Careers

Rhinegeist is a small (but swiftly growing) craft brewery based in the Over-The-Rhine historical neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. We have built a strong and dedicated team that believes in the power and beauty of great beer. If you are hard working, driven by challenges and looking to have a little fun while you're at it consider becoming part of our team.
 

 

JOB OPENINGS


 

Creative/Art Director - CINCINNATI

Type:  Full-time, Salary with Benefits
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Reports to: Brand Manager

JOB OVERVIEW:  

Rhinegeist Brewery has an exceptional opportunity for a talented CD. This position will be located in Cincinnati, OH and is a new addition to our Marketing Team. We are quickly growing organization but generally the opposite of any corporate or large agency environment! We’re looking for someone that shares our zany personality, love for creative and can beat the drum in a rhythm to fuel our creative fires. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Creative/Art Director will manage and lead the upstream and production creative process. This role will cement and codify brand standards and facilitate those standards through creative execution with a small team of designers. The ideal candidate has conceptual and ideation super powers, excellent design chops, organizational/leadership abilities and a desire to coach junior members of the team.

Additionally, this person is responsible for designing and developing a variety of projects from conception through production (brand identity through website design). They must be willing to jump in as both player and coach and will partner closely with the Founders and Brand Manager on all marketing and creative initiatives. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the Founder and Brand Manager on the strategic planning and creative strategy
  • Identify creative opportunities that further the brand 
  • Lead the assigned creative team through brainstorming and creative development (across all touch points)
  • Evolve brand identity and codify brand standards 
  • Includes creative concepting and execution across website, social media, packaging, point-of-sale, on and off premise events, print, campaign development, video, photography, sales collateral, apparel and merchandise items. 
  • Manage small team of designers

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in art, graphic design or related studies
  • 8+ years of creative experience, preferably in an agency setting, with direct reports
  • Proven coaching skills of young designers
  • Ability to manage a project from concept to production 
  • High level of knowledge of technology standards and usability principles
  • Expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent communication skills

Please send your resume and portfolio to

 

CLass a cdl driver - CINCINNATI

Type:  Full-time with Benefits
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Reports to: Distribution Director

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for transporting goods in a safe manner using tractor-trailer trucks. Operates tractor-trailer trucks with a capacity over 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. Requires a minimum an excellent driving record, and a current CDL A license with 5 years of CDL A experience.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Deliver goods while operating a tractor-trailer truck, sometimes over intercity routes or spanning several states.
  • Load and unload cargo.
  • Make sure amount and type of cargo being delivered is recorded.
  • Have the ability to drive long distances.
  • Fill up on fuel, clean truck, and wash windows.
  • Report to a manager any incidents encountered on the road.
  • Monitor road conditions and watch for traffic congestion.
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws.
  • Inspect the tractor and trailer before & after the trip, record any defects they find.
  • Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs.
  • Keep a log of their activities.
  • Report serious mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Keep their truck, and associated equipment, clean and in good working order.
  • Plan routes using maps or satellite tracking.
  • Get goods to wholesalers and clients on time.
  • Take legally required rest periods during trip.
  • Maintain log of trips.

Please send your resume and portfolios to Careers@Rhinegeist.com
 

 

TERRITORY MANAGER - INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Type:  Full-time, Salary + Bonus, Benefits
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Reports to: Director of Sales, Cincy

Requirements:

  •  3+ years experience in beverage sales experience with a brewery/cidery, distributor or retailer (or similar relevant business experience). 
  •  Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a reliable automobile.
  • Comfort with mobile technology
  • Ability to handle and maneuver 30lb cases and 165lb kegs. 

Job Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute business plan to grow the Indianapolis Market.
  • Oversee wholesaler logistics, manage POs, forecasting, and velocity tracking
  • Manage at least one area Sales Manager
  • Build & execute Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly Plans to achieve Annual Market Goals. 
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key retailers.
  • Attend wholesaler(s) sales meetings, educate sales personal on Rhinegeist brands, and ride with sales personal to review market execution.
  • Represent brewery at festivals, dinners, tastings and events. 
  • Execute quarterly sales and performance metrics.  
  • Sell in and conduct training programs with retailers, and consumers on Rhinegeist Portfolio. 

Ideal Candidates:

  • Lead by example and take initiative; are gregarious & outgoing.
  • Are energetic, organized and motivated problem solvers.
  • Are passionate about craft beer, craft cider and have deep knowledge of the local craft market.
  • Have strong sales, communication and presentation skills.
  • Live in or are willing to move to Indianapolis.
  • Enjoy extensive car travel.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Position reports directly to Territory Manager - Indianapolis.

Please send resumes to: CAREERS@RHINEGEIST.COM with "Territory Manager - Indy" in the Subject Line.


 

SALES MANAGER - Indianapolis, IN

Type:  Full-time, Salary + Bonus, Benefits
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Reports to: Director of Sales, Cincy

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in beverage sales experience with a brewery/cidery, distributor or retailer (or similar relevant business experience). 
  • Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a reliable automobile.
  • Comfort with mobile technology
  • Ability to handle and maneuver 30lb cases and 165lb kegs. 

Job Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute business plan to grow the Indianapolis Market.
  • Build & execute Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly Plans to achieve Annual Market Goals. 
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key retailers.
  • Represent brewery at festivals, dinners, tastings and events. 
  • Manage POS & execute marketing strategy throughout the territory. 
  • Execute quarterly sales and performance metrics
  • Sell in and conduct training programs with retailers, restaurateurs and consumers on Rhinegeist Portfolio. 

Ideal Candidates:

  • Lead by example and take initiative; are gregarious & outgoing.
  • Are energetic, organized and motivated problem solvers.
  • Are passionate about craft beer, craft cider and have deep knowledge of the local craft market.
  • Have strong sales, communication and presentation skills.
  • Live in or are willing to move to Indy.
  • Enjoy extensive car travel.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Position reports directly to Territory Manager - Indianapolis.

Please send resumes to: CAREERS@RHINEGEIST.COM with "Sales Manager - Indy" in the Subject Line.

 

3rd Shift brewer - cincinnati, oh

Type:  Full-time, Salary + Benefits
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Reports to: Director of Brewery Operations

Rhinegeist Brewery is a small (but swiftly growing) three year old craft brewery based in the Over The Rhine historical neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. We have built a strong and dedicated team who believe in the power and beauty of great beer. We are looking for a Shift Brewer to conduct brewing/cellar operations.

Requirements:

  • 1+ years working in a brewery or degree/certificate from accredited brewing program.
  • Flexible schedule to work evenings and overnights with possible weekends

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Wort production on 60bbl automated brewhouse 
  • Filtration with GEA and Flottweg centrifuges
  • Basic QA tests (Gravities, cell counts, pH test)
  • Follow SOP’s
  • Cellar operations including dry hopping and yeast harvesting
  • CIP of brewhouse, fermenters, etc.
  • Be comfortable in production areas with pressure vessels, steam, hot water, confined spaces
  • Follow OSHA regulations about Forktrucks, chemical handling, LOTO, confined space, etc

We offer very competitive compensation including medical/dental/vision, 401k with match, 3 weeks PTO, profit sharing and more.

Please send resume to CAREERS@RHINEGEIST.COM

 

Warehouse - cincinnati, oh

Type:  Full-time
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Reports to: Warehouse Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cold box Organization (Rotating Pallets, Condensing Product in Areas, Proper rotation of Dates ”First In, First Out(FIFO)”
  • Build Outgoing shipments for Distributors and Taproom orders. (Tracking Dates, “FIFO” for all brands and always ***Turning in Completed Invoices daily***
  • Loading and Unloading of Distributor orders and tracking every item/pallet for the entire order.
  • Learn how to create Bills of Lading in Google Docs
  • Learn how to print invoices in Encompass and load load sheets once orders are completed on trucks.
  • Track incoming keg shells and pallets from Distributors.
  • Unloading incoming shipments to both the Brewery and the McMicken warehouses.
  • Supporting Packaging Line w/ Forklift help.
  • Clean/Organize Warehouse through Whiteboard and overall needs.
  • Scratch and Dent/Sales Sample shelves cleaned along with all three cold boxes.
  • Pallet and Dunnage retrieval daily.
  • Hours are 11am to 7pm, but could go later
  • Need to be Forklift certified 
  • PPE required at all times.
  • Must be able to lift half barrels, sixtels and multiple cases on a daily basis.
  • Must have one year of tenure in the brewery.

Please send resume to CAREERS@RHINEGEIST.COM

 

distribution driver - cincinnati, oh

Type:  Full-time, Hourly
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Reports to: Distribution Manager - Cincinnati

Responsibilities:

While performing the duties of this job, distribution workers frequently stand, walk, bend, squat, twist reach with hands and arms, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and or move up to 175 pounds in multi-temperature environments ranging from 32F to 100F.

  • You must be able to work any day or shift.
  • A candidate must be 21 years of age.
  • In addition to these duties, this position is responsible for the safe operation of commercial motor vehicles.
  • Accurately complete necessary paperwork
  • Ability to manage all of your distribution route financials
  • Any other duties as assigned

Required skills and expertise:

  • You must have at least 1 year driving experience with the following:
  • Good MVR
  • Must pass a DOT medical exam
  • Demonstrated safety behavior that complies with OSHA regulations
  • This position must pass post offer drug test, Pre-Work Screen, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.

 

distribution driver - Columbus, oh

Type:  Full-time, Hourly
Location: Columbus, OH
Reports to: Distribution Manager - Cincinnati

Responsibilities:

While performing the duties of this job, distribution workers frequently stand, walk, bend, squat, twist reach with hands and arms, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and or move up to 175 pounds in multi-temperature environments ranging from 32F to 100F.

  • You must be able to work any day or shift.
  • A candidate must be 21 years of age.
  • In addition to these duties, this position is responsible for the safe operation of commercial motor vehicles.
  • Accurately complete necessary paperwork
  • Ability to manage all of your distribution route financials
  • Any other duties as assigned

Required skills and expertise:

  • You must have at least 1 year driving experience with the following:
  • Good MVR
  • Must pass a DOT medical exam
  • Demonstrated safety behavior that complies with OSHA regulations
  • This position must pass post offer drug test, Pre-Work Screen, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Experienced) - cincinnati, oh

Type:  Full-time, Salary + Benefits
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Reports to: Brand Manager

We are growing and building out our in-house marketing team. With growth, we are constantly considering our resource plan and looking for top notch experienced designer(s) to join our marketing team. If you are a designer with an impressive portfolio, we encourage you to apply. 

Requirements:  

  • Minimum of 3 years of working experience in a graphic design function
  • Expert with Adobe creative suite
  • Comfortable with light copywriting
  • Ability to take photography (not mandatory but ideal)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the marketing team with all aspects of channel development including:
    • POS/Display
    • Apparel 
    • Website/Social
    • Video/Photography (nice to have skillset)
    • Packaging
    • Taproom Event Ideation
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Self starter and highly motivated
  • Willingness to work and be happy in a team dynamic 
  • Positive attitude and passion for doing great work

    Please send resume to CAREERS@RHINEGEIST.COM