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We are looking for a General Manager (application deadline Tuesdsay 21st February), a Chef, a Kichen Assistant, a Bar Supervisor and other bar staff to join us in a new exciting vision for a Hillbilly Social in 101 Myddleton Road N22

The Muswell Hillbilly Brewers are seeking a team of enthusiastic and ambitious staff to help create and lead an exciting new vision for a community focused food, drink and social space in Myddleton Road, N22 .

The Hillbilly Social vision is -

  • To be INDEPENDENT and support other independents

  • To be LOCAL, supporting and promoting our local community  

  • To be DIFFERENT, producing and promoting a unique drinks and food offering

The Hillbilly Social  is a new venue, launching spring 2024 in a recently refurbished community owned building that was formerly a popular bar and restaurant. The venue will bring further life and diversity to a thriving and welcoming area of Bowes Park. 

The Hillbilly Social drinks offering will promote our own beer, as well as a range of other local, independent craft breweries. In addition we will offer other locally sourced spirits, wines and non-alcoholic drinks. Our drink and food offering will include locally, ethically sourced ingredients and be family friendly. 

The Hillbilly Social will provide our own consistent food offering that caters for families wanting a daytime after school space and weekend brunch. In addition, pop up food providers will provide a varied, quality food offering during the evenings and Sunday lunch time. 

The Hillbilly Social will host and organise social events that reflect the interests and needs of the local community. The social  programme will include music, comedy, quiz nights, workshops, exhibitions, clubs, activities for families and other events that bring people together as a community focused venue. 

The Hillbilly Social General Manager (application deadline Tuesday 21st February)-

Work Hours - 40 hours per week (five days).

Salary - From £33,000 per year, with pension, tips, staff discount on food and drink plus incentive bonuses with 28 days paid holiday per year (increasing by one day a year, up to max 35 days). 


What you will do:

  • Create, lead and support a team of employees by training, motivating and developing an inclusive and diverse team of staff. 

  • Lead with the inventory, management and ordering of stock

  • Create our own in house food menu that provides a consistent offer to families during the daytime, reflecting the needs and tastes of the local community.

  • Work alongside pop up food providers to provide a different and quality evening and Sunday roast food option.

  • Ensure all our suppliers share our values by sourcing local ingredients and products, supporting sustainability and the environment, while managing and working to a budget.

  • Create and lead an events programme that reflects the needs and interests of the local community.

  • Promote the food, drinks and events offering, through social media and direct contact with the local community.

  • Manage the point-of-sale tracking technology including the bar and restaurant management platforms.

Who you will be:

  • Someone with a passion and the skills in supporting, managing and developing diverse and inclusive teams.

  • Comfortable collaborating with the in house and pop up Kitchen teams, as well as leading the front of house experience

  • Have experience of communicating with and working with the local community

  • Be a confident communicator and multi-tasker used to collaborating with multiple teams in a fast changing environment (dealing with bar, kitchen, events, marketing, and point of sales technology.)

  • Have some experience of sourcing and purchasing stock and working to a budget.

  • Have a passion for food and drink, as well as experience working closely with Kitchen and Bar supervisors

  • Have experience of either living or working locally, or have a good knowledge of the Myddleton Road and Bowes Park experience


  • Preferably have some prior experience working in a bar, restaurant or similar environment iwhere you have led others.

  • Preferably be familiar with point-of-sale tracking technology and bar and restaurant management platforms (although training can be provided).

Muswell Hillbilly Brewers are excited to be part of the launch of this community based social space. We need enthusiastic staff to promote the independent, local, and inclusive values that we stand for. You will have the opportunity to help create and be part of a passionate, engaging, committed and collaborative team. 

This will be a unique opportunity for you to make an impact and a difference to our staff and our customers as well as the Bowes Park community. It is also a fantastic opportunity to develop your career.


If you are interested or want to know more about any of the other Hillbilly Social roles please ring:

07920 554812

Or send your CV to: 

Martin Hodgson 

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