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Cocktail Bar Manager – The Wellhead

Cocktail Bar Manager | Bristol | Full Time

We are looking to recruit an organised, confident and experienced candidate to manage the on-site day to day operations of a new café and cocktail bar in central Bristol. We are looking for an individual who is passionate for the industry and will provide a high level of service within a busy environment.

The candidate must be an experienced mixologist and available to work flexible hours including weekends and primarily evenings.


  • Ensuring high levels of customer service across all divisions of the business.
  • Welcoming customers, dealing with on-site enquiries, and ensuring an enjoyable experience for visitors at all times
  • Managing a team of staff, organising, and coordinating rotas to ensure all areas are well manned
  • Daily cashing up, cash handling and operating the till system
  • Training new staff in required methods and procedures
  • Taking and delivering customer orders whilst providing a high level of service
  • Working with management to develop new and exciting cocktail menus
  • Opening and closing of the premises
  • Ensuring all staff have completed daily checks and areas are set up correctly.
  • Skilled beverage preparation, completing orders in a timely manner and maintaining a high and uniform standard for all beverages
  • Having an in-depth knowledge of the full menu and product range
  • Serving of alcohol and complying with ID checks
  • Ensuring health & safety, hygiene and licensing guidelines are always adhered to
  • Maintaining bar records and checklists
  • Managing stock rotation, replenishment, and deliveries
  • Complying with all food and beverage regulations
  • Maintaining a clean environment and ensuring all equipment is kept to the highest standard
  • Coordinating with General Manager on venue maintenance

Qualifications / Experience

  • Experience Cocktail Bartender/Mixologist
  • Management or supervisory experience
  • Passion for cocktails and drinks as well as the bar industry
  • Experience in hospitality and a fast-paced bar environment
  • Barista training
  • First aid

Other requirements include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Reliable and a team player
  • Experience in the hospitality environment
  • Understanding of food & hygiene standards

how to apply

Please submit a CV and a covering letter to with the subject ‘Cocktail Bar Manager at The Wellhead’