ENKI Brewing is hiring

Enki Brewing

ENKI TapRoom Friendmaker

ENKI Brewing is a 20BBL craft brewery operating in Victoria’s historic creamery building along the shores of Steiger Lake in downtown Victoria, MN.   Comfortable and inviting, the ENKI TapRoom and Beer Garden offer a cozy ‘lived in’ feel with a great view of the beautiful lake and our shiny new brewhouse. The ENKI TapRoom is a great setting for making new friends, two beers at a time.  Whether our guests, drive up or peddle out to the ENKI TapRoom we strive to make their experience one that leads to a lasting friendship.

As the centerpiece of our business, the ENKI TapRoom is often the first place that people experience ENKI Brewing Company and our beers.  Because of this, we truly believe that the experience must be fantastic — from the service they receive, the beers they drink, to the space they drink it in and the people they meet. The ENKI TapRoom Friendmaker is crucial to our goal of making friends with every person who visits the brewery.

The TapRoom Friendmaker’s responsibility is assuring TapRoom operations run smoothly and effectively.  In addition, the TapRoom Friendmaker will be filling the role as our primary server day to day.

Day to day activities include:

  • Ensuring all of our customers have the best possible experience in the TapRoom

  • Knowledgably serving beers to our guests and engaging them in friendly conversation

    • Greet and engage taproom customers

    • Offer assistance and suggestions on beer selection as needed

    • Serve beer over the bar and fill growlers to go during normal business hours

    • Bus tables and remove used, empty glassware from bar to be washed

    • Wash glassware and ensure it is always “beer clean” when serving

  • Maintaining the TapRoom staffing schedule

  • Opening up and closing out many days of the week

  • Maintaining and advancing the general appearance of the tap room and beer garden

  • Assist in organizing brewery events in the tap room and beer garden

  • Assist with merchandise organization, inventory and sales

  • Assist with draught line cleaning and maintenance

  • Assist with brewery tours as needed

  • Working with the co-founders to promote the brewery experience

  • Additional day to day activities necessary to keep the tap room running.

The tap room manager will report to the founders of ENKI Brewing.

Skills required:

  • Excellent personal communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • An appreciation and experience in using  the web and other technology for developing and maintaining customer relationships through social media promotions

  • Working knowledge of craft beer styles and appreciation for how beer is created and served.

  • The ability to lift 60 pounds (1/6 BBL keg) and move 165 pounds (1/2 BBL keg)

  • The ability to transport kegs with a dolly

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Flexibility to work non-standard work hours and alternate locations for events as necessary

  • Previous bar experience

The right person will be in at the ground level of ENKI Brewing.  We all have an important voice in shaping the business.  We share special values of loyalty, trust and integrity.  And, we share a common bond in our enthusiasm for making friends through the experiences of making and serving quality, distinctive craft beers.  While each of us has our roles in the brewery, we are team.  We’re looking for a team player who is excited about the opportunity of helping to build a successful business and is ready to chip in wherever needed.

Compensation will be based on experience.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position.


If you’re interested in applying, please email resume and cover letter HERE


̴   Unfriendly people need not apply     ̴

ENKI Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer.

ENKI Brewing

7929 Victoria Drive

Victoria, MN 55386




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