General Manager Wanted - The Climbing Hangar Reading Jobs

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The Climbing Hangar is growing. Ahead of the launch of our exciting new Reading venue in the autumn of 2022, TCH is looking for a high energy General Manager who thrives on building effective teams to have loads of fun and achieve great results. 

So, if you want to work for a company that will work as hard for you as you will for it, drop us a line.    


  • Salary: Starting from £28,000per annum (negotiable dependant on experience) 
  • Job Status: Permanent, Full Time 
  • Hours: 40 per week 
  •  Location: Reading 


  • Free climbing for you and a plus one 
  • A flexible 40 hour working week and 31 days of holiday 
  • 50% off food & drinks, 35% off climbing gear and merchandise 
  • Training and development opportunities, including route setting and climbing coaching qualifications 
  • Quarterly bonus scheme 

The Climbing Hangar is open every day growing our vibrant community with great climbing, great experiences and fantastic locally sourced food and drinks in a spacious, energised and super friendly environment. If you love the idea of creating a welcoming, fun and progressive community by delivering an exceptional product, great service, a super psyched team and having heaps of fun, we would love to chat! 

The UK climbing market is growing rapidly, almost entirely driven by bouldering. With no clear market leader, our plans for the business put us in a great position to take up that position and our General Managers are absolutely key to our success. 

Who is our perfect person?  

The successful candidate for this role should be commercially astute, customer-focused, full of ideas to evolve the site, obsessive about nurturing the right culture and dedicated to creating a sustainable and socially minded business. 

• You should be able to connect making a positive impact on people's lives to driving commercial success. Hangar General Managers have a natural gift for hospitality and inspirational leadership demonstrated through passion, their example, and their commitment. 

• You should be a master of many trades with a tireless focus on brilliant basics. You already understand why friendly service, immaculate facilities, incredible coffee and cake are as important as delivering incredible climbing.  You take real pride in seeing your team and customers succeed under your guidance. 

• You should have a calm and systematic individual with experience of managing costs, maximising revenues and a test and learn approach to innovation. 


To get a feel for our GM positions from one of our team, visit:

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to and let us know why you think you'd be a great fit for this role and The Hangar.  

To find out more about The Climbing Hangar and check out the Job Description & Person Spec for this role, visit:

*Role subject to contract

Closing Date: 22nd May

For more information Send your CV and cover letter

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