Deputy Head of Bars, VAULT Festival


VAULT Festival is looking for an experienced, organised, and proactive Deputy Head of Bars to ensure the smooth setup, day to day running, and packdown of all VAULT Festival Bars. The Deputy Head of Bars’ goal will be to aid in achieving and surpassing sales targets whilst delivering an exemplary customer experience.


We think you’ll likely be suitable for the role if you have held one or more of the following roles before

  • Bar Manager or Bar Supervisor or similar level role within hospitality or theatre
  • Duty Manager in a bar, restaurant, theatre/venue or similar
Working closely with the Head of Bars, the Deputy Head of Bars will be responsible for assisting with accurately logging all bars related financial & sales records whilst working to maximise profitability and cost-efficiency across stock, personnel, and related resources. They will also act as the first point of contact for the Bar Managers and will be responsible for managing and supporting Bar Managers on a day to day basis and empower an exceptional team who can provide the highest quality customer.

The Deputy Head of Bars will promote & maintain an organisational culture which values creativity, honesty, respect, and kindness both in executing the vision for the organisation & festival and in drawing the very best from our staff & freelancers, our artists, and our collaborators.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS: This is a fixed term, freelance, buyout agreement

START DATE: 9th January 2022
END DATE: 17th March 2023

FEE: No less than £4783.68 depending on start date and N/As

Deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 10th October 2022
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