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Opportunity: Assistant Cafe Manager

What we need 

We’re searching for an experienced coffee expert to join the management team across two of our public outlets - Door Coffee Bar and Assembly at Brityard.

This is a key-holder role that will support the Cafe Manager in day-to-day operations of both sites. The ideal candidate will bring with them a balance of advanced coffee making skills, a refined approach to hospitality, and a genuine interest in being a crucial customer touchpoint for the brand.

What you need to have

  • Advanced coffee making skills including espresso, filter batch brewing and hand brewing
  • A perceptive, empathetic, flexible approach to hospitality
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Availability to work in Brixton, South London and Regent’s St, central London
  • Availability to work on weekends.

What you'd be responsible for

Staff supervision and training:

  • Assisting in hiring, training, and supervising coffee shop staff
  • Providing ongoing training and development to ensure staff are knowledgeable and skilled
  • Managing staff rotas, ensuring optimal coverage during all shifts.

Customer service:

  • Ensuring exceptional customer service is delivered at all times
  • Being the face of the brand, communicating the core brand beliefs
  • Driving sales of retail coffee through deep knowledge of our coffee catalogue
  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all customers.

Operational management:

  • Overseeing daily operations in the absence of the manager
  • Assisting in managing inventory, including ordering supplies and tracking stock levels
  • Maintaining the highest levels of cleanliness and organisation of the sites.

Bear in mind

  • This role will be split equally between Door Coffee Bar in Brixton and Assembly at Brityard, Regent's Street
  • The role is as much a brand ambassador role as it is a cafe management role - you will be a crucial customer touchpoint for the brand
  • There will be requirement to work weekends.

What we offer

  • A competitive base salary + bonus
  • 50% off all retail coffee
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Opportunities for sponsorship in coffee competitions
  • 22 days annual leave.

How to apply

Send your CV and 200 words on why you're good for the role in an email to this address.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday 19th June.