Careers at Life & Brand

Job applications and CVs must be emailed to careers@lifeandbrand.co.za

The Life & Brand Portfolio three arrows is our rallying cry. An all-encompassing battle charge to reinforce and deliver our three core values; Creativity, Consistency and Culture. Not only are our three arrows applied to every brand within the Portfolio, but also for every employee in the company. We’re on the search for new members of the team that will continuously strive to adopt and deliver on the vision of the company.

Marketing & Events Coordinator - Gauteng

Life & Brand Portfolio are looking for a young and dynamic marketing and events coordinator based in Gauteng to work on some of the portfolios brands together with the management team. Working in coordination with the Cape Town based head offices, the role requires a great amount of initiative, organisation and people skills.

Duties Include (but are not limited to):

• Executing brand campaigns at a store level
• Taking direction from both the Group Marketing Manager and the Group Events Manager
• Liaising and booking music and entertainment at the restaurants
• Creating design and social media briefs for the Marketing team
• Conceptualising and executing events and campaigns at a local basis
• Reporting on campaigns and events
• Liaising with printers and other suppliers
• Host influencers and media at the restaurants on a regular basis
• Assisting with launch campaigns and events for new restaurants in Gauteng
• Manage activations within store by liaising with suppliers and store managers
• Executing and sourcing corporate and private functions for each venue
• Plan and execute all group/function enquiries for all JHB stores of 20 people or more.
• Prepare function sheets and ensure all bookings are accurate in line with SOP’s.
• Manage client site inspections.
• Ensure accurate timeous invoicing and payment received.

Preferable: Marketing or Events Degree

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES FROM A PREVIOUSLY DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUND, IN TERMS OF OUR COMMITMENT TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE FEEDBACK WITHIN TWO WEEKS PLEASE ASSUME THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL

General Manager - Gauteng

Restaurant General Manager

Life & Brand Portfolio seeks an experienced Restaurant General Manager to run a new restaurant opening in the Greater Sandton area. Reporting to the Area Manager, The General Manager will be responsible for the management and overall responsibility of the restaurant. Supervision, performance management and effective delegation to various junior managers and staff to ensure an efficient and smooth running restaurant.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

• Ensure daily store operational requirements are met
• Ensure smooth running of front of house and back of house
• Supervision of staff
• Ensure store hygiene, maintenance, health and safety requirements are met
• Beverage cost, food costs and stock control are within specified range
• Be on duty for busy shifts, weekends and all functions.
• Ensure effective communication between staff as well as management
• Ensure reports are issued timeously

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

• 2-3 years in a similar role.
• Experience in dealing with high volume, in a similar environment would be preferable
• Strong Leadership ability;
• Ability to delegate and manage down effectively;
• Intermediate Microsoft Excel and Word skills;
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
• High attention to detail and process driven;
• Ability to interpret statistical information;
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of management, external customers and third-party service providers;
• Self-motivated and deadline oriented;
• Ability to multi-task
• Discretion and integrity
• Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
• Stress tolerance
• Decision-making
• This person will be for employment in a position of trust and honesty and entails the handling of cash or finances

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES FROM A PREVIOUSLY DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUND, IN TERMS OF OUR COMMITMENT TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE FEEDBACK WITHIN TWO WEEKS PLEASE ASSUME THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL

Junior Front of House Manager - Tigers Milk Lynnwood

Tigers Milk Lynnwood is seeking an experienced Junior Front of House Manager. This candidate will be responsible for effective communication with guests and management of staff.

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:
• Daily administrative requirements;
• Events and functions; all events and function communication to guests and management; communication to relevant departments for stock and OE requirements, for approval by the General Manager
• Daily store and floor operational requirements;
• FOH and guest liaisons
• Daily pre and post shift checklists are, implemented, completed, checked and filed.
• Consistently review operations and staff to identify any problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement
• Daily checking of My Inventory on My Micros
• Ensuring that all staff rostered to work are on time
• Regular presence on the restaurant floor during service

Qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge required:

• 2-3 years in a similar role.
• Experience in dealing with high volume, in a similar environment would be preferable
• Strong Leadership ability;
• Intermediate Microsoft Excel and Word skills;
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
• High attention to detail and process driven;
• Ability to interpret statistical information;
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of management, external customers and third-party service providers;
• Self-motivated and deadline oriented;
• Ability to multi-task
• Discretion and integrity
• Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
• Stress tolerance
• Decision-making
• This person will be for employment in a position of trust and honesty and entails the handling of cash or finances

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES FROM A PREVIOUSLY DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUND, IN TERMS OF OUR COMMITMENT TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE FEEDBACK WITHIN TWO WEEKS PLEASE ASSUME THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL

Experienced Waitrons

Life & Brand Portfolio seeks experienced professional waiters and waitresses across our various brands. Reporting to the General Manager, these candidates will be responsible for providing excellent service to guests. The ideal candidate should be friendly, highly motivated, efficient and detail orientated.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

• Learn menu items and be able to describe them appropriately to guests.
• Take beverage and food orders.
• Deliver beverages and food in a timely manner.
• Clear dirty dishes from table.
• Refill beverages throughout the meal.
• Greet guests and make them feel comfortable.
• Waiters and waitresses must be on their feet for long periods of time

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

• Minimum of 2-3 years in a similar role.
• Basic knowledge of beer, wine, cocktails and spirits.
• Experience in dealing with high volume, in a similar environment would be preferable
• Strong communication skills.
• High attention to detail and process driven;
• Self-motivated with the Ability to multi-task
• Discretion and integrity
• Stress tolerance
• Decision-making
• Professional and friendly. (Even in tough situations)
• Effective communication skills with guests and staff.
• Quick thinking and a team player.
• This person will be for employment in a position of trust and honesty and entails the handling of cash

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES FROM A PREVIOUSLY DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUND, IN TERMS OF OUR COMMITMENT TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE FEEDBACK WITHIN TWO WEEKS PLEASE ASSUME THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL

Experienced Bartenders

Life & Brand Portfolio seeks experienced professional bartenders to work at our Tigers Milk Century City. Reporting to the General Manager, the candidate will be responsible for providing excellent service to guests. The ideal candidate should be friendly, highly motivated, efficient and detail orientated.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

• Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant customers
• Interact with customers, take orders and serve normal menu.
• Assess customers’ needs and preferences, make recommendations and upsell.
• Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
• Validate customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age.
• Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies.
• Stay customer focused and nurture an excellent customer experience.
• Comply with all food and beverage regulations and brand standards (SOPs).
• Time to time stock take spot checks.
• Responsible for the stock in the bar area.
• Ensure cleanliness of all bar areas.
• Maintain cleanliness and standards in all bar storerooms.
• Control glassware and equipment ensuring minimal breakages and responsible and correct usage of equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

• Minimum of 2-3 years in a similar role.
• Knowledge of beer, wine, cocktails and spirits.
• Experience in dealing with high volume, in a similar environment would be preferable
• Strong communication skills.
• High attention to detail and process driven;
• Self-motivated with the Ability to multi-task
• Discretion and integrity
• Stress tolerance
• Decision-making
• Professional and friendly. (Even in tough situations)
• Effective communication skills with guests and staff.
• Quick thinking and a team player.
• This person will be for employment in a position of trust and honesty and entails the handling of cash

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES FROM A PREVIOUSLY DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUND, IN TERMS OF OUR COMMITMENT TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE FEEDBACK WITHIN TWO WEEKS PLEASE ASSUME THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL