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Venue Lead
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF29035

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 30/06/2019

Job live date: 22/05/2019

Salary: £19,730 - £24,029 per annum

Employment type: AOS-Manual

Department: Campus Commerce

Division: Catering Hotel & Conference Services

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, permanent

University of Reading Bars is looking for candidates who enjoy working in fast paced environment and working in large teams to help manage its day to day operations. This is a great opportunity to work autonomously, develop skills, create and implement ideas for efficient and first-class Bar service.

Previous experience of working in a bar would be great but is not essential. You must be able to work calmly under pressure and be able to work with and lead a predominantly casual student staff.

This post will be working mostly outside of normal 9.00 – 17.00 hours and you will be required to work weekends and Bank Holidays.

You will have:

  • A creative and innovative approach to problem solving

  • Passion for amazing Customer Service

  • Ability to remain Calm under pressure

  • Excellent Communication Skills


Interviews will be held in the week commencing 1st July 2019


Informal contact details

Contact role:

Bars Manager

Contact name:

Ben Foll

Contact email:


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


The closing date for this job has now passed.


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