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Store Manager – JOB POSTING

Feb. 26, 2019

Year Round, Hourly Position 

Tatamagouche Brewing Company is a small, family owned, certified organic craft brewery, located in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. We are preparing to celebrate our 5th year in operation with a busier than ever year. Tatamagouche is a little village, with big ideas, located on the Northumberland Strait, surrounded by beaches and golf courses. We strive to produce high quality beer that breaks out of the norm, but also make beer that stays traditional.

 A few qualities we value in our team members are:

  • A positive, cheerful and outgoing personality
  • The ability to think on your feet and solve problems in a fast paced environment
  • A strong work ethic
  • A positive representation of the Tata Brew brand
  • A focus on the customer
  • A willingness to learn, and share information and experiences of Pure Tatamagoodness

A position summary:

The Store Manager will play a significant role in shaping the culture of the Tatamagouche Brewing Company experience. The Store Manager will be responsible for the timely scheduling of staff, assisting our other Managers with events and fulfillment of online sales and communications, sourcing, pricing, and inventory of brewery merchandise, and creating a welcoming experience.

The Store Manager will also oversee employee training in all aspects of the retail store, while working with our in house Beer Sommelier. The position also includes the upkeep of POS materials and the delegation of tasks pertaining to them.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Bi-weekly scheduling of retail store staff
  • Creating daily/weekly/monthly task(s) list for retail store employees
  • Managing of store merchandise, store supplies (sourcing, ordering, forecasting)
  • Responsible body on-site / work in retail store on a daily basis (including evenings and weekends)
  • Monthly meetings with fellow managers and owners
  • Supervise the daily operations of retail store and taproom
  • Maintain accurate record of sales and accountable for daily cash out reports – working directly with Office Manager
  • New staff training procedures
  • Reporting of daily, weekly and monthly retail store activities
  • Inventory Management and reconciliation – weekly/monthly reports
  • Learn with our team to be able to lend a hand across the business from the bar to the canning line, to brewing – all to better understand our product in order to share products, services and information with our customers
  • Represent the brand at local events
  • Take part in routine meetings, tastings and trainings to stay informed about our product.

Key Requirements:

  • An enthusiastic attitude for craft beer, Tatamagouche, and the desire to learn.
  • Ability to thrive and enjoy a fast paced environment
  • 2 years experience working in a retail environment
  • 19+ years old
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge (Google Drive, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.) as well as social media experience.
  • Managerial and/or supervisory experience in a retail environment
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new software quickly (Shopkeep, Shopify, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage time and priorities
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines as well as within a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and respect for cleanliness
  • Full Driver’s license is an asset
  • Serve Right/Smart Serve Certification is an asset

 Send resumes to cjost@tatabrew.com or visit us at 235 Main Street, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted by Tatamagouche Brewing Co. 

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Tasting Room Associate - Job Posting Feb.21


Tatamagouche Brewing Company is a small, family-owned, Certified Organic craft brewery located in Tatamagouche, NS. Tatamagouche is a little town with big ideas. A town that’s always looking forward while still keeping an eye on the past. We strive to produce high quality beer that breaks out of the norm but also make beer that stays traditional and keeps an eye on the past. A few qualities we value in our team members are:

  • a positive, cheerful and outgoing personality
  • the ability to think on your feet and solve problems
  • a strong and honest work ethic
  • a positive representation for our brand
  • a focus on the customer
  • To learn and share

  • Position Summary:


    A beertender and craft beer lover who promotes the brand of Tatamagouche Brewing Company through skillful presentation and description of our beers, our brewery and our town from May - October. The Beertender provides guests with an enjoyable and knowledgeable craft beer experience, makes recommendations and is knowledgeable about the surrounding area.


    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Fun, enthusiastic and desire to create an inviting and local vibe for our community
    • A big Smile!Greet all customers as neighbours with friendly, efficient and personal service
    • Describe and serve craft beer and explain items accurately
    • Create a rapport with guests by learning their names and favorite beer
    • Ensure a clean service environment - inside and out
    • Accurately process transactions in the point of sale (POS) system
    • Maintain accurate record of sales - perform cash out at end of shift, matching slips with corresponding type of money, complete paperwork
    • Proper opening/closing procedures based on checklist and operating procedures
    • Ensure the store is clean and tidy and ready for customers
    • Ensure fridges and clothing are fully stocked and clean throughout the day
    • Monitor keg supply - changing kegs on the line, having extra kegs ready
    • Sweep and mop floors at least once daily and empty garbages
    • Clean glassware and taps daily
    • Maintain brand merchandise by folding and restocking and checking hangers
    • Report to work as scheduled, in TataBrew gear, and ready to start
    • Take part in routine meetings, tastings and trainings to stay informed about our product
    • Learn with our team to be able to lend a hand across the business from the bar to the canning line, to brewing to better understand our product in order to share products, services and information with our customers
    • Represent the brand at local events
    • Administer NSLC’s Check 30 program to ensure alcohol is not sold to underage customers
    • Refuse service to intoxicated customers
    • May participate in brewery tours and events
    • Perform other related duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • At least 19 years of age
    • Experience an asset but not necessary
    • Grade 12 from a recognized educational institution
    • Retail sales with cash management and POS experience an asset
    • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry 20 kg.
    • Customer service experience
    • Strong attention to detail and respect for cleanliness
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excitement about the role of ensuring every guest has a quality experience

    Please send resumes to mfoote@tatabrew.com or visit us at 235 Main Street, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.