Alaskan Brewing Company is searching for a Retail Associate (Part-Time) to join the Brew Crew!
Position: Retail Associate
Special Requirement: Must be 21+
Hours: Part time, 10-20 hrs/wk, Schedule requires evening and weekend work.
A Little About Us:
Alaskan Brewing Company is an award-winning craft brewery located in Juneau, Alaska. At Alaskan Brewing, our vision is to be a leader in the Craft Brewing Industry, focused on quality, community, and innovation. Alaskan Brewing Company remains locally owned and operated with the same core group of original investors, plus employee-investors and an employee stock ownership plan. Our core values are ethical, excellence, rooted in Alaska; with a continuing priority of making our workplace safe, fun, challenging, innovative and environmentally proactive.
The Part Time Retail Associate will be assigned to work at our Tasting Room located in Lemon Creek; however, they may be required to perform duties at our downtown Depot.
The Retail Associate’s primary responsibility is customer service at our various locations, including standard retail responsibilities and beer-tending. General tasks and responsibilities include:
Welcoming and engaging customers while in the retail locations
Participating with customers throughout their experience
Operating cash register and POS system
May be required to pour samples at hospitality bar. Required to diligently monitor liquor age requirements, customer consumption, and address issues that arise.
May be required to give guided tastings regularly with knowledge of the brewing process.
All Retail Associate’s must understand Alaskan beer products and brewery “story”.
Maintains retail area appearance. Daily janitorial duties are expected including vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing and cleaning, stocking restrooms with supplies, and other janitorial duties as assigned.
Must become knowledgeable about the merchandise in all retail stores.
May assist with merchandise receiving, folding and tagging.
May assist with inventory counts.
Must keep busy and be working at all times.
May be required to fill in other areas of production or administration.
Ability to communicate well with other people, both orally and in writing.
Physical ability to stack 40-pound cases to a height of seven feet and to lift kegs weighing up to 160 lbs.
Reporting to the Retail Supervisor, this person works as part of a retail team, directly with customers, to ensure that each one is treated with an authentically Alaskan quality of service. Skills and knowledge needed to be successful in this position include:
Passion for people
Knowledge of merchandise inventory and features (training provided)
Knowledge of Alaskan Brewing Company history, beers, and craft beverages (training provided)
Ability to operate cash register and POS system (training provided)
TAPs and Food Service certification within 30 days of beginning employment (training, time, and certification paid for by Alaskan Brewing Company)
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to perform time-sensitive, fast-paced, physically demanding activity
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
If you are interested in Living Life Alaskan, please apply at alaskanbeer.com/careers.