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About the job
The commercial services at Arts Students’ Union consist of two cafes: The Blueprint Café, Holborn and the Café at Central Saint Martin’s, King’s Cross. In addition to the cafes with also operate the Darkroom bar at Elephant and Castle.
The role of Hospitality Supervisor at Arts Students’ Union will primarily coordinate the activities of the Blueprint Café and the Darkroom bar. Duties will include stock control, staff rostering and training, ordering and the general maintenance of the physical spaces.
The Blueprint café’s product range consists almost entirely of hot and cold drinks, confectionery, pastries and other snacks. An additional feature of the Blueprint café is the provision of catering services to staff working within the building. These services can range from a simple request for teas and coffees to a banquette-like event. The café also includes a space for the display of our recently established Student Union merchandise of hoodies and Tote bags.
Duties between the outlets will be split depending on the weekly needs of the outlets.
All our outlets are open Monday to Friday with the unlikely possibility of weekend work.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for someone with prior experience of a leading role within a café, preferably as a trained barista with knowledge of licensing regulations and not necessarily within a Student Union environment. Someone with a functions background, financial acumen, who can lead a team to meet objectives, organised, meticulous and someone who is prepared to have fun and engage with a great variety of people across an extensive cross-section of society. Attention to detail, problem solving and an ability to adapt to various situations and a willingness to acquire new skills.
Want to apply?
To apply please complete our online application which can be found on our website: https://www.arts-su.com/yourunion/workwithus/careerstaff/
Job application timeline
Closing date: 11.59pm on Sunday 19th June 2022
Interview date: Friday 1st July 2022