Bartender

It's time for you to StandOut London!

Bartender · Multiple venues · Full or Part Time · £14.50 per hour (£30-36,000 per year based on 40-48 hours per week) · signing bonus after 3 months

The Standard is one of the most culturally engaged hotels in the world. Hotels with real cultural life, an inclusive spirit and true creative attitude. A destination layered with events and amusements that leaves you with an uplifted feeling...

At the cultural heart-beat of The Standard are our team who bring to life our spaces, engage with our guests and vibrate social energy, day and night across our numerous bars, restaurants, event and guest spaces. Here at The Standard, we take a slightly different approach to our people and look far and wide for individuals that bring a unique perspective with them to our team (not a 5 page CV). We do not ask you to conform, read from a script or follow the rules (ok sometimes there are rules) but not when it comes down to you being able to express yourself or celebrate your individuality.

We are defined by our richness of personality, diversity of background and lifestyle and are now looking for a Bartender who will embody our ‘Anything but Standard’ ethos to join our growing bar team.

Your Role

As a Bartender at The Standard, London, you will become part of a dynamic bar team that will provide an extensive drinks service across several bars in the hotel, from Double Standard our spin on a London bar, Decimo our upscale Spanish/Mexican restaurant specialising in Mezcal, The Rooftop an open air skyline bar serving summer cocktails and bubbles on tap, to Sweeties our chic cocktail lounge and late night club.

Our bartenders have an exceptional knowledge of the latest trends in the London bar scene to create a vibrant bar experience, that is anything but Standard!

You will of course be passionate about service, with an exceptional working knowledge of bar operations and order of service; along with a deep appreciation of quality wines, champagne and spirts in order to guide and make recommendations to guests based on their preferences. The bar team will also create and mix a range of signature cocktails in addition to mixing and blending of all the classics, to add a touch of personality and theatre to our guests’ experience.

Finally, and most importantly, you will be a host, making our guests feel welcome whilst they visit The Standard and our energetic and vibrant city; so you will need to be highly social, upbeat and friendly; confident and can handle pressure well; thrive in a busy high volume, high energy environment and can manage multiple tasks and guest with ease.

Do you have what it takes to be a Bartender at The Standard

With multiple bar concepts across the hotel we’re confident that we will have a bar that matches your experience. So whether you have worked in a Pub, City Bar, Hotel bar, Cocktail Lounge or Nightclub we’d love to hear from you.

  • In addition to those with experience we are actively seeking candidates with a diverse range of lifestyle skills and welcome applications from those in the arts, music and entertainment industries
  • To be a confident mixologist with a proven knowledge of spirits, well versed in both classic and contemporary cocktails with a good understanding of the latest trends in the London bar scene
  • Prior experience using squirrel epos is advantageous, however full training will be given
  • To be highly social, motivated and pro-active; acting with professionalism and positivity in all interactions
  • Any relevant qualifications such as WSET are advantageous but not essential
  • A flexible approach to working hours with the ability to work shifts, including weekends and nights as a number of our bars will operate late night licences

We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be a Bartender, at The Standard then we’d love to hear from you!

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates prior to commencing employment.

 

Benefits Include

  • Generous Tronc Scheme + Signing Bonus after 3 months
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniform & on-site laundry service
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance (2 x Annual Salary)
  • Medical Assistance (including online GP and Physio)
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Well-being service
  • Discount platform including GYM
  • Worldwide Travel Discounts via The Standard Advantage platform
  • Employee & Family Rates across all Standard and Bunkhouse properties
  • In-house Experience Programme
  • F&B Discounts ranging from 25-50%
  • Recruitment Referral Bonus up to £1,000
  • Tuition Aid Scheme & subsidised training
  • Season Ticket Loan & Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • Social Committee with regular monthly social activities

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