London, United Kingdom

Roastery Cafe Manager

London, United Kingdom

Roastery Cafe Manager

We are currently looking for an experienced Café Manager to run our Roastery Café in Dalston. Leading the café team, the Café Manager oversees the smooth and quality operation of our busy café.

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.

 About the role.

We are currently looking for an experienced Café Manager to run our Roastery Café in Dalston. Leading the café team, the Café Manager oversees the smooth and quality operation of our busy café.

Our Café is unique in its dual purpose to serve delicious coffee to our customers, but also exemplify the Allpress brand and showcase our coffee to potential wholesale customers. This means a keen interest in coffee and ability to be an exceptional brand ambassador is a must.

We are looking for a strong leader, who is flexible, organised and has a real knack for solving problems. It’s important that this person enjoys a challenge, can be resourceful when required and maintains a positive attitude towards tasks and always aspires to uplift the team. We are looking for a true innovator who is committed to continuous improvement and will take charge of the evolution of the Allpress Roastery café. Previous people management experience is essential as you will be involved in the recruitment, on-boarding, coaching and developing new and existing team members.

Other responsibilities include managing the day to day operations – running a smooth shift, maintaining a high standard of coffee and presentation, ordering, creating rotas/schedules, cash handling, reporting, maintenance and supplier management and responsibility for overseeing an efficient café P & L.

As a Café Manager your priority is exceptional customer service, but you know how to make sure everyone has a great time on their shift.

About you.

  • Have experience leading and managing a team

  • Coffee lover

  • Intimate knowledge of the operational and financial aspects of running a café

  • Exceptional organisational skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Infallible eye for detail

  • Leads from the front, brings people along for the journey and makes sure they are the frontlines of the Allpress brand experience.

This is a full-time role which means 5 shifts a week including weekends.

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who already has hospitality and management experience and is looking to further their career in the coffee industry. We offer full training, great staff perks including EAP, Personal leave day allowance, good work life balance, a competitive salary, career development and a great company culture.

 Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

We’re Better together.

Allpress is committed to being an inclusive organisation where all people feel valued, respected and engaged.

We pledge a commitment to:

  • Building inclusive teams who represent all groups in society.

  • Empowering our people to continuously improve the way we work and promote equity.

  • Removing barriers and the influence of bias.

  • Creating a safe environment where we’re encouraged to speak out against discrimination in any form.

  • Cultivating a sense of belonging by encouraging our people to fearlessly bring their whole selves to work.

 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 and why you think you’d be a good fit