Barback – Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini

Manchesterup to £12.50 inclusive of Service ChargePart time

Barback – Dirty Martini

About us:

Nightcap is an award-winning operator in the late-night bar scene. We operate a portfolio of bars and venues across the UK, including brands like The Cocktail Club, Tonight Josephine, Barrio Familia, and Dirty Martini to name just a few. With a mission to be the UK’s leading bar group. Our purpose of existence is the belief that EVERYONE deserves a great night out, and therefore it's everyone's job to make sure we create great nights... and days out! We have a lively and dynamic work-ethos across all our bars and offices. Our culture is creative, innovative, and collaborative, where everyone contributes ideas and brings their true self to work every day, as we are hell-bent on harnessing a place where everyone can belong. Working here is fast paced, at times challenging, but copious amounts of fun!

Dirty Martini isn't just any cocktail bar; we're an industry-leading brand that believes in providing exceptional training, competitive pay, and endless opportunities for growth. You'll have the chance to work alongside top professionals, get creative with menu design, and even attend product tastings and showcases. It's an experience like no other!

What's in it for you?

  • Your dedication to the customer experience will be rewarded with a generous service charge.
  • An amazing 50% discount on food and drink across all our awesome venues.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides consultation sessions on mental health, well-being and finance, grants, and any other needed support.
  • The opportunity to join our world-class bartender training program and become a Cocktail Jedi.
  • Third-party training sessions that come with globally accepted certificates.
  • Incredible career progression opportunities. We're invested in your success during your time with us!
  • And don't forget our annual Nightfest staff party, where over we all come together to celebrate. It's an event you won't want to miss!

What We Need:

Barbacks are the spine of the Team! We need a Barback who is ready to get stuck in, be ready to provide the bartenders with what they need when they’re low- this can be alcohol, garnish or even ice!

This is a PART TIME vacancy, with shifts based over weekends, and a wage of up to £12.50 per hour inclusive of service charge!


  • Restocking the bar with spirits, beer, wine, mixers, garnishes, ice, and glassware as needed.
  • Cleaning and maintaining bar surfaces, glasses, and utensils, ensuring a tidy and sanitary work area.
  • Assist bartenders in preparing and serving drinks during peak business hours.
  • Cut fruits and prepare garnishes for drinks.
  • Organize and maintain bar storage areas, ensuring easy access to supplies for bartenders.
  • Provide excellent customer service by promptly assisting customers and directing them to bartenders or servers when necessary.
  • Monitor and communicate low inventory levels to the bar manager for timely restocking.
  • Collaborate with the bar team to create a welcoming and enjoyable atmosphere for customers.

Skills and Experience:

  • A go-getter attitude.
  • Confidence. Because it’s not easy to carry boxes of drinks through a busy crowd of people at night.
  • Good communication and can always anticipate what the team will need. You’re the ultimate team player.
  • But with the right mind-set and eagerness to learn, you'll be the perfect fit! Because we can teach you the rest.

If you enjoy mixing up delicious cocktails and providing excellent service to create memorable experiences for our guests, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We look forward to having you join our team at Dirty Martini!

Your Application, Your Way

At Nightcap, our amazing diverse teams are the key to delivering the ultimate guest experience. We need more incredible people to continue to deliver for our guests. It can be difficult for your passion, enthusiasm, and personality to shine though when applying using a CV. We want to do things a little differently and give you the opportunity to stand out from the crowd and shine. As part of the application process, you will be given the opportunity to use a CV or record a short video telling us why you’re amazing and we should hire you, maybe you’ve even got a little party trick you want to show ... this truly is Your Application, Your Way