Team Leader

Contract type: Permanent / Part Time / 30 Hours

Category: Retail Operations - Team Leader

Location: Costa Coffee, 68 High Street, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, GB, EH49 7AQ

Team Leader

Here at Costa Coffee, we want to inspire the world to love great coffee. We’re all about embracing passion, energy and teamwork as we serve memorable moments for every one of our customers. If you’re an aspiring Store Manager ready to head up a team, this could be the perfect role for you.

A bit about the role

As a Team Leader, you’ll have your first taste of leadership responsibility, accountability and autonomy. You’ll get involved with day-to-day operations, stock maintenance, health & safety, store marketing and other tasty activities. And every day, you’ll be dedicated to creating uplifting experiences for our customers and inspire your team to keep customer service at the heart of everything they do.

What’s involved?

  • Taking the lead on shifts to support your colleagues in delivering unbeatable experiences
  • Making the most of people’s talents they’re in the right place to maximise sales 
  • Training and accrediting new Baristas
  • Getting familiar with new recipes and ranges, and sharing the exciting news with the team
  • Driving high standards every time, whether that’s through the quality of an espresso or monthly coffee excellence scores
  • Becoming a brand ambassador and helping us shine

A bit about you

A passion for coffee and people is just start of what we’re looking for. What else makes a great Team Leader?

  • Reliability to open and close the store safely and on time
  • Team leadership experience in a buzzing environment
  • Ability to take on shared responsibility whilst on shift and support team members 
  • A love of turning knowledge and know-how into hot ideas to help your store succeed
  • Willingness to learn and be bold, brave and action-orientated
  • Flexible approach and can-do attitude, as each day offers exciting new challenges

What we can offer

We’re really proud of the work our team members deliver, and we want you to feel valued and rewarded with great perks and benefits:

  • £12.50 per hour
  • Great Opportunities to develop yourself and progress your career
  • Whilst on Shift limited free handmade drinks plus 50% on food and bottled drinks
  • Costa Employee Discount Card – 50% off food & drinks in any Coffeepots store when you’re not working and 25% off food & drinks in any Costa store when you’re not working.
  • Opportunity to impact your local community by getting involved

And if this isn’t enough, you’ll also enjoy some fundraising for our Costa Foundation, helping children in coffee-growing communities gain access to safe and quality education.

A bit about us

At the heart of Costa Coffee are our values. We believe in Passion, Warmth, Trust and Courage. We’re the No. 1 coffee brand in the UK for the 14th year in a row. Here, you’ll be part of a genuine, passionate and warm team that shares a love for coffee and a desire to deliver great experiences to our customers, communities and people.

At Costa Coffee, we celebrate inclusion and equality and believe everyone should bring their true self to work. We advocate collaboration and transparency. And embrace differences in all that we do.

Coffeepots are a locally owned franchise partner of Costa operating 16 stores in Central Scotland. We may be small but we’re highly professional and we’re passionate about our people-first values. We continually produce some of the highest standards in Costa and with exciting expansion plans in the year ahead our career opportunities are endless.

For any reasonable adjustments and general queries please contact careers@coffeepotsltd.co.uk

*This role is for a store owned by one of our franchise partners, their hiring process, salary and benefits may vary from those within a wholly owned Costa store advert.