application timeline

Closing date: Friday 30th September, 10:00 am.

Intended Interview dates: Week Commencing 7th October

Permanent 37 per Week Career Central London, Holborn