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We’re always interested in talking with smart, talented people about joining our team. Our current openings are listed below.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING MANAGER

Waukeshaw Development is the entrepreneurial team bringing transformative change to small and overlooked communities throughout Virginia. With the mindset that great things can happen anywhere, we’ve gone on to create two unique craft beer brands, Beale’s and Trapezium. We’re seeking a creative self-starter with prior relevant experience to manage and maximize our brewery marketing.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, implement, and monitor social media strategy for Beale’s and Trapezium
    • Create, edit, and schedule post content, including copy, photography, video, and event graphics
    • Ensure all content is on brand and consistent in style, quality, and tone
    • Analyze posts for influence/reach, set strategy for content and audience target
    • Monitor and respond to comments and messages on all platforms
    • Stay up to date on trends and tools, ensuring our brands stay relevant
    • Manage photo, image, and video libraries
    • Develop and track paid ad campaigns
    • Identify local marketing opportunities and community partners to leverage community reach
    • Collaborate with management team to develop ideas for new beer series, taproom events, and branding opportunities
    • Work with hospitality director to identity taproom opportunities and areas of focus, develop promotional strategy
    • Spend time in the businesses and with employees to understand and better tell the brand story
  • Manage communications for Beale’s and Trapezium
    • Create and manage monthly e-newsletters
    • Maintain taproom calendars and online stores on Squarespace sites
  • Create and facilitate graphic design work for Beale’s and Trapezium
    • Create and maintain promotional materials for taproom and sales team (table cards, posters, sales calendars, etc)
    • Coordinate graphic design work that is outsourced to third parties, identifying illustrators for label design, providing design direction, and ensuring work is consistent with brand standards
    • Facilitate merch design and ordering with third party vendors

 

THIS JOB MIGHT BE A FIT FOR YOU, IF…

  • You don’t take yourself too seriously, but you do care deeply about the quality of your work
  • You love to bring your creativity to work and you know how to channel it under an existing brand voice
  • You thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with the opportunity to innovate and problem solve

 

SKILLS:

  • Proven track record in social media management, including photography, videography, and copywriting. A portfolio of previous work is required.
  • Strong creative and visual storytelling skills
  • Highly proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and Canva
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • College degree preferred, not required. We value skill and experience over a formal education
  • Bonus points if you’re into craft beer

When applying, please make sure to attach an additional page to your resume with a list of social media accounts you have managed and links to those accounts. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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BREWER-BEDFORD, VA

About Beale’s: Beale’s is the home of craft beer in Bedford, VA and we are looking for a brewer to join our team! We are a tight-knit crew that works hard to produce the best beer for our customers. We serve our beer on-site as well as through state-wide distribution in Virginia.

The Position: This is a full-time position with the primary responsibility of operating our 30-barrel brewhouse. Conditions of this system include but are not limited to milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, addition of hops, whirlpool, and tempering wort. Furthermore, the brewer is responsible for pre- and post cleaning and sanitation of all vessels and transfer equipment. Ancillary responsibilities will include pitching yeast, beer transfers, barrel filling, fruit processing, operating canning line, tank CIPs, maintenance of equipment and parts, and other cellar requirements. The brewer works typical 8-10 hour shifts dependent upon the brew schedule.

We offer full time hours, competitive pay, health benefits, holiday pay and paid time off.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two years brewing experience
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Familiarity with classic and newer beer styles
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the brewing team to ensure procedural quality and adhere to the production targets
  • Communicate with wholesalers and sales team to facilitate orders
  • Communicate with taproom team regarding inventory and new offerings, conducting tastings and beer education
  • Consistently maintain all beer production operations including equipment (brewhouse, mill room/grain storage, walk-in cooler, dry storage and barrel inventory)
  • General knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions associated with work
  • Follow all cleanup procedures post brewing/cellaring
  • Occasional handling of hazardous material
  • Participate with team and technicians for equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Operate machinery to transport materials in the brewhouse and maintain electronic brewing systems.
  • Other duties as directed by the head brewer.
  • Occasional transporting of raw materials and finished goods between facilities
  • Clean and sanitize all cellar vessels
  • Maintain and clean the area surrounding all of the fermentation vessels
  • Transfer product between vessels, carbonates beer, and packages beer
  • Harvest yeast from fermenters
  • Work on the packaging line
  • Perform physical inventory count of hops and grain
  • Pull product from walk in and arranges for order shipment
  • Perform spray foam cleaning of the hot and cold side brewing area
  • Provide occasional support on the keg washer
  • Occasionally drive product between facilities
  • Provide support with cleaning dirty vessel parts
  • Ensure that kegs are cleaned to meet packaging needs
  • Responsible for keg storage and inventory management
  • Provide support for kegging duties
  • Check packing slips for raw material orders and place raw materials in their respective locations

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Involves frequent walking, carrying, and lifting objects varying from 50 pounds to 150 pounds.
  • Repeated use of brewing equipment that requires manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged amounts of time without breaks

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The duties of this job frequently expose the employee to a wet environment with extremely hot liquids, grain and hop particles, chemicals, and moving machinery.
  • The employee will occasionally be exposed to a very loud environment when machines are being used.

 

APPLY NOW!

 

CELLAR PERSON-BEDFORD, VA

About Beale’s: Beale’s is the home of craft beer in Bedford, VA and we are looking for a brewer to join our team! We are a tight-knit crew that works hard to produce the best beer for our customers. We serve our beer on-site as well as through state-wide distribution in Virginia.

The Position: A full-time cellar person with the primary responsibility of supporting our 30-barrel brewhouse through cellar work.

We offer full time hours, competitive pay, health benefits, holiday pay and paid time off.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1 year of cellar experience
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Familiarity with classic and newer beer styles
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Transfer and cellar beer.
  • CIP tanks and cellar equipment.
  • Dry hop, add adjuncts, puree and fine beers.
  • Check gravities.
  • Dispose of yeast.
  • Maintain workplace safety while upholding quality standards.
  • Continually lift, drag, carry and manipulate hoses, parts, pumps, buckets and reservoirs.
  • Maintain accurate and legible records.
  • Sanitation of all beer contact surfaces and equipment.
  • Assist with the cleaning of entire brewing facility.
  • All tasks associated with the canning process, including and not limited to: catching of cans, proper stacking of cases on pallets, folding boxes, quality control of fill levels and proper seams, staging pallets, wrapping pallets and proper clean in place procedures.
  • All tasks associated with the kegging process, including and not limited to: scrubbing keg shell exteriors, use of the keg washer and filler machine, repeated lifting and palletizing of full kegs, and proper clean in place procedures.
  • Maintain daily pH, temperature, and flow data for wastewater reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Involves frequent walking, carrying, and lifting objects varying from 50 pounds to 150 pounds.
  • Repeated use of brewing equipment that requires manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged amounts of time without breaks

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The duties of this job frequently expose the employee to a wet environment with extremely hot liquids, grain and hop particles, chemicals, and moving machinery.
  • The employee will occasionally be exposed to a very loud environment when machines are being used.

 

APPLY NOW!

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Don’t see an opening? Send us an email and introduce yourself, along with an updated resume.