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We are looking for a Tap Room Manager. The right person will be in at the ground level of a new brewery start up. We’re all wearing multiple hats, and you will too. We’re looking for a team player, and one who is excited about the challenge of helping to build a successful business. We’re looking for someone who is interested in playing a role in the overall business long term.
As a key part of our business, our tap room is often the first place that people experience OpenRoad Brewery and our beers. Because of this, we truly believe that the experience must be fantastic — from the service they receive, to the beers they drink, to the space they drink it in.

The tap room manager will be responsible for all aspects of the tap room operations. In addition, the tap room manager will be filling the role as one of our bartender’s day to day.

Day to day activities include:
Ensuring all of our customers have the best possible experience in the tap room.
Managing and scheduling other bartenders, servers and food prep personnel keeping employee expense in line with the founder’s financial expectations.
Reviewing applications, interviewing, hiring, assigning and monitoring training.
Opening up and closing out many days of the week.
Managing the profitability of the tap room. Constantly improving the customer experience and increasing sales.
Planning and executing events in and out of the tap room – often working with other groups to do so. Coordinate/ manage festival participation.
Working with the founders to properly market the tap room.
All other day to day activities necessary to keep the tap room running.
The tap room manager will report to the founders of OpenRoad Brewery.

Skills required:
Excellent personal communication skills
Attention to detail
Demonstrated leadership
A basic familiarity in using the web and other technology
The ability to lift 35 pounds
The ability to transport kegs with a dolly
Previous bar management skills not required.

OpenRoad Brewery