Head Barista - Watch House Bermondsey Street - Speciality coffee

at The Watch House

Date Posted:
23 Jul
London, GB
Head Barista
Job Type:
Dependent on Experience, Competitive
Salary Type:

Watch House is a group of award-winning speciality cafes and eateries in Central London, currently looking for a driven and engaging Head Barista to lead the coffee team at our Bermondsey Street site.

Opening the doors in Autumn 2014, we have built our reputation around exceptional coffee and first-rate customer service. This ethos has paved the way for three further sites at Tower Bridge, Fetter Lane and Spitalfields respectively. 2019 is set to be our most exciting year yet with the opening of own roastery.

As Head Barista, you will be responsible for maintaining coffee standards and ensuring that your team are always delivering excellent products. Working closely with our Head of Coffee, you will have the opportunity to grow in an ambitious, coffee led company whilst putting your creative stamp on how things run at your site.

If you fancy checking out what we do, our Instagram and Twitter are @watchhousecoffee

The equipment you’ll be working on includes:

  • La Marzocco Linea PB

  • Victoria Arduino Mythos One

  • Mahlkonig EK43

What we’re looking for:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the speciality coffee industry

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a high-volume environment

  • Responsible for ordering and stock control - coffee/chocolate/chai/milk

  • Being a leader and inspiring your barista team, solving significant problems under pressure

  • Excellent customer service

  • Set a strong example for all team members by meeting and exceeding coffee standards

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary DOE

  • Ongoing personal development within a coffee led company

  • Creative control and input on key decisions made in your shop

  • The opportunity to progress in your career, including the potential to play a key role in the opening of our new roastery

  • Extensive training including coffee training with Ozone Coffee Roasters in Shoreditch

  • A fun work environment with great colleagues

We’re a fast-growing company with a lot to give to someone who is willing to learn.

Please email your CV and cover letter to Josh on JHO@thewatchhouse.com

We look forward to meeting you!