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As we wanted this job advert to be reflective of the experience of working for our company, we asked Freya, the manager at Olaf's Tun, to write this advert, based on her time with us ~ Rob & Maz

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Manager, The Bottle & Stoat

£25,500-£27,000 pa 

42.5 hours per week

We’re looking for a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join the management team at The Bottle & Stoat, with the potential of also assisting at our sister site, Olaf’s Tun in Woolston. Working in collaboration with the business owners, you will be assisting with the day-to-day operation of a busy craft beer led location. This role is perfect for someone looking to pursue or continue a career in the beer industry.


  • Previous experience at management level in hospitality


  • Previous food handling experience
  • Previous experience within the craft beer industry
  • Previous experience working with cask ale

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Providing great customer service and building rapport with our customers.
  • Demonstrating a working knowledge of the products we sell (namely beer, wine, and cider) and conveying information to customers in a simple and engaging way.
  • Prioritising and delegating tasks during busy periods with a small team.
  • Cellar management:
    • Plan ahead and line up appropriate casks with enough time for tapping and venting before service
    • Line cleaning and general cellar hygiene
    • Quality checking draught products to ensure they are good for service
  • Kitchen management (Olaf’s Tun only)
    • Adhere to food safety standards and cleaning schedule
    • Making pizzas and light bites to a consistent standard
  • Assisting with maintenance of the PoS systems and purchasing spreadsheets.
  • Creating lists of produce and supplies that need ordering as and when required.
  • Ad hoc random tasks depending on the business’ needs. In the past these tasks have included: creating a Pokémon themed food menu, and ordering a cardboard cutout of one of the owners.
  • Posting to social media with varied and engaging posts.
  • Considering new strategies, ideas, and events to continue to drive people into the pubs.


  • Staff discount
  • Training courses and qualifications, up to the monetary value of 4% of annual salary
  • Beer festivals, trade days, etc fully paid for by the company