Head Barista - BEAR (inside Jack Wills, Soho)


Date Posted:
08 Aug
London, GB
Head Barista
Job Type:
Dependent on Experience, Competitive
Salary Type:

Growing speciality coffee brand, BEAR, serve their own roast of single-origin coffee in Soho, London. Join our adventure…

In a partnership with Jack Wills, BEAR operate their retail concept inside Jack Wills’ flagship store located in Soho, Central London. BEAR serves sustainably-sourced speciality coffee, sliding effortlessly into cocktails, craft beers and wine during the evening – all served in beautifully thought out spaces.


We’re looking for a fun, energetic, and service-driven head barista to help front our debut London store. In this position you will live and breathe speciality coffee, taking pride in consistently delivering exceptional drinks. You must have a great attitude, self-motivation and a willingness to learn within a fast-growing and dynamic independent company. We’re a young and ambitious business looking to recruit driven team members who are passionate about the coffee industry and progressing their career.

Aside from a focus on our excellent standard in speciality coffee, the atmosphere and customer experience we create is the central focus to our business. Service is paramount to us, and through outstanding customer interaction, cleanliness, efficiency and attention to detail, you will help to represent BEAR in the highest possible esteem.

You will support the store manager to not only deliver and maintain exceptional coffee but also to lead shifts, open and close the store and also drive engagement within the community of Soho.

The position is an exciting opportunity to work within a team of professionals who are passionate about their role within the company and have a strong desire to be a part of the successful growth of the brand.

  1. Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a head barista is essential.

  2. Interest and experience in cocktail mixology is a plus

  3. You will be required to be able to work Monday – Sunday (including some evenings).

  4. Full Time


  1. Free refreshments when on-shift

  2. Competitive salary

  3. Pension scheme

  4. Supplier visits & socials

  5. A company culture that believes strongly in a good quality work/life balance

  6. Fantastic opportunities for advancement and progression for the right candidate

Follow us @bemoreBEAR to see what we do!