Are you passionate about craft beer?
Are you a driven individual that excels in a collaborative environment?
Then you might be ready to join the Starr Hill team!

See below for our current job openings.
Please only submit applications for open positions.

Brewery Staff

    Production Team

    • Brewer

      Starr Hill Brewery is a Mid-Atlantic regional brewery with distribution in nine states. Founded in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 1999, Starr Hill is one of Virginia’s oldest and largest independent craft breweries. In 2006, Starr Hill relocated production to the small town of Crozet, VA, just 14 miles west of Charlottesville, nestled at the base of Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

      Starr Hill is seeking a highly motivated and committed brewer to join our team at the Crozet production facility. The position is full-time with regular shift work, including nights and weekends. Starr Hill is focused on developing employees across all areas of brewing, with additional development in quality lab assistance and yeast management.

      Primary Job Responsibilities
      • Brewhouse Operations
      • Cellar Operations
      • Fermentation Control
      • Dry Hopping
      • Quality Lab Assistance
      • Yeast Management
      • Sterile Tank Sampling
      • Tank CIP
      • Beer Centrifugation
      • Involvement in special projects, such as Barrel Aging and Firkins

      Job Requirements
      • Understands and is committed to safety and quality
      • Displays meticulous attention to detail
      • Understands the basic science of brewing
      • Is comfortable following Standard Operating Procedures
      • Displays excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Functions well in a team environment
      • Is a good systems thinker
      • Possesses mechanical aptitude about pumps, valves, seals
      • Is passionate about brewing and interested in learning

      Preferred Credentials
      • Brewing degree (UC Davis, VLB, Siebel, Herriot Watt, Doemens, ABG, etc.)
      • Or comparable science degree
      • Or >3 years experience in commercial brewing

      Please download our Employment Application (click Apply Now button below), and then send both the application and your résumé to Robbie@StarrHill.com if you are interested in applying for this position.

    Sales Team

    • Brand Ambassador

      Starr Hill Brewery’s Brand Ambassadors strive to spread our world-class beer and fun-loving culture throughout our distribution footprint, crafting great times and creating super fans along the way. Starr Hill Brand Ambassadors are motivated, social individuals who have a passion for craft beer and an outgoing personality. They are responsible for executing promotional events in the trade in evenings and on weekends. Brand Ambassadors educate the public about Starr Hill beers in the on and off premise and will be trained by and report to the Sales Representative for their respective markets. Brand Ambassadors are part-time Starr Hill employees.

      We are looking for Brand Ambassadors in all of our markets, including Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Washington, D.C.

      Pay is hourly and certain expenses will be reimbursed or paid on a corporate credit card.

      Please download our Employment Application (click Apply Now button below), and then send both the application and your résumé to the corresponding Starr Hill representative below based on your state:

      Virginia Sales & Marketing Coordinator Gretchen Greggs: Gretchen@StarrHill.com

      Maryland Market Manager Ryan Palmer: Ryan@StarrHill.com

      Pennsylvania Market Manager Brian Shields: BShields@StarrHill.com

      North Carolina Market Manager Jeremy Guthrie: Jeremy@StarrHill.com

      Georgia Market Manager Kyle Rudd: Kyle@StarrHill.com

      Tennessee/Alabama Market Manager William Donaldson: Will@StarrHill.com

      Washington, D.C. Sales Representative Ross Salese: Ross@StarrHill.com

    • Sales Representative: Eastern North Carolina

      Primary Job Responsibilities

      • Work with Management to develop and adhere to an aggressive call frequency on key existing and new retailers in the Eastern North Carolina market
      • Primary Sales Responsibilities for the Raleigh, Chapel Hill-Durham, & Wilmington Markets
      • Utilize this aggressive retail call frequency, as well as data from in-house systems, to identify sales opportunities
      • Maintain a Key Accounts list across area of accountability (on & off-premise) and track performance by updating monthly. Use this list as a planning tool prior to and during market visits
      • Communicate key observations and account specific opportunities with respective wholesaler management within 48 hours of market visit utilizing established template
      • Plan and execute off-premise samplings at key retailers at a frequency determined by Management
      • Assist in the development and implementation of the Annual Business Plan (ABP), then hold wholesaler and other team members accountable for results vs. ABP
      • Assist in conducting business reviews on a monthly and quarterly basis that analyze achievement versus volume and distribution goals
      • Ensure wholesaler execution against all chain programs and objectives
      • Monitor wholesaler and competitive pricing activities and communicate opportunities utilizing the reporting/tracking tools provided
      • Collaborate with the Management on local sponsorship and special event opportunities and execution
      • Coordinate, negotiate and attend events affiliated with Starr Hill brands including, but not limited to, bartender/wait staff training, tastings and beer dinners
      • Help manage the Brand Ambassador Program utilizing proper planning, communication and follow-up
      • Assist Management in the monitoring of wholesaler inventory levels and communicate any issues accordingly
      • Complete necessary and required reports with timeliness and accuracy
      • Coach, train, motivate, influence and lead wholesaler team members, as well as internal team members
      • Comply with all company policies and procedures, ensuring that all activities are conducted within local, state and federal laws

      Job Requirements

      • 2-3+ years of sales experience in Beverage Industry (preferred)
      • Must live within close proximity to the Raleigh-Durham Markets
      • Understanding of 3-tier system and exposure to retail account marketing and management (preferred)
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate effectively in a collaborative team environment
      • Ability to juggle multiple projects under tight constraints and still meet all deadlines
      • Creative thinker with the ability to develop and execute innovative strategies that increase sales and market share
      • Not satisfied with just meeting expectations but motivated to exceed customer expectations
      • Excellent verbal and written communicator who can create clear images through words to ensure clear and concise communication with management, co-workers and vendors/distributors
      • Strong analytical skills with the ability to turn data into action
      • Strong connection to the local market is preferred
      • Technical beer industry knowledge (beer styles, draught, on/off-premise) preferred (i.e. Cicerone Certified)
      • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Power Point)
      • Bachelor’s degree desired
      • Ability to travel as required

      Please download our Employment Application (click Apply Now button below), and then send both the application and your résumé to Duke@StarrHill.com if you are interested in applying for this position.

    Tap Room Staff

    • Lead Bartender

      Starr Hill Brewery is a Mid-Atlantic regional brewery with distribution in nine states. Founded in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 1999, Starr Hill is one of Virginia’s oldest and largest independent craft breweries. In 2006, Starr Hill relocated production to the small town of Crozet, VA, just 14 miles west of Charlottesville, nestled at the base of Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

      Starr Hill is seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our team. The position is full-time with weekend shifts included at an hourly pay rate, plus tips and benefits.

      Primary Job Responsibilities

        • Tend bar during regular business hours
        • Prioritize customer service and satisfaction
        • Complete all opening and closing procedures efficiently, including but not limited to
          • Bar setup with ample supplies
          • Inventory management with adherence to stock control procedures
        • Beer delivery check-in and crosschecking with official beer order
        • Proper storage and rotation of beer to ensure freshness
          • Ensure accurate cash management procedures and complete required reports with timeliness and accuracy
          • Organizing and stocking merchandise display
        • Work with Management to develop strategies, techniques, and programs to increase sales in the Tap Room
          • Serve customers beer in compliance with TIPS training
            • Pints
            • Sample flights
          • Sell to-go beer
            • Growler
            • Crowler
            • Bottles
            • Cans
            • Kegs
          • Sell merchandise
            • Pints
            • Sample flights
        • Master internal POS system and help train weekend staff on POS system
        • Maintain utmost cleanliness of bar area to maximize functionality and attractiveness, including cleaning of glassware
          • Weekly cleaning of beer lines
        • Collaborate with Management to ensure Starr Hill’s key brand and program objectives are executed in the Tap Room
        • Collaborate with Marketing and Sales Teams to execute wholesaler, retailer and other important customer visits, as well as special events and promotions in the Tap Room
        • Help manage jockey box and keg accessory rentals and ensure returned items are properly cleaned
        • Promote and practice compliance with fire, health, safety and hygiene standards and regulations
        • Comply with all company policies and procedures, ensuring that all activities are conducted within local, state and federal laws

      Job Requirements

        • Passion for craft beer
        • Minimum of 2 years’ experience selling craft beer in either the supplier or retail channel
        • Outgoing personality interested in representing Starr Hill as the face of the brand
        • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate effectively in a collaborative team environment
        • Ability to juggle multiple projects under tight constraints and still meet all deadlines
        • Creative thinker with the ability to develop and execute innovative strategies that increase sales
        • Not satisfied with just meeting expectations but motivated to exceed customer expectations
        • Must live within close proximity to the Charlottesville, Virginia Market
          • Strong connection to the local market is preferred
        • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Power Point)
        • Bachelor’s degree desired

      Please download our Employment Application (click Apply Now button below), and then send both the application and your résumé to Allie@StarrHill.com if you are interested in applying for this position.

    • Tap Room - Bartender

      Starr Hill is seeking a part-time Tap Room Bartender for weekday and weekend shifts. These shifts can include:

      Tuesday – Friday: 5 – 10 PM
      Saturday: 10 AM – 8 PM
      Sunday: 11 AM – 7 PM

      Candidates should be organized with strong communication skills and an engaging personality. Ability to multitask is a must.

      Primary Job Responsibilities
      • Tend bar during regular business hours
      • Serve customers beer in compliance with TIPS training
      • Prioritize customer service and satisfaction
      • Complete all opening and closing procedures efficiently
      • ID-check DOB for all guests in a welcoming, friendly, and efficient manner
      • Effectively communicate Tap Room procedures to visitors, including tours, tastings, and beer/merchandise sales
      • Execute beer and merchandise sales
      • Maintain a well-kept and stocked Tap Room

      Please download our Employment Application (click Apply Now button below), and then send both the application and your résumé to Allie@StarrHill.com if you are interested in applying for this position.