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Deputy Manager

Botany Bay Hotel, Broadstairs

  • Full time, hours & requirements can be discussed at interview
  • Negotiable depending on experience great training & benefits
  • Permanent

The Botany Bay is a busy pub, restaurant and 30 room hotel located in Kingsgate Broadstairs and due to business demand, we are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our team.

The role of Deputy Manager is key within our business, so we need someone enthusiastic with bags of personality that can offer first class operational support to our General Manager, deputising in their absence and assisting the successful running of our pub.

You will work closely with our kitchen and operational teams recruiting and developing your people, with an ultimate goal of upholding our customer service delivery, quality and food standards at site.

In return, we offer competitive pay rates and we provide our Deputy Managers with superb on-going training and the opportunity to join our Management First Training Scheme. If your end goal is to become a General Manager, we can get you there.

What are we looking for?

  • Proven deputy/ supervisory experience.
  • Hospitality, leisure or retail experience.
  • Proven recruitment, leadership and training skills.
  • Excellent customer service, service delivery and health & safety standards.
  • Ideally you will be conversant in all aspects of cellar management, but full training will be provided.
  • You must be flexible in terms of the working hours required of you.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the hospitality sector.
  • The drive to become a General Manager in the longer term.


  • Competitive annual salary
  • Paid breaks
  • A share of tips
  • Early wage withdrawal scheme
  • Access to a Workplace Mental Health Platform offering proactive support for all areas of life
  • Company pension plan
  • Shares incentive plan
  • Employee discount scheme at Shepherd Neame managed pubs & hotels
  • App for online rota
  • 28 days paid holiday per year
  • Full company induction process
  • Opportunity to develop & move between pubs and grow with the company
  • Fast paced, fun and diverse working environment
  • Flexible working hours

In order to be considered for this role, please apply online with your CV now.