Assistant Manager


We are looking for an Assistant Cafe Manager for our busy Columbus Coffee Cafe in Hastings.

The person we are seeking will be extremely well organised, have great attention to detail, while also having the ability to plan ahead.  You will have a contagious passion for excellent coffee and food, while also having the ability to delight your customers with outstanding customer service.

This position reports directly to the Café Manager.  You will be responsible for working on the floor as well as assisting with the efficient and smooth running of the Café on a day to day basis.  You must be highly organised with the ability to work unsupervised when required.  You will be a natural leader of people.

You will be responsible for the management of the Café in the Manager’s absence.  You will be organised and methodical in your approach to the job, with the ability to see the big picture and engage your staff accordingly.You must also demonstrate the ability to learn new skills.  Strong communication skills and relationship management are essential.  Ideally, you will have had previous experience in a supervisory role in a busy hospitality establishment.  Barista skills would be advantageous. 

Columbus Coffee is a national franchise which is experiencing outstanding growth. Columbus Coffee is a trusted and progressive brand with a premium offer. Our Cafe is locally owned and operated.  Hours of work are daytime hours only,and weekend and public holiday work is expected.

This is a pro-active role that will require energy, team building skills and a commitment to the relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction.  If you possess the attributes we are looking for and you are ready for a new challenge, then we would love to hear from you.  Please apply on line with a current CV and covering letter. 

Permanent Full Time

Job no: X12IC

Location: Mitre 10 MEGA Hastings

Closing Date: Please apply online.