Company: Stonehouse Pizza Carvery
Location: Canterbury



Here at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, part of Mitchells & Butlers, we pride ourselves on offering our guests the very best of the British pub. Our pubs are at the heart of their community- we love where we live! We’ve something for all the family – from freshly carved, slow cooked roasts, stone baked pizzas made from 100% fresh dough, tasty pub classics like hand battered fish, plus a range of burgers and vegetarian dishes. Not to mention our fantastic drinks selection.

Could you be a great fit for us?

We are on the hunt for a proven Area Manager seeking a new and challenging opportunity to lead and inspire a district of thirteen businesses dotted through the South East, from Norfolk in the east over to Surrey & Kent in the west. This district is a wonderful collection of our pubs nestled in some fantastic suburban locations.

We have outstanding career development opportunities for you here and brilliant training as standard- we love growing our own talent here at M&B.

Our Area Manager’s role is extremely varied, and includes:

  • Ensuring food, drink and service quality are at the top of everyone’s agenda and delivered with passion and pride
  • Leading and inspiring a team of General Managers, Deputies, Assistants, Kitchen Managers, Accredited Kitchen Managers and a House of Excellence
  • Ensuring our guests have a great experience every time they visit
  • Driving people succession within your district, and brand through excellent communication and outstanding leadership capability
  • Recognising excellence and providing coaching to those who need a helping hand and support
  • Ensuring that all the standards of a great Mitchells & Butlers pub are delivered consistently
  • Driving sales across the businesses, utilising central marketing
  • Ensuring that your teams operate in a safe, clean and risk-free environment


  • The ability to recruit, retain and engage ‘like-minded’ high performers
  • Previous experience running a multi-site retail operation is sought
  • Proven evidence of being an inspiring leader
  • An entrepreneurial business style
  • An affinity and understanding of the Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery offer and guest profile
  • Great communication skills
  • Proven evidence of sales and profit building, within a like for like role
  • Personal drive, energy and commitment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • ‘Fire in the belly’ to be the very best

Required skills: Communicating with Clarity, Making the Complex Simple, Lead from the Front, Drive for Results, Forward Looking, Win with Our People, Personal Courage