Shift/Bar Manager

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Front of House Manager

We have an opening for a friendly, well organised Front of House Shift Manager to join our amazing team, here at The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel. You will play a crucial role managing the Front of House shift to ensure that every guest has a wonderful experience when staying at the hotel or dining at our Heywood Restaurant.

We’re best known for the friendliness of our staff and our relaxed welcoming atmosphere, and the successful candidate will have an important role to play in maintaining that reputation.

This is a Full Time or Part Time position with both day and evening shifts available.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Creating and managing reservations for the hotel and restaurant
  • Check-in, checkout, greeting and general guest help
  • Liaising with Online Travel Agents and booking partners
  • Taking calls and responding to email enquiries
  • Running breakfast, lunch or dinner service (depending on shift)
  • Managing stock and ordering from suppliers
  • Setup and clearing
  • Cash up and end of day reports

Requirements and experience:

  • Experience working in a hotel with attached restaurant is very desirable
  • Experience running food and bar service
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and telephone manner
  • Good computer literacy, with knowledge of common Microsoft Office and Google software
  • Detail oriented and consistently accurate
  • Able to work independently and as an integral part of a team
  • Some experience of hotel reservation and booking software is desirable

Compensation is commensurate with experience and we’re happy to discuss options and opportunities to fit the goals of individual candidates. You will be eligible for staff benefits including food, drink and accommodation allowances and receive a portion of shared tips. The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel is an equal opportunities employer who place a high value on their staff, recognise the benefits of a good work-life balance and promote a safe and respectful workplace.

The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel is a popular 22 room country house hotel with spectacular treehouse, set on six acres on the beautiful River Taw. We enjoy many returning guests, hold Tripadvisor Travellers Choice and Kayak Travel awards and have been voted one of the top wedding venues in Devon.

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Thank you for your enquiry.

A member of the Fox & Hounds team will get in touch with you shortly and will be happy to discuss your requirements and answer any question you may have. 

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