KIRKSTALL BREWERY

JOBS

VACANCY: DESIGN & MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing multiple workstreams of creative design and event-based work, across the Kirkstall brewery and pub brands.
  • Designing visual assets for all aspects of the Kirkstall brand, particularly can labels, tap badges and pump clips.
  • Working closely with the Brand Manager to create exciting new product visuals, merchandise, point of sale and more.
  • Assisting with the creation of social media content, including photography, video and digital assets, with direction from the Brand Manager.
  • Creating cohesive and striking digital assets for the website, online shop and direct marketing that drive traffic and sales.
  • Assisting in the organising and management of events both internally and externally, from promotion through to execution.
  • Reporting to the Brand Manager with regular updates of ongoing projects across all workstreams.

Must-have experience and skills:

  • Highly skilled in use of Adobe Creative programs, especially Illustrator
  • Highly organised, able to prioritise time-sensitive work and multi-task
  • A good understanding of the beer industry and its design language

Desirable experience and skills:

  • Experience of making and editing video
  • Experience of working and managing beer events
  • Understanding of beer dispense systems
  • Experience of managing company social media profiles

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free beer Fridays
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

To apply, please a CV with covering letter and examples of design work to chrishall@kirkstallbrewery.com with the subject heading Design & Marketing Executive. Successful candidates will be able to arrange a start date immediately.



VACANCY: FINANCE MANAGER - ON TRADE RETAIL, KIRKSTALL BREWERY


Kirkstall Brewery Retail - A successful and inclusive On Trade retail business with five great pubs located in Leeds and Bradford. We are passionate about creating great places to meet, drink and eat and have a strong reputation for our traditional pubs and excellent craft beers. Our head office is Kirkstall Brewery, Kirkstall Road, Leeds.

Job Purpose - The successful candidate will take responsibility for the finance function of Kirkstall Brewery Company Ltd.’s pub business which currently consists of five sites. The candidate will be expected to produce timely management information and work closely with the Senior Management Team to enable decision making.

This role would be ideally suited to a candidate who is CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified and has previous experience in a Finance Manager role in an owner managed business or SME in the hospitality industry.

Job Description - Financial reporting duties: Extensive use of Sage, Touch Office till system and Excel software to ensure timely reporting on a monthly and annual basis. Regular tasks will include, but are not limited to:

· Processing of all sales, purchases and wages posting to Sage.

· Full ownership of balance sheet reconciliations and processing of transactions.

· Reviewing of daily site taking information and comparison to the till system. Investigation of any discrepancies with site management.

· Preparing of information for monthly stocktakes which are undertaken by an external stock taker. Assist with any questions during the stocktake process.

· Preparing of monthly management accounts in line with agreed deadlines and review against previous months and stocktake results.

· Working closely with site managers to ensure smooth running of the finance process

The successful candidate will report into the Senior Finance Manager, and will be expected to work closely with the Ops Manager, the individual Site Managers and Assistant Managers.

Work Experience and Skills - All the following skills are required for this role and the successful applicant will show evidence, or provide examples, of the following:

  • Good communication skills; including spoken and written English, an ability to communicate professionally and effectively with people at all levels within the company and with external parties
  • Confident working with computers; including Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as fast and accurate keyboard skills
  • Great people management and influencing skills.
  • A strong desire for accuracy and high levels of attention to detail, even when under pressure
  • An understanding of data protection requirements, confidentiality and dealing with sensitive information
  • Solutions focus with a willingness to take on complex and challenging tasks
  • An ability to ask when help is needed, follow instructions and take feedback positively
  • Have an understanding of and the flexibility to hit personal and team deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills. An ability to prioritise your own workload, query lists and maintain an efficient and tidy office environment.
  • Ambitious with an aspiration to build a career in accountancy
  • A motivation to develop a passion for the company, its mission and the team.
  • A team player with enthusiasm and a positive outlook.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/production environment and/or hospitality industry is preferrable

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £32,000.00-£34,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Leeds: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (preferred)

Experience:

  • Management: 1 year (preferred)

Apply here (Indeed).


VACANCY: FULL-TIME ASSISTANT MANAGER - THE CARDIGAN ARMS, BURLEY

The Grade-II listed pub The Cardigan Arms is in need of a new full-time Assistant Manager, able to co-ordinate shifts, organise a busy pub and manage a team.

'The Cardi' is one of Kirkstall Brewery's best-loved pubs, and the winning candidate should take pride in helping to run one of the most beautiful pubs in the country. Shift management experience is essential, as is a passion for service and well-tested organisation skills.

This role is ideal for an experienced supervisor or shift manager looking to progress their career.

Hours are 40-45 per week, salary £23-25k depending on level of experience.

Interviews are beginning w/c 17/10/22, however do not hesitate to apply after this date.

Please send CVs with cover letter to spike@kirkstallbrewery.com.