Assistant Bar Supervisor, Stroud Brewery

Job Function: The Stroud Brewery Assistant Bar Supervisor, will oversee the running of the Stroud Brewery bar in together with the Bar Supervisor.

Application Process

Applications will ONLY be received online.

Deadline: Friday 30th June

Assistant Bar Supervisor, Stroud Brewery

Pay: £18,500 pro rata

3 days/week and as required

Stroud Brewery is looking to recruit an Assistant Bar Supervisor.

Working in cooperation with our existing bar supervisor you will ensure the efficient and safe running of the Stroud Brewery Bar for the enjoyment of our customers. You will need a good background in customer service at a supervisory level and experience of bar work.

The Stroud Brewery Tap is a popular destination where you can sample our full range of currently available beers, enjoy live music and a sourdough pizza fresh from the wood-fired oven. Organic wines and local cider are also served and we have an evolving cocktail menu. For vegan visitors we aim to offer at least one unfined cask beer each week. Our keg beers, bottles and cans are also vegan friendly.

There is always something different happening, from brewery tours to quiz nights to bingo and seasonal celebrations! We are looking forward to moving into a new bar at the end of 2018 when we expect there will be opportunity to extend the scope of this role.

Responsibilities in detail:


  • Supervising all aspects of running the Stroud Brewery Bar.
  • Managing bar staff – Assisting with the co-ordination of bar staffing month by month, and during open hours to oversee casual bar staff team, to ensure the efficient management of the bar.
  • Training - Developing capacity of the bar team through training together with other members of brewery staff
  • Safety – ensuring the safety of public during bar opening times
  • Cleaning and maintenance – Occasional line cleaning and cellar maintenance
  • Music - Helping to arrange musicians for the bar and ensuring they meet our criteria


  • Social media – Instagram contributions
  • Stroud Brewery website - keeping an eye on bar pages
  • Newsletter and press contributions

Assistant Bar Supervisor, Stroud Brewery - Person Specification

Essential Criteria


  • Experience of supervising a bar in a pub or restaurant
  • Ability to keeping accurate records
  • Experience of leading and managing a staff team


  • In depth knowledge of licensing laws in the sale of alcohol
  • A working knowledge of cellar management and catering;
  • Knowledge of food hygiene
  • Competent in the use of a till system
  • Interest and enthusiasm for beer
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements in a similar venue
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Google applications.

Skills & Attributes

  • Fantastic communicator
  • Customer focused with the ability to lead others in the same
  • Confidence, courtesy and a professional approach to dealing with members of the public
  • Support and encourages positive team working behaviour leading others by example
  • An organised, efficient worker with a proven track record
  • A diplomat who can diffuse difficult situations with a calm positive approach
  • Team player with ability to work on own initiative
  • Literacy and numeracy skills;
  • Ability to set and meet targets;
  • Capability to respond positively to pressure

Ability to work independently and responsibly

Desirable Criteria

  • Personal Licence holder
  • Trained First Aider