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Want to work at Back Bay's favorite neighborhood restaurant? We’d love to have you join our team. Hard working individuals with restaurant experience who thrive in a fast paced, high volume environments, are encouraged to apply! If we determine you are a potential fit for a position at Back Bay Social, a team member will promptly reach out to you and schedule an interview. Great full-time employee benefits:

  • Medical Benefits including: health, dental & vision
  • 50% off food for up to you and four guests at all Lyons Group venues*
  • Signing Bonus*
  • 401K Benefits*

*Certain terms and conditions apply

Please use the form below to apply. Feel free to send in your resume even if you don't see the position you're looking for listed and tell us a little about yourself.

Assistant General Manager

Back Bay Social, Back Bay's go to neighborhood bar and restaurant, is looking to add a qualified Assistant General Manager to our restaurant team. We offer a $1,000 retention bonus after 90 days of successful employment. Additionally we offer a very competitive package of health, dental & vision, matching 401k, discounts at our other restaurants, paid time off and sick pay.

Assistant General Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to running shifts, ensuring proper staffing levels, interacting with guests, seating patrons, running food, running cards and cash handling, ensuring capacity limits are adhered to, de escalating issues with or between guests, ensuring the safety of all staff and patrons, among many other responsibilities that crop up throughout the day.

To be successful in this role, you must be familiar with restaurant operations, have a good knowledge of food and beverage and have a good understanding of what makes for great customer service. You should also be available to work within opening hours, including weekends, late nights and holidays, you should have familiarity with POS systems, COVID restrictions and crowd control. Busy bar experience is a plus.

Ultimately, you will help minimize operating costs, boost our employee retention and deliver a positive experience for our guests.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

Servers

We are looking to add a couple awesome servers to our team at Back Bay Social in Boston’s bustling Back Bay!  Back Bay Social gas been the premier spot on Boylston Street for craft beer, cocktails and American fare for 10 years and counting! 

Back Bay Social is ready to pay a $500 retention bonuses for all new servers awarded after 90 days of satisfactory service. We are also offering a 50% discount food at all of our other venues in the city after 60 days of employment for up to four guests! We look to create dynamic teams with good retention at our venues and we love to promote from within.

We are hiring for both full and part time positions but candidates must have some flexibility in their schedule to suit the needs of the restaurant and to cover needs in regards to special events and parties. The right candidate will have prior serving experience in an casual bar / restaurant environment, experience using POS (we have POSI) and running credit cards, cash handling, taking food and beverage orders, familiarity with food allergy protocol, comfort with cocktail and craft beer basics, checking guest IDs and will also possess a total comfort and confidence on the floor interacting with guests from every walk of life and providing them with impeccable service. Training on our specific procedures, menus and cocktails will be provided of course.

Our company culture values mutual respect, team work and doing 100% to provide our guests with a positive and memorable experience every time they visit us.

We consider the safety of our staff and patrons to be of paramount importance and as such we follow all state and city regulations in reference to general health and safety and in regards to any and all COVID related directives.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $5.55 per hour + tips

Hosts

Back Bay Social is looking for hosts to add to our team.

Opportunity for other duties at the restaurant for the right person up the roa . Initial duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Seating guests
  • managing reservations to make sure we are not over booked and that reservations are seated as promptly as possible.
  • informing guests of the City of Boston restaurant guidelines and how we are approaching service at the restaurant when required
  • light bussing and sanitization of tables
  • communicating guests needs to servers and management
  • Answering the phone, inputting new reservations via phone, answering guests questions

 

The ideal candidate will have an upbeat and welcoming personality, be comfortable being out in public masked up, the ability to learn Open Table reservation software (we will provide training), a great attitude in dealing with guests, ability to navigate situations where a guest is unhappy, a love of teamwork and the ability to work efficiently and remain cool under pressure in a public facing environment.

No experience necessary, great attitude and willingness to learn are paramount. A free meal will be included with each shift.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

Bartenders

We are looking for bartenders who will be welcoming to bar guests with fast, friendly service, bringing a good attitude and a sense of urgency into every shift. Bartender must be comfortable with creating new and innovative cocktails as well as being able to handle volume. We have an awesome staff and are looking to add people who want to work at Back Bay's favorite industry hang-out.

Job Requirements

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Minimum 2 years bartending experience
  • Interact well with guests, taking food and drink orders
  • Good knowledge of spirits, wine, and beer
  • Comfortable handling cash transactions and using Point of Sales system
  • Ability to work 8-10 hour shifts on your feet
  • Able to work comfortably with other people behind the bar
  • Maintain a clean, well-organized bar

Job Type: Full-time

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