To ensure the smooth running of the Zapato taproom, providing quality beverages and excellent service to customers. The candidate should either hold or be willing to undertake training for a personal licence. The candidate should also have relevant experience in bar management and a knowledge of licensing regulations.

  • Job Title: Full-Time Trainee General Manager
  • Hours: 38 hours / week
  • Start Date: Immediate / ASAP
  • Reports to: Operations Manager + Managing Director
  • Starting Salary: £22.5k per annum + performance bonus
  • Location: Mainly based at our HQ in Marsden, HD7


  • 28 days paid annual leave
  • Paid sickness leave
  • Company pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Share option for long-term employees
  • Staff discount, various swag and perks
  • Opportunity to travel nationally and internationally
  • To work alongside a team with significant industry experience


  • Deputise for Operations Manager.
  • Staffing, including rotas and recruitment.
  • Supervise team to make good day-to-day decisions and ensure daily tasks are completed.
  • Ensure the tap and grounds are safe, clean and tidy.
  • Maintain a great working knowledge of all Zapato products, services and events.
  • Ensure our products are always served in excellent condition.
  • Events mangement.
  • Web orders and deliveries.
  • Represent the brewery off-site at festivals and events.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
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  • First class standards of customer service.
  • Industry experience including knowledge of licensing regulations.
  • Ability to plan for and achieve ambitious sales targets.
  • Organised and motivated with great attention to detail.
  • IT literate.


  • Hold, or undertake training for a personal licence.
  • Weekend and evenings work on site and at events and festivals.
If you’re interested please send a CV and a cover letter telling us about why you would like to fill this role to with the subject TRAINEE GENERAL MANAGER.