Mad Dog Careers

We are a rapidly-growing, family-run company with an inclusive approach to brewing. We strive to create the best beer possible by utilising the finest ingredients at our disposal. Due to the hard work and commitment of our team, we’re gaining increasing recognition for our beers on a national level, and therefore need more Mad Dogs to join our dynamic team!

We are currently looking to fill the following vacancies:

  • Chef
  • Trade Sales Exec
  • Bar Staff (Part Time)

Please see below for a full job description of the advertised roles and what you can expect when working for us here at Mad Dog! To apply for any of the roles listed, in the first instance please email tim@maddogbrew.co.uk attaching your CV.

Chef

Full time role // 45 hours // £26,000 - £28,000 + performance based bonus

What we are looking for

We are on the lookout for someone keen and enthusiastic, who is capable of delivering delicious, seasonal food in a relaxed environment. We are striving for excellence here at Mad Dog and are constantly refining what we do, so we are looking for someone that shares our drive for quality. The right candidate will have experience in working in a kitchen and delivering food of high-quality. We are a family business with a strong supportive culture, and the successful candidate will echo these sentiments through their actions. Experience in the industry required.

Job roles and responsibilities

- Design and deliver a delicious, approachable and seasonal food offering

- Plan menus seasonally, keeping in mind cost, waste, approachability and pairings with our beers

- Maintain consistency and quality, even during very busy periods

- Coordinate menu and any changes to the taproom team, as well as any allergen information

- Organise and print daily menus, relaying any stock shortages in good time

- Maintain detailed cleaning and hygiene records for the kitchen

- Order produce for the planned menu

- Organise kitchen stock flow and rotation

- Train and supervise other kitchen staff

Qualities we are looking for

- Passion for food

- Reliable/dependable

- Calm disposition, with a sense of urgency during busy periods

- Dynamic, engaging and positive-minded with a ‘can-do attitude’ approach to all tasks

- Trustworthiness

- Professionalism

- Team player

This is a full time role based on 45 hours per week paying £26-28k based on experience, with additional performance based bonuses.

Trade Sales Exec

Full time role // 40 hours // £25,000 - £30,000 + performance based bonus

What we are looking for

We are on the lookout for someone keen and enthusiastic, who has the ability to help get out our beer out in to the world. We are striving for excellence here at Mad Dog and are constantly refining what we do, so we are looking for someone that shares our drive for quality. The right candidate will have a proven track record in gaining new accounts, maintaining strong relationships with existing customers, working closely with wholesalers, and gaining permanent lines to push the core range within Wales and beyond. We are a family business with a strong supportive culture, and the successful candidate will echo these sentiments through their actions. Experience of 2-3 years working in the industry preferred, but not essential.

Job roles and responsibilities

- Gaining new customer accounts, as well as maintaining existing ones

- Establishing permanent lines of our core beers within Wales and beyond

- Developing our route to market, product pricing and communicating consumer trends and competition

- Meeting sales targets

- Growing new business projects and opportunities

- Developing strategies to reach sales targets

- Collaborating efficiently with the brewery, taproom and management teams

Qualities we are looking for

- Passion for craft beer

- Reliable/dependable

- Calm disposition, with a sense of urgency during busy periods

- Dynamic, engaging and positive-minded with a ‘can-do attitude’ approach to all tasks

- Trustworthiness

- Professionalism

- Team player

This is a full time role based on 40 hours per week paying £25-30k based on experience, with additional performance based bonuses.

Bar Staff (Part Time)

Part-time role based on 10-15 hours per week, paying £10 per hour

What we are looking for

We are on the lookout for someone keen and enthusiastic, who has the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We are striving for excellence here at Mad Dog and are constantly refining what we do, so we are looking for someone that shares our drive for quality. This translates in to providing the best experience possible for our customers, in this case by helping serve our delicious Mad Dog beers. We are a family business with a strong supportive culture, and the successful candidate will echo these sentiments through their actions. Experience not essential, full training will be provided.

Job roles and responsibilities

- Serving drinks to our customers

- Helping maintain the cleanliness of the bar area

- Aiding the manager and assistant managers where necessary

Qualities we are looking for

- Reliable/dependable

- Calm disposition, with a sense of urgency during busy periods

- Positive-mindedness and a ‘can-do attitude’ approach to all tasks

- Trustworthiness

- Flexibility for work patterns/shifts, including evenings and weekends!

This a part-time role based on 10-15 hours per week paying £10 per hour.

contact us

we would love
to hear from you!

07500225616

beers@maddogbrew.co.uk

Mad Dog Brewery
17-19 Castle Street
Cardiff
CF10 1BS