Café Manager

Organisation: Maryhill Burgh Halls

Salary: £23,000 per annum + pension

Location: Glasgow

The Organisation
Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust (MBHT) was established in 2004 as a registered charity in North West Glasgow to save the Victorian Burgh Halls from demolition and bring the Halls back into community use. MBHT raised over £9 million to regenerate the building and it reopened in 2012 as a multipurpose space including an event venue, office spaces to let and local heritage site including a museum and exhibition space and collection of artefacts. Heritage has been at the heart of the Trust’s aims and activities from the beginning of the Burgh Halls’ regeneration project. MBHT continues to look for ways to engage and involve the local community to promote local culture, arts and heritage and highlight the excellent community facility of the historic Burgh Halls. 2022 will be an exciting year for the Trust with a 10 year anniversary celebration programme, community consultations and the reopening of our café along with our programme of exhibitions, collaboration, workshops, talks and tours as well as our participation in a number of festivals.

Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust is currently investing in the redevelopment of their café space. We are aiming to provide a flagship café within the Halls building that offers employment and training in a vibrant working environment and provides healthy, well-prepared and good quality food for all of its customers.

Purpose of Post
The management of all functions of the café operation at Maryhill Burgh Halls including management of staff, resources, business development, good food, quality standards and supporting the ethos of exceptional employment opportunities for local people.

We are looking for a dynamic experienced Cafe Manager to help deliver the successful opening and running of the operation. We seek someone with strong catering management experience, entrepreneurial attitude and behaviours, great customer service skills and experience of working within a vibrant, creative environment. They will also have a strong value base that promotes training and development. Experience of working with volunteers and people with training needs will be advantageous.

The key elements of the role are:

· Food preparation and planning responsibilities

· Systems and processes – responsibilities

To apply for this position, please send a recent CV (no more than four sides of A4) and a covering statement stating your suitability for the role (no more than one side of A4).

Applications should be sent by email to: or Tel: 0141 354 6515 for more information.

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 20th June 2022.

PVG membership will be requested for the successful candidate.

Application Deadline: Sunday 03/07/2022