Bar Manager Job Cedar Rapids IA - Shores Event Center Bar Manager Job Cedar Rapids IA - Shores Event Center

Bar Manager Job Cedar Rapids IA

Shores Event Center is currently seeking a Bar Manager to oversee and operate all bar-related functions at the venue. The Bar Manager will work closely with the General Managers and Event Manager to manage and operate a full-service bar at Shores Event Center. All applicants must be available to work predominantly nights and weekends and deliver outstanding customer service. Ideally, candidates should have 1-2 years of bar management/bartending experience.

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Bar Manager Essential Job Functions:
• Work independently in the absence of supervision
• Collaborate with team to set objectives and targets for beverage unit/bar
• Determine staffing needs and recruit staff
• Manage and coordinate with staff as needed to meet business and client objectives
• Train and coach staff as needed
• Delegate duties and tasks to staff to meet objectives and maximize resources
• Communicate company policy, standards and procedures to staff
• Ensure staff operates within company policies
• Oversee the preparation and presentation of beverages to meet set standards
• Resolve customer complaints promptly
• Monitor and maintain bar cleanliness and hygiene
• Promote and practice compliance with fire, health, safety and hygiene standards and regulations
• Ensure adherence to cash management procedures
• Maintain and monitor appropriate bar inventory levels
• Work with suppliers and sales representatives as needed
• Check stock is correctly rotated and stored to reduce wastage
• Create and oversee the bar display to maximize functionality and attractiveness
• Collaborate with team to set, monitor and control budget for the beverage unit/bar
• Plan and implement cost control measures
• Plan and implement systems to maximize sales and revenue
• Organize promotional activities
• Maintain regular communication with staff and management through meetings and discussions
• Stay current with and adhere to relevant legislation regarding service of alcohol, sale of tobacco and licensing

Bar Manager Job Requirements:
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
• Bar/event management experience preferred
• Must have basic computer skills including working with spreadsheets
• Problem solving skills and deductive reasoning abilities
• Excellent organization skills and time management skills
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Ability to lift 50+lbs
• Must be available to work long hours, weekends, and holidays
• Must be reside in the Cedar Rapids metro area

Shores Event Center Company Benefits:
• 2 weeks vacation/year; one week earned after every 6 months
• Discounted facility use
• Discounted programming participation
• Casual work environment
• Flexible schedules

Interested candidates should send their resume and a cover letter explaining why they would be a good fit for this position to

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