GENERAL MANAGER – THE SAMUEL BROOKS – Sale

The Samuel Brooks is situated on the outskirts of Sale. The site is very modern and light on the inside, and has a fantastic decked dining area and beer garden on the outside.

The site has a high quality value food offering, with the ability to be able to develop this further. There is also a solid drinking trade at the site, from the surrounding local area.

Sky & BT sports, weekly quiz nights, live entertainment and charity events are also at the heart of the Samuel Brooks.There is also accommodation on site for the General Manager.

This consists of 3 bedrooms, separate lounge, kitchen and bathroom. There is also a separate manager’s office as well outside of the manager’s flat. The accommodation and bills are free of charge other than council tax, TV licence and tax which must be paid by the General Manager. Other benefits include:

  • Potential to earn an extra 30% of salary as bonus
  • Health Plan
  • Pension contributions above the minimum, life assurance and other similar benefits
  • 50% discount on food
  • 5 day working week

Why work for Hydes

We’re not a branded operation by any means.

  • Our sites are all unique although they share the same commitment to quality and service.
  • Our food is predominately fresh and our menus demand a good skill base to deliver it. Head Chefs and General Managers have an input into the menu development.
  • Our beer range is underpinned by the fantastic products from our own brewery in Manchester – consistently great at all times. You’ll also see the usual suspects of beer portfolios that customers enjoy.
  • Our wine and spirit ranges include many premium and high end products but do also cater for more standard tastes as well.
  • Our head office team provide all of the support and expertise that you need to create and grow a successful business.
  • Our IT support is top notch with online ordering, full EPOS and stock management, all to help you manage efficiently and save time.

The Role and you

The General Manager is a key role in making the Samuel Brooks a success. With this in mind you need to be something special. It goes without saying that you’ll have the basics. We’re looking for the best. Does this describe you?

  • You will have run a similar venue that takes at least 12K net a week.
  • You will have restaurant experience, specifically with menu development and costings.
  • You will have the ability to be hands on in the kitchen as and when required
  • You will have the ability to run events, such as quiz nights, bingo etc and have expertise dealing with varied customers
  • You’ll be geared up towards self promotion through social media and building a fantastic reputation. Your sites always grow sales because of what you do. You’ve built this reputation based on excellent service.
  • You build and motivate a strong efficient team. You’re an active leader, creating a culture of involvement, professionalism and fun. You’ve a waiting list of people wanting to work with you.
  • You have the ability to become part of the community and put yourself forward to be the hub for the surrounding area
  • You know your way around a P and L and actively manage your GP, food and wet as well as your labour spend – the biggest cost and the largest asset you have.
  • You are super organised, you have tight control on cash and tills, manage your controllable costs, and your returns are always impeccable and returned on time

Oh yes – You love pubs!

But what defines you is your dedication to the little details, which is crucial to us as it’s standards that turn a great pub into the best pub!

If you feel you’ve got the ability to really make a difference in this role and are excited by the prospect of joining a leading regional brewer and pub retailer the opportunities are endless.

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