Manager vacancy in The Foodie Bugle Shop, Bath

by Silvana de Soissons1st February 2017

The Foodie Bugle is a food-drink-homewares shop with a tearoom at 2 Abbey Street, Abbey Green, near Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths. We stock a wide range of larder gift groceries, homewares, vintage kitchenalia and gardenalia. 

 

In our tearoom area customers can try our food and drink before they buy – including Easy Jose coffees, loose leaf teas, cordials, wines, ales, cakes and biscuits. We also run workshops upstairs. 

 

We are looking for a team oriented, experienced shop managerwho lives locally and is able to work from 9am till 5pm five days a week. You need to be available at weekends, half terms, holidays and Bank Holidays because these are the busiest times for us. 

 

Job specifications

 

40 hours a week, including weekends

 

Managing customers, staff and training

 

Helping the team to open and close the shop 

 

Managing deliveries, pricing, merchandising and displays

 

Selling and serving food, drinks and any homewares purchases

 

Helping to clean and organise the shop and tearoom to ensure high environmental standards are met

 

Making coffees and teas 

 

Helping with workshops and events

 

Helping with the Independent Bath Market in Abbey Green, 8 Sundays a year

 

Managing cashing up and listing weekly staff payroll hours

 

Candidate Qualifications

 

Passion for homewares, artisan food, drink and craft

 

Previous experience in retail or a tearoom management is essential

 

Good work ethic, manners, motivation, attention to detail, maturity and positive attitude to business

 

A sense of responsibility

 

Ability to train and work in an organised team in a prepared environment

 

Cheery disposition and a sense of humour

 

You must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom

 

Local Bath residents preferred

 

Pay and perks

 

Pay dependent on experience

 

Free drinks, cakes and pastries during the shift

 

25% discount on all stock on both floors

 

Applying for the Job

 

If you think you have the necessary qualifications and personality for this role, please send a C.V. to Silvana de Soissons at info@thefoodiebugle.com

 

Only successful candidates will be contacted, and interviews will take place in the shop within the next week or so.

 

 

 

 

About the Author

Silvana de Soissons is the founder of The Foodie Bugle Shop and its journal. You can follow her on Twitter @SilvanadeS and @TheFoodieBugle and on Facebook and Instagram @TheFoodieBugle