As part of our international business group, we are planning to launch a new and unique high-end coffee shop brand in Budapest. Starting with a flagship store on Andrássy Avenue, we have long-term plans for local and international expansion as well. This first store will be located in a building owned by our group where we will also open a new contemporary art space, named Q Contemporary. Be the first key person and help lead the creation of a new coffee shop brand, join us as Senior Barista & Coffee Shop Manager

Tasks

• Leading the end-to-end creation of the first coffee shop as the project manager
• Operating the coffee shop in exceptionally high quality service to reach brand goals
• Product category management, product testing, new product development
• Initiation of future ideas and strategies
• Recruitment of first baristas, building and training the team
• Excellent operations, ordering materials, managing inventory, managing work calendar, managing daily closings
• Cooperation with suppliers and partners
• Cooperation with leadership and marketing department
• Providing exceptional quality customer experience with a unique service

Requirements

• Passion for coffee
• Motivation for building a new specialty coffee shop brand
• At least 5 years experience as a barista, preferably at a specialty coffee shop
• Experience with high-end espresso machines like La Marzocco
• Experience with other types of coffee, such as pour over, cold brew, latte etc.
• At least 3 years experience in managing a coffee shop as a store manager or shift manager
• Good time management and prioritization skills
• Fluent English skills, both verbal and written
• Engagement and motivation, being able to act as the person in charge
• Inspiring guests with exceptional quality coffee, nice smile and interaction
• Customer focus, excellent communication skills, friendly, positive, open personality
• OK with working in flexible way, on weekends as well, with planned schedule
• Attention to detail and organized
• Ability to multi-task and handle problems when they occur
• Highly self-motivated and a team player with leadership skills
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office, POS system)
We offer
• Option to work as part-time (second job) before store opening, or full-time right away
• Competitive salary, based on experience
• Independent working
• Overseeing full operations of the store
• Opportunity to build a business from the ground up
• Recruiting, building, and motivating the coffee shop staff team later after launch
• Being part of a young and energetic international management team
• A place where you can use your creativity and implement your ideas
• Stable work environment
• Opportunity to expand and open more stores in the future

Work location: Budapest, 6th District, Andrássy Avenue 110

If you want to be part of building something great with us, please send your English CV and Cover Letter to Levente@QContemporary.com