Bar Supervisor

We are looking for an enthusiastic, and results driven individual to assist in leading the bar operation and staff team to provide a top class customer experience at the St James Theatre.

The Bar Supervisor will work alongside venue management in the day-to-day operation of the food & beverage department, focusing on premium service, maximising sales and stock control.

JOB TITLE:  Bar Supervisor
REPORTING TO:  Assistant Theatre Manager
RESPONSIBLE FOR:  Food & Beverage Assistants
HOURS OF WORK: 45 hrs over at least 5 days – Shift work in line with performance schedule
SALARY: £10 per/hr with opportunity for more hours


  • To supervise the bar on shift for the majority of performances.
  • Motivate the staff team to deliver a premium service that maximises sales and engages with the customer experience.
  • Working with theatre management, implement ideas and systems that will maximise sales, minimise stock losses and ensure a high standard of efficient operation and cleanliness.


  • To ensure the cellar/stock rooms are kept tidy at all times, including regular cleaning of the bars, cellars and any appliances.
  • To ensure that all related equipment (fridges, ice makers etc.) consumables, glasses, optics etc. are maintained and any deficiencies reported.
  • Be responsible for the monitoring of Food & Hygiene regulations, and complete relevant documentation for audit purposes.


  • Carrying out daily and weekly stock line checks, along with regular stock takes, ensuring clear audit documentation is gathered and results communicated to the wider management team.
  • Promote best practice of stock control amongst the team – ensure procedures such as date rotation, accurate pouring, wastage limitation and stock security are adhered to in order to minimise losses.
  • To regularly review and update PAR stocking guidelines for the bars and storage rooms.
  • Compiling stock orders in line with PAR levels and in liaison with theatre management.


  • To following the cash handling procedures and cash up and declare end of shift takings.
  • To promote best practice of cash handling amongst the team, logging any discrepancies and investigating them accordingly.



· Experience working in a bar and  customer service role

· Experience with stock control

· Excellent leadership skills

· Willing to work flexible hours, including bank holidays, weekends and late nights


· Personal license

· First Aid at work certificate

· Interest in theatre


To apply, please complete the below application form and send to Christopher Willmott (Assistant Theatre Manager) –

St James Application Pack

Closing date for applicants – 12noon, Thursday 18th August 2016

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 24th August 2016

Commis Chef

JOB TITLE:  Commis Chef
SALARY: £7.60 per/hr

As a Commis Chef you will have a minimum of one year’s experience, enthusiasm, the ability and willingness to learn and a genuine passion for cooking with quality fresh foods. You will contribute to the production of the highest possible food quality, consistency in service standards and product delivery with a high degree of customer care and service at all times.

The St James Theatre operates Monday – Saturday and is located not far from Victoria Station.

What we are looking for:

  • Exceptional service standards.
  • Outstanding attention to detail, encouraging a culture of high standards throughout the team.
  • Highly organised with the ability to communicate and delegate effectively where appropriate.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings.
  • Previous experience of working as a Commis Chef in a similar environment.
  • High standards of Health & Safety and food hygiene.

To apply, please email your cv and covering letter to

Closing date for applications –  Monday 5th September.

Marketing Executive - Ticketing

We are seeking a motivated and commercially aware individual, with a keen interest in theatre and musicals, to join the newly created ticketing marketing team as Marketing Executive. This is a new role, based at 65 Drury Lane, working alongside the Marketing Manager and Commercial Manager to promote productions and services within Really Useful Theatres Group and St. James Theatre.

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To apply please send a covering letter and CV to

Closing date: 4th September 2016

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