Bar Manager

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An Award-winning 4* Hotel in co. Donegal is seeking a committed, proactive Bar Manager who would enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced environment. The Bar Manager will promote and grow the business, hire and train wait staff, and ensure that patrons are receiving excellent drinks, food, and service.

Bar Manager Responsibilities:

·         Manage the business aspects of the bar, such as keeping a current liquor license, negotiating supplier contracts, taking inventory, and reordering supplies, managing budgets, and setting goals.

·         Hiring and training staff to provide excellent service to Guests.

·         Creating effective schedules and quickly resolving conflicts to ensure that bar is well staffed during peak hours.

·         Setting and enforcing quality and safety controls.

·         Ensuring licenses are updated and in line with current legislation.

·         Working with diverse personalities both on the staff and Guests.

·         Planning and taking part in promotional events.

·         Diffusing tense situations between patrons or staff members to prevent possible safety or legal issues, ejecting unruly persons, if needed.

·         Maintaining a fun, safe atmosphere for patrons.

Bar Manager Requirements:


·         High School Diploma.

·         Restaurant or management experience.

·         Strong understanding of business management and accounting principles.

·         Excellent computer, problem-solving, and customer service skills.

·         Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to diffuse tense situations and resolve conflicts.

·         Willingness to work during peak hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

·         Effectively delegate responsibilities and maximize resources.

·         Decisiveness.

·         Ability to walk, stand, and occasionally carry heavy items in a fast-paced, stressful environment.


I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or to to speak further about this opportunity.