2018 RR assistant manager

WORK WITH US – Assistant Manager

Hello folks! How’s your 2018 going? Bit slow? In need of a change? Then why not come and work with us at Nottingham’s coolest venue. We’re now in our 15th year and we’re going as strong as ever, so now is the perfect time to join up! Find out more below…


DHP Venue Assistant Manager – Rescue Rooms

DHP Venue Assistant Manager

JOB TITLE: Venue Assistant Manager


LOCATION: Nottingham

REPORTS TO: Deputy Manager & General Manager

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Venue Staff, Security

2018 RR assistant manager



Rescue Rooms is one of the coolest bar, live music & nightclub venues in Nottingham. Celebrating their 15th year, it’s become a household name in the city. A rare opportunity to be part of the team at Rescue Rooms has come up, and if you feel you have the knowledge, drive and excellence to help manage such a prestigious venue we would like to hear from you.

Job Purpose

To ensure the venue is operating at a safe and excellent level of service through management of venue staff and compliance procedures and to ensure the venue is operating at a profit through monitoring of controllable costs on a nightly basis. To ensure all venue staff are meeting the requirements set out for their particular job.

To provide support to the Deputy Manager and General Manager through duty shift management and any other duty as reasonably requested.

Key Responsibilities

1. Duty & Shift Management of the Venues

Responsible for ensuring the venue is safe for staff and customers and completion of venue checklists and monitoring during opening hours.

Responsible for delegated DPS role for the venue when the duty managing (DPS not present) and ensure that the venue is operating according to Licensing laws and conditions of the venue license.

Briefing bar staff and security

Managing all venue staff’s performance at the event (including prep and end of night), including providing feedback to staff and relevant manager where required and taking any disciplinary actions where necessary.

High level of performance during clubnight operation

Dealing with bands and tour managers

Performing settlements

Cashing up tills

Creating P&L’s and distributing internally

Alarming and securing both venues

2. Co-ordination of Bar Personnel

Production of rotas for bar personnel in a suitable time frame as requested by the General Manager

Production of rotas for cleaning personnel in a suitable time frame as requested by the General Manager

Bar personnel and cleaners to be rota’d in accordance with budget and financial targets as distributed by the General Manager

3. Management

Venue Systems & Procedures


Liaising with Security on show days and club nights

Generating Security briefs to be presented to security staff on a nightly basis

Assistance to GM

Assist the Deputy Manager and General Manager in the venue operation, including staffing or systems as directed by the manager

Covering the work of other Assistant Managers during their absence (holidays, illness etc) as directed by the General Manager


Comply with and ensure that company financial procedures are kept

Maintenance of venue accounts sheets: P&L


Responsible for production, completion and verification of venue compliance documentation (bar refusal sheets, bar hygiene checklists, club checks, closing club checks, toilet check sheets, housekeeping records, accident reports)

Responsible for the completion of the venue’s weekly filing system

Updating and monitoring the company’s accident management system

4. Recruitment & Development of staff

Involved in the recruitment, training, appraisal and development of venue staff (retail, reception, cloakroom, cleaners, maintenance)

Providing assistance to the General Manager in knowledge and development of personnel standards and execution of sales procedures; including food service, table service and bar service

Key Working Relationships


Rescue Rooms Management Team

DHP Family Promoters

Finance Department

Event Staff (including tech, security, bar)


Visiting bands, DJ’s and artistes

3rd party promoters

Suppliers and contractors

Security company & staff


If this role excites you and you are interested in developing a career with an award winning industry leader, then please email your covering letter, current and expected salary and a CV to careers(at)dhpfamily.com

DHP Family is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the Organization is treated equally, and we welcome applications from candidates no matter their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

Please note that due to the number of applications we may receive, we may not be able to reply to all applications.



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