General Manager Donegal (New Pub Opening) 60k

Action Recruitment
November 23, 2023
Co Donegal, Ireland
Job Type


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bar Manager or General Manager to join a new bar opening in one of Donegal's most exciting towns.

The General Manager will lead, manage, motivate, and develop the team to deliver high standards of customer service and have a passion for hospitality in a friendly and outgoing manner.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a manager in a busy bar operation, be enthusiastic, and innovative, and improve the business with new ideas to drive it forward and build on the well-established reputation of this busy property. This property will be 10,000 sq. ft.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Hands-on attitude
  • Oversees staff, including bartenders, barbacks, bouncers, wait staff, and/or kitchen staff as well.
  • Ensuring that the front-of-house is fully staffed, particularly during peak times
  • Meeting sales and profitability targets
  • Creating a welcoming environment for customers
  • Ensuring consistent, high-quality beverages are served to customers
  • Dealing with customer feedback and providing adequate solutions to customer complaints
  • Creating a positive work environment for staff and encouraging their career development
  • Monitoring inventory of beverages to ensure adequate stock
  • Hires, trains, promotes, and, when necessary, discipline staff.
  • Selects music, books bands, and provides input on décor and marketing, including social media and other forms of publicity.
  • Initiates and maintains vendor relationships.
  • Uses point-of-sale tracking technology and bar and restaurant management platforms.
  • Overseeing the cleanliness of staff and the physical bar area and paying attention to possible health hazards and regulation violations


  • Excellent multitasking ability.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of food, beverage, and hospitality industries.
  • Calm under pressure
  • Able to maintain restraint in stressful situations.
  • Comfortable with hospitality and sales technology platforms.
  • Enthusiasm and lots of energy.
  • Prior managerial experience working in a busy bar environment with food and live music
What can we offer?
  • An excellent salary for the right person. 60k 
  • Temp accommodation if you need to relocate- you need to check this
  • Excellent career progression with this long standing Irish owned company
  • Full autonomy when it comes to managing the operation
  • An excellent support team in place to help you settle into the role
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced bar manager who is ambitious, business-oriented, and enjoys the local banter and traditional hospitality.

For more information, please email your updated CV to [email protected]


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