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Come work for Heavy Seas! We currently have the following positions available:
Beertender

The Heavy Seas Taproom is currently seeking a new BEERTENDER with passion and enthusiasm for beer to join our crew. Must be available evenings and weekends, with Saturday and Sunday shifts required. Knowledge of craft beer preferred. If interested, please email your resume to resumes@hsbeer.com, subject line "Taproom Bartender." No phone calls or walk-ins please.

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BREWING APPRENTICE

Reporting to the Brewing Team Leader, the Brewing Apprentice will work directly with the Brewing and Packaging Team Leaders to assist both departments on an ongoing basis, based on the daily production needs.

BREWING APPRENTICE

Reporting to the Brewing Team Leader, the Brewing Apprentice will work directly with the Brewing and Packaging Team Leaders to assist both departments on an ongoing basis, based on the daily production needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safe operation of all assigned equipment, per the direction of the Brewing and Packaging Team Leader.
  • Assist the Brewing Team as directed, including but not limited to, cleaning firkins, cleaning tanks (inside and out), spent grain and hop removal, delivery of raw ingredients, general facility maintenance and cleaning, daily and weekly sanitation duties.
  • Assist the Packaging Team as directed, including but not limited to, kegging, operating packaging machines, hand building variety packs, general machine maintenance and cleaning.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passion for beer and the craft beer industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn complex technical processes
  • Creative problem-solving abilities
  • Requires high energy level and an attention to detail, as well as excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and in high pressure situations
  • Optimistic, positive attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a large team, as well as the ability to finish tasks independently

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree or greater in science or technology-based field is preferred
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds, maneuver 175 pounds, drag heavy hoses and perform other physically demanding duties
  • Ability to stand and move around for extended periods of time, at least 8 hours a day
  • Work environment has a loud noise level (loud noise - factory or manufacturing space)
  • Work environment can be cold, wet, hot and requires work in enclosed spaces, such as brewing vessels and tanks

If interested, please email your resume to resumes@hsbeer.com, subject line "Brewing Apprentice" No phone calls or walk-ins please.

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Heavy Seas Tidewater VA Area Field Sales Representative

Heavy Seas Beer is looking for a full-time Field Sales Representative to join our crew to cover on-premise and off-premise accounts in the Tidewater & Richmond, VA market. The ideal candidate will be based in the Williamsburg/Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area and have strong knowledge of the craft beer industry.  If interested, please email your resume toresumes@hsbeer.com, subject line "Tidewater Field Rep". No phone calls or walk-in please.

Heavy Seas Beer is looking for a full-time Field Sales Representative to join our crew to cover on-premise and off-premise accounts in the Tidewater & Richmond, VA market. The ideal candidate will be based in the Williamsburg/Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area and have strong knowledge of the craft beer industry.

 

As a small company, each of the Heavy Seas sales staff is expected to wear a variety of hats, allowing them to gain experience in many areas of the industry and make a direct impact on the growth and success of our dynamic enterprise.

 

About the Position

Heavy Seas Field Sales Reps are responsible for maintaining and growing the Heavy Seas brand in their territory. They are the eyes and ears on the "street" and accomplish this by making daily account calls to bars, restaurants and stores to increase the availability and representation of Heavy Seas. Some distributor management duties are involved, including inventory maintenance, sales management and staff training.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Gather and help process orders from each distributor, as well as track their inventory and sales to retailers
  • Set and track quarterly and annual goals with distributors, including incentive programs
  • Organize, promote and implement promotions, tastings and displays in all types of accounts
  • Work alongside Distributor Sales Managers and Reps to increase our market distribution and sales in on and off premise accounts and develop/maintain relationships with key accounts
  • Manage the territory T&E budget, as well as the individual distributor marketing budgets
  • Schedule and perform distributor regular ride-withs on a monthly basis
  • Report activities and results in Karma Notes (CRM) and send follow-up reports to managers

 

Job Requirements

  • Passion and excitement for the craft beer industry
  • Competitive, entrepreneurial attitude
  • Able to communicate clearly, thoroughly and effectively in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow through and close sales
  • Independent worker and problem solver
  • Flexible work schedule including nights and weekends
  • Live in the Tidewater VA area
  • Dependable car with valid driver?s license

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant experience preferred
  • Experience in the craft beer industry and with the three-tier distribution system preferred
  • Familiarity with the territory is required
  • Proficiency with computers, specifically Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to operate both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and stay organized with a very hectic schedule
  • Flexible and extended hours are required, including evenings and weekends
  • Proficiency with social media

 

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive craft beer industry salary, along with a commission and bonus plan
  • Co-op health insurance after 90 days
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • 401K plan with employer contribution after vesting

 

Other Job Requirements

  • Ability to lift 55 pounds, maneuver 175 pounds and perform other physically demanding duties
  • Work environment has a moderate to loud noise level (moderate noise - office with printers and computers; loud noise ? factory or manufacturing space)
  • Ability to stay seated for extended periods of time, as well as ability to stand and move around for extended periods of time

 

Please send us a resume and cover letter, outlining specifically why you want to be the Heavy Seas Tidewater VA Field Sales Rep, to resumes@hsbeer.com with the subject line "Heavy Seas Tidewater Field Sales Rep".

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