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August Schell Brewing Company is a family owned and operated brewery in New Ulm, Minnesota. We began in 1860 when August Schell, a German immigrant, couldn’t find a traditional German beer in his new home. So, he made his own.

While the brewery has seen some changes, like plumbing, August’s legacy of being an innovative brewmaster remains. It has continued through six generations and over 100 variety of German Craft beer. Schell’s Brewery has a great opportunity for an individual to join our team.

Job Description

The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the Marketing and Sales teams to carry out initiatives imperative to the success of our Schell’s, Grain Belt, and Starkeller Brands. They will represent the brands on social media by carrying out the voice and personality of each brand through the creation of digital content, activation of programs, and execution of the marketing plan.

 

Essential Functions

  • Strategizing, creating, posting, monitoring, and effectively engaging with content true to each brand across all social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) on a day-to-day basis for all brewery entities
  • Maintaining a detailed monthly editorial calendar of social media initiatives with a list of assets needed in order to execute effectively
  • Developing, designing, and implementing all educational assets and initiatives that align with marketing, social, and sales strategies
  • Creating content, executing timely updates, collaborating with developers to consistently enhance our sites, managing vendor relationships, and maintaining the day-to-day functionality of the websites
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with relevant bloggers and influencers
  • Collaborating with the marketing team to execute larger brand projects and initiatives
  • Copywriting for new beer launches (can, package, sales collateral, POS, campaigns, etc.)
  • Coordinating with the Marketing Manager to ensure effective roll out of integrated marketing strategies
  • Evaluating incoming sponsorship requests, assessing their value and either declining the opportunity or executing to completion
  • Providing video and photo assistance
  • Graphic creation following our brand standards and photo editing for social, as qualified

Requirements

  • Love to write, love to drink beer, and love to write about drinking beer
  • Passionate about craft beer and the industry
  • Focus on customer-service and a desire to drive brand loyalty, one person at a time
  • Quick wit and good sense of humor
  • Self-starter with ability to independently carry out tasks
  • Solution oriented; driven by a desire to problem solve and persevere
  • Strong work ethic and sense of accountability
  • Innate ability to organize, manage your time, multi-task, and work under pressure
  • Committed to staying in the loop of current events and cultural phenomena both in and outside of the beer industry in order to keep social posts relevant and stay knowledgeable on products
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading abilities
  • Flexible to work nights, weekends and special events, as necessary (averaging 15%)

Education and Experience

  • 2-4 years working in a full-time marketing and social media communications role
  • Bachelor’s degree with a demonstrated interest in marketing, communication, or public relations
  • Proven track record of creating a social media strategy and executing to completion
  • Extensive knowledge of social media platforms and web-based applications
  • Working knowledge of current trends in digital and social media along with analysis tools such as Hootsuite, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Experience managing campaigns and optimizing budgets for paid social media ads
  • Competence in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Proficiency in managing WordPress sites
  • Confidence, pride in work, and attention to detail

Preferred Skills

  • Basic graphic design aptitude utilizing Adobe Suite
  • Working knowledge of basic coding (HTML/CSS)
  • Photography and photo editing skills
  • Simple video production and/or editing

Apply Now

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@schellsbrewery.com

Essential Functions

  • Operate fermentation, cellaring, filtration, brewing and sanitation systems according to good manufacturing practice.
  • Maintain established quality parameters within the raw material handling, brewer, and cellar operations.
  • Record and verify all required data, within the brewery.
  • Submit daily logs for operations control and input data into Orchestrated Beer software.
  • Assist in the maintenance and requirement of raw material and process material inventories.
  • Provide required samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Monitor mechanical and operational integrity of brewing equipment.
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment from all aspects of production, including fermentation, cellaring, filtration, and brewing.
  • Conduct active, effective communication.
  • Work variable shifts, as scheduled.
  • Work with prescribed cleaning chemicals, based upon established protocol, OSHA, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain sanitary standards for the microbial integrity of the products.
  • Maintain the operational and aesthetic condition of the facility.
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.

Requirements

  • 2-year technical college degree preferred. Formal brewing education strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a varying environment, including hot and cold temperatures, while standing, walking, and climbing stairs continuously up to 12 hours per day.
  • Demonstrated mechanical proficiency.
  • The ability to follow and understand SOPs, multitasking, and attention to detail are a must.
  • Able to lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally.
  • Able to stand for 8-10 hours per day.
  • Competent with MS Office.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Able to operate a forklift.

Apply Now

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@schellsbrewery.com

Essential Functions

  • Accountable for providing guests with information about our history, breweries, and products.
  • Greets guests in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Understands and speaks to the history, knowledge, and facts about the location.
  • Respond to customer questions and requests.
  • Responsible for the safety of tour guests.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills that are required to effectively interact with internal and external customers.
  • Have a flexible schedule; scheduling can vary to nights or weekends, including festival and holiday times.
  • Assist in Schell’s Brewery events and festivals.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service is of the utmost priority to you
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time to conduct tours
  • Requires the ability to climb stairs on each tour
  • Confident, competent, and eager to learn new things

Apply Now

To apply, please send your resume or application to hr@schellsbrewery.com