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Assistant Bar Manager

Listed by LSE Students' Union


Application deadline: Mon 11 Nov 2019 10:00




Mon 18 Nov 2019


Job title: Assistant Bar Manager

Salary: Circa £25,000.00

Location: Holborn

Working hours: 1.0FTE, 37 hours per week annualised

Contract type: Permanent


Who we are

Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we help make it happen.

Founded in 1897, LSE Students' Union is one of the oldest Students' Unions in the UK. and is the representative and campaigning body for students at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).  Like other Students' Unions, it also funds and facilitates student activities of campus, including societies, sports clubs through the Athletics Union (AU), the Media Group and Raising and Giving (RAG) charitable fundraising initiatives. 

About the role

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

The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations of the bar. Taking this into consideration, the ideal candidate will be responsible in helping to grow and maintain the bar’s identity as a vibrant hub for LSE’s student community. The Assistant Bar Manager is will also be responsible for the duty managing of a variety of events in the absence of the Bar & Venue Manager. These range 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 and ensuring the premises license is safe guarded whilst guaranteeing a safe environment for everyone.

As the Assistant Bar Manager, the successful applicant will help 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 be both approachable and articulate, being able to communicate clearly and concisely with all manner of people –from students to colleagues, contractors and more.

For more information please refer to the job description here

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 which can be found here

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

Job application timeline

Closing date: 10am Monday 11th November 2019

Intended Interview dates: 19th November  2019












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