We're now recruiting for a Game Guru to join our Oxford café. The position is available on either a full or part-time basis. Thirsty Meeples is open evenings and weekends so shift work will be required. If you are interested in applying, please send an up to date CV to

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Game Gurus are our board game maître d's - you'll be infectiously passionate and knowledgeable about modern board games, recommending games to our customers and explaining how to play.

- Salary starts at £8.25 per hour, plus tips and benefits, pension, full or part-time -


  • To create a fun, welcoming and professional environment for customers, explaining how the board game café works.
  • To help customers choose the right games according to their interests, what they've played before and group size.
  • To explain how to set up chosen games, the key objectives and how to play.
  • To maintain a broad and up to date knowledge of board games, across a variety of genres and especially the new hotness.
  • Organising and coordinating of in-house events such as organised play.
  • Preparing bills, using a till and handling money.


  • Commitment to quality customer experience.
  • Exceptional verbal communication - clear, concise and engaging.
  • Passion for board games.
  • An existing broad knowledge of board games and how to play is desirable but not essential, we can train you.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Able to work independently, multi-task and remaining calm under pressure
  • Able to work evenings and weekends.