Retail Cafe Manager

30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to be part of an exciting new café and retail concept?


Apricot is a fast growing multi-channel women's fashion brand that is passionate about print. The Apricot brand was born in 2007 with the aim of producing beautiful clothing collections that appeal to both mother and daughter. Bringing something fresh and new to the high street, Apricot aspires to deliver what every woman's wardrobe needs - from well produced staples to limited edition and trend-led fashion pieces.

Our head office and distribution centre are based in London. We currently have 11 standalone stores as well as 500 concessions across the UK and Ireland. Our UK host stores include high street retailers New Look, Debenhams, House of Fraser, Outfit and Beales, as well as a number of independent department stores. We currently have over 200 concessions in Europe, as well as outlets in North America.


We are looking for a Café Manager to run the coffee shop within our brand new Basingstoke store.

We need a full time Manager to take control of the day to day management of the café. With 20 covers, the café is an intimate and beautifully designed space within our main retail area. There will be a strong focus on great coffee, smoothies and delicious snacks.

The successful applicant will have a background in café management, a positive attitude, an eye for detail and great customer service. We are looking for a candidate with the ability to make the café a success – driving sales, work independently, problem solving and managing a small team. A good working knowledge of food hygiene standards and health and safety is essential.


· Ensuring the café environment is safe, clean and welcoming

· Managing and training the café team

· Driving café sales and promoting the café

· Food and beverage service

· Basic food preparation

· Ordering stock

· Liaising with the store team

· Liaising with head office

This is a full time role working 5 days over 7 on a rota basis, and will include weekends.

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