Great Pubs and epic hospitality experiences would not be possible without awesome people. Here at Punch we are always on the lookout for top talent to join our team of pub lovers, that are just as obsessed as us to be the best in the business.  

With responsibility for 1,300 pubs in the UK, we rely on a highly skilled and varied team of experts who are passionate about our industry. From UK field-based roles to support roles at our Head Office in Burton-on-Trent, we employ area managers and property managers, customer service and administrational professionals, catering experts, marketing managers, accountants and everything in between. Click here for a full list of our exciting opportunities…

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We’re an equal opportunities employer, welcoming pub lovers of all backgrounds. We know that a huge part of what are makes our business such a fab place to work is our inclusive culture and environment, where all of our people can truly be themselves, whilst realising their full potential. 

This means that all employees and applicants are treated equally, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status. Our goal is to fairly consider all individuals throughout the recruitment process – all appointment decisions are made purely on job-related criteria and the needs of the business.

We’re committed to helping our people grow and develop their skills and as part of this, we are big advocates of national apprenticeship qualifications.

Our Senior Business Support Team Leader, Anna Russell has achieved a level 2 in team leadership and a level 3 in team management. She says: “Completing these qualifications has helped me develop many of my skills, from maths and employment law to leading people. It’s great to have an opportunity to advance yourself and get formal recognition for what you actually do in your job. Punch offers great opportunities to any member of the team who is prepared to go through the courses. It is a big commitment and it’s hard work, but you get a huge amount from it.”

Our Principles

To help us define where we are going, we’ve set out three clear and bold principles to own and that, on their own or as a collective, help reinforce how proud we are to be the patrons of the Great British pub.

Patrons of The Great British Pub

At Punch, we’ve always loved beer and public houses. We support Publicans because we want you to realise each pub’s true potential. This isn’t simply about selling more beer or delivering a better bottom line; it’s bigger than that – outstanding Publicans, busier pubs and more connected communities.

The Very Warmest of Welcomes

We’re proud to be in the hospitality business and this means that, throughout our company, we deliver an exceptional level of service. Our guests shouldn’t just expect and receive high quality service. By being a cut above, we’ll ensure they enjoy the best possible experience.

We Win Together

By working together, we will make good things happen. Our drive to be the best pub company to work with and for means that we’re willing to be bold and try new things to unlock future growth potential. This spirit is felt by everyone we work with, from head office to our operations teams, and is reflected in the agreements and relationships we create for our Publicans.

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We want to be the employer of choice in the pub business and as part of that, our culture is one of our most valuable assets. We like to think we are a friendly bunch as part of a helpful working environment, where everyone’s included, feels motivated, engaged and valued. We share a set of values that make us different. They underpin how we behave, our approach to each other and to our work. 

Our Hashtags:

#WeAreBold – We lead the charge on change

#WeMakeThingsHappen – Bringing pace, quality and a positive impact to all that we do

#WeWinTogether – We all can work, but together we succeed

#OurBestSelf – We strive to fulfil our potential with support from Punch

#WeLovePubs – Amazing people creating epic pubs