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The owners want to take a step back thus giving a very special General Manager the opportunity to come in and lead the next stage development of the amazing The Chelsea Pensioner.

About candidate:

  • A General Manager experienced with high traffic and trade volume within busy period pub environment.

  • With gravitas and comfortable speaking to people from all walks of life.

  • Thinker, innovative and confident with can-do pro-active approach to business.

  • Knowledge on delivering current on-trend F&B product with high-quality customer delivery.

  • Proven track record of private hire and reservations.

  • Record in controlling and managing budgets, operations, H&S and overall compliance.

  • Proactive in finding new business opportunities, networking, confident with marketing and social media.

  • A working knowledge of managing Head Chefs and their kitchens in a fresh food operation.

  • Enjoys leading from the front and developing their teams.

  • Ability to deliver and complete small projects.

Some or all of the following skills would be advantageous:

  • A talent for spotting and resolving problems quickly and efficiently.

  • Specific attention to detail across all areas of a venue.

  • Experience at developing and building a strong team that can be nurtured and supported as they grow.

  • A real leader with engaging personality that can build great relationships with staff and customers.

  • Previous experience dealing with social media accounts and marketing-based sales campaigns.

  • Personal License.

What’s in for the candidate?

  • Base Salary double the expected for similar size pub and trade.

  • The opportunity to be an autonomous General Manager where his ideas can be developed into the business and where his hard-work is regularly rewarded.

  • There no head-office/red-tape – ideas turn into reality quickly.

  • Achievable Transparent Bonus Structure based on business development road-map.


Email your CV to and we will be intouch asap.

Site: The Chelsea Pensioner

Location: Chelsea, London

Role: General Manager

Salary: £40k-50k per annum 
OTE: £10k
Availability: ASAP


Introduction to the site:

The Chelsea Pensioner is the world number 1 Chelsea Fan pub, situated on the doorstep of Chelsea FC Stamford Bridge Stadium and 5 minutes from Fulham Broadway Station.

Unashamedly blue, with an outstanding licensing and council relationship, this 1862 historic building showcases the best of football and sports on big screens. With big crowds in and out most weeks, the pub is a beacon of neighbourly and community inclusiveness. The Chelsea Pensioner is more than a sports pub, offering locals and businesses a fun space to relax with great food and drinks menu, including a state-of-the-art karaoke room and a secret garden courtyard.


This is a very important trustworthy role for the company and an amazing opportunity for a seasoned experienced General Manager to come on-board and really make a mark. Someone who will bring an entrepreneurial outlook on things. On offer is an excellent package including great salary, achievable bonus and great work life balance.

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