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JOB OPPORTUNITY – Ropetackle Café Manager

Ropetackle Café – Café Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Café Manager to manage both front-of-house and behind-the-scenes in this busy, 50-seater café.

What it’s like to work here: The Ropetackle Café is a lively and popular space situated at the heart of the Ropetackle Centre, a thriving arts hub in Shoreham by Sea. The Centre runs an extensive programme of community events and eclectic arts programme featuring some of the best national and international performers, so there is always a steady stream of patrons.

The café serves a wide range of cakes, lunches and snacks and was recently given the EAT WELL, EAT OUT Gold Award by Adur and Worthing Councils in recognition of its healthy choices.

What will you be doing?
You will be responsible for overseeing the full range of catering operations and delivering good customer service while ensuring heath and safety procedures are adhered to. Along with a small team, you will be involved in food preparation and cooking, and the day-to-day running of the café. You will be experienced in business management and be able to identify opportunities to strengthen the cafés financial sustainability.

Who are we looking for?
• You will already have some experience as a catering manager or supervisor and understand how to manage finances.
• You will be a positive role model
• You will be an excellent communicator
• You will be flexible and able to implement and introduce new ideas.

Salary: £16,500

To apply, please send a covering letter stating why you think you would be suitable for the role and an up-to-date CV, for the attention of: Anne Hodgson at Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex BN43 5EG or email: admin@ropetacklecentre.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 4th May.

  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

    chris b
    7/28/2019
  •   Lovely little place for a relax and chill in a morning! Coffee cake and a magazine. Meeting friends and family - or just a little working morning on my own!

    BIves24
    1/19/2020
  •   Fabulous friendly award winning venue run almost entirely by volunteers. Films.,bands, recitals talks you name it you can experience it here. Lovely cafe and bar and fab staff.

    Sula062014
    8/08/2019
  •   Another great Sunday Jazz , just love the place, great place To go Sunday jazz is just a delight once a month

    johnoE8348BW
    2/02/2020
  •   Have been to several shows at Ropetackle Arts Centre. Plenty of variety for all tastes. It is great that you can sit in the comfort of a table and chair... read more

    Arnicaqueen
    10/10/2019
  •   Attracts great diverse acts from nostalgic 1970s acts to new local talent as well as great comedy. Bar and informal restaurant there as well with good ale and appetising home... read more

    davidj0d0nnell
    8/18/2019
  •   Recently moved to Shoreham, and it’s lovely to have an arts centre. There are lots of activities and the cafe provides a friendly central hub. We have attended several... read more

    JoM767
    7/28/2020
  •   Recently saw the South Coast Soul Review at Ropetackle and enjoyed a really good live band. Always a nice atmosphere and you can enjoy a drink inside the performance... read more

    Josie C
    7/15/2019
  •   We have been to the panto at the Ropetackle several times and this year it was as good, if not better than ever. It had all the ingredients we... read more

    lhrhkg
    12/29/2019
  •   Just returned from our first visit to this place to see a band. The refreshment prices were good for a venue, half the price of places like the o2 or... read more

    Marc H
    10/14/2019
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