Barista front of house

at The Common

Date Posted:
19 May
London, GB
Job Type:
From 11.5
Salary Type:


‘The Common E2 is an independent café and design studio and gallery space in Bethnal Green. We are a dedicated and passionate team making quality brunch, lunch specials, homemade cakes and specialty coffee. We thrive to provide our community and team a place where quality, fair trade and work environment matters.

We are looking for an all round barista who is efficient, able to multitask, motivated, friendly and cares about our customers / guests and our cafe environment.

Given the role, you will be the face and personality of the business and we’ll be proud to have you on our team, we believe in equality and so helping each other flows naturally - you’ll need to have a team player spirit.

On this role you’ll be require to work with specialty coffee, provide table service and work on your own when necessary 3 to 4 days a week

In this role you will be working closely under the guidance of General Manager and Head Barista

You can check our Instagram @thecommone2 to get an idea of who we are and what we do.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 2 year experience in a busy environment or similar role
  • Have willingness to learn and sharpen your skills and also share your own
  • Actively working on customer service ensuring our performance and customer care are of the highest quality
  • Bring ideas and have a proactive mindset
  • Have good organization and time management skills
  • Be punctual -Team player, able to work as a team or by your own


  • Be available on weekends (you will not be required to work every weekend)
  • Adhere to Health and safety regulations and keep high standards of hygiene
  • Confidently deliver consistent quality coffee on regular basis and busy periods
  • As an all rounder you’ll be required to do basic cleaning like washing dishes and table service.
  • Basic Specialty coffee knowledge
  • Following the guidelines of operations
  • A positive and proactive attitude to work
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Develop knowledge of our products and ensure team-members are able to communicate those products to our customers.
  • Be able to offer a Table service and run the products to the customers tables.

The right candidate will get:

  • Competitive salary + tips
  • Sociable working hours
  • Friendly and respectful work environment
  • Coffee and meal on shift
  • Staff Discount (25%)
  • Staff gatherings
  • Week between Christmas and New Year Day Holiday

To apply, please send us your CV and short cover letter explaining what makes you the ideal candidate for this role, at [email protected] & [email protected] and why you would like to work with us. Thank you in advance for applying, we are looking forward to hearing from you!