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BEER EDUCATOR & SOCIAL MEDIA LEAD
Alesong Brewing and Blending is a boutique, artisan brewery specializing in barrel-aged beers located in a scenic wine country location roughly 20 miles Southwest of Eugene. Founded in 2015, we have been fortunate enough to receive a number of awards and recognitions including medals at the Great American Beer Festival, the Best of Craft Beer Awards, and the Oregon Beer Awards. We were recently named one of the best new breweries in the world and the best new brewery in Oregon by Ratebeer.com.
Currently managed and staffed by a small team of six, we are seeking to hire a talented and enthusiastic person to join our tasting room staff as a beer educator / server and provide support with our marketing efforts, emphasizing social media. This position will often represent the first impression we make on our customers and is therefore very important for our brand. Given the small size of our team, opportunities will be presented for projects throughout the organization, so our hope is to find someone with an excitement for and willingness to get involved in all aspects of the brewery’s operations.
As a primary focus, this person will work with the rest of the Alesong tasting room staff to provide our customers and club members a welcoming, educational and memorable experience. This will include educating them on Alesong – our beers, unique processes, club membership, etc. – all while providing warm and friendly service. As a secondary role, this person would work with the team to promote Alesong through social media and other marketing channels.
Beer educator and server – Primary responsibility.
o Work as a server at the Alesong tasting room, primarily beverage focused, but with some light food prep
o Educate customers on our beers and our process
o Provide a consistent and pleasant customer experience
o Educate customers on our club and assist with sign-ups
o Respond to basic club member questions and customer support requests
o Represent Alesong at member events, both at the tasting room and remote sites
o Assist in daily tasting room duties including opening and closing, restocking, cleaning, etc.
Social media lead – Secondary responsibility.
o Manage Alesong’s social media presence on all major platforms
o Create videos and images with basic editing and graphic design software
o Promote tasting room, beers, events, club membership etc. in accordance with Alesong brand strategy
Other marketing and communications – potential responsibilities depending on experience level and interest.
o Design graphics for postcards, flyers, and social media
o Assist in crafting and executing communication strategy for our beer club
o Work with hospitality and industry peers to promote visits through referrals etc.
o Create and implement innovative ways to drive traffic and sales both in the tasting room and Alesong’s distribution channels
o Assist with media outreach and PR efforts
o Help with the creation of content and design for Alesong’s website and blog
o Track and report on the effectiveness of marketing activities and campaigns
o Coordinate with outside vendors, such as graphic designers, printers, and photographers, to produce marketing materials
o Planning and executing promotional events in the tasting room and the trade
Other – As a small organization, you will be asked to contribute in other areas such as packaging and busy cellar days.
·Passion for craft beer and customer service
·Professional, warm and welcoming personal presentation
·Self-motivated and able to act independently
·Team player enthusiastic about working together to grow a small company
·Passion for social media and active user of common platforms
·Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
·Availability to work most weekends and some holidays
·Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift cases/kegs weighing up to 50 lbs
·Experience with basic graphic design, web design, and photography
·Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
·Experience marketing for consumer brands
·Knowledge of beer and beer-making process
·OLCC Servers Permit
Reports to: Tasting room lead and marketing / DTC lead
Schedule: 30-35 hrs / wk. Sat-Tues (to be discussed)
Compensation: $11-$13 / hr (plus tips) depending on experience, $100 monthly tasting room credit & beer benefits at releases
Desired Start date: May 1, 2019
Submit cover letter, resume and social media handles to: Jobs@alesongbrewing.com