Hiring

Work at Ironton

We’re always looking for experienced bartenders and servers to add to our team. If that’s you, submit your resume!

Submit resumes with relevant experience to jeremy@irontondistillery.com

Bar Lead

Responsibilities

  • Assist in recruiting, training, and retain a bar team that is passionate about their craft.
  • Ensure a great guest experience by proactively interacting with them to exceed expectations and create loyalty.
  • Role model and hold staff accountable to operational and quality standards, while leading with heart and mind
  • Identify root cause of issues and customer complaints, while being self-reflective and holding yourself accountable first, showing vulnerability and transparency
  • Foster open communication between Team Members and Management
  • Influence Team Member behaviors by championing change, restaurant initiatives, and appraise staff performance and provide feedback to improve productivity
  • Learn the tour script to help give guest tours of the distillery, as well as keep staff trained for tours
  • Understand and practice safe food handling procedures
  • Coordinate daily Front of the House and assist Back of the House operations if needed.
  • Help organize, setup, and supervise shifts including event days
  • Proper stocking of any and all products necessary on a weekly basis, assists in ordering the correct amounts of supplies to maintain proper par levels for each week, taking events into account. 
  • Record and deliver the correct amounts of inventory from our warehouse for proper dispersal.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by upper management. 
  • Get admin duties done in timely manner outside of busy hours 
  • Assist the Bar Manager with maintaining draft lines cleanliness
  • Help manage the organization of merchandise shelves and inventory

Qualifications:

  • Open availability, including nights & weekends with an expectation of 50 hours and willing to work more when required. 
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in high volume, full service bar/restaurant setting
  • Must have a current T.I.P.S. certification or willingness to take the course
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for an extended period of time 
  • Exhibit elevated crafted cocktail, batched cocktail, distilled spirits & beverages knowledge.
  • Strong knowledge of classic cocktails, current cocktail trends, wine, beer, liquors & liqueurs. 
  • Knowledge of F&B, and labor costs.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to be flexible.
  • Must possess the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, professional manner and show problem-solving skills..
  • Ability to not only work, but thrive while effectively leading in a fast-paced environment with multi-tasking skills and openness to working at any position, if needed.
  • Must be self motivated and dedicated to running the best operation possible with good staff, great professionals and caring ownership.

Best you, best life:

  • Competitive salary
  • Option of Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Employee food, drink, and bottle discounts
  • Paid Vacation
  • Ability to work a fair and balanced schedule that allows all managers to enjoy a quality of life outside of the distillery
  • Growth and Development Opportunities

Schedule:

  • 8-10 hour shifts are common
  • Special event days may exceed 10 hours
  • Weekends and some holidays

Experience:

  • Supervisor Experience: 1+ years 
  • Restaurant industry: 3+ years

Event Lead

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our Events Coordinator, FOH & BOH team, and upper management to curate impactful events that deliver positive experiences for our guests. 
  • Assist in managing the event setup process and breakdown process.
  • Collaboration with Ironton’s management team to create signage, menus, and printed materials.
  • Help with move-in and move-out logistics including, but not limited to, overseeing delivery schedules, power supply needs, A/V, event equipment, and vendors for both public and private events.
  • Leading shift meetings to ensure all staff are prepared for each event. 
  • Role model and hold Team Members accountable to operational and quality standards, while leading with heart and mind
  • Identify root cause of issues and guest complaints, while being self-reflective and holding yourself accountable first, showing vulnerability and transparency
  • Foster open communication between Team Members and Management
  • Influence Team Member behaviors by championing change, restaurant initiatives, and appraise staff performance and provide feedback to improve productivity
  • Follow operational systems set by the General Manager & Event Coordinator
  • Understand and practice safe food handling procedures
  • Get admin duties done in a timely manner outside of busy hours (emails, reservations, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • 1+ years relevant experience in event planning or venue coordination required. Emphasis in Private Events such as weddings, corporate parties etc preferred.
  • Basic computer skills in Google, Word, Excel
  • Working knowledge of, or willingness to learn Toast POS System, Tripleseat Event Management Tool
  • TIPS certified or willingness to take the course.
  • Strong organizational administrative skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including professional email etiquette.
  • Can work in a team environment as a leader and problem solver.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, in high pressure situations, while maintaining professionalism and composure even on demanding event days.
  • Flexible in schedule and adaptive to change.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Ability to multitask and manage time while being detail oriented.
  • Ability to work onsite and work nights, weekends, holidays as needed.

Best you, best life:

  • Competitive hourly pay +tips
  • Option of Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Employee food, drink, and bottle discounts
  • Paid Vacation
  • Ability to work a fair and balanced schedule that allows all managers to enjoy a quality of life outside of the distillery
  • Growth and Development Opportunities

Schedule:

  • 8-10 hour shifts are common
  • Special event days may exceed 10 hours
  • Weekends and some holidays

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Submit your resume and cover letter to jeremy@irontondistillery.com