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Taproom Manager

Peace Tree Brewing Company
107 W Main St, Knoxville, IA
$15 - $17 an hour - Part-time, Full-time


107 W Main St, Knoxville, IA

Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description


Manage all aspects of the Knoxville Taproom operations to provide an excellent taproom experience for our guests and staff. Plan and execute events and promotions. This position will oversee operations as well as actively bartend and serve customers.

Key job responsibilities include:


Balance cash drawer, make deposits, disperse gratuity to staff

Respond to email, telephone and mail inquiries

Sweep floors, dust, wipe tables, empty dishwasher

Organize and restock merchandise as needed

Update social media sites

Assist daytime customers


Communicate with staff on weekly events, new beers

Post on social channels events and activities.

Deep clean bathrooms and kitchen.

Inventory and order kegs and cases for taproom

Stock keg fridge with backup kegs

Clean tap lines anytime a new beer is added.

Update menu boards as needed

Inventory food items and stock as needed

Inventory and purchase cleaning and taproom supplies (toilet paper, towels, soaps, etc.)

Track sales on Square

Update items on Square

Update online beer menu changes

Plan taproom events (food pairings, education, activities) to drive in new business

Print and display event posters for bathrooms and display case

Account for gift cards and coupons redeemed


Collect time-off requests and write employee schedule for following month

Train taproom staff on new beers and procedures

Fill in for taproom shifts as needed

Provide content for monthly newsletter

Inventory merchandise (clothing, glassware, growlers, etc.)

Check in merchandise shipments and verify with order

Update table tent beer and event menus

Set up taproom for private rentals

Develop relationships in the community to build the Peace Tree Brand and business


Seasonal/holiday decor in taproom

Issue employee gift cards

Plan and execute larger annual events in conjunction with Retail Manager

Deeper cleaning: Clean ceiling fans and vents, change furnace filters, etc.

Keep up general maintenance of facility

Qualifications and Education

  • Self-motivation and ability to work with limited amount of direction; ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals.
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results.
  • Strong judgment and professional maturity.
  • Excellent problem solving skills; mathematical proficiency.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to speak in front of large groups, conduct staff trainings and evening functions.
  • Two years minimum experience working in the craft beer industry and in retail service.
  • Certified Cicerone or similar training preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license and Clean Driving Record and reliable vehicle
  • Ability to use basic computer functions including email, Google calendars and proprietary software programs
  • Live within market area and able to reach Knoxville Taproom within 20 minutes
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Willingness to have fun and meet new people
  • Ability to Lift 40 lbs. and move 160 lbs. safely

Compensation & Benefits:
Peace Tree Brewing Company offers an hourly rate of pay based on experience as well as:
Health insurance
Retirement plan with a company match
Paid Time Off
Monthly Gift Card Allowance

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Weekly day range:

  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Knoxville, IA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Hospitality: 2 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person