Joseph Holt, the Manchester-based brewer and pub operator, is recruiting for a new role aimed at building the food business in its tenanted estate.

The company is advertising for a tied trade manager (food) to “take specific responsibility for developing an exceptional level of customer appreciation and profit from food sales”.

The pubs under the person’s remit will include those that have already received a significant level on investment in food retail operations, Joseph Holt said.

The company has c120 pubs in its estate.