Assistant Manager - Gloucester Road

Assistant Manager - Gloucester Road


Our story
We are a fifth generation family business that has been baking the finest bread, cakes and pastries since 1920. Throughout the last 100 years we have been committed to being the very best for our people, communities and environment. We are the only British bakery to be a Certified B Corporation which means that we use our business as a force for good. B Corps are a global community that put people and the planet first.
Our delicious, handmade products are enjoyed in our five shops and right across the South West and beyond. Find them in farm shops, delis, restaurants and cafes. We are proud to work with many customers that share our values of sustainability and quality such as The National Trust, Boston Tea Party,  and Gloucester Services.

Our shops
We have five thriving shops which aim to be the beating heart of our communities. They are renowned for their excellent customer service, quality bread, tasty coffee and tempting cakes and pastries.

The Role

Full time - 37.5 hours per week to include Saturdays.

We are looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to play a supportive role to the Shop Manager in running this shop and cultivating a presence within the community to ensure that all customers receive the best service, as underpinned by our values.

This role reports to the Shop Manager.

Key responsibilities:

  • To deputise for the Shop Manager as and when required:
  • To ensure a full, enticing and relevant food offering and retail display is present throughout the trading window.
  • To liaise with Marketing team and carry out marketing activity for the shop
  • To ensure all daily and weekly administration tasks are fully compliant (includes cashing up daily and weekly)
  • To assist in managing staffing needs (produce weekly rotas, manage annual holidays)
  • To ensure that all shop staff are trained in a timely manner and training records are updated accordingly
  • To ensure that shop is always clean and tidy.
  • To ensure that all records (cleaning, temperatures, SFBB records) are always fully completed and up to date
  • To ensure continuous and effective communication with team members

We are looking for candidates who are looking to join an expanding bakery and are prepared to work flexible hours and days, including alternate weekends.

What you’ll love about working with us
We strive to be a brilliant place to work. We are proud of the fact that in our last staff survey 95% said that they felt satisfied with their job. Being a certified B Corp means that we are committed to ensuring our staff feel valued, our communities feel supported and our planet is protected.
Some of our benefits include;

  • Free lunch with fruit and hot drinks
  • A loaf of bread to take home each day.
  • Free tickets for local attractions and days out.
  • An extra days holiday for your birthday.
  • A wellbeing team to support each other including a wellbeing focused month each year packed full of team activities.

To apply, please email you CV to