Operations & Marketing Manager

Hermitage Brewing Company

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Operations and Marketing Manager—

Hermitage Brewing Co.

We are looking for a full time team member, working daily for the Brewmaster and the VP Sales.  You will primarily be stationed at a computer, however, other responsibilities involving social media photos, tours, and tastings will require you to be in/around the brewery.  Your work will help us meet our growth objectives by performing these duties and responsibilities:

40% Brewery Operations:

  • Work with Brewmaster and VP Sales to refine sales forecast used to create the brew schedule (25% of your time)
    • Point person to summarize monthly sales forecasts from multiple distributors and our sales team into Excel. 
    • Share brew schedule with sales team, with updates as things change.
    • Inside weekly beer order forms for our 3 off-site restaurants and 1 onsite taproom. 
    • Weekly query of each beer distributor’s existing inventory for potential out-of-stocks
  • Coordination with VP of Sales to outline sales forecasting/production planning with the team
  • Receive and respond to light general phone and email inquiries, responding or routing these inquiries.  Screening of solicitation calls/emails.
  • Maintain our merchandise inventory like tap handles, signs, and shirts; check stock to determine inventory level and placing re-orders; verifying receipt of inventory.

60% Sales/Marketing Communications:

  • Creative candidates should find it fun to post daily Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter content based on what is “happening now” and on our monthly editorial calendar, and reply/thank spontaneously on social media.  Interact with video and web people to create and post new content (25% of your time).
  • Daily 3 pm- 5pm (firm), you will summarize beer orders and create invoices for sales collected by our outside sales team for next-day delivery. (25% of your time).
  • Coordinate sales support for the outside sales team and tracking of sales activity & inventory reporting
  • Notification of sales team and customers of new beer releases & events by email and phone.
  • Modify sell sheet templates with new beers or pricing (5% of your time)
  • Periodically package and send press releases by mail and email to the authorized list.  Maintaining mailing lists. 
  • Periodically pack and ship tap handle requests, drinkable press kits, and distributor sales material.
  • Coordinate with various vendors (design, label, etc) for new product releases
  • Assist with coordinating the Hermitage Rare Beer Club & communicating with members

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Arts or Bachelor's degree, and at least three years related experience.
  • Working knowledge of Illustrator for light graphic template editing of sales brochures
  • Demonstrated creative personality, with professional and polite verbal and email communications
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills & multitasking skills are a must
  • Ability to follow directions.  Attach a simple jpeg image of a #2 pencil with your resume.

References Required.  Please provide any links to creative works or portfolio.  Salaried Position.  9am-6pm M-F.  Benefits after 90-days.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email references, portfolio, and resume to erikc@hermitagebrewing.com