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Ska Street Event/Party Coordinator and Shift Manager

Ska Street Event/Party Coordinator and Shift Manager


About Us


It takes characters to brew beer with character, and we at Ska Brewing have been doing that since 1995.  Our award-winning craft brewing roots are firmly planted in Durango, Colorado, where our community-minded organization does all we can to give back.

Peach Street Distillers has been distilling in Palisade since 2005, in fact we have Colorado Distiller’s License 001. We built our still here to showcase the agriculture of this magical place.

The innovative minds behind both Ska and Peach Street are joining forces to enhance the Legion of Ska and Peach Street to open Boulder’s first Brewstillery. A concept that will showcase both crafted beverages served up alongside a great food concept that mirrors a pride in local farmers, and hearkens back to both the Container at Ska and Foodery at Peach Street. 


About the Job


          We are seeking talented, enthusiastic, positive energy folks to join our culinary and crafted brewed and distilled beverage venture as a member of the front of house team.  Ska Street Brewstillery in Boulder focuses on fresh, locally sourced, yummy food; made from scratch with lots of love while serving the best Ska brews and Peach Street spirits.

You are passionate about the overall vision and direction coming from the board at Ska Street as well as work with resources and direction from the world headquarters at Ska Brewing and the fine folks at Peach Street.

          You will report directly to the Ska Street General Manager and work in tandem with the Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager as well as the Brewstiller.

          Your primary role will be the lead for all large party inquiries, planning and booking plus final execution of any and all events as well as lead for the booking of all live music series events and acting as a shift lead and supervisor as scheduled.


·         Following and setting an example for all staff and guests for all company policies, procedures and best practices outlined in the employee handbook.

·         Be responsible for responding to all large party and event inquiries either via email or phone, in the quickest manner possible. Scheduling in person meetings with potential guests as needed.

·         Be responsible for all continued communication, booking, planning and execution of all large party and event bookings, up to and including working as the shift lead MOD for any event based on the overall restaurant schedule and schedule posted by the GM.

·         Be responsible for all researching, vetting, booking and scheduling of live music for the live music series. Must be sure to follow all City of Boulder permitting for live events and work with the GM if anything additional is required from either the landlords or city. All budgeting (for bands or other event expenses) must be approved by GM.

·         Shift management including but not limited to; opening or closing of restaurant (following all items on the opening and closing checklist), guest and staff management during shift, cash handling procedure management, inventory assistance and management, development and management of hourly employee duties for opening and closing of restaurant, enforcing all policies and procedures outlined in the Ska Street employee handbook.

·         Continually identify and update any side work and cleaning projects for hourly staff – whether that be daily projects or long-term side work procedures for hourly staff. Clear communication for any and all set up or special notes for any large party or live music planned event.

·         Coordinate with GM, Brewstiller and Chef/Kitchen manager for all confirmed events, catering events, and tours of production facilities using the large party checklist and agreement.

·         Lead by example with all staff with integrity and transparency in clear communication and strong work ethic.

·         On occasion be willing to fill in for needed FOH hourly positions – serving, bartending or hosting as business or events may dictate or in case of emergency staff coverage due to health or vacation needs.

Our Ideal Candidate will have

·         Positive Professional Attitude

·         Team/player/collaborator style of management

·         Strong Multi-tasking skills

·         Basic computer skills in Word, Excel, Power Point and Quick Books

·         Ability to learn Arryved POS System or working knowledge of Arryved POS System

·         TIPS/ABT certified or willingness to take course  

·         Serve-safe Food handlers management course or willingness to take course

·         College degree – no required but preferred


·         Starting hourly rate of $20/hour – minimum of 35 hours per week expected

·         Full health benefits

·         PTO Program

·         401K

·         Discounts on merchandise, food and beverages

·         Discounts at Ska Brewing (Durango) and Peach Street Distillers (Palisade)

·         Ongoing training opportunities in beer, spirits, brewing and distilling