Bar Manager - Underbelly Boulevard

Bar Manager

Underbelly Boulevard

Job Title: Bar Manager
Department: Bar
Reports To: Boulevard General Manager, Underbelly Head of Bars
Responsible For: Bar Supervisors, Bar Staff
Salary: £38,000
Start Date:  October 2023
Application Closing Date: 10:00 Monday 4th September

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Underbelly Boulevard will be a new live entertainment venue for music, cabaret, variety and comedy, comprising of a 200 capacity cabaret and music venue, a rehearsal room for hire, daytime hire for events, readings and workshops, a bar and a restaurant.



To oversee the operations of the Boulevard’s bars, ensuring excellent customer service, effective stock control and efficient procedures.


Bar Management

  • Full engagement and involvement in back-office operations but also the ability to be a hands-on manager, leading from the front.
  • Recruiting, onboarding, inducting, and training new employees into the company.
  • Reporting on the daily bar operations and takings to the F&B Manager and Head of Operations.
  • Continuously keep the drinks menu up to date in line with the bar’s concept and season.
  • Maintain a good level of profitability and drive the business to meet budgets.
  • Maintain Health & Safety regulations.
  • Carry out all inventories and stock orders to reduce waste and improve margins.
  • Implement systems for best practices on opening and closing the venue.
  • Creating staffing schedules.
  • Work with General Manager for private hires to create drinks packages for events.

Other Duties

  • Keeping up to date with developments in ticketing and box office management.
  • Attending regular company meetings.
  • Contributing to the development of the venue’s policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties as reasonably required.



  • Previous experience of managing bars.
  • Confident, enthusiastic, professional and self-motivated.
  • Strong communication skills and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Ability to recognise potential health and safety issues before they arise.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of customer service principles.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent timekeeping skills.
  • Can do attitude.
  • Sense of urgency.
  • Positive and flexible approach.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team whilst also being able to work independently.



  • Free entry to shows at Underbelly venues (subject to availability).
  • 25% discount at Underbelly bars.



Underbelly is committed to reducing its environmental impacts in its everyday operations. We are also committed to maintaining the open-access policy of Underbelly. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

It is the policy of Underbelly to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We expect employees to support these commitments and to assist in their realisation.

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