El Mercado

Team Elmer

General Manager

Assistant Manager

Bar Manager

Assistant Director of Marketing

The General Manager of an El Mercado restaurant is one of the most important roles of our business. Relentless energy, epic multitasking and assertive communication skills determine the success of our establishment. A passion for customer service and consistent leadership paired with a positive attitude and the ability to thrive in an extremely busy environment while maintaining a fun, laid back environment are key. The GM reports directly to the Director of Marketing and the President of the Corporation.

Key skills and requirements:

-Minimum 3 years management experience in customer service leading a team of at least 15 individuals.

-Minimum of 1 year General Manager experience.

-Minimum of 2 years scheduling and hiring experience.

-Proven track record of success in sales or customer service with a focus in the service industry.

-Complete open availability on both weekdays and weekends and willingness to work special event hours.

The Assistant Manager of an El Mercado Restaurant is the key to team leadership and the ‘on-deck’ position to becoming a General Manager. Focus on customer service and a sponge like learning ability are key to the success of the business. A focus on detail in service, our planned approach, standards of operation, policy and procedure, training and development as well as day to day operations and inventory set the standard of this opportunity. The AM reports directly to the GM and the Director of Marketing.

Key skills and requirements:

-Minimum 2 years sales, retail or service supervisory/management experience.

-Commitment to operational excellence with focus on customer service, training and communication.

-Desire to learn, provide/receive accurate and positive criticism and feedback.

-Complete open availability on both weekdays and weekends and willingness to work special event hours.

The Bar Manager role is pivotal to the culture and success of an El Mercado Restaurant. Creativity and passion for customer service and operational excellence are a requirement. Desire to move into upper management through accurate inventory, proven sales and training techniques will determine the success of the ideal candidate. Requirements include open availability and a minimum of 3 years bar-tending experience. 

The ideal candidate for this unique part time opportunity will have relentless energy, a passion for creative and cost effective marketing strategies focused on local community outreach as well as live music and special events. The daily duties for the ADM would include scheduling meetings for the Director of Marketing, follow up communication of all events, basic artist relations and booking administration, permit and equipment reporting, special event budget analysis and creative event/benefit planning and facilitation. The ideal candidate for this position would have a background in community events, a current entertainment contact portfolio and a willingness to learn and thrive in a fast paced multitasking environment.  

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