Assistant Bar Manager

Trinity Community Arts
£12.80 - £13.69 starting rate depending on experience + 10% enhancement for anti-social hours
Closing Date: 
Monday, 20 May, 2024 - 17:00
Contract Type: 
Part Time
15hr pw basic plus shifts – flexible
Details of Role: 

We are seeking an ambitious and self motivated Assistant Bar Manager to join the Trinity Team to run our bar operations and assist with the smooth running of our live music entertainment, events and hire services.

The role will require someone who is willing to work flexibly according to our growing events calendar. This is an ideal role for community minded music and arts lovers who would like to lead our friendly, hardworking and motivated bar team to help us raise vital funds to support our charitable activities and ensure the Trinity Centre has a sustainable future, not reliant on grant-funding.

You will be responsible for overseeing a small team, ensuring shifts are staffed sufficiently, meeting sales and profitability targets, creating a welcoming environment for guests, and adhering to any H&S and licensing legislation. The role will suit someone who is keen to promote a positive working environment and encourage development among the team, as well as feeding back to the programming team with ideas around extending our offering to the local community.


Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Bar Manager, you will oversee and ensure effective running of the Trinity Centre Bar, including but not exclusive of and sometimes in their absence:
  • Understanding of and compliance with all licence conditions.
  • Maintaining a pool of casual bar staff and supervising staff during shifts.
  • Ensuring safety of bar staff and patrons through good housekeeping and enforcing quality and safety controls.
  • Working with diverse personalities both on the staff and customers and maintaining a fun, safe atmosphere.
  • Reporting at the end of every shift. We are a cashless venue. 
  • Cellar and stock management including overseeing receipt of deliveries, stock-takes and reordering supplies in accordance with event-trends/predicted consumption.
  • Ensuring the Trinity Bar areas are safe, clean, tidy and presentable to the public at all times, including carrying out regular line cleans.
  • Attending weekly Events meetings (Currently 11am-12pm, Tuesdays) with Programme, Bar and other Centre staff as required in order to ensure effective management of the bar services.
  • Understand and uphold all Trinity’s policies, in particular Health & Safety, Safeguarding (Challenge 25), Equal Opportunities and Code of Conduct.
  • Undertaking any other work as agreed with the Bar Manager and/or Venue Manager as may appropriate for the position.

Person specification


  • Bar experience, in particular in busy bar environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-care skills and a commitment to providing excellent service
  • Understanding of issues around Health and Safety in a public space, licensing and implementing procedures
  • Numeracy skills, including experience of cash handling and using electronic till systems
  • Experience of working with the public, including problem solving
  • Demonstrable ability of working as part of a team
  • Ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision
  • Understanding and awareness of Safeguarding and its implementation
  • A flexible approach to work, including the ability to work unsociable hours
  • Good communication skills
  • Commitment to the values and objectives of Trinity Community Arts


  • Supervisory/management experience
  • Personal License holder
  • Experience of working within a diverse community environment
  • Event management experience
  • First Aid qualification
  • Fire Marshal training
  • Health & Safety training
  • Experience Using Microsoft Software
How to Apply: 

Download and read the recruitment pack here

Download and complete the application form here and email to with "Assistant Bar Manager" in the subject line.

Complete our anonymous Equal Opportunities form here

Please note we do not accept CV applications.​​

If having read this recruitment pack you would like to ask questions before making an application, then you are welcome to email with any questions you may have.  ​

Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 935 1200