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Company Profile - Mitchells & Butlers plc


Mitchells & Butlers is the UK's leading operator of managed pubs & pub restaurants, offering eating, drinking and entertainment for our customers in over 2,000 outlets.

Eating and drinking habits have shifted dramatically in recent years. Consumers have increasingly sophisticated demands from the restaurants they visit and the pubs and bars they use. Mitchells & Butlers has built up an impressive range of high-street, suburban and rural brands and formats to meet changing customer demands.

Market-leading brands and formats such as All Bar One, Vintage Inns, Toby Carvery, Ember Inns, O'Neill's and Scream have been developed from within the company, whilst successful acquisitions such as Harvester Restaurants and Browns have added to the width of consumer offers.

Career Opportunities

Our aim is to recruit graduates who have the potential to help us achieve our strategy to be world-class operators, to build superior customer offers and brands and develop our estate ensuring we deliver great experiences to our customers time after time. If you're a graduate and you'd like to build your career with us, you'll find there are two possible routes.

If you think you've got what it takes to become one of our senior managers of the future then our Corporate Graduate scheme is the one for you. This provides some of the most exciting and demanding graduate training in the industry for the 15 individuals who are selected for this programme. We're looking for outstanding talent. You'll need to possess real presence and credibility, coupled with sound commercial acumen. Having chosen to pursue your career in one of the following areas: Operations, Human Resources, Purchasing, Operational Marketing, Finance, Business Solutions Through I.T. or Property - Asset or Building Management, you'll undertake a comprehensive but flexible programme of training lasting up to 2 years. To help you develop your skills, you'll benefit from ongoing reviews, specialist training and a senior management mentor.

The 'Progress' Retail Graduate Scheme is designed for entrepreneurial graduates who wish to pursue a career in Pub, Bar or Restaurant Management, with the aim of running their own business within 2 years. The role of a Retail Manager is a highly important Business Management role that is multi-faceted and involves managing a team of up to 50 people, with an average annual turn-over of £1m. The structured programme offers candidates a well- defined development plan to maximise their potential and reach their career ambition as their talent and determination allow. In the long term graduates can further their career as an Area Manager and beyond. Join 'Progress' and you can look forward to a sociable career with responsibility from day one within the security of a successful company.

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What we look for

Corporate Graduate Scheme - Degree qualification of 2:1 or higher standard in any discipline

Retail Graduate Scheme - Any discipline, although a background in the following would be an advantage

  • Licensed Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Business Management
  • Retail Management

What we offer

  •  Competitive salary
  •  26 days' holiday per annum
  •  Free Share Plan 
  •  Sharesave Scheme (save as you earn)
  •  Private healthcare scheme
  •  Life assurance
  •  Contributory pension scheme
  •  Support to gain relevant professional qualifications
  •  Bonus up to 20% of salary (Corporate Scheme only)
  •  Company car (mobile Corporate roles only)
  •  Mobile phone (Corporate Scheme only)

How to apply

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