CURRENT VACANCIES


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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Urban Pubs & Bars is a rapidly growing hospitality business with an eclectic and exciting portfolio of brands that cover gastropubs, restaurants, wine bars, sports bars and late night venues. 

On the back of our ongoing success we need a creative and versatile designer to join our expanding team based in Marylebone. If you are a self motivated mid-weight who enjoys working independently, then this could be the role for you. Any experience you have within the hospitality sector would be great, but not essential - the main thing is that your folio shows strong commercial projects with well executed work and you are comfortable managing your own time and workload.

You’ll be comfortable working within print, environmental and digital design. As part of our growing Marketing offer, you will support the Senior Marketing Manager across all stages of the creative process. As well as maintaining the UP&B brand, you will also be involved in the creation of a wide range of identities and collateral for the various brands within the group, delivering creative communications that develop and strengthen our business.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR...

·         Someone who shares our passion for the food and drink industry

·         Strong typographic and layout skills

·         Enthusiastic about design and the creative industry as a whole

·         Good organisational and time management skills

·         Outgoing and collaborative

·         Able to present concepts confidently, clearly and logically to colleagues whose expertise lies in areas other than design

·         Comfortable with lots of responsibility

·         Someone who knows how to get things done!

·         Somebody who knows how to work hard and have fun at the same time

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE...

·         Creating and delivering high quality, commercially-focused branded materials

·         Creating artwork from existing designs or new concepts for a range of print and digital collateral which could include visual identities, marketing materials, training presentations, promotional leaflets, posters & flyers, emails & social media content as well as website design

·         Photography and image sourcing, so illustration skills would be great

·         HTML design ability

·         Responsibility for print and production; liaising with printing suppliers on costings, materials and specifications

 

WHAT WE'RE OFFERING...

·         The opportunity to work in a rapidly expanding independent group where your opinions matter

·         A chance to grow with the business and make your mark

·         An attractive base salary and a fun working environment

·         Discounts on meals and drinks

·         Invitations to launch parties and industry events

If you're interested please send a CV and cover letter to Tom Elliott-Frey: tom@urbanpubsandbars.com 


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ASSISTANT MANAGER

LORD WARGRAVE - MARYLEBONE

The Lord Wargrave is looking for an Assistant General Manager who will support the General Manager in all aspects of running the business. The right candidate will be be customer service focused and have a passion for food. They should be dynamic with the creativity and marketing skills to drive both our food and drink offer and the venue's private hire spaces. 

The Lord Wargrave is on Brendon Street in Marylebone between Marble Arch and Baker Street tube stations. We smoke all our meat in-house and have over 250 different whiskeys. We also have a great selection of rotating cask ales, keg beers and our Sunday roasts are second to none.

You'll be at the heart of the business, bringing the vibes to each and every service and building our team front and back of house.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR...

  • A passion for food and drink

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Social media savvy

  • Awareness of the financial side of the industry

  • Somebody who knows how to work hard and have fun at the same time

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE...

  • Leading the front and back of house teams

  • Delivering outstanding service, food and drink to our customers

  • Training, motivating and developing team members

  • Helping to drive sales and develop the business

WHAT WE'RE OFFERING...

  • We love pubs!

  • We are ambitious! After 5 years of business we now operate 20 sites across London with more on the way. Where possible, we always promote internally and there will be plenty of opportunity within the business to develop.

  • We are growing! #28 in the Sunday Times Fast Track (100 fastest growing private companies in the UK).

  • We care! Customer feedback is extremely important to us and helps shape our business models.

If you're interested please send a CV and cover letter to Tom: contact@lordwargrave.com


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FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF

LORD WARGRAVE - MARYLEBONE

£9-£10 per hour plus tips

The Lord Wargrave is looking for experienced, friendly, outgoing waiters and waitresses/bartenders for their busy smokehouse pub specialising in whisky. The right candidate must be very approachable, well presented, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, with a desire to work hard and learn. We offer monthly staff training, on shift training, companywide discounts and benefits, and plenty of opportunity to work and progress in a growing company.

The Lord Wargrave is on Brendon Street in Marylebone between Marble Arch and Baker Street tube stations. We smoke all our meat in-house and have over 250 different whiskeys. We also have a great selection of rotating cask ales, keg beers and our Sunday roasts are second to none.

We're looking for experienced hospitality workers who tick these boxes:
- Passionate about great food, drink and customer service
- Fun team players AND hard workers
- Love the buzz of a busy service
- Whisky knowledge welcomed

What we are offering:
- Competitive rates of pay
- Great tips
- Discount on food & drink at all Urban Pubs and Bars venues
- Opportunities for progression for the right person.

Full time and part time positions. 

Please send your CV to Dan: contact@lordwargrave.com


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FRONT OF HOUSE

THE GATEHOUSE - HIGHGATE

The Gatehouse is an independent local pub, restaurant and beer garden, located in the picturesque heart of Highgate Village. 

On the menu our focus is delicious seasonal pub food with a strong Spanish influence, sourced from the finest producers and suppliers. Every Sunday we serve up the best roasts in Highgate, plus live jazz sessions in the evening.

We are looking for experienced, friendly, outgoing waiters and waitresses to join our front of house team. 

The right candidates must be very approachable, well presented, knowledgeable, enthusiastic with a desire to work hard and learn. We offer monthly staff training, on shift training, company wide discounts and benefits & plenty of opportunity to work and progress in a growing company.

We're looking for experienced hospitality workers who tick these boxes:
- Passionate about great food, drink and customer service
- Fun team players AND hard workers
- Love the buzz of a busy service

What we are offering:
- Competitive rates of pay
- Great tips
- Discount on food & drink at all Urban Pubs and Bars venues
- Opportunities for progression for the right person to supervisor position 

We offer full time and/or weekends only (£10 per hour)

Please send your CV to David at contact@thegatehouse.com


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COCKTAIL BARTENDER

THE BAT & BALL - STRATFORD

The Bat & Ball is Westfield Stratford City’s largest and liveliest bar, with two floors of ping pong, live sport, cocktails, craft beer and pizza. We’re looking for a confident and experienced cocktail bartender to join the team.

Duties include: 

  • All aspects of maintaining a busy bar

  • Weekly and daily cleaning of bar

  • Preparing drinks during service (specifically cocktails, wine, coffee)

  • Creating new cocktails

  • Strong food and drink knowledge

  • Excellent customer service

  • Clean and tidy presentation

What we're offering:

  • The opportunity to work in a rapidly expanding independent pub group where your opinions matter

  • An experienced and dynamic operations team with a proven track record in the London pub scene

  • An attractive wage and a fun working environment

  • 50% discount on all meals

  • A structured induction and the opportunity for ongoing training

  • £9-£10 per hour

If this sounds up your street, we'd love to hear from you. Please send your CV to Matt at matt@batandballwestfield.com


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CHEF DE PARTIE

THE CYCLIST - BALHAM

The Cyclist is the latest addition to the ever-growing Urban Pubs & Bars portfolio, offering an all-day dining menu, weekend brunch and exciting cocktails. We’re on the lookout for staff that will be an integral part of the team to deliver an amazing guest experience.

We're looking for a creative, experienced Chef de Partie - someone who is passionate about fresh seasonal produce, has a track record of delivering exceptional food in a busy kitchen environment, and is able to assist our Head Chef in leading a section.

We're looking for someone who ticks these boxes...

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about food

  • Driven to deliver high standards every shift

  • A team player AND hard worker

  • Confident in a Chef de Partie role

What we're offering...

  • The opportunity to work in a rapidly expanding independent pub/restaurant group where your opinions matter.

  • An attractive base salary and a fun working environment.

  • 50% discount on all meals.

  • A structured induction and the opportunity for ongoing training.

  • £10- £11 per hour/ depending on experience

So if you want to join our team on this exciting journey then we'd love to hear from you! Send your CV and a bit about yourself to Nick at chef@urbanpubsandbars.com