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Bar Manager

Reports to:

Operations Manager

Main function:

The Bar Manager will be responsible for managing and maintaining the highest standards of customer service in relation to all beverage sales in An Chúirt Hotel.  They will develop and maintain positive working relationships with all customers, sales representatives, event organisers and employees to ensure that the best product offering is available at all times in accordance with Gallen Hospitality strategy.  They will promote a cost conscious culture throughout the organisation, while continuously enhancing all services offered through innovative customer services. 

This role will require close collaboration with the Operations Manager in An Chúirt Hotel to ensure the best possible standards of customer service and highest revenue at all times.

Important Information
Location: An Chúirt Hotel, An Chúirt, An Cúirt, Meenderrygamph, Gweedore, Gweedore, Ireland, Donegal, F92 AP60
Date Posted: 21st September 2023
Closing Date: 30th October 2023
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

You will be fully responsible for all bars in An Chúirt Hotel.

You will be in close contact with other Heads of Departments their teams to ensure they have the support they need to run operations efficiently.

You will be responsible for the the following;

  • Maintain stock.

  • Create drink menus.

  • Determines employees’ schedules.

  • Ensures bar is well-stocked and clean.

  • Tracks customer behavior and sales.

  • Maintains budget and monitors costs.

  • Maintains drink recipe documentation.

  • Oversees planning for special events.

  • Appropriately delegates tasks to staff.

  • Selects and purchases liquor and other supplies.

  • Oversees staff, including bartenders and barbacks, and, in some cases, bouncers, wait staff, and/or kitchen staff as well.

  • Hires, trains, promotes, and, when necessary, disciplines of 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.

What you will need

Required criteria

  • Right to work in Ireland
  • Knowledge of cost control procedures
  • Management Experience
  • Strong organisation and planning skills

Desired criteria

  • 2 years experience in a similar management role

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Bar Skills

Bar Skills

Exceptional Customer Service Skills

Exceptional Customer Service Skills

Attention to detail

Attention to detail

Control of Costs

Control of Costs



Gallen Hotel Group

A family-run hotel group owned and managed by the Gallen Family.
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The Gallen Hospitality group is comprised of three 4-star, family-run hotels located in Ballybofey and Gweedore, Co Donegal. Owned by the Gallen family, the Villa Rose Hotel was established in the year 2000 and is comprised of 57 bedrooms, state of the art spa facility and has been consistently named Ireland’s top hotels in the Tripadvisor Traveller’s choice awards. In 2016, the Gallen family added Jackson’s Hotel to their offering. With 135 bedrooms, a leisure centre and extensive conference & banqueting facilities the hotel is one of the largest in the region. In 2021, the family acquired An Chúirt Hotel in Gweedores 66 bedrooms & a health club. An Chúirt is nestled in the beautiful Donegal countryside with the iconic Errigal Mountain as it's backdrop.

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At Gallen Hospitality our culture centers around our people and we focus on their well-being, safety and equality. With over 300 employees, we are a principal hospitality employer in the County. When we take care of our staff, our staff take care of our guests. WELL-BEING We believe the role we can play in our employees well-being is one of the most important responsibilities we have as employers. EQUALITY We operate an Equal Opportunities Policy. We are proud of how often employees are promoted within the Group. SAFETY We have implemented the Failte Ireland Covid 19 Safety charter, operated at the highest level to ensure the safety of our employees.

Our benefits

We pride ourselves on creating a positive working environment for all our employees, with employee wellbeing, autonomy and supportive management at the core of everything we do.

Vacation, Paid time off

Flexible schedule

Office perks

Employee development programs

Tuition reimbursement

Employee discounts

Gym membership or wellness programs

Free parking

Referral bonus

Open office

Competitive salary

Preferential room rates

Discount on meals purchased

Discount on spa treatments or products

Free meals during shifts

Free parking or Discounted parking

Bar Manager

A family-run hotel group owned and managed by the Gallen Family.