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General Assistant, Tate Modern

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Opportunity type:Fixed-term, Full-time 

Working hours:Minimum 32 hours per week 

Salary:£13.15 per hour plus great benefits! 


Closing date:28 May 2024 at 17:00 

Tate Eats is unique in the cultural world, a hospitality business whose purpose supports the vision and reach of Tate in all four of its galleries. All our profits are returned to Tate championing the right to the richness of art for everyone.

Our business is multi-faceted, we run restaurants, cafés and bars while delivering a vast range of events from film premieres to boardroom lunches. We are though much more than that, we have a pioneering roastery setting the agenda on gender equality in the coffee supply chain. We brew beer, we blend gin, we create teas, we have a multi award-winning wine programme, we visit farms, we research and write menus in response to Tate’s diverse programme, and we collaborate with artists and curators.

We are looking for a passionate General Assistant to join our teams at Tate Modern's Corner Bar and Cafe!

The Corner is Tate's new destination, deli, cafe and bar space s et as part of the Tate Modern's riverside landscape with St Paul's as an inspired London backdrop. It is a venue is where creativity and passion can be expressed and flourish through food, drink, events and art.

From day to night, the venue changes with the ebb and flow of our visitors. During the day, recharge with "Coffee by Tate". Enjoy delicious sandwiches, vibrant salads and decadent cakes from our deli counter, where we focus our ingredients on sustainability, biodiversity and regenerative agriculture. In the evening, The Corner will be home to a buzzing bar serving fourteen craft beers, five outstanding wines on draught, and a cocktail list that covers the classics and offers mixology inspired by our exhibitions. It will be a hub for creative culinary moments inspired by artists and community, live music, DJs, special art classes and event programmes designed to provide food for thought.

Become part of the Tate Eats dynamic team and be part of Tate. We offer a supportive, engaging working environment that is inspired by our surroundings and the creative institution we support. You will be able to express yourself, be challenged to think differently while working flexibly and collaboratively across teams. Tate Eats offers you the opportunity to grow personally and professionally in a nurturing, diverse business.

As well as a great place to work, we offer excellent benefits and development opportunities.

Our benefits include:

- Staff meal allowance
- Performance & service awards
- Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health Allies, Cycle scheme and Eyecare vouchers
- Producer & Supplier Trips
- Beverage training & tastings
- Great discounts in our shops and catering outlets
- Free entry to exhibitions for you, your friends and family.

Our Ideal candidate will be a pro-active individual, keen to develop new skills, enhance knowledge and happy to contribute new ideas and improvements. They will enjoy a busy environment and be passionate about food & beverage, people and teamwork. This individual will be an effective communicator, providing the highest level of customer service and have the ability to use their initiative and work independently.

Disability Confident

As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy.

Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all.

Tate Eats is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tate and covenants all profits to support Tate’s work and collection.

Application Information

Please refer to our Guidance Notes and the Job Description which can be found below and apply online. Please answer the questions fully, as selection will be based on the candidate who most closely matches the Job Description.