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Position Vacant: Melbourne Sales Ambassador

Join the Bright Crew!

Here at Bright Brewery, we are adding to our Melbourne-based crew and we are on the hunt for an On & Off-Premise Sales Ambassador.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone to help grow our already established network through Melbourne and surrounds.

Who you are

We are looking for an experienced sales/hospitality pro, preferably with a track record in the alcohol sales but are willing to train a motivated and enthusiastic candidate.

As the Sales Ambassador, you will manage and grow an established network of contacts across Melbourne retail and hospitality venues. You will act as an Ambassador for Bright Brewery, and embrace our brand, our values, and our lifestyle. The right person will be rewarded with an attractive package and excellent work-life balance.

Who we are

Bright Brewery is a family-owned brewery and fiercely independent brewery, bar, restaurant and bike hub, located in the heart of Bright, Victoria, which has been established for over 15 years. During this time, we have built a reputation for high quality beer and great customer service, culminating in a being inducted into the Victorian Tourism Hall of Fame in 2019, after being named Victoria’s Best Brewery three years in a row. We also collected a Champion’s Trophy at the 2019 Indie Beer Awards! We have a very strong, values-based approach to managing our business and value Authenticity, Active Lifestyles, and a Sustainable approach to all that we do. In 2018, we completed a multi-million-dollar investment in a large production facility, to increase brewing capacity and enable us to continue our expansion into a wider wholesale craft beer market.

Your key tasks

The key tasks that you will perform as our Brand Ambassador will perform are:

SALES

• Drive the wholesale of Bright Brewery beers to bottle-shops, restaurants, bars and venues, and other retail and hospitality outlets across Greater Melbourne.
• Be an excellent Ambassador for our brands, values and lifestyle
• Achieve budgeted sales targets and KPIs.
• Identify and capitalise on market opportunities to build sales and profitability
• Work autonomously to manage and grow accounts, as well as brand awareness and reputation
• Relationship management, including prioritisation of key customers and new customer development
• Providing a superior level of service to our customers
• Work with the Sales & Marketing team on growing sales and brand awareness across Victoria
• Organise in-store tastings and promotions and point of sale displays
• Identify realistic opportunities to increase sales
• Activate or host events both on and off premise, including festivals
• Report to Bright Brewery National Sales Manager

YOU WILL HAVE:

• Experience in the Melbourne Hospitality scene
• Understanding of:
o the wholesale liquor market,
o business drivers for an independent business,
o on-premise and retail trade,
o beer-related events.
• Relationship management and communication skills
• Connections to the craft beer industry
• Ability to work autonomously
• Knowledge and passion for beer and how it is produced
• Flexibility with working hours, including readiness to work after hours and on weekend events at events, festivals and brand activations
• Commitment to invest time in brand development
• Permanent Australian resident
• Long term outlook
• True commitment to the role and business values
• A good fit for Bright Brewery brand and culture

Your role

This is a full-time, permanent position, based in Melbourne that will involve after hours and weekend work on occasion.

A competitive remuneration package is negotiable for the right applicant, including:
• Salary plus commission
• Attractive bonus and incentive plan
• Training and support
• Vehicle or allowance

To apply

Please send your application, including a Cover Letter addressing the Skills and Experience mentioned above, and your CV, to Evin Craney: nationalmanager@brightbrewery.com.au

Positions vacant: Chefs & Kitchenhands

Bright Brewery is a family-owned and operated brewery, bar and restaurant, producing MountainCrafted beers in the spectacular alpine town of Bright, Victoria.

We’re a vibrant business that values the enjoyment and protection of the pristine environment that surrounds us, and the authenticity of our products and services. We embrace active and sustainable lifestyles, celebrated with great beer.

Bright Brewery is a social hub for locals and a destination for tourists. We serve great value meals for lunch and dinner (7 days a week), which helps showcase our beers when customers dine in.

Bright Brewery is seeking experienced chefs and kitchen-hands (experience not necessary for kitchen-hand positions) to join our kitchen team.

Chef Position Description

We’re looking for leaders to help us create delicious food with a craft brewery twist in a very busy environment.

We require team players who loves working with the freshest local produce and who can bring a real creative flair to our cuisine.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Reporting to and working with the Head Chef and Sous Chef, the Chefs will help lead the Kitchen Team and are accountable for delivering great and unique food for Bright Brewery’s customers.

This rewarding role includes continually improving menu quality, food sourcing, storage, preparation, cooking and waste processing.

You will be competent in all areas of cooking and cleaning, maintaining high levels of Food Hygiene Standards and HACCP controls.

Skills and experience

  • Qualified Chef
  • Must have prior experience in a high-volume hospitality environment
  • Experience in menu planning and demonstrated skills in high standards of menu prep and delivery
  • Passion and imagination for food
  • Interest in local produce and beer matching
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems efficiently
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations relating to the hospitality industry
  • Proven leadership skills and lead by example
  • Mature attitude, honesty, loyalty and exceptional work ethic
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures

A knowledge of, or passion for, beer and brewing is an advantage.

In addition, Bright Brewery provides rewards and recognition programs to all staff, including quarterly and annual reward scheme to ensure great work and high performing staff never go unnoticed. We also seek to provide valuable training opportunities so all staff may further their skills and careers.

Bright Brewery is three-time Victorian Tourism Awards Gold Medal winner, Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame inductee, and Australian Tourism Awards Silver Medal winner, as well as an Alpine Shire Business of the Year and Excellence In Hospitality Award winner. The successful applicant will be driven to build on these successes and high standards.

These positions offers a chance to live in a truly beautiful place with world class mountain biking, cycling, hiking, camping, paragliding, snow and river sports all at our door. We encourage broad and active lifestyles, and flexible working arrangements may be negotiated to accommodate this.

For more information, please contact Head Chef Alan Davison on the details below.

To apply:

Applications for both roles can be made confidentially by emailing covering letter and resume to kitchen@brightbrewery.com,au

For more information please contact:

Alan Davison
Head Chef, Bright Brewery
tel: 03 5755 1346

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