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Brewmaster for Jeju Brewing Company (Jeju Island, South Korea)
Cellarman (Brooklyn, NYC)
Shift Brewer (Brooklyn, NYC)
Graphic Design Internship (Brooklyn, NYC)
Greenmarket Wheat Community Ambassador (NYC)
Brand Ambassador (Germany)
Sales Representative (Dallas)
Event Ambassador (Multiple Territories Below):

BREWMASTER FOR JEJU BREWING COMPANY (JEJU ISLAND, SOUTH KOREA)

Jeju Brewing Company, a new joint venture between local South Korean entrepreneurs and The Brooklyn Brewery, is seeking an experienced and committed Brewmaster to head the brewing team at Jeju Brewing Company. Jeju Island, famous as a virtual paradise of spectacular natural beauty, is home to 600,000 people and welcomes over 10 million visitors per year. The Jeju Brewing Company will provide locally brewed, sustainably produced craft beers to the people and visitors of Jeju, and intends to be a pioneer and leader in Korean craft beer.

The new brewery will include a fully automated Inotec 60HL brewhouse, fermentation capacity for approximately 40,000HL per year, yeast propagation and storage, centrifuge and filtration, state-of-the-art bottling and kegging lines, and a well-equipped laboratory.

The Brewmaster will head a team comprised of over a dozen full time positions encompassing all areas of brew house operations- brewing, cellaring, filtration, packaging, maintenance, and quality control. Team Jeju will be creating new craft beers for this brewery and will be engaged in work that is both technical and creative, focused on quality, and constantly innovative.

The brewery will be producing both bottled and kegged beer, some of which will be served on-premises at the bar, restaurant that will be an integral part of the facility. The Brewmaster candidate will need reasonable fluency in English, and would be expected to eventually gain some use of the Korean language as well.  We are looking for someone who is prepared to work hard, make great beer and lead a team focused on excellence.

Responsibilites:

  • Drive the installation process of the new brewery, to be delivered in 2016, together with the General Manager
  • Oversee the brewing and packaging operations of the new 50 HL automated brewhouse
  • Manage brewery personnel across multiple shifts, plus any apprentices
  • Lead the creative development process alongside counterparts at Brooklyn Brewery
  • Manage brewing logistics, including production scheduling, ingredient ordering, record-keeping and inventory management
  • Serve as a representative of Jeju Brewing Company in front of the media and the public
  • Help create a safe, dynamic, fun, and collaborative work environment

Qualifications:

  • At least seven years of professional brewing experience at a packaging (bottling and kegging) production brewery
  • A degree from a professional brewing education program
  • Experience with quality control, laboratory procedures and yeast management
  • Experience managing other brewery employees
  • Experience working with both manual and automated brewing systems is preferred; basic computer skills are required

A strong work ethic, the ability to multi-task while remaining focused on consistent quality and safety, and the ability to work both independently and with a team are all essential.  Mechanical aptitude is a major plus. We are looking for someone who communicates well and is able to lead a team doing great work and enjoying it. The right individual will be someone who is prepared to bring obsessive commitment to brewing world-class beer.

The Brewmaster will travel to New York annually to interact with the Brooklyn Brewery brewing team and management. Compensation is competitive (including housing allowances) and commensurate with experience.

Jeju Brewing Company is an equal-opportunity employer. Interested parties should send a C.V and cover letter to Mary Wiles at mwiles@brooklynbrewery.com using "Jeju Brewmaster" in the subject line by May 15. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

CELLARMAN (BROOKLYN, NYC)

The Brooklyn Brewery is searching for an experienced cellarman to join our world-class team at our facility in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, passionate about high-quality craft beer, and willing to work hard with our fantastic team of cellarmen.  We offer a competitive salary as well as a benefits package including medical coverage, a 401(K) plan, and paid company holidays and vacations, along with many other perks.

JOB SUMMARY

The Cellarman will work in the Fermentation Cellar, focusing on monitoring fermentations, dry-hopping (using a Rolec dry-hopnik), yeast harvesting, filtration (GEA Westfalia HB1-S centrifuge & Della Toffola horizontal leaf filter), and carbonating beer. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Cellarman’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

- Cleaning and sanitation of all process equipment
- Daily operation of filtration equipment
- Monitoring of quality parameters and working to resolve issues promptly
- Accurate daily record keeping
- Maintaining an orderly and safe work environment
- Harvesting Yeast
- Dry Hopping
- Fermentation management
- Participation in taste panel work as directed
- Taking direction from Head Cellarman
- Attending and participate constructively in meetings
- Contributing to positive work environment through open and constructive dialog
- Contributing and be receptive to continual innovation and improvements
- Communicating issues and concerns as they arise with staff and management

REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

Candidate must have at least two years of relevant experience at a production brewery. A brewing degree from an accredited institution is a plus. Candidate must embrace high standards of quality, cleanliness and safety.

Candidate must be able to:

  • Lift 60 pounds while climbing stairs
  • Maneuver 55 gallon drums between pallets safely
  • Maneuver oxygen tanks safely
  • Work at height
  • Operate a forklift and powered hand truck
  • Be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, overnights and occasional brief weekend work

Salary commensurate with qualifications and education. Benefits include medical coverage, a 401(K) plan, and paid company holidays and vacation.

If you’re interested, send your cover letter, résumé and references to kwilson@brooklynbrewery.com. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

SHIFT BREWER (BROOKLYN, NYC)

The Brooklyn Brewery is searching for an experienced brewer to join our world-class team at our facility in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, passionate about high-quality craft beer, and willing to work hard with our fantastic team of brewers.  We offer a competitive salary as well as a benefits package including medical coverage, a 401(K) plan, and paid company holidays and vacations, along with many other perks.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Wort production on 50 bbl Rolec automated brewhouse
    • Brewhouse operation is performed on rotating shifts, including overnights
    • Covering shifts for absent brewers as needed
    • Helping to maintain the proper culture comprised of good work ethic, working safely, teamwork, and creativity
    • Completing paperwork and spreadsheets with timeliness and accuracy
    • Maintaining consistency in wort quality
    • Assisting Head Brewer with projects
  • Ensure flow of production in the Brewhouse can be maintained, including:
    • Ensuring all ingredients needed for upcoming production are available
    • Working with Cellar to ensure tank and yeast availability
    • Informing the Head Brewer of any mechanical issues requiring maintenance
    • Correcting unsafe or unsanitary conditions, or reporting them to Head Brewer
    • Preparation of fermenting vessels as needed
  • Work with Head Brewer on a housekeeping schedule for the Brewhouse and ingredient stores, as well as ensuring this schedule is maintained.

Qualifications and skills:

Candidate must have at least two years of experience in production brewing. A brewing degree from an accredited institution is a plus. Candidate must embrace high standards of quality, cleanliness and safety.

Candidate must be able to:

  • Lift 60 pounds while climbing stairs
  • Maneuver 55 gallon drums between pallets safely
  • Maneuver oxygen tanks safely
  • Work at height
  • Operate a forklift and powered hand truck
  • Be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, overnights and occasional brief weekend work

Salary commensurate with qualifications and education. Benefits include medical coverage, a 401(K) plan, and paid company holidays and vacation.

If you’re interested, send your cover letter, résumé and references to kwilson@brooklynbrewery.com . No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP (BROOKLYN, NYC)

Brooklyn Brewery is seeking a graphic design intern to join the Marketing Unit. The design intern will work both onsite and remotely to apply the Brewery's iconic branding to posters, social media images, and other assets. Interns will prioritize and manage multiple projects while learning and practicing design skills.

Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat Pro is required. The ideal candidate follows a number of design blogs, is comfortable designing for print and web, and knows hex codes from Pantone swatches. We'd also like to see an interest in craft beer and Brooklyn culture, and an eagerness to learn. All applicants must be able to work both onsite and remotely, with access to Adobe Creative Suite.

Compensation: $10/hour in addition to course credit (if applicable)

Hours: 10-15 hours weekly

Location: Onsite in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; remotely elsewhere in NYC

Requirements: Must be at least 21 years old

Start Date: May 2016

Interested candidates should email a brief cover letter, a resume, and a portfolio link or PDF to jobs@brooklynbrewery.com with "Graphic Design Internship" in the subject line. Your cover letter should address specifically why you want to work for the Brooklyn Brewery and what you hope to gain from the internship.

No phone calls, drop-ins or letters, please. Due to the high number of applications, we will only be able to respond to the applicants moving forward in the hiring process.

GREENMARKET WHEAT COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR (NYC)

Brooklyn Brewery and GrowNYC seek an affable, outgoing beer enthusiast to represent our brand at the New York City Greenmarket. Greenmarket is a program of GrowNYC. Greenmarket's mission is to promote regional agriculture and ensure a continuing supply of fresh local produce for New Yorkers.

Brooklyn Brewery brews flavorful beers that enrich the life, tradition and culture of the communities it serves. Brooklyn Brewery has partnered with Greenmarket to brew Greenmarket Wheat, which celebrates New York State agriculture, uniting local ingredients to create a beer with a mission.

The primary function of the Greenmarket Wheat Community Ambassador is promoting and selling Greenmarket Wheat within the Greenmarkets. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability speak on behalf of Greenmarket and Brooklyn Brewery to a variety of customers. We are searching for a personable and responsible individual with some sales and promotion experience. Top candidates will have knowledge of and appreciation for craft beer & local food systems, a proven passion for Brooklyn, excellent problem-solving skills, and a desire to build a local community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Represent Brooklyn Brewery at Union Square Wednesday (9:30am-6:30pm) or Grand Army Plaza Saturday (9:30am-4:30pm) and special events (Night Markets).
  • Set-up tent and display.
  • Promote and sell Greenmarket Wheat.
  • Coordinate collaborative samplings with other Greenmarket vendors
  • Fill out a detailed Sales Ledger daily and Sales Recap and send to Brooklyn Brewery and Greenmarket staff.
  • Record beginning and end of day inventory.
  • Coordinate storage with Greenmarket staff.
  • Assist with arranging deliveries of product and marketing materials with Brooklyn Brewery.
  • Liaise with GrowNYC staff about promotions and progress of beer sales.
  • Responsible for handling money and making deposits.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outdoors, standing and walking for extended periods of time (up to 10 hours in a day), sometimes in extreme temperatures.
  • Transport heavy/bulky items up to 40 lbs.
  • Work in a potentially noisy environment.

The Greenmarket Wheat Community Ambassador position is part-time with competitive hourly pay. All applicants must be 21+. For additional information on GrowNYC, the Greenmarkets, Brooklyn Brewery and Greenmarket Wheat please visit our websites: BrooklynBrewery.com and GrowNYC.com. Qualified persons should email a resume and cover letter with "Greenmarket Wheat Community Ambassador" in the subject line to jobs@brooklynbrewery.com. No phone calls or drop ins, please.

 

BRAND AMBASSADOR (GERMANY)

The Brooklyn Brewery is seeking someone to represent the Brewery and our interests in Germany. After training at Brooklyn Brewery, New York, the Brand Ambassador will be called upon to forge relationships & create programming to help position the brewery. Travel throughout the country will be required. The right candidate will already be a member of the artisanal food and drink scene with existing relationships that can help position the Brooklyn Brewery brand. The job requires an outgoing personality that relishes customer interaction and has a high appreciation for beer and the Brooklyn brand. Brand appreciation extends beyond Brooklyn beers to the leading culture coming out of the borough of Brooklyn that is internationally recognized for its unique character and influence. An affinity for good food, music, art and pop culture is a must.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

Event planning and coordination:

o Assisting the delivery of key events under Brooklyn Brewery Export Manager and Carlsberg Brand Director.

o Managing the delivery of brand assets to agreed events.

o Creation of new programming designed to raise the brand’s profile

o Representing the brand at festivals.

o Working with existing partners and establishing new partnerships where appropriate.

Trade Marketing:

o Delivering trade level marketing activities (beer dinners, beer release parties and tastings).

o  Presenting brand values and building relationships with key accounts as directed by the National Sales Manager.

o Ensuring brand presentation within accounts maximizes exposure in line with brand guidelines.

o Managing POS distribution against a budget.

Merchandise:

o Developing and managing channels for retail of brand merchandise

Communications:

o Managing brand communications to trade.

o Manage German social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

o PR for special and seasonally released beers.

o PR for events.

Key Contacts, Internal and External:

o Carlsberg Germany Brand Director & Brand Manager

o  Brooklyn Brewery Export Manager & Marketing Director

o  Key Customers

o External Agencies (Design and PR)

o Event Managers, Journalists, Contacts within Sponsored Events etc…

Requirements:

The candidates have to have passport and ability to travel to USA. Candidate must also have a valid driver’s license in good standing. The Brand Ambassador position is full-time and will require travel throughout Germany and New York City. The position will work under Brooklyn Brewery’s Export and Marketing Departments. Interested parties should send a C.V. and cover letter in English to jobs@brooklynbrewery.com with “Germany Brand Ambassador” in the subject field. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

SALES REPRESENTATIVE (DALLAS,TX)

The Brooklyn Brewery is looking for a sales representative in Dallas to increase the availability, visibility, velocity, and volume of Brooklyn Brewery beers via making sales calls on retail accounts and educating distributor sales teams and consumers.

 Responsibilities & Expectations:

Account Management- 100% of activity

The Sales & Marketing Representative acts as the primary face of the Brewery for Dallas.

  • Core Deliverables:
  • Territory Planning and Management: Develops, with the Region Manager, a territory management structure that ensures that markets, distributors, accounts, and consumers are touched with the appropriate frequency. Market time always includes a prepared visit plan that uses anecdotal, VIP, or syndicated data, visits to a defined list of Core Accounts, time spent with distributor reps in work-with settings, and consumer interactions (events, tastings, etc). The Brewery Sales & Marketing Representative is always 100% prepared to sell at all times with samples and support materials. Specific activities include:
    • New Business: Sells in new distribution to all on- and off-premise accounts.
    • Velocity: Sells in volume-enhancing signage and programs to accounts and merchandises products where legal.
    • Education: Educates distributors, retailers, and consumers in the territory on all general brewery and brand knowledge via distributor sales meeting presentations, ride with responsibilities, retail staff educations, consumer tastings and events.
    • Quality: physically inspects all products in all settings for freshness and ensures all brewery collateral in the market match brewery Style Guide standards.
    • Communication: Writes brief market visit recap emails to distributors and Regional Manager weekly that list achievements and needed follow-up help. Weekly schedule sent to Regional Manager only.
    • Relationships: Develops and maintains strong relationships with distributor and retailers.
    • Market Ethics: Acts professionally at all times, is responsible with alcohol, and avoids unsavory sales tactics.
    • Special Projects: Executes Quarterly Focus, specific strategic programs, and requested implementations by the Regional Sales Manager to include surveys (pricing, distribution, execution, and quality), crew drives, etc.
  • 90% of time (4.5 out of every 5 days each week) should be spent with accounts, distributors, or consumers.
  • Review VIP data weekly to identify sales opportunities.
  • Make 25 or more sales calls per week.
  • Top Accounts are physically seen monthly.
  • Execute 4+ minimum distributor ride with per month with a professional follow-up email.
  • Deliver sales recaps to distributors weekly by start of business each Monday.
  • Deliver, by noon on Mondays via email, any market visit recaps and weekly schedule to Territory Manager.
  • Deliver expense reports on time, follow expense guidelines, and stay under budgeted expense spending.

 Position Requirements

Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of The Brooklyn Brewery product line and all industry dynamics and players in the territory.
  • Proficient verbal, written, and group communication skills.
  • Cicerone Level 1 certification (within 3 months of hire date)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
  • Bachelor’s degree and prior experience in a beer/wine sales position is preferred
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills- detail oriented & able to manage priorities and routine functions effectively and efficiently
  • Proficiency with personal computers/laptops and associated programs (Windows, Microsoft office suite of programs)
  • Valid Driver License with a good driving record, a reliable, registered and insured vehicle, and ability to drive to and from accounts continuously
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends and work more than 40 hours per week
  • MUST CURRENTLY RESIDE IN DALLAS

Accountability

This position will report to the Regional Manager.

 If you are interested, please send a copy of your résumé/CV and a cover letter to jobs@brooklynbrewery.com with “Dallas Sales Representative” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

EVENT AMBASSADOR (MULTIPLE TERRITORIES)

The Brooklyn Brewery is seeking an affable, outgoing beer enthusiast to represent our brand at a variety of events in and around multiple beer-centric regions worldwide. This part-time job is responsible for executing a variety of promotional events in bars, restaurants and stores. Promoting Brooklyn Brewery as a spokesperson for our beers and forging relationships on The Brewery's behalf are all primary obligations.

The right candidate will already be a member of the nightlife scene of their home market, with existing relationships that can help position the Brooklyn brand. A familiarity with food trends, contemporary music, film, comedy, and local culture are big plusses.

Responsibilities include:

Coordination between sales reps, venue, and headquarters
Event set-up and tear-down
Capturing and processing newsletter signups
Social media
Engaging with consumers in an easy and fun manner in order to raise brand awareness
Creating new contacts

Event Ambassadors will represent The Brewery on average four times a month.

To apply for this position, please find your region below and send your resume and cover letter with the correct subject line to the specified address.

 

Once hired, the Event Ambassador will be brought to Brooklyn, NY for training at The Brewery. Applicants must be 21 years or older. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.