Cafe Manager

at Compound Coffee

Date Posted:
25 Jul
London, GB
Café Manager
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We are looking for a well rounded, experienced cafe manager for our new coffee shop opening next month in Catford, someone who can help get us off on the right foot. We are an independent coffee shop looking to offer our customers a taste of what the local community has to offer, with a focus on direct trade coffee roasted in South London. We will also be serving up locally sourced teas and food items. This is a unique opportunity to begin at the ground level and help build a successful cafe while we also work toward implementing our own roasting facilities in the near future.


You need to:

-Have at least 2 years of experience working as a barista in an independent coffee shop, with the ability to work under pressure preparing all different types of coffees

-Have at least 1 year experience as head barista and/or shift supervisor/manager

-Have a focus on consistency, quality and customer service

-Be in charge and motivate the team to perform and drive sales

-Have experience of running a shift and being in charge of the a shop in the absence of the manager

-Have experience opening and closing a shop, cashing up, beginning and end of day reporting

-Have experience managing stock

We would like you to:

-Have a passion for coffee

-Be motivated and invested in the company and shop, and have a desire to grow with the business

-Be comfortable with some level of autonomy and making good decisions for the business

-Be very enthusiastic and exhibit excellent customer service skills

-Be able to work independently and under pressure

-Be flexible with your working hours - AM or PM shifts and work weekends

We would like you to start mid-August as we aim for an end of August opening date. If you’d like to join the team as we build toward something special, please send us your CV and we will be in touch!