Assistant Retail & Bar Manager

Assistant Retail & Bar Manager

East Racing, Newmarket

£30,000 per year


Full time

Jockey Club Catering was formed in 2009 to provide outstanding catering, hospitality, and customer service at all of The Jockey Club racecourses nationwide and has a portfolio of 15 racecourses delivering catering to over 333 race days a year.

Jockey Club Catering delivers exceptional race day experiences through great people providing ‘Legendary Experiences’ to all our customers at our event days.

Reporting to the Retail & Bars Manager, your role is to support your line manager to:

· plan and deliver all race day, conference and event bars and concessions

· control all aspects of the liquor operation for each event

· to receive stock, store and check for quality and quantity; ensuring that all stock is dated and rotated

· to effectively train and develop the beverage team in accordance with the needs of the business

· to effectively manage the casual beverage team in line with agreed rota

· ensure all H&S policy and procedures are followed

You will be a key innovative leader who must interact efficiently across the client and operational functions to drive superior retail operations and business performance, providing knowledge and experience of retail trends and emerging ideas.

More about the role:

Your role as our Assistant Retail and Bars Manager will include but not be limited to:

· having knowledge of all location products and able to advise the customer or client in a professional, helpful manner

· demonstrate knowledge of food and beverage operations with a focus on innovation, standards and market awareness

· assistant with completing monthly stock take for all cellar items

· updating and maintain drink pouring specifications

· oversee draft line cleaning and bar cleaning

· to deputise for the Retail & Bar Manager when he is not on site

Who you are:

· previous cellar and beverage management experience, within a large multiple bar/cellar operations

· excellent written and verbal communication skills

· be innovative and the ability to offer new ideas

· Microsoft Office suite knowledge

· ability to lead others

· engaging, enthusiastic, sociable and motivated

· ability to adapt and respond to changing priorities

What we'll give: Assistant Retail & Bars Manager

· £30,000 per annum, 40 hours per week

· 5 over 7 days during racing calendar

· contributory pension scheme

· grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

· free parking onsite

· free lunches/dinner during work hours

· free tickets to racing and music events

· Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork

  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000.00 per year


  • Canteen
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Newmarket: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Work Location: In person