Assistant Manager

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1341583533-2
  • Date Posted: 1 June 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: BUZZ Bingo
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £27,000 to £29,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Commercial & QS, Digital, Health and Safety, PR & Communications, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Manager to join us here at Buzz Bingo covering South Stafford and Wolverhampton areas. This role is working full time over the 7 days a week you must be fully flexible to work during all opening hours, paying between £27K- £29K depending on experience.

Join Our Team of Remarkable People

At Buzz Bingo, together we're on a mission to be the Nation's No 1 Choice for Bingo. Our teams in Clubs across the country and in our Support Centre are smart and passionate about what they do. We know each person here can make a big difference, so we'll support your professional goals, give you what you need to thrive, and celebrate your success along the way!

We believe in the power of Bingo to bring people together, and it is that spirit of connection - online and in Club - that makes us a Bingo business unlike any other.

The Role You'll Play

As Assistant Manager also known as our Club Operations Manager, you'll play a key part in making sure there is consistent delivery of the Buzz Bingo Brand Values, and a culture of exceptional customer service, at each point of the customer journey. You will lead and support your team to ensure coordination between activities and seek opportunities to recognise those that go the extra mile.

Hit the Jackpot with Our Benefits

In return for everything you bring, we offer an exciting role in a dynamic business and a great rewards package. We'll help you build your skills and career as you work with us in a business that never stands still. That means you'll have access to:

  • - a physical and mental wellbeing app for you and your family giving you fast remote access to a GP for advice and more
  • Thrive App - for your mental wellbeing approved by the NHS
  • My Eva - an online financial expert to help with any money-related matters
  • Buzz Brights Apprenticeships including - Customer Service Level 3
  • Buzz Learning, our digital learning platform with access to 100s of online courses
  • In-house training - IOSH, First Aid, Fire Safety, Gamcare and more
  • Access to Trained Mental Health Advocates for advice on your mental wellbeing
  • Staff discount 50% off bingo tickets, food & soft drinks
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Pension Scheme

Your Responsibilities as Part of Our Team

  • Assist the General/Deputy Manager in ensuring that our customer experience is consistently delivered at each point in the customer journey
  • Take responsibility for the overall Club performance in the absence of the General Manager or Deputy Manager
  • Make sure all departments are operating in strict accordance with Buzz Bingo's Operating Manuals, standards and procedures
  • Seek opportunities to recognise and appreciate those that go the extra mile
  • Deliver a culture of exceptional customer service by coaching and encouraging team members to drive service levels in every session
  • Direct, delegate, coach, and support team members to ensure activities are coordinated to achieve results and support the consistent delivery of the Buzz Bingo brand
  • Make sure the Buzz Bingo brand is represented throughout the Club as specified by communications and brand compliance instructions
  • Make sure adequate levels of staff are deployed in each area to maximise customer service throughout the day
  • Make sure all customer complaints are resolved immediately and use the feedback to improve future service delivery
  • Deliver an exceptional food and beverage offering, where the quality and service is outstanding
  • Providing performance expectations through regular feedback for members of the team
  • Complete all departmental audits as required by the business
  • Ensuring you create a Safer Gambling Environment for all our Customers and Colleagues across all of our channels; online, in club and live

The Winning Combination We're Looking For

  • Previous experience of managing a team in a face-to-face customer service role, ideally within a leisure, gaming, hospitality, or retail environment
  • Evidence of bringing business awareness to decision making and understands the commercial drivers of the business
  • Evidence of setting an example for customer service and interaction 'on the floor'
  • A relentless focus upon customer service standards with strong attention to detail
  • Self-aware and welcomes constructive feedback
  • Committed to your own and other's development
  • You can demonstrate effective performance management ability
  • You have evidence of being able to manage and drive new initiatives through others
  • Evidence of leading, and coaching a team to deliver exceptional customer service
  • You can demonstrate effective performance management ability

Applicants must be 18+