Edinburgh Fringe 2022 - Members Bar General Manager

Members Bar General Manager – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022

Fixed Term Contract: 25th July – 2nd September 2022

Underbelly are looking for a General Manager for our VIP members’ only bar and restaurant. The venue consists of 2 bars, a 30-cover restaurant, a large bar area and 2 terraces.

You will be reporting to the Edinburgh Bars Manager and will have a team of supervisors and staff to manage. The VIP bar is part of one of Underbelly’s larger venues.

Job Purpose

Day-to-day bar operations is the immediate responsibility of the Edinburgh Bars Manager attending to issues and situations as they arise. Responsibilities include:

– Day to day running of the bars and restaurant within the venue,
– Hosting guests,
– Managing reservations and parties,
– Managing a group of 15 staff members,
– Shift planning,
– Staff training,
– Following opening and closing procedures for the venue,
– Ensure all staff are happy and enthusiastic about work,
– Income reporting

Person Specification

– You must be available to work in Edinburgh between 25th July & 2nd September 2022.
– You must have experience in managing a cocktail bar.
– You must have a valid Scottish Personal Alcohol Licence.


Salary: £28,600-£31,000 pro rata
Dates of work: 25/07/2022 – 02/09/2022

Please note that this role is full time over the duration of Fringe. On average shift lengths are between 7-9 hours, estimated weekly hours to be 48 hours per week.

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

We regret that we will only be able to reply to shortlisted candidates.

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