Agave Spirits Specialist / Assistant Manager
La Cata is the first and only brand-independent tasting room in Tequila, Jalisco. Since opening in 2017, we have quickly built a reputation for our commitment to agave education and hospitality.
We are seeking a dedicated spirits / hospitality professional to work part- or full-time to help us expand and improve. This position offers ample opportunity for professional development and growth within the company.
The Agave Specialist /Assistant Manager will work directly with La Cata’s General Manager and Chief Operations Officer to help grow our world-class agave spirits education and tasting program. The ideal applicant will be equally skilled in front-of-house hospitality and administration / operations management.
While we encourage anyone with a passion for agave spirits to apply, our ideal applicant is:
Highly motivated, humble and willing to learn a lot
Passionate about tequila and Mexican spirits
Extremely organized and an excellent communicator – written and oral
Responsible, respectful and culturally competent in both Mexican and North American contexts
Bilingual English / Spanish (able to conduct business daily in Spanish or English)
Well versed in the basics of distillation and spirits production
Experienced with cocktail basics
Willing to commit to a minimum of 3 days/week for a minimum of 1 year
Experienced with event and reservation management
Experienced training and hiring staff
Experienced with basic payroll and bookkeeping, inventory and budget management, POS software and Excel
Able to travel between Tequila and the Guadalajara metro region
We are accepting CVs and letter of interest immediately (December 2018), and aim to hire someone by January, 2019. We are willing to train the right person. If you are excited about this opportunity, but don’t check all the boxes above, write to us and make your pitch!
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