Bluestone Lane
  • 17-Sep-2019 to 16-Nov-2019 (PST)
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Variable / Full time

Premium cafe and coffee brand, Bluestone Lane, is on the lookout for an energetic and experienced Coffee Shop General Manager to join our fast-growing Washington, DC region!

Australian inspired, Bluestone Lane, is quickly expanding from the east to the west coast of America and beyond, makes a difference to our locals' daily ritual, every day. With a keen attention to detail, quality service and human connection, we are looking for likeminded individuals to join our team. We would like to hear from you if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are a team player and strive to consistently provide excellent customer service!  

Our Coffee Shop General Managers are responsible for leading their in-store team to ensure the smooth operation of the cafe in both front-of-house and back-of-house, whilst maintaining the highest quality of service to our locals.

Our team benefit from: 

  • World class coffee training programs 
  • Amazing career development opportunities 
  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • Daytime hours only, allowing for a great work-life balance
  • Generous company discounts 
  • Healthcare (for full-time staff) 
  • Fun team events 
  • Great working environment & company culture

The ideal candidate: 

  • Management experience within the restaurant or quick-service environment - coffee experience is preferred but not essential
  • Experience achieving sales targets, KPI's and maximizing profit
  • Providing overall leadership for the Bluestone Lane Coffee Shop and overseeing the general operations
  • Training of new and current staff whilst providing excellent customer service to our locals
  • Embodying Bluestone Lane culture and core values
  • Perform necessary administrative tasks including scheduling, inventory management/ordering and required communication
  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment for staff and customers

Skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum three years' supervisory/management experience (management in a food establishment preferred)
  • Ability to work in high-pressure environments
  • Understanding of kitchen operations
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience in, and an ability to use a Point of Sale (POS) system
  • Proficient on a computer; familiar with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, communicate and train team members
  • Effective problem solving/decision making abilities
  • Accreditation with Department of Health for Food Protection Certificate
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and English verbal communication skills

Visit us at to learn more about working with our incredible team. We look forward to speaking with you soon! 

- Bluestone Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to celebrating diversity within our teams. We encourage inclusive environments for all, where we respect and empower individuals. -

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