Dalston, London

Dalston Assistant Cafe Manager

We are looking for someone to join our Dalston cafe team as a Assistant Cafe Manager.

About us
We’ve been roasting speciality coffee for over 30 years. From humble beginnings as a little coffee cart in Auckland, NZ, Allpress has evolved into a sophisticated brand that stands for flavour and service.  Right from the start three core principals have formed the backbone of our business – People, Flavour and Innovation.
We are united in our genuine care for each other, our customers, and our belief in what we do. We need great people who will bring their imagination, skills and most importantly, their passion to our business.
By becoming part of Allpress we offer our team:
• Full role specific training 
• An employee assistance programme supporting your mental health
• Personal leave day allowance
• Good work life balance
• Personal wellbeing budget
• A competitive hourly rate and daytime working
• Community outreach day
• Fully paid access to gympass
• Vast career development
• A range of activities from yoga to book clubs throughout the year
• A transparent and friendly company culture
• London Living wage employer

About the role

We are currently looking for an energetic and highly motivated hospitality professional to join our Dalston cafe team as our Assistant Cafe Manager. 

Here at Allpress we have an uncompromising commitment to great tasting coffee, flavour and service. We care deeply about our customers, and strive to deliver a consistent & distinctive customer experience that is unique to the Allpress brand. This position is all about ensuring our customers have the best experience possible.

When you work with us as our Assistant Cafe Manager, your promoting and selling our coffee and retail products, ensuring the space is vibrant and inviting plus checking our displays are looking their best.

As a Assistant Cafe Manager your priority will be exceptional customer service, supporting the team to deliver great coffee and an overall eye for the room whilst being a support to our Cafe Manager. 

Responsibilities will include:

Having an eye for the room including maintaining H&S standards

Ensuring retail displays are always looking their best

Running the cafe while the Cafe Manager is absent

Preparation of outstanding coffee

Understanding of our order process and maintaining stock levels
Delivering genuine and efficient service to each and every customer

Ensuring the team are delivering high standards of service
Advising on and selling retail coffee & accessories
Running food & drinks
Operating efficient table maintenance and service to dine in customers
Opening and closing the café


Hours: 5 shifts per week around 38-40 hours per week

Salary: £23,000-25,000 dependant on experience

Days: Flexibility on days is preferred and weekend days are essential. Guaranteed one day off every weekend. 

Times: The cafe is open between 8-4 Mon-Fri and 9-4 on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Probation period: 3 months 

Reporting to: Dalston cafe manager

Experience: A love for hospitality, no coffee specific experience required but an understanding of running a busy space is beneficial. Full training on coffee and operational tasks is provided. 

If you're a friendly, professional and sincere team player who really relishes the opportunity to deliver exceptional customer service - we'd love to hear from you.

At Allpress we are proud to promote diversity and flexible working. We are an equal opportunities employer who values inclusivity.

If this sounds like you then please apply with your CV and a cover letter explaining:

Why you’d like to work for Allpress
What interests you in the role
Why you think you’d be a good fit

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Please apply below, including a personalised cover letter telling us why you’re the perfect person for this role.