Help Run Dainton Beer's Two Homes


Help Run Dainton Beer's Two Homes

Posted August 14, 2023

This posting is more than 6 months old

Dainton Beer have long called Carrum Downs home and last year, they launched another venue in Croydon. 

If you'd like to help run either, they're looking for assistant venue managers for each spot. 

Job Description: Assistant Venue Managers 

Dainton Beer is looking for two passionate and enthusiastic Assistant Venue Managers to join our teams! We love beer and so should you! Or at the very least, love hospitality and the thrill of being in a (sometimes) fast-paced working environment. 

You’ll bring an energetic and excited attitude with a willingness to knuckle down and put in some good ol’ elbow grease to sling our beers and delicious food from the kitchen to our loving locals. Customer-focused with a thirst for promoting the Dainton mission and values you’ll be a dynamic mix of passionate zest and well-groomed professionalism. 

That's quite a lot! So, what do we offer? A fun and fantastic work environment, an amazing culture of like-minded legends and of course free beer! 

If the above sounds like you, then read on for more below! 

Who Are We?

Dainton Beer has been making fantastic beers since 2013 and have been pushing the boundaries of what beer can do ever since. From the beginning, Dainton Beer has always been about brewing beers that are exciting, tasty and a little bit different. We treat the hospitality side of the business no differently.

The Opportunities!

Carrum Downs

Our production brewery & taphouse opened its doors in 2016 in Carrum Downs. This venue has been the heart and soul of the craft beer industry in this area and offers an open and welcoming dining area, both inside and outside. The Carrum Downs location hosts an array of seasonal events; including vinyl fairs, comedy nights, charity fundraising events, and masterclasses allowing us to support local businesses and offer unique experiences for our customers.


Featuring our soon to be up and running pilot brewery the Croydon Taphouse is a little firecracker of fun. From packed out trivia on Wednesdays to family friendly Sundays this venue always has something on! This is a new venture for us and we’re still building up the hype and excitement. Make no mistake, this is one happening little brewhouse! 

The Role:

  • Bring exceptional customer service to our wonderful customers
  • Working in the bar, waiting tables and always talking the language of beer
  • Supporting the Venue Manager in the running of the venue
  • Implementing policies and procedures 
  • Running day to day shifts
  • On shift staff training and management
  • Cash handling 
  • Cellar management 
  • Rostering (following direction from Venue Manager)
  • FOH ordering (following direction from Venue Manager)
  • Managing QR code system
  • Engaging with customers & building a rapport with regular clientele

Experience & Skills:

  • Exceptional customer service and relationship building skills
  • Previous experience in hospitality management or supervisory roles
  • Strong leadership skills with focus on staff development
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Strong interest in craft beer or at least a passion in learning about all things beer
  • Comfortable working towards and meeting KPI’s
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced situations and environments
  • Able and willing to work weekends, public holidays, opening and closing shifts
  • Must hold a valid RSA

What We Offer:

  • Excellent company culture focused on well-being, career development, work-life balance and having fun at work
  • Being part of a dynamic and passionate team
  • Sociable (hospitality) working hours - no late nights or early opens
  • Competitive salary
  • Free beer

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application to Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.