Manager & Lead Baristas

at Pophams Bakery

Date Posted:
04 May
London, GB
Front of House
Job Type:
25000.0 - 31000.0
Salary Type:

We at Pophams are a small team of artisan bakers and baristas with one philosophy: produce the best pastries and coffee across London. With three neighbourhood locations in Islington, London Fields and Victoria Park, we are passionate and extremely proud to be offering some of the best coffee and vienoisseries in London. Our team are the core of our business, and we are continually striving to improve upon what we do.

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic Cafe Manager, and passionate and skilled Lead Baristas with exceptional levels of service to join our daytime teams. We are pleased to be offering a £100 ‘Welcome to Pophams’ bonus for both roles (once your probationary period has been passed.)

Candidates must be:

• Experienced in coffee (dialling in, pulling shots, steaming and pouring milk) – with at least 2 years working within speciality coffee • Enthusiastic about hospitality and passionate about delivering excellent customer service at all times • Experienced in diagnosing small mechanical issues • Genuinely interested in our products and passionate about food and drink • Able to work well under pressure whilst delivering the same quality and service standards • Well-presented, adaptable and a good team player • An excellent communicator

Café Manager Responsibilities include:

• Ensuring service is smooth and of the Pophams standard • Creating a fun and positive working environment for the team • Training new staff • Leading shifts and taking responsibility for the site • Driving sales, maximising profitability of the site • Building relationships with regulars • Supporting the chef teams • Assisting the logistics driver in the transfer of products between sites • Ensuring product standards are upheld • Rota writing, ordering, monthly stocktake • Ensuring site is health and safety and food safety compliant

Lead Barista Responsibilities include:

• Leading on producing all coffee and drinks to the highest standard expected • Proactively tasting our coffee daily and ensuring optimum quality is achieved • Contributing to the development of the seasonal Pophams House blend every 6 months • Working as part of the front of house team to offer the Pophams experience to all customers • Assisting in supporting and training other team members in their journey to becoming a lead barista • Ensuring cleanliness standards are upheld at all times • Supporting management with any and all necessary tasks


  • Competitive salary

  • £100 Welcome to Pophams Bonus

  • Mental Health Policy

  • 50% off for staff

  • Free staff meals

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Training & career progression opportunities

To apply, please send your cv and cover letter to: [email protected]

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Instagram : @pophamsbakery