Are you
commercially minded, confident, not afraid of hard work, have a love for food &
drink and passionate about leading people? If so, our Area Manager Grad scheme
could be your perfect match!


Here at M&B- we offer something truly different
on our Area Management Grad scheme- Well, what did you expect from the largest operator of
managed pubs, restaurants and bars in the UK? Our
two-and-a-half-year programme features a series of rotational placements across
the business, designed to support you, to get you to your first appointment as
an Area Manager of a well-known restaurant, bar or pub brand, whilst ensuring
you don’t miss out on any critical learning experiences!


the scheme, you are placed in projects across various parts of our business- so
you get a really rounded understanding of what we do. You’ll start with a
12-week site placement- in one of our pubs, bars or restaurants, before making
your way through Marketing, Human Resources, Finance & Operations itself.
Giving you, as a Graduate, a real breadth of experience and a fantastic
understanding of our business, not to mention a fantastic network. You will
also receive a personal plan with tailored training and support that flexes to
suit your individual development needs. That’s one of the great things about
M&B- they understand that everybody is slightly different, after all, it
takes loads of different ingredients to make the perfect dish!


your graduate training is complete- you will be all set to:

  • Have
    your first appointment as an Area Manager
  • Lead
    a district of up to 16 of our pubs, bars or restaurants in one of our exciting
  • Inspire,
    coach and develop your General Managers and their teams to maximise sales,
    drive profit, ensure standards are high and delight our guests!
  • Have
    fun, lead your teams and make lifelong friends.


Did we
mention how big we are?

Mitchells &
Butlers, you already know us, even if you don’t know it – All Bar One, Miller
& Carter, Harvester and Browns, to name but a few. We are made up of 17
different brands with different pubs, bars and restaurants as well as a hotel collection.
Did you know we even have a brand in Germany? Of course, these
great brands and our industry leading performance doesn’t just happen, we were
established all the way back in 1898. Back then and to this day, the best thing
about us is our people. We want to be the best and to do so, we need the best
talent. That’s where you come in…


Why Choose Us?

  • A great starting salary: £27,500
  • A brand-new company car
  • 26 days holiday, with the ability to buy
  • Love
    out? You’ll
    love it even more with a massive 33% discount across all our brands
  • A graduate community –
    fun, laughs and lifelong friends!
  • Flexible working, so
    your career fits around the other important things in life 
  • With 17
    great brands and over 1600 businesses, within Mitchells and Butlers, your
    opportunities are endless.

On top of all this, we offer a pension, life assurance, private
healthcare, high-street shopping discounts and we even give you free shares! 


Support Network

We have a team of experts ready and waiting to help you navigate your
Graduate journey;

  • Your Line Manager: A senior manager and expert in operations that will
    support you throughout the whole program
  • Placement Managers: Experts within their function. They will be your
    day to day contact whilst on placement. They also review your placement
    objectives and progress.
  • Buddy: This is a graduate from the year above who works in similar
    discipline and can answer questions about the scheme, the company, how things
    work and what to expect, and a Coach/Mentor to support you through your time on

You’ll Need:

  • 2:1 degree or above, expected or achieved
  • Three A-Levels: A:B:B
  • Operations/Retail work experience is highly desirable
  • Mature, focused and hardworking attitude
  • Great organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for Food & Drink


There can be a large element of travel nationwide with this role, the
majority of our Graduates have moved to the Midlands, as our Retail Support
Centre is based in Birmingham City Centre. As a Company we encourage this –
it’s great to spread your wings!


Ready to take the step from one side of the bar to the other?

you’re still in shock that some of your favourite brands all belong to one
company, or you’ve worked for M&B whilst completing your degree and don’t
want to say goodbye. We’d love you to get a taste of #LifeatMAB and apply


small print: Our Graduate schemes are as popular as Miller & Carter on date
night and Toby Carvery on a Sunday! This means we sometimes close applications
early due to high demand. Don’t delay- apply today.


 Closing Date: 28th November 2021


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