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We’re hiring: Chef de Partie

What are we looking for?

Are you looking for a new challenge and are keen to join one of Australia’s longest running and most respected Independent Brewers?

Bright Brewery are on the hunt for a Chef de Partie to join the team in our vibrant Brewpub venue in the heart of Bright.

Who is Bright Brewery?

Bright Brewery has been established for almost 18 years in the heart of Victoria’s beautiful High Country. We are a 100% family owned independent brewery which values a “Authentic, Active and Sustainable” lifestyle and brand.

Our mission is to make the best of beer whilst living the best life possible. Our culture is our strength as we highlight the importance of healthy work life balance to ensure the best for our people.

Our Values

Authentic: We pride authenticity in our actions and people. All our decisions are made with an authentic approach, and we pride our business on being positive custodians to our beautiful home and community. We incentivise our team to be them true selves and relish in supporting all aspects of living their best lives.

Active: Bright Brewery is active not only in our wider community but also industry as a whole. Our team are encouraged to work with local support programs in the North East and afar as well as industry led groups as the IBA and Pink Boots Society. We also acknowledge the positive power of being active through both social engagement but physical movement for the health and wellbeing of our people.

Sustainable: Since our inception in 2006, Bright Brewery has always had an eye on our planet and not just the big but also the small things we can do every day to help maintain our beautiful environment for generations to come. We are highly engaged in sustainability measures within our brewing process but also seek to deliver benefits to our staff and wider community through sustainable business decision making

So, what is the role?

The person holding the role of Chef de Partie will lead by example and be competent in all areas of cooking and cleaning, maintaining a high level of Food Hygiene Standards & HACCP controls. They will take direct responsibility for the preparation and presentation of food consistent with food safety standards and Bright Brewery guidelines.

This role reports to the Head Chef and, in the absence of the Head Chef reports to the Sous Chef, whoever is rostered on shift. During a shift when the Head Chef and Sous Chef are not present, all kitchen staff report to the Venue Manager.

This role requires:

Flexibility with your position (i.e. help in other departments when required)

• Flexibility with your roster

• Providing a high level of customer service

• Punctuality with a well-groomed appearance at all times

• Dealing with customer questions and complaints where appropriate and in line with company policy

• Becoming familiar with Bright Brewery, its services & events and being able to advise guests accordingly

• Reporting all accidents and hazards in your work area and complete all paperwork as required

• Other duties as directed and an ability to work without direction or supervision.

Hours

The Chef will be expected to work weekends and public holidays (as per conditions set out in individual contract), and evenings as required.

Uniform

You will be required to maintain a clean, neat & professional appearance at all times. It is your responsibility to supply your own uniform and knives.

The responsibilities

The key tasks that the Chef performs are:

Develop and bring to life Bright Brewery’s food service:

• Work with the Head Chef & Sous Chef to implement Bright Brewery’s food service guidelines

• Assist with the planning of exciting menus and specials in liaison with Head Chef & Sous Chef.

• Assist in coordinating preparation for any off-site catering functions with Head Chef & Sous Chef.

• Liaise with Head Chef on all matters relating to the business

• Clear communication with Head Chef and other managers and staff

• Ensure all communications between bar and kitchen run smoothly and with respect

Develop and implement Bright Brewery’s food safety program:

• Preparation and service of food-to-Food Hygiene Standards

• Ensure proper stock rotation in all food storage areas

• Maintain all work areas in accordance with Food Hygiene Standards

• Maintain a regular cleaning schedule for kitchens and storage areas

• Manage delivery and storage of goods (heavy lifting involved) within WorkSafe guidelines

Manage food service team:

• Ensure kitchen staff receive the right training and optimum guidance

• Assist in management of each staff member to maximize each person’s potential

• Kitchen supervision (assist staff in the role to learn):

• Managing stock intake

• Receiving goods

• Managing staff hours during breaks

Manage food service costs:

• Ensure that all dishes are prepared to the correct recipe and quantity

• Control and record all wastage and breakages

Bright Brewery Policies:

• Understanding of Bright Brewery policies and implementation of same

Culture:

• All staff are responsible for fostering positive culture towards workplace, business and fellow employees

Who are you?

You will have/be:

• Passion and imagination for food

• Interest in local produce and beer matching

• Qualified Chef

• Food Safety Supervisor certificate

• Demonstrate excellent communication skills

• Ability to work well within a team

• Must have prior experience in a high-volume environment

• Ability to manage Food Service costs

• Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations relating to the hospitality industry • Proven leadership skills and lead by example

• Be able to identify problems and attend to them without supervision

• Mature attitude, honesty, loyalty and exceptional work ethic

• Proven ability to supervise and lead staff with respect and fairness

• Comply with all company policies and procedures.

The perks of the gig!

Beyond the expected bells and whistles; Bright Brewery also offers:

· Subsided memberships that encourage active lifestyles (gym/sport/yoga, etc)

· A Green Transport initiative

· Bright Brewery staff account

· Access to mental health services and support

· Encouragement and paid support to join local and industry related associations and groups

· A generous ‘Time Off In Lieu’ system for overtime and event work

· Continuous training and professional development

· Numerous team and business social events

· Of course, access to some of the best beers a person could drink!

To Apply

Please email a current CV and cover letter addressing the skills and experience required to the Venue Manager: venue@brightbrewery.com.au

For more information or a confidential chat, please call the Venue Manager on 03 5755 1346

We’re hiring: South/East Melbourne Bright Ambassador

What are we looking for?

Are you looking for a new challenge and are keen to join one of Australia’s longest running and most respected Independent Brewers?

Bright Brewery are on the hunt for a South/East Melbourne Bright Ambassador.

Who is Bright Brewery?

Bright Brewery has been established for almost 18 years in the heart of Victoria’s beautiful High Country. We are a 100% family owned independent brewery which pillars itself behind the values of “Authentic, Active and Sustainable”.

Our mission is to make the best of beer whilst living the best life possible. Our culture is our strength as we highlight the importance of healthy work life balance to ensure the best for our people.

Our beers can be found both nationally throughout Australia as well overseas. In 2023, Bright Brewery was awarded the 8th most popular brewery in Australia along with retaining its title as Number 1 Independent Lager in Victoria in the GABS Hottest 100 vote.

Our Pillars

Authentic: We pride authenticity in our actions and people. All our decisions are made with an authentic approach, and we pride our business on being positive custodians to our beautiful home and community. We incentivise our team to be them true selves and relish in supporting all aspects of living their best lives.

Active: Bright Brewery is active not only in our wider community but also industry as a whole. Our team are encouraged to work with local support programs in the North East and afar as well as industry led groups as the IBA and Pink Boots Wociety. We also acknowledge the positive power of being active through both social engagement but physical movement for the health and wellbeing of our people.

Sustainable: Since our inception in 2006, Bright Brewery has always had an eye on our planet and not just the big but also the small things we can do every day to help maintain our beautiful environment for generations to come. We are highly engaged in sustainability measures within our brewing process but also seek to deliver benefits to our staff and wider community through sustainable business decision making

So, what is the role?

A Bright Ambassador is more than just a sales rep! It’s someone who can carry the torch for our town as well as our beers.

Your duties involve the development and maintenance of both existing and new accounts in the South and Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Working closely with our sales and marketing team you will be collectively working together to further spread and grow the name of Bright Brewery in Victoria. This role is ideal for someone passionate about people, place and of course beers!

Working Monday to Friday on a 38 hour contract with flexibility around starting and finishing time. Occasional after hours or weekend work may be required but are covered via our TOIL arrangement.

You will report directly to our National Business Development and Brand Manager.

The responsibilities

– Develop and support the wholesale of Bright Brewery beers to bottleshops, restaurants, bars and venues, and other retail and hospitality outlets across Victoria and allocated regional areas.

– 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 under the direction of our National Sales Manager to support 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

– Deliver reports to National Sales Manager as required and requested.

– Utilise Bright Brewery CRM system as designated by Sales Manager

– Travel to, and manage, further sales areas as allocated by business

– 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

– Manage relationships and communication with sales accounts in line with role expectations

– Always uphold a high standard of professionalism with both colleagues and customers

– Flexibility with working hours, including readiness to work after hours in a sales capacity as well as on weekend events at events, festivals, and brand activations

– Follow direction from National Sales Manager in line with duties and work responsibilities

Who are you?

We are looking for a lover of all things people, hospitality and hopefully great beer! Our business is all about the people in it so we if you are a:

· A motivated solo operator who also loves being apart of a tight-knit team. Who can communicate with the best of them and doesn’t mind a bit of a soft sales pitch.

· Ideally someone who understands what it means to be on the other side of the counter. Experience and contacts in hospitality are big bonuses.

· You have a full driver’s licence and your own full-time vehicle .

· Someone who loves connecting with people over the joy of great drinks.

· Holds a Victorian RSA

· A pre-existing career in sales is even better.

The perks of the gig!

Beyond the expected bells and whistles Bright Brewery also offers:

· Subsided memberships that encourage active lifestyles (gym/sport/yoga, etc)

· A Green Transport initiative

· Bright Brewery staff account

· Access to mental health services and support

· Encouragement and paid support to join local and industry related associations and groups

· Potential for subsidised professional development

· Occasional travel and lifestyle rewards

· A generous ‘Time Off In Lieu’ system for overtime and event work

· A genuine seat at the table helping shape the brand and future of Bright Brewery

· Continuous training and professional development

· The support to take initiative and cultivation of ideas and aspirations

· Numerous team and business social events

· Of course, access to some of the best beers a person could drink!

Wondering if you have the right stuff to apply?

We pride ourselves on hiring the person, not the resume. If you are keen to pursue a career in sales and feel like this could be the perfect job, you’re encourage to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to inclusion, diversity and equality across our entire business

To Apply

Please email a current CV and cover letter addressing the skills and experience required to the National Business Development and Brand Manager: evin@brightbrewery.com.au

We’re Hiring: Casual Event Crew (North East Victoria)

Here at Bright Brewery, we are on the hunt to add to our local team with Casual Event Crew members to help with running events, festival work, tastings and bringing the Alpine’s best beer to the people.

WHO ARE WE

Bright Brewery is a family-owned 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 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 taking a Sustainable approach to all that we do. In 2018, we completed a multi-million-dollar investment in a large production facility and launch into the wider wholesale market. We are now available across Australia and even hold the title of Victoria’s best indie lager!

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking to add to our casual team of staff to work across events and in-store tastings along with festivals and activations.

This is a casual role where you will have the opportunity to work with one of Australia’s pioneering and most-respected craft breweries. This is a great entry-level role for someone interested in working in the craft beer industry or kicking starting their career in events.

You will work directly with our Sales and Marketing team to help spread the Bright Brewery beers and message across North East Victoria and surrounds.

We are looking for road crew members with a love for great beer and a passion for talking about it. Ideally, our candidates will have some experience in either hospitality or liquor retail, will have strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team. A passion for the mountains and an active lifestyle are also a plus!

YOUR KEY TASKS

· Managing and operating in-store tastings

· Working at venue events such as tap takeovers, launches or trade nights

· Pouring and talking beers at festivals and trade shows

YOU WILL HAVE

· A love for great beer

· A passion for talking all things beer

· Strong communication skills

· Share the values of Bright Brewery; living a sustainable, authentic and active lifestyle.

· Passionate about the mountains and promoting products that are made with a sustainable focus.

· The ability to organise your time

· The ability to operate independently as well as in a team environment

· Availability to work some weekends, weeknights and public holidays

YOUR ROLE

This is a casual role for offsite event work only. Hours will vary depending on event requirements and your availability.

It will be largely North East Victoria-based with work available in Melbourne or around regional Victoria for those interested/willing.

As a casual member of Bright Brewery’s staff, your remuneration will include the following:

· Casual award pay in conjunction with role operated and hours worked

· Travel expenses when appropriate

· Superannuation in line with government regulations

· Training and support

· Active Lifestyle subsidy

This role will require you to have a driver’s license, and either hold a current Victorian RSA or be willing to get one before starting in this role.

To apply

If this sounds like you, please send your resume and cover letter to Laura Gray at marketing@brightbrewery.com.au

We’re hiring: Victorian Sales Ambassador (Entry-Level)

Bright Brewery is on the hunt for an enthusiastic new sales ambassador to join our ever growing and vibrant team.

The purpose of this role is to provide sales and customer support services to existing and new customers within Melbourne and allocated Victorian regional areas resulting in sales growth and strengthened brand equity of Bright Brewery’s craft beer range.

This role is perfect for someone looking to break into craft beer sales or expand on their pre-existing sales career.

This is a full-time role working Monday to Friday with occasional after hours or weekend work. A company car or car allowance will be provided along with tools of the trade and professional training.

What we are looking for

Bright Brewery is recruiting a Victorian Sales Ambassador to support sales activities and customers across the business throughout Victoria.

We are looking for someone who can grow with the business. The right person will be rewarded with an attractive reward package and work-life balance.

Background

Bright Brewery has been established for over 15 years. During this time Bright Brewery has built a reputation for high-quality beer and great customer service culminating in three gold medals at the Victorian Tourism Awards. We have a very strong values-based approach to managing the business.

Our beers can be found both nationally throughout Australia as well overseas. In 2023, Bright Brewery was awarded the 8th most popular brewery in Australia along with retaining its title as Number 1 Independent Lager in Victoria in the GABS Hottest 100 vote.

KEY TASKS

– Develop and support the wholesale of Bright Brewery beers to bottle-shops, restaurants, bars and venues, and other retail and hospitality outlets across Victoria and allocated regional areas

– 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 under the direction of our National Sales Manager to support 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

– Deliver reports to National Sales Manager as required and requested.

– Utilise Bright Brewery CRM system as designated by National Sales Manager

– Travel to, and manage, further sales areas as allocated by business

– 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

– Manage relationships and communication with sales accounts in line with role expectations

– Always uphold a high standard of professionalism with both colleagues and customers

– Flexibility with working hours, including readiness to work after hours in a sales capacity as well as on weekend events at events, festivals, and brand activations

– Follow direction from National Sales Manager in line with duties and work responsibilities

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

This is an entry level role with opportunity for professional development. We are seeking an enthusiastic hospitality and craft beer lover looking to gain experience in sales. This role does not require any previous sales experience.

Understanding of the craft beer market, on-premise and retail trade and trends.Desirable
Excellent face-to-face and written communication skills.Must have
Ability to maintain strong and positive relationships with customers.Must have
Ability to identify customer needs and provide solutions.Must have
Experience managing participation at events.Desirable
Ability to effectively prioritise tasks and manage time.Must have
Computer and social media savvy (E-mail, MS Word, MS Excel, social networking).

Self-motivated, outcomes oriented, person of action

Drivers Licence

Possess (or have the capability to develop) outstanding knowledge of beer and brewing process.

Process driven with strong attention to detail

Experience with CRM software

Hold a current RSA

Must have

Must have

Must have

Must Have

Must have

Highly desirable

Highly desirable

SELECTION CRITERIA

– Experience in developing and delivering strategies.

– Understanding of:

The craft beer market,

Business drivers for an independent brewery,

On-premise and retail trade,

Beer-related events.

– Relationship management and communication skills.

– Connections to the craft beer industry.

– Alibility to work autonomously.

– Strong knowledge and passion for beer and brewing.

– Flexible 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.

– A good fit for Bright Brewery’s brand and culture.

What we offer

This is a full-time permanent position that will involve after hours and weekend work on some occasions.

A competitive remuneration package is negotiable for the right applicant, including:

– Salary – paid weekly

– Monthly phone allowance reimbursement

– Local gym membership allowance

– Attractive bonus and incentive plan

– Training and support

– Branded work vehicle or car allowance

To Apply

Please email a current CV and cover letter addressing the skills and experience required to the National Sales Manager: evin@brightbrewery.com.au

We’re hiring: Brewery Door Manager

We are on the hunt for a Brewery Door Manager to join our amazing team!

Bright Brewery is a local-family-owned business and fiercely independent brewery, bar, and restaurant, located in the heart of Bright, Victoria, which has been established for over 17 years.

Our key values of ACTIVE- SUSTAINABLE -AUTHENTIC are the cornerstones of everything we do at Bright Brewery. From brewing beers that reflect the bold and wild environment in which they are crafted, to embracing the outdoor lifestyle that our region offers, Bright Brewery helps form the heart of our vibrant community.

Bright Brewery serves lunch and dinner 7 days a week, which helps showcase our beers to our fantastic customers.

The Position

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Brewery Door Manager to lead our bar and front of house operations and team.

We require a team player who can help lead our Brewery Door staff and ensure customers always have a positive experience when visiting our venue.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Food & Beverage Manager and Head Chef and will be responsible for ensuring product and service standards are met, maintaining procedures for maximising operating efficiency and cost-effective purchasing and control of beverage and retail stock.

This is a full-time position and will involve evening and weekend hours, as well as working across public holidays.

In addition to a salary, Bright Brewery provides rewards and recognition programs to all staff, including active lifestyle subsidies, food & beverage discounts, equitable tip sharing and venue points program. All staff are supported with training and advancement opportunities.

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

Your Key Responsibilities

Provide leadership to the Brewery Door team

Set and monitor quality and service standards

Provide excellent and efficient customer service

Train junior staff and ensure smooth daily operations of the bar

Represent our values of authenticity, sustainability and active lifestyles.

Your Skills & Attributes

  • Prior experience in a high-volume hospitality environment
  • Experienced at leading a team
  • Demonstrated skills in high standards in customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Ability to effectively prioritise, delegate tasks and manage time
  • Set and monitor quality and service standards for staff and direct and manage staff members to meet standards and objectives
  • Proven stock control skills
  • Ability to maintain consistency of friendly and efficient service
  • Ability to develop and document operating systems and procedures and comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Mature attitude, honest, loyal and exceptional work ethic
  • Computer savvy (POS systems, E-mail, MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Current Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate
  • A knowledge of, and passion for, craft beer and brewing are a bonus.

What We Offer

The opportunity to secure a position with one of Australia’s pioneering craft breweries

Employee Benefits Include:

Green Transport bonus
Subsidised Bactive lifestyle benefits
Regular staff social events and gatherings
Accrual of Brewery points for hours worked to spend in-venue
Training and development opportunities
Genuine work-life balance

To read and hear more about working at Bright Brewery, please click here.

To Apply

If this position sounds like you, or you have an interest in finding out more about working with us, then please get in touch!

A full Position Description can be supplied on request by emailing: venue@brightbrewery.com.au

Applications can be made confidentially by sending a covering letter and resume to venue@brightbrewery.com.au

For more information please contact:Alan DavisonFood & Beverage Manager
03 5755 1301
venue@brightbrewery.com.au

Position Vacant: Brewery Door Supervisor

We are on the hunt for a team of new Brewery Door Supervisors to join our team!

Bright Brewery is a local-family-owned business and fiercely independent brewery, bar, and restaurant, located in the heart of Bright, Victoria, which has been established for over 17 years.

Our key values of ACTIVE- SUSTAINABLE -AUTHENTIC are the cornerstones of everything we do at Bright Brewery. From brewing beers that reflect the bold and wild environment in which they are crafted, to embracing the outdoor lifestyle that our region offers, Bright Brewery helps form the heart of our vibrant community.

Bright Brewery serves lunch and dinner 7 days a week, which helps showcase our beers to our fantastic customers.

PURPOSE OF ROLE

The person holding the role of Brewery Door Supervisor is responsible for ensuring customers have a positive experience visiting Bright Brewery. 

REPORTING

This role reports to the Brewery Door Manager and Food/Beverage Manager. 

If neither manager are present, all bar staff report to the Brewery Door Supervisor (this role).   

KEY TASKS

The key tasks the Brewery Door Supervisor must perform are: 

Supervise Brewery Door Staff in providing friendly service to visitors to Bright Brewery 

Support the other brewery door staff in their duties by: 

  • Allocating and prioritising their tasks 
  • Supervising their breaks 
  • Encouraging them to work efficiently and with a strong service ethic 
  • Providing on the job training when required 

Support the Venue Manager in managing the venue’s budget 

  • Ensure staffing levels during each shift are appropriate – such as sending staff home in quiet times or calling more staff to help when busy
  • Ensure wastage is minimised
  • Ensure customer service is strong and sales opportunities are maximised 
  • Ensuring enough stock is on hand

Ensure a safe environment is maintained at all times 

  • Adhere to the principles of Responsible Service of Alcohol 
  • Report any Occupational Health and Safety risks to the Bar and/or Venue Manager
  • Ensure an incident report is completed for any accidents during the shift. Ensure all spills and breakages are cleaned-up promptly 

 Communication 

  • Communicate with the Bar and/or Venue Manager about brewery door matters such as staffing issues, training needs, new ideas, things to fix, shopping required. 

Supervision 

  • Often, the Brewery Door Supervisor will be the senior staff member on duty
  • Supervising other staff 
  • Opening or closing the Brewery Door (including cashing up and locking up) 

Ensure the Bright Brewery values are in action amongst Brewery Door staff. 

Ensure atmosphere of Bright Brewery meets requirements and that all staff understand and demonstrate the Bright Brewery values 

Perform the role of a Brewery Door staff member in addition to their other duties 

Take an active role in service, while supervising other brewery door staff. 

Other duties as directed 

 Skills Required: Must Have

  • Self motivated
  • Team Player
  • Able to serve customers in a friendly manner
  • Efficient in serving customers
  • Willingness to learn about Bright Brewery
  • Flexible in work hours
  • Ability to make work fun
  • Experience working in a bar or restaurant
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate
  • Likely to continue working for Bright Brewery

THE POSITION

  • Full Time or Seasonal Contract available
  • Hours include days, night, weekends, and public holidays
  • Leave must be approved in advance and can’t be taken in peak periods (Easter, School Holidays, Long Weekends)

WHAT WE OFFER

The opportunity to secure a position with one of Australia’s pioneering craft breweries

Employee Benefits Include:

Green Transport bonus
Subsidised Active lifestyle benefits
Regular staff social events and gatherings
Accrual of Brewery points for hours worked to spend in-venue
Training and development opportunities
Genuine work-life balance

To read and hear more about working at Bright Brewery, please click here.

TO APPLY

If this position sounds like you, or you have an interest in finding out more about working with us, then please get in touch!

A full Position Description can be supplied on request by emailing: venue@brightbrewery.com.au

Applications can be made confidentially by sending a covering letter and resume to venue@brightbrewery.com.au

For more information please contact:Alan DavisonFood & Beverage Manager
03 5755 1301
venue@brightbrewery.com.au

We’re hiring: Bar Manager

We are on the hunt for a Bar Manager to join our amazing team!

Bright Brewery is a local-family-owned business and fiercely independent brewery, bar, and restaurant, located in the heart of Bright, Victoria, which has been established for over 16 years.

Our key values of ACTIVE- SUSTAINABLE -AUTHENTIC are the cornerstones of everything we do at Bright Brewery. From brewing beers that reflect the bold and wild environment in which they are crafted, to embracing the outdoor lifestyle that our region offers, Bright Brewery helps form the heart of our vibrant community.

Bright Brewery serves lunch and dinner 7 days a week, which helps showcase our beers to our fantastic customers.

The Position

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Bar Manager to lead our bar and front of house operations and team.

We require a team player who can help lead our Brewery Door staff and ensure customers always have a positive experience when visiting our venue.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Food & Beverage Manager and Head Chef and will be responsible for ensuring product and service standards are met, maintaining procedures for maximising operating efficiency and cost-effective purchasing and control of beverage and retail stock.

This is a full-time position and will involve evening and weekend hours, as well as working across public holidays.

In addition to a salary, Bright Brewery provides rewards and recognition programs to all staff, including active lifestyle subsidies, food & beverage discounts, equitable tip sharing and venue points program. All staff are supported with training and advancement opportunities.

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

Your Key Responsibilities

Provide leadership to the Brewery Door team

Set and monitor quality and service standards

Provide excellent and efficient customer service

Train junior staff and ensure smooth daily operations of the bar

Represent our values of authenticity, sustainability and active lifestyles.

Your Skills & Attributes

  • Prior experience in a high-volume hospitality environment
  • Experienced at leading a team
  • Demonstrated skills in high standards in customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Ability to effectively prioritise, delegate tasks and manage time
  • Set and monitor quality and service standards for staff and direct and manage staff members to meet standards and objectives
  • Proven stock control skills
  • Ability to maintain consistency of friendly and efficient service
  • Ability to develop and document operating systems and procedures and comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Mature attitude, honest, loyal and exceptional work ethic
  • Computer savvy (POS systems, E-mail, MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Current Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate
  • A knowledge of, and passion for, craft beer and brewing are a bonus.

What We Offer

The opportunity to secure a position with one of Australia’s pioneering craft breweries

Employee Benefits Include:

Green Transport bonus
Subsidised Bactive lifestyle benefits
Regular staff social events and gatherings
Accrual of Brewery points for hours worked to spend in-venue
Training and development opportunities
Genuine work-life balance

To read and hear more about working at Bright Brewery, please click here.

To Apply

If this position sounds like you, or you have an interest in finding out more about working with us, then please get in touch!

A full Position Description can be supplied on request by emailing: venue@brightbrewery.com.au

Applications can be made confidentially by sending a covering letter and resume to venue@brightbrewery.com.au

For more information please contact:Alan DavisonFood & Beverage Manager
03 5755 1301
venue@brightbrewery.com.au

Applications close at 5pm, Monday July 17, 2023

Work with us

Looking for a career change, a tree change or both?  Love to stay active and want to work with like-minded people for a business that cares about your physical and mental health, as well as the environment?

We are on the lookout for friendly, active people to come and join our team here at Bright Brewery.

We know how awesome Bright is to live, work and play, but don’t take our word for it, hear what our staff have to say in the video above.

We are currently recruiting for people in the following roles:

  • Kitchenhands (junior/senior roles/no experience necessary)
  • Qualified chefs
  • Cooks
  • Apprentices

Full-time, part-time, and casual roles are available.

What do we offer?

  • Award rates
  • Guaranteed work-life balance
  • Subsidised Bootcamp or Yoga Space memberships
  • Regular social activities (MTB, trail running, knitting, etc)
  • Bonus Green Transport initiative for ditching the car and walking/riding to work
  • A genuinely fun and enjoyable working environment

If you’re interested in joining our team, we’d love to hear from you. Please visit our Jobs Page or just pop in with a CV when we’re open.

Positions Vacant: Casual Road Crew (Melbourne)

Here at Bright Brewery, we are on the hunt to add to our Melbourne team with Casual Road Crew members to help with running events, festival work, tastings and bringing the Alpine’s best beer to the people.

WHO ARE WE

Bright Brewery is a family-owned 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 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 taking a Sustainable approach to all that we do. In 2018, we completed a multi-million-dollar investment in a large production facility and launch into the wider wholesale market. We are now available across Australia and even hold the title of Victoria’s best indie lager!

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking to build a team to help our Melbourne crew across venue events and in-store tastings along with festivals and activations. This is a casual role where you will have the opportunity to work with one of Australia’s pioneering and most-respected craft breweries. This is a great entry-level role for someone interested in working in the craft beer industry or kicking starting their career in events.

You will work directly with our Sales and Marketing team to help spread the Bright Brewery beers and message across Melbourne and surrounds.

We are looking for road crew members with a love for great beer and a passion for talking about it. Ideally, our candidates will have some experience in either hospitality or liquor retail, will have strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team. A passion for the mountains and an active lifestyle are also a plus!

YOUR KEY TASKS

· Managing and operating in-store tastings planned with sales team.

· Working at venue events such as tap takeovers, launches or trade nights.

· Pouring and talking beers at festivals and trade shows.

· Assisting with both in-store and venue activations.

YOU WILL HAVE

· A love for great beer

· A passion for talking all things beer

· Strong communication skills

· Share the values of Bright Brewery; living a sustainable, authentic and active lifestyle.

· Passionate about the mountains and promoting products that are made with a sustainable focus.

· The ability to organise your time

· The ability to operate independently as well as in a team environment

YOUR ROLE

This is a casual role with the possibility of future permanent hours for the right person. It will be Melbourne-based with regional work available for those interested/willing. Your remuneration will include the following:

· Casual award pay in conjunction with role operated and hours worked.

· Travel allowance for certain areas and duties.

· Superannuation in line with government regulations.

· Training and support.

· Bright Brewery merch and, of course, beers.

This role will require you to have a driver’s license, your own vehicle, and either hold a current RSA or be willing to get one before starting in this role.

To apply

If this sounds like you, please send your resume and cover letter to Evin Craney at nationalmanager@brightbrewery.com.au

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