Duration: This is a permanent role which offers realistic annual progression through the pay band which is based on annual reviews.
The Hours: 37.5 hours per week, working 5 out of 7 days which will include weekends and public/ school holidays. There is flexibility and you may work up to 45 hours in the summer, with shorter working hours in winter months due to the property opening timetable. There won't be any evening work or split shifts and you get Christmas Day off; so more time with your family or loved ones.
This is a permanent role, with 33 days of paid annual leave, plus free National Trust membership, a company pension scheme up to 10% of salary, with Perks at Work Scheme and 20% discount in all National Trust shops and National Trust holidays.
The Salary: £25,612 per annum
A note from Leigh (Area Manager): "We have a happy and hardworking team here at Boscastle and Pentireglaze. We're looking for a like-minded F&B Manager to join us, someone who can demonstrate the ability and drive to 'hit the ground running' and who wants to be part of achieving our realistic and fulfilling goals. Our focus is on the future and when you join us you'll play a vital role in improving our food and drink offer whilst looking for new opportunities to grow our business for the rest of the year and beyond. Every penny we make contributes to maintaining our beautiful coastline at Pentireglaze and looking after the historic harbour at Boscastle, for everyone forever. If this is the role for you we really can't wait to meet you!"
You'll be working within a bustling atmosphere as part of passionate team. The role of F&B Manager plays a core part in providing a fantastic food and service offer to our visitors. You'll enjoy leading our team to deliver amazing quality food such as soups and rustic style one pot dishes from fresh and seasonal ingredients and creating bakes and cakes. You'll be driving the business forward to ensure every visitor to our cafés have an unforgettable experience and always on the look out to grow the F&B business within your portfolio. You'll oversee the small café at Boscastle and the newly opened café at Pentireglaze near Polzeath. This is a growing portfolio and there may well be other sites to manage within this area in the coming years. This is an exciting time to join us on our journey and we can't wait to help you develop your hospitality career.
Interviews: The role is available for an immediate start. Interviews will be held by appointment on receiving applications.
- Experience as a leader of people, managing teams of regular staff, seasonal staff and volunteers
- The ability to inspire your teams to deliver the best service possible
- Results driven
- The ability to identify new opportunities and make strategic decisions for the future of your department
The National Trust has the motto 'For everyone, for ever' at its heart. We're working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It's important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we're for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.
Wherever you're from, and whatever your background, we want to hear from you - and it doesn't matter if you're jam first, cream first, or even if you don't like scones at all. Everyone is welcome.
Benefits for working at the National Trust include:
- Flexible working whenever possible
- Free parking at most locations
- Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
- Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
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