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Capable and Experienced Cafe Manager

at The Bach
  • Date posted: October 9, 2017
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Job type: Part-time
  • Salary: Depending on Experience + Service Charge

Café Manager (full-time role)


The Bach is a kiwi style café that opened in August 2016 on busy Broadway Market in Hackney, East London with a recent second location on Hoxton Street.

This is an opportunity for an ambitious candidate to take on a rewarding management role and be part of continuing to build our exciting new coffee and brunch destination on Hoxton Street alongside the team at our Broadway Market location. Fun, positive applicants only!


We would like a Manager to take ownership of the business in line with the owners’ vision. The ideal candidate will be need to be comfortable on the floor, greeting and seating guests, behind the coffee machine, in the office doing rotas and on social media interacting and driving business. Coffee is super important to this business so we are looking for a Manager with a strong interest in food and coffee and 1-3 years of experience as a high-level barista/café supervisor in a high volume environment.

You will have the support of a very experienced operations team, but passion, enthusiasm and a willingness to run the cafe as if it was your own business are a must!

You will need to have a genuine love for people, whether it is the customer base at Hoxton Street or when nurturing and developing our young team.

A little bit about working for us:

At the Bach, we believe in creating a fun, uplifting and positive culture. If you have lots of personality and drive, we are keen to hear your ideas and what you think you can bring to our café.


What we offer you:

Fun working environment

Competitive salary plus service charge which is est approx. £150-200 per month for full time employees

On-going coffee training

Lots of potential for industry progression in an exciting growing company

Staff drinks and meals whilst working

Staff benefits package that includes holiday pay, mobile phone insurance, offers for restaurants, cinema tickets, discounted gym membership and deals on Apple products.

Regular staff outings/ social events



Qualities & Experience

Experience in high volume environment

Excellent customer service and people skills

Great coffee knowledge and independent cafe industry knowledge

Self-motivated and forward thinking

Ability to build positive relationships with staff and customers

Minimum 2-years management experience in busy café and coffee environment

Impeccable organizational skills and ability to use excel spreadsheets/ medium computer literate

Awareness of food intolerances as well as current foodie trends

Genuine interest in the East London Independent Café, coffee and restaurant scene



Day-to-Day management of the café including keeping customer service and staff morale high

Managing ordering of products in conjunction with the Café Supervisors

Organizing the staff Rota

Developing menus in partnership with the chef

Driving forward retail and café income

Organizing staff training and staff social events

Supporting the company owners with building the business to make it a lovely place for staff and customers.


Full-time 40 hours per week and must be happy to work both weekend shifts as standard as these are our busy times.


If you would like to apply for one or more of our positions, please send us the following to nikki@wearethebach.com:


  • Your CV and a covering note or letter explaining why you would like to join us and what you think you could bring our fun team and to our exciting company.
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