Harris & Porter HAP Recruitment

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Manager and Supervisor Recruitment

We are looking for proactive, friendly bar managers and supervisors with previous experience of managing bars and staff teams (anywhere from 5 - 100 members of staff), to work at our events and festivals.


  • Must have experience managing a bar or management experience in a hospitality role
  • Able to confidently communicate & work well with a large team on a busy bar
  • You must be a problem solver, people person and able to work well under pressure
  • Personal Licence Holders preferred however this is not a necessity, and depends on the event. Please highlight on your application if you have one.

Duties include: Motivate & manage groups of up to 100 staff; Set up and close down of bars; Staff training & record keeping; Stock control; Cash management; Cellar management; Managing health and safety of bar operation

Pay rates vary between £9 - £18 per hour; depending on event, size of bar and number of staff.

To apply: Send CV and covering email to ben.bowen@haprecruitment.com

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2018 Festivals & Events being announced soon
Over 75 major festivals UK wide & countless private and boutique events

August 2018
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