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The Swan is a wet only site in Compton, an affluent and growing suburb of Wolverhampton. The pub benefits from a bustling bar and cosy lounge area but is famous for its cask ale, entertainment and charity work. It also benefits from a small function room and good sized beer garden.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an operator who can integrate well into the local community, build positive relationships and network with local businesses in order to grow the business further. The new operator should be full of character and have the ability to be flexible and dynamic within their quest to drive the pub forward.
We are passionate about delivering an excellent guest experience in our pubs and we’re looking for experienced, commercially-minded managers who share this mind-set. 

Our community pubs are famous for their commitment to being at the heart of the local community. Each pub has an offer developed with its customers in mind, whether that’s a great food menu, an exciting range of drinks, regular events or live sports. Our community pubs focus on the needs of local people, ensuring they have a great experience every time they visit. 

The Ideal General Manager

To be successful in this role you will need to have previous management experience within the hospitality, retail or leisure sectors and a proven track record in implementing profit-driving sales ideas. You will be passionate about the industry and up for the challenge of being the driving force behind a community based pub, developing the business through your experience and knowledge.

In addition to these skills, you will need:

  • A Personal Licence
  • Experience of managing and developing a team, ideally within the hospitality, leisure or retail sectors
  • High operational standards
  • Experience of taking full responsibility for profit and loss
  • Good organisation and communication skills

Benefits & Reward

Our managed house estate is incredibly varied and includes both destination food pubs and community focused ones. We’re also famous for our industry leading new build programme. Working for Marston’s as a managed partner means working for a market-leading company that offers a great working environment. We recognise and reward hard work and encourage development at all levels, providing excellent training and development opportunities.

We offer a first-class package inclusive of:

  • Employed by Marston’s with a competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • High quality live-in accommodation (when included)
  • 20% discount on food and hotel accommodation in participating sites
  • Company contributory pension with life assurance
  • Private healthcare (after a qualifying period)
  • Save as you earn scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Owns over 1,550 pubs & buildings
  • Opens 20+ new pubs a year
  • Owns 6 breweries!
    • Marston’s
    • Jennings
    • Banks’s
    • Wychwood
    • Ringwood
    • Eagle
  • Brews over 225 million pints a year
  • Develops new, innovative beers using its microbrewery, producing 600 pints a week
  • Sells 3 bottles of beer every second
  • Has a fleet travelling over 11 million miles a year
  • Exports to 66 countries