Light Cinemas

Food & Beverage Manager - Sittingbourne

Light Cinemas
Sittingbourne, Kent
Up to £38,000 + Generoud Benefits Package
01 Oct 2020
29 Oct 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Food & Beverage Manager - Sittingbourne

Are you ready be part of the best experience in cinema? Are you a passionate and inspirational leader?

Do you thrive off a busy environment and want to be part of a BRAND NEW, EXCITING concept in the town of Sittingbourne?

An extremely exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Food, Beverage & Bowling Manager to join our BRAND-NEW site opening in Sittingbourne, due to open October 2020!

Who we are

Here at The Light Cinema, we are one of the fastest growing independent cinema chains in the UK. We are a challenger brand within the cinema industry, currently operating ten sites across the UK with exciting growth plans!

We offer unique spaces where guests can enjoy the latest blockbusters, independent and international films plus a selection of live events in state-of-the-art screens. At our new Sittingbourne site, guests will be able to enjoy freshly prepared, sharing style food served from one of our open kitchens/concessions or relax with a cocktail in one of our beautiful bars or have some fun at our new concept eight lane bowling alley, with gaming area.

We are a growing company who are transforming the look and feel of our venues to offer something different. This is a truly exciting time to join Light Cinemas and become part of a leisure brand creating social spaces and entertainment experiences to surprise and delight our guests. 

The Role

As a Food, Beverage & Bowling Manager, you will lead our Food, Beverage & Bowling operation and support the Senior Business Manager in the efficient and profitable running of our venue, taking a commercial approach that balances guest experience with the financial needs of the business. A successful FBB Manager is enthusiastic and motivated with good business acumen and a strategic mindset. You will also work closely with the management team to successfully lead, inspire and deliver an exceptional guest experience.

What are we looking for/ Your experience?

  • Previous experience as a manager in a hospitality, cinema or leisure focused environment
  •  Enthusiasm towards cinema with a passion for film and/or hospitality
  • Knowledge of business systems such as: Fourth Hospitality, F&B, Compliance Centre, Vista and Flow
  • Knowledge of food safety and health and safety
  • A proven track record of delivering exceptional guest service
  • A proven track record in people management with an ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with great time management skills
  • Result driven and forward thinking
  • Analytical thinking with business awareness
  • Desire to progress in the role


  • Competitive rate of pay and bonus opportunities
  • Employee discounts on food and drink
  • 28 days holiday
  • Unlimited free cinema tickets/ tickets for friends and family
  • 40% employee discount on food and drink
  • Private medical insurance
  • Healthcare cash plans and benefits portal
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Career development opportunities and fun working environment

If you want to be part of The Light Cinema family and think you have what it takes to be a F & B Manager with us? Then apply today!

** All interviews will be carried out according to government guidance around social distancing**

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