Assistant Bars Manager, O2 Academy Sheffield

  • Live Nation Entertainment
  • Sheffield, UK
  • Nov 07, 2019
Full time Bar Staff Operations

Job Description

Company: Academy Music Group
Department: Bars
Location: O2 Academy Sheffield
Reports to: Bars Manager
Working hours: 40hrs per week

Role Description

O2 Academy Sheffield are looking for an Assistant Bars Manager to ensure the smooth running on a day to day basis of bar operations, staff employment and stock control at O2 Academy Sheffield.


  • Duty Bar Managing the majority of shows, take the lead in monitoring bars on show nights and ensuring they are clean.
  • Estimating demand and ordering all bar supplies including beer (draught and bottled), cellar gas, spirits and wines, plastic glasses and other secondary bar goods.
  • Management of the safe, cashing up tills, counting take and preparing floats. Ensuring all bars have a good supply of change.
  • Receiving bar deliveries and the distribution of beer cases and bar goods within the venue. Stocking bars with spirits, beers and glasses.
  • Completing purchase order forms for goods received.
  • Aiding with stock-takes when required
  • Cellar management.
  • Changing barrels, gas bottles and post-mix on show nights.
  • Ensure cellars, coolers and post-mix is maintained.
  • Cleaning of all beer lines within the venue.
  • Preparing and opening bars and ensuring the smooth running of bars during the show.
  • Ensuring all voids and wastage are recorded.
  • Aiding with staffing and staff liaison.
  • Cellar maintenance and bar security.
  • Other reasonable duties as and when required.
  • Be responsible for putting together rotas for evening staff for the venue’s upcoming events.
  • Liaising with the marketing department to push show specific offers


Skills / Knowledge / Experience

  • Personal licence holder
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Line management of staff
  • Administration and competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications – specifically Excel
  • Finance and cash handling
  • Recruitment and training of staff
  • Good communicator, with a strong desire to learn new skills
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to manage situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Can identify problems and develop solutions
  • Able to work flexible and unsocial hours including evenings, nights, weekends, bank holidays and New Year’s Eve.
  • Enthusiastic about live music and club events

If you are interested in this role please apply by Sunday 17th November.

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