Brewery Tour Guide - Ottawa

Now Hiring: Brewery Tour Guide- Ottawa

Job Title: Brewery Tour Guide/Brand Ambassador
Date: September 2018
Position and Payment: Part-time weekend employment - $16 to $20 per hour

Brew Donkey is a craft beer-focused company offering brewery bus tours and walking tours that highlight the local craft beer scene: brewing, breweries, tastings and experiences. We are currently looking for a dynamic, passionate craft beer lover to be an on-bus Brewery Tour Guide.

Overview

The Brewery Tour Guide is responsible for a variety of duties, including tour set-up,  managing the manifest and tour check-in, acquiring signed waivers from patrons, and providing an entertaining and educational description of the local brewery scene and brewing practices. The Brewery Tour Guide is also responsible for distributing food to tour attendants and ensuring a safe and responsible tour. The Brewery Tour Guide will be expected to be knowledgeable about the basic production of beer but first and foremost be a dynamic performer and competent orator.

Responsibilities:

  • Tour Set-up – banners, posters, raffle items, PA.

  • Managing the manifest and tour check-in of tour patrons, signing of waivers, distribution of tasting notes sheets and pens if required.

  • Provide 25-30 minutes' worth of education and entertainment on topics such as local brewing history, brewing practice, tasting techniques.

  • Manage an on-bus quiz for craft beer-related prizes.

  • Manage time at each stop and communicate changes to destinations.

      Requirements:

      • Must be sociable, outgoing, and a natural performer.
      • Must be available weekends (Primarily Saturdays and Sundays).

      • Smart Serve Certification.

      • Must be comfortable with public speaking.

      • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are a must.

      • Strong attention to detail and an interest in the craft beer industry

      • Able to work independently.

      • Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in English (French is an asset)

      • Must be able to carry and move equipment and/or supplies in excess of 50 pounds.

      Work Conditions:

      • The employee will be working on a moving vehicle, thus, should be stable on their feet.

      • The employee will be visiting industrial brewing facilities with dust, noise, and smells of fermentation.

      If this is a position that interests you, please forward your resume and cover letter to admin@brewdonkey.ca