Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


We are currently looking for a capable and enthusiastic Assistant Manager to lead inspire and grow our shops in London. Competitive Salary plus 15% bonus, 50% staff discount, meal allowance, 25 days holiday plus bank holiday, development and many other benefits.

In exchange for your passion and commitment you will receive:

- 25 days holiday + bank holiday.
- 50% staff food discount.
- Pension scheme.
- Medical insurance discount.
- Career Development.

- Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of operations of the store throughout the day
- Driving sales and profit.
- Promoting talent and developing succession plans.
- To champion the quality of café food and fresh food product in the store.
- To champion full shelves, fixed merchandising and appropriate POS.
- To ensure excellent customer service at all times.
- To develop, train and coach your team through appraisal, learning, and development.
- To bring fun to the workplace and ensure a happy, motivated and focused team.
- To manage the store rota effectively to deliver target wage costs.
- To maintain a safe workplace across the shop.
About the role:

As an Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of all day to day operations of the store, ensuring an excellent customer experience is provided at all times. You will need to be confident and have experience in managing a team. You will act as a role model in developing, training and coaching through performance reviews and personalised learning and development. You will be able to create and manage rotas, controlling labour costs, delivering achievable sales and EBITDA budgets, financial budgeting and planning, full P&L management as well as monitoring stock levels ensuring minimum waste and maximum sales.

About us:

At EAT we’ve been creating, making and serving our own great tasting seasonal recipes for over 20 years. We now have over 100 shops across the UK. Fresh food changes with the seasons and that’s why our menus do too. We make great tasting food, from our own recipes, and we start from scratch every single day. Our menus change throughout the day (as well as the seasons) and our customers tell us our coffee is the best in town. It’s made with 100% Arabica, Rainforest Alliance beans. This means that our espresso beans are sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms. Real feel good coffee!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000.00 to £24,000.00 /year


- food retail assistant management: 1 year (Required)

- London, Greater London (Required)