We are The Blackpool Tower and are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!
We are currently recruiting for a Catering Manager to join our team at The Blackpool Tower. As part of the Senior Management team you will report directly to the Senior Operations Manager and will have responsibility for the catering of all functions within our iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom including our Afternoon Tea offering.
Working closely with the Ballroom Operations Manager you will lead your team ensuring that every guest has a memorable experience here at the Blackpool Tower. As part of the management team you will also be included in the duty management and incident management rotas.
We are looking for the following skills and experience;
- Experience within an similar role
- Food hygiene qualification
- Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate, manage performance and drive results within your teams
- You will also have excellent communication and organisational skills, enjoy challenging situations and be able to create a positive and innovative working atmosphere
- You’ll also possess high standards when it comes to ensuring our site is clean and presentable
- You will be great at managing demanding and changing priorities and will have experience of working to budgets, controlling costs and general business administration
- Ability to deliver exceptional customer service in a fast paced environment
- Ability to be flexible/adaptable as per the business operational requirements
- Experience of Health & Safety regulations
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite inclusive of Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
This role is Full Time, Permanent, averaging 37.5 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.
Alongside a competitive annual salary and 25 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more!
The Blackpool Tower attractions are memorable and magical – from the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye with its breath-taking SkyWalk to the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, you’ll be amazed at what’s new in the resort. Don’t forget Blackpool’s all-time favorites’ Mooky the Clown and Mr. Boo still making audiences laugh in The Blackpool Tower Circus. Stepping into The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is like stepping back in time and of course where the kids discover the amazing, giant adventure playground - Jungle Jims.
- Job type
- Fulltime job
- Blackpool, United Kingdom
- Starting in
- As soon as possible