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Assistant Coffee Shop Manager

Redemption Roasters


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Redemption Roasters and make an impact with every cup as our Assistant Manager, while growing your career in specialty coffee


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London, UK

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Redemption Roasters stands out as the world's first prison-based coffee company, with a unique approach to specialty coffee. Our social enterprise is revolutionizing the coffee industry by providing professional training and employment opportunities to reduce reoffending. We're driven by a purpose that goes beyond profit, aiming to challenge perceptions and change lives through our passion for coffee.

  • Be part of an impactful social mission to aid ex-offenders.
  • Receive top-tier management training and specialty coffee education.
  • Grow within a company that values personal development and social change.
  • Enjoy benefits like staff discounts, gym memberships, and more.
  • Experience in leading a team and managing a café or similar environment.
  • Passionate about providing exceptional customer service.
  • A strong advocate for health & safety and food hygiene standards.
  • Keen interest in specialty coffee and social responsibility.
  • People-focused with a proactive and warm personality.

We encourage dynamic individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply and join our international team. If you're ready to lead with purpose and passion, apply to become our Assistant Manager!

Redemption Roasters is on a mission to reduce reoffending through coffee. We’re the world’s first prison-based coffee company. We provide professional coffee industry training, both inside and outside of prison with direct pathways to long-term employment. As a social enterprise, we think differently to other specialty coffee companies; we strive for profit in order to achieve our purpose. Every member of the Redemption Roasters team has a role to play in achieving that purpose; to challenge perceptions and change lives through speciality coffee.

As an Assistant Manager, you’ll receive industry-leading management training and coaching to support your own personal development as you grow within your role. You will also receive speciality coffee training program, attending cuppings and Roastery visits. You will impact people’s lives through our social mission of helping ex-offenders back into work and learning skills.

We offer benefits such as Employee Assistance Programme, staff discounts on food and free coffee across London, yearly pay review, 30% Discount on Coffee Beans, Cycle to Work Scheme, Up to £400 referral bonus, Free membership to Nuffield Gym (Holborn Branch).

We’re looking for someone who can support the Manager to drive the coffee shop’s performance and deliver amazing results, including in coffee and food quality, financial accountability, customer experience, health & safety and food hygiene & allergen practices. You should be able to confidently lead the cafe as if it were your own in the absence of your cafe manager.

If you are people-focused, care about creating a positive environment for your customers & your team, personable and proactive with a warm personality, enthusiastic about our social responsibility ethos, keen to develop your own skills as a leader, and looking to develop your coffee knowledge, then please apply for this role!

Redemption Roasters is an international and multicultural business with customers, suppliers, and employees from across the globe. We welcome applications from people with backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the specialty coffee industry.


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