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COCKTAIL BAR TENDERS WANTED!
Discount Suit Company & The Sun Tavern are looking to hire some career driven personalities to join our team.
In the last couple of years, these award-winning venues have quickly become ‘must visit’ staples on any night out in London. Highly regarded by consumers and industry alike, we offer classically inspired cocktails, great spirit/drink knowledge & a real focus on the customer experience.
We are looking for people to enhance our vision and to take the venues to the next step and to assist us to really stand out from the crowd. This is a great opportunity to be part of an ever-expanding independent company with room for progression into many different areas.
What we’re offering
- Great rates of pay
- A full introduction & training programme
- Continuous product & technical training
- Staff discount/perks across venues
What we need from you
- A minimum of 2 years experience working in a cocktail bar
- Great spirit/drink knowledge & happy/confident to recommend drinks to customers
- Professional but informal approach to service – cocktails are for everyone!
- An all around can-do/great work ethic
- Team spirit
- A taste for whiskey!
Send your cv along with a short cover letter, we will be in touch.
WAA Chosen manages the award winning Diageo GB Bar Academy and has done so for the past 15 years. The Agency also manages programmes for Diageo across Europe and The Globe.
Our 2017/2018 objective is to train over 15,000 bartenders contributing to Diageo’s key objective of growing the spirits category and we’re therefore looking for a new team member in the brand new role of Business Development Manager.
The successful candidate will spend a minimum of one day per week at our Sutton Coldfield office, and a minimum of one day at week at Diageo HQ in London. You’ll travel to managed or independent bars and restaurants working with our teams to develop creative comms to create demand for our training throughout the week.
Our new Nominations Manager will network within Diageo to plan and drive a programme of activity which is single mindedly focused on driving customer demand for DBA training (and thus nominations) – it includes but is not limited to:
Developing relationships to gain face to face meetings
Identifying and developing pre-nomination marketing activity
Creating and managing criteria that must be met in order to qualify for the training
Creating content(e.g. sales enablement documentation, case studies, product videos, website copy, blog posts,) to articulate the benefits of our training to the venues and bartenders driving significant demand for the training
Leveraging social media channels
Liaising closely with our Tour Manager and trainers to pre-empt demand/supply challenges
Targeting accounts with the greatest opportunity for measurement and evaluation driven case studies
Weekly visits out with Diageo head office and field teams
Achieving nomination numbers and driving the field teams to aim high e.g. such as targeting universities, football clubs, third spaces
Gaining feedback for refinement
Driving measurement and evaluation
Having the desire to be trained to deliver Bar Academy training
And ultimately being a Bar Academy evangelist
Degree or equivalent working experience
The successful individual will be highly driven, focused, able to hold their own in senior level conversations, persuasive and charismatic, likely with sales background and relevant sector experience or transferrable skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will be regularly presenting ideas in this role
Prefer working in a collaborative, cross-team capacity. This role requires you to work across functions and departments to bring the value of training to life
Being proactive and ambitious combined with self-motivation is a must.
Someone who goes the extra mile to ensure delivery against targets.
You must hold a clean, full driving licence
Salary of £35K – £40K per annum depending on experience. If you’re the perfect fit for this role please send a copy of your CV and cover letter