Bar & Event Assistants for the London Art Bar

Bar & Event Assistants for the London Art Bar

An exciting new opportunity has arisen with PopUp Painting & Events. As our company continues to grow, we are looking for bar and café assistants to support our Centre Manager in running our new Central London events café & bar based in High Holborn.

Flexibility is key to our business and hours will be in the region of 10 hours per week minimum  in a shift pattern usually Wednesday – Sunday subject to negotiation. Candidates must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

The role will include:

  1. Bartending and general food and beverage service, including opening/closing bar service
  2. Preparing, cleaning and maintaining the food and beverage service areas, in accordance with health and safety and food hygiene requirements
  3. Food and beverage preparation and service
  4. Food and beverage stock control, and supporting supplies management and deliveries
  5. Supporting event staff during events, including set up and clean down as required
  6. Undertaking event stock room management, ensuring stock levels are maintained and that kit is ready for use
  7. Ensuring upkeep and cleanliness of events space during the day
  8. Providing kitchen and catering assistance as required.
  9. Any other duties as agreed

Applicants will have experience of working in a food and beverage / hospitality setting and will demonstrate:

  1. Experience working in a bar or café setting
  2. Awareness of relevant health and safety and legal requirements for the operation of a food and beverage establishment
  3. A genuine desire to provide the best customer experience, constantly reviewing and evolving performance
  4. Work calmly under pressure and be able to multitask.
  5. Communicate clearly and effectively.
  6. Work well in a team
  7. Maintain a can-do attitude and be solution focused


In addition the ideal applicant will demonstrate:

  1. Relevant qualifications in hospitality and food hygiene/safety
  2. Interest in events and the creative industries.
  3. Knowledge and experience of additional bar service, including cocktail making and barista service


The role will report to the Centre Manager. 

Salary will be circa £21k (pro-rata) and this position will initially be on a contracted basis.


To apply please send a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this role and how you meet the criteria and a copy of your CV to


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