Highland Brewing

  • Asheville, NC, United States

Highland Brewing Company is a growing and dynamic craft brewer in Asheville, NC. From our humble beginnings as Asheville’s first legal brewer since Prohibition, to our 20th Anniversary as Asheville’s premier craft brewer, we have always focused on quality, respect and integrity. We offer a fun work environment to other science-and-art-minded individuals who love great beer.

Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 06, 2017
JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title : Sales Administration Specialist FLSA Status: Full-Time, Hourly Reports to : Vice President Business Development SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: This position serves as administrative support for the sales team, providing data analysis and internal/external communication among sales, distribution, marketing and distributors. The benefits to Highland are: - More time selling and more strategic sales efforts - Greater efficiency at Highland - Fresher beer and positive relationships with distributors All of which reinforces Highland's brand and sells more beer. ​If you meet the following qualifications and are capable of working in a fast paced, artisanal and challenging environment, we would welcome the opportunity to review your resume. Please send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Careers@HighlandBrewing.com. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Sales - Set up new item paperwork and pricing for chains - Monitor new items for cross-reference issues in VIP (sales data software) - Analyze and monitor call rates, ratios and sales conversion rates for KTA (Key Target Accounts) - Communicate and confirm pricing promotions and changes in promo schedule - Assist in building reports and communications, following up on program execution, incentives, and market penetration comparisons - Track chain programming and follow up through VIP - Cross reference inventory with pricing/promo schedules and upcoming seasonal transitions - Get ahead of any inconsistencies and ensure pricing execution on time - Understand scope of seasonal inventories to help plan transfer and new seasonal releases - Review and approve bill-backs for promo products - Call on chains and assist with presentations to chain accounts - Assists with selling, samplings, and events as needed - Call on chains and assist with presentations to chain accounts - Serves as gap filler with abilities to sell, do tastings, work events - Perform other duties as assigned Distribution and Distributors - Monitor pricing and price promotion through distributor pricing contracts and VIP - Make recommendations to change orders - Act as conduit for info related to shipping, FOB (Freight on Board), SPA (Special Purchase Allocations), DA (Depletion Allocations), etc. - Communicate POS (Point of Sale), beer pricing, and NIF (New Item Form) information to Supply Chain Manager - Responsible for internal/external communication between sales, distribution and distributors - Communicate order changes and OOS - Help plan limited release shipments based on sales allocations - Create and maintain productive relationships with key distributor contacts - Monitor inventories and orders for all distributors - Disperse and receive distributor allocations Marketing - Communicate all information regarding new items with chains, distributors, and retail to marketing, including possible repercussions for missing a deadline - Consolidating random emails/spreadsheets from sales team into one email/spreadsheet for the marketing team - Maintain a consolidated and up to date distributor list for holiday cards, refresh mailer, Cold Mountain VIP invites, etc. - Analyze trends in certain markets and/or beer styles and communicate to marketing team QUALIFICATIONS: Education: · Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field Experience: - Some sales or related experience preferred Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: · Strong verbal and written communication skills · High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications · Strong organizational skill with attention to detail · Self-starting personality · Strong presentation and selling skills Working Conditions: Willingness to work events on some evenings and weekends is required Ability to lift up to 35 lbs is required. Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time is required. At-Will Employment: Employment with Highland Brewing Co. may be terminated by either Highland or the employee at any time with or without cause or notice.
Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 20, 2017
Highland Brewing Company is a growing and dynamic craft brewer in Asheville, NC. From our humble beginnings as Asheville's first legal brewer since Prohibition, to our 21st Anniversary as Asheville's premier craft brewer, we have always focused on quality, respect and integrity. We offer a fun work environment to other science-and-art-minded individuals who love great beer. We are seeking a Field Sales Representative to lead our efforts in the Southeastern US. Ideal candidates will live central to that area and be willing to travel throughout. If you meet the following qualifications and are capable of working in a fast paced, artisanal and challenging environment, we would welcome the opportunity to review your resume. Please send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Careers@HighlandBrewing.com. JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Field Sales Representative – Southeastern US FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Marketing Development Manager SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Responsible for growing volume and profitability in assigned geography and maintaining relationships with retailers and distributor personnel ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: · Develops and maintains relationships with key retailers in assigned areas · Develops and maintains relationships with distributor management and personnel · Grows volume and profitability in assigned geography · Creates and manages business plans for each assigned distributor which include volume and distribution goals · Provides a direct line of communication to the brewery · Provides detailed written communication following market visits · Executes beer tastings, special events, and festivals · Educates wait staff and customers about Highland products · Manages the sale and inventory of Highland-branded merchandise at special events and festivals · Performs other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Education: · Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field Experience: · 2-3 years relevant beverage sales experience selling to retailers and consumers · Experience with adult beverage sales preferred · Experience working within a distribution network preferred Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: · Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications · Proficiency in social media tools · Working knowledge of the craft brewing industry · Working knowledge of major beer styles, including origins and flavor profiles · Excellent verbal and written communication skills · Ability to work independently to achieve goals · Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks Other Requirements: · Valid and maintained driver's license · Reliable transportation for daily driving in multiple states/counties · Eligibility for alcoholic beverage licenses, where required Working Conditions: · Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required. · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. · Willingness to work events on evenings and weekends is required. · Willingness to travel daily and overnight is required.
Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 13, 2017
We are seeking a Field Sales Representative to lead our efforts in northern Virginia and the surrounding mid Atlantic area. If you meet the following qualifications and are capable of working in a fast paced, artisanal and challenging environment, we would welcome the opportunity to review your resume. Please send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Careers@HighlandBrewing.com. JOB DESCRIPTION: Job Title: Field Sales Representative for Mid Atlantic FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Marketing Development Manager SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Responsible for growing volume and profitability in assigned geography and maintaining relationships with retailers and distributor personnel ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: · Develops and maintains relationships with key retailers in assigned areas · Develops and maintains relationships with distributor management and personnel · Grows volume and profitability in assigned geography · Creates and manages business plans for each assigned distributor which include volume and distribution goals · Provides a direct line of communication to the brewery · Provides detailed written communication following market visits · Executes beer tastings, special events, and festivals · Educates wait staff and customers about Highland products · Manages the sale and inventory of Highland-branded merchandise at special events and festivals · Performs other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Education: · Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field Experience: · 2-3 years relevant beverage sales experience selling to retailers and consumers · Experience with adult beverage sales preferred · Experience working within a distribution network preferred Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: · Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications · Proficiency in social media tools · Working knowledge of the craft brewing industry · Working knowledge of major beer styles, including origins and flavor profiles · Excellent verbal and written communication skills · Ability to work independently to achieve goals · Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks Other Requirements: · Valid and maintained driver's license · Reliable transportation for daily driving in multiple VA counties · Eligibility for alcoholic beverage licenses, where required Working Conditions: · Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required. · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. · Willingness to work events on evenings and weekends is required. · Willingness to travel daily and overnight is required.
Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 13, 2017
We are seeking a Retail Account Manager to lead our efforts on the South Coast, covering the area from Charleston SC to Jacksonville FL. If you meet the following qualifications and are capable of working in a fast paced, artisanal and challenging environment, we would welcome the opportunity to review your resume. Please send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Careers@HighlandBrewing.com JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: South Coast Retail Account Manager FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Market Development Manager SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Responsible for growing volume and profitability in assigned geography and maintaining relationships with retailers and distributor personnel ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : · Develops and maintains relationships with key retailers in assigned areas · Develops and maintains relationships with distributor middle management and sales personnel · Grows volume and profitability in assigned geography · Executes assigned tasks developed by MDM, for each assigned distributor which include volume and distribution goals · Provides a direct line of communication to the brewery · Provides detailed written communication following market visits · Executes beer tastings, special events, and festivals · Educates wait staff and customers about Highland products · Communicate beer donations and requests for merchandise for 501(c)(3) organizations within assigned geography to MDM · Manages the sale and inventory of Highland-branded merchandise at special events and festivals · Performs other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS : Education: · Associate Degree in Marketing preferred Experience: · 1-3 years relevant sales experience Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: · Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications · Proficiency in social media tools · Working knowledge of the craft brewing industry · Working knowledge of major beer styles, including origins and flavor profiles · Excellent verbal and written communication skills · Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks Other Requirements: · Valid and maintained driver's license · Reliable transportation for daily driving along the South Coast · Eligibility for alcoholic beverage licenses, where required Working Conditions: · Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required. · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. · Willingness to work events on evenings and weekends is required. · Willingness to travel overnight is required. At-Will Employment: Employment with Highland Brewing Co. may be terminated by either Highland or the employee at any time with or without cause or notice.
Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Apr 22, 2017
Highland Brewing's Tasting Room is looking for Tour Guides with a passion for story-telling. Our story is part of what draws people to our beer and our Tasting Room. Highland Tour Guides tell the story of our humble beginnings as Asheville's first legal brewer since Prohibition, to our 23rd Anniversary as Asheville's premier craft brewer, in our exciting hill-top brew house, event center, and meadow complex. They also sell our awesome Beer Gear to visitors from all over the country and the world. Successful candidates will have working knowledge of craft brewing, experience with retail sales, hospitality industry or event planning and management experience. This role is part-time, 16 hours/week, mostly nights and weekends. Send resume and cover letter to Careers@HighlandBrewing.com JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Hospitality Representative – Tour Guide FLSA Status: Part-time Hourly Reports to: Tour and Beer Gear Supervisor SUMMARY DESCRIPTION Responsible for serving Highland customers in an efficient, professional, and friendly manner ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : * Greets and serves customers in a polite, helpful manner * Gives brewery tours * Sells merchandise and packaged beer, as needed * Sells tickets at door for events, as needed * Accurately processes payment for purchases * Cleans Hospitality department tables, floors, restrooms, outside areas, etc., as needed * Performs other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS * Education: High school diploma preferred * Experience: Some hospitality, customer service or related experience required SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Ability to accurately manage cash and protect other Highland assets * Ability to operate merchandise point-of-sale system * Working knowledge of the craft brewing industry * Ability to work well independently and within a team environment * Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks * Excellent customer service skills * Excellent verbal communication skills WORKING CONDITIONS * Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required. * Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. * Willingness to work evenings and weekends is required. At-Will Employment: Employment with Highland Brewing Co. may be terminated by either Highland or the employee at any time with or without cause or notice.
Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Apr 06, 2017
Brewer Highland Brewing Company is seeking an experienced, professional Brewer to join the brewhouse team in our exciting hill-top brewery, event center and meadow complex. Highland Brewing Company is a growing and dynamic craft brewer in Asheville, NC. From our humble beginnings as Asheville's first legal brewery after Prohibition, to our 21st Anniversary as Asheville's premier craft brewer, we have always focused on quality, respect and integrity. We offer a fun work environment to other science-and-art-minded individuals who love great beer. If you meet the following qualifications and are capable of working in a fast paced, artisanal and challenging environment, we would welcome the opportunity to review your resume. Please send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Careers@HighlandBrewing.com . JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Shift Brewer FLSA Status: Non-exempt Reports to: Head Brewer SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Responsible for producing high-quality wort according to set standards, performing basic cellar tasks, sterile sampling, and laboratory analysis of yeast. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * Produces quality wort according to Highland specifications including, but not limited to, target gravity, IBU, color, and volume * Keeps brewhouse vessels clean inside and out * Maintains a safe, clean, and organized workspace * Communicates all pertinent batch related information at shift changeover * Cleans and sanitizes tanks, hoses, and fittings * Sets up hoses and fittings for the day's brew * Collects yeast for pitching and alerts cellar person when to drop yeast * Tracks yeast availability and viability to determine best potential pitch sources * Receives raw materials, rotates stock, and takes inventories * Alerts Head Brewer when inventory levels are * Monitors and records batch performance * Monitors raw material quality and performance * Completes required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner * Follows safety procedures and wears PPE * Performs other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Education: * High-school diploma * Some college classes required with an emphasis on natural sciences, preferred * Associates degree in Brewing Science from a professional brewing school, preferred Experience: * Three years of professional brewing experience in an 8,000 barrel or larger facility Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Understanding of fermentation science and the elements of brewing * Understanding of brewing practices * Ability to install, maintain and modify most mechanical components of the brewhouse, fermentation, conditioning and filtration systems * Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems related to product and/or equipment * Ability to prioritize multiple tasks * Ability to work well under pressure * Ability to maintain confidentiality of recipes, processes, procedures, and other internal information * Ability to work first, second or third shifts, as needed Working Conditions: * Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required. * Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. * Willingness to work on and around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery is required. * Willingness to work in an environment with high noise levels is required. * Willingness to occasionally work events on weekends