Revolution - General Manager

General Manager - Revolution - Revolution Edinburgh
Salary £40,000 - £50,000 + 50% OTE Bonus

Situated in the Old Town, Revolution is ideally located for toursim, students, locals and corporate trade. With 2 floors, it has ample space for all kinds of functions and events, as well as the 'Vodka Rec', our competitive socialising area with a full length shuffle board and gaming tables. We're looking for a GM with experience of building, leading, and growing a team, someone who's hands on and leads from the front, loves hospitality and being with guests, and strives to make our purpose, vision and values become reality.

Cards on the table. this role isn't for the feint hearted, the site has seen a lot of change over the last 3 years and so you will be re-building the team and standards from the ground up. Leading from the front, and taking a hands on approach will be essential for success in this site.

As the General Manager of a Revolution, you will have full accountability of the site, from P&L’s, balanced scorecards, stock, payroll and be the driving force behind increasing sales through the development of key sessions. You’ll need experience in coaching and developing your teams across multiple departments, bringing the best out of your people to live and breathe our company values.

Are you results driven, organised and have bags of initiative? Do you absolutely thrive in and feed off the energy of a fast-paced party environment? As the General Manager you’ll ensure that you and your team are enjoying the experience just as much as your guests are. Being a great communicator and relationship builder is essential in a General Manager role, as you’ll be the face of the business! If you’ve got experience of running shifts in a busy hospitality environment and are eager, but value a fun place to work, then this could be the perfect role for you!


What’s in it for you??

  • Industry leading bonus scheme, up to 50% of your annual salary, paid quaterly.
  • Opportunities to win incentive trips all around the world.
  • An industry beating training and development programme at each level of your career.
  • The opportunity to be a part of a truly inclusive and diverse family in the most fun environment
  • Access to a suite of employee benefits, including a range of high street discounts, financial support, and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • On demand pay, you can draw down from your wage early if you need help with a big bill before payday.
  • 50% discount for use in all Revolution and Revolucion de Cuba bars across the UK.
  • 33 holiday days per year
  • Enhanced sick pay and maternity/paternity pay
  • Long service awards including 5 days extra holiday every year, 4 week paid sabbatical and personalised gifts
  • Enhanced pesion contributions
  • Life Assurance


A little bit about us…

A true high street staple across the UK, Revolution Bars Group operates 65+ sites nationwide over 4 unique brands, Revolution, Revolucion De Cuba, Founders & Co and Playhouse. With a strong dedication to expand and grow over the coming years, and a progressive and aspiring people strategy committed to your development and ensuring our teams have their say - it’s a very exciting time to join Revolution Bars Group!

  • Purpose: We create fun and memorable experiences with our teams and our guests.
  • Vision: The place where everyone wants to be. 
  • Values: Fun, Ambition, Integrity, Recognition.

Revolution means something different for different people. And something different at different times of the day. It means we’re a lot of things, sometimes all at once, but we’re not afraid of that. In fact, we’d say we own it. From cool cocktails to forward-thinking food, fun drives everything we do. We host unforgettable parties, whatever the occasion, with a little help from our vodka limbo, live performers, masterclasses, confetti cannons, competitions and loads more. We can't wait for you to be a part of it all.


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Job details

Salary £40000 - £49999
Job Ref REF05082022VAC3793
Location Edinburgh