General Manager – New Witney Pub

Job Category: General Manager
Job Type: Full Time

Dodo Pubs are looking for a General Manager to run their young & energetic team at our newest location in Witney!

Opening Summer 2021, the new site in Witney (name to be announced soon) is part of the Dodo Pub Co – known for award-winning interiors, top-notch burgers, Neapolitan pizzas and unbeatable neighbourhood vibes.  Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the pub in its entirety, you’ll need to be an excellent communicator and an inspiring leader, with the ability to get on with anyone – staff and customers alike. You’ll be great under pressure. And you’ll have a rich CV with a wealth of hospitality experience, an understanding of both front and back of house, and a strong head for figures.

From the kitchens, we offer authentic Neapolitan pizzas cooked at 400C in our wood-fired oven. Our renowned burgers are ground by a seriously good butcher, using our special double-tasty recipe. We also serve up super fresh original salads, tasty sides and spicy wings and, quite frankly, the best breakfast and brunch in Oxford (if we do say so ourselves!).

From the bar, we offer a wide selection of beers, wines, wonks, cocktails and craft coffee, all served up by knowledgeable and passionate staff to customers that care about quality and community.

Sound like your kind of thing?

So, what else do you need to be the GM of The new witney pub?
  • A natural leader & motivate, with the ability to train & develop a great team.
  • Creative & passionate about hospitality
  • A can-do, problem solving attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Customer-orientated approach, with the desire to create an atmosphere where all our customers feel comfortable
  • Organised and obsessively attentive in detail
  • A hands on manager, with minimum 2 years’ experience in a management role
  • Excellent financial understanding 
  • IT and computer literate
But enough about you! What will Dodo offer in return? 
  • Competitive salary + annual bonus
  • Live-in options
  • 45hours working week. Overtime paid in lieu (every time)
  • Dodo Unity Fund (our peoples bonus)
  • Tap to Tip – 100% tips are shared amongst our team –
  • Team canteen when at work
  • ‘Dine @ Dodo’– Bring 3 mates once a month and we’ll pay your food. 
  • Pension scheme options
  • Great work/life balance 
  • A big annual Dodo party!
Career development

We always look to promote from within Dodo Pub Co. As a result, we have a strong belief in nurturing and developing our staff. We offer loads of training programmes and opportunities to help everyone develop to their full potential – so if you have career goals, we can help you reach them.


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