Gerry works at The Experience, which is one of Kibble’s social enterprises. Profit from The Experience is reinvested into providing training and employment opportunities to local young people. Gerry enjoys being part of an organisation that has such a positive impact on the lives of young people. Read on to find out more about his role.
What did you do before Kibble?
Previously, I was a business development manager with Carlsberg. I worked with various companies in the licensed trade sector such as Scottish Brewers and Gordon & MacPhail Whiskey.
How long have you worked at Kibble?
I have worked at Kibble for over 4 years.
What made you want to work for Kibble?
My previous job involved travelling across the UK and Ireland. I decided to look for a new job closer to home and found Kibble was hiring. Being part of an organisation that has such a positive impact on young people appealed to me.
Can you give us an overview of your role at Kibble and what area you work in? Please explain about the service?
As The Experience restaurant co-ordinator, my main focus is providing excellent service to the Refuel Café customers. I co-ordinate the meetings and events that take place at our venue.
What is the best thing about working in Kibble? Tell us one thing you love about your job?
I enjoy my job for a variety of reasons, mainly spending time with the different people I work with, we’re a great team who work together to deliver outstanding customer service. It is great hearing positive feedback from customers.
Can you share a defining moment or story about your time at Kibble?
My favourite Kibble memory is receiving thank you cards from young people who I had offered advice too. The cards were very thoughtful and let me know that the young people I have helped along the way appreciated hearing about my life experience.
What advice would you give to someone thinking of joining Kibble?
I would highly recommend working at Kibble to anyone looking for a very rewarding career. It’s the ideal job for people who are prepared to give 100% effort.
Please complete the following statement using one word – “Kibble Inspires…”