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Barista and Roastery Assistant

The Milk Shed
Brighton, East Sussex
£12 - £12.50 per hour
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

At The Milk Shed we're serious about sourcing, roasting and delivering consistently great quality, tasty coffees. We believe this starts with understanding the challenges the coffee growing industry face, and striving to impact positively where we can. For us, there are two key things that contribute to a great cup of coffee - quality beans and quality service.

We are on the lookout for a Barista/Roastery assistant to help with the running of the espresso bar and production and dispatch of our roastery.

We have a strong regular client basis, so excellent coffee skills are a must, alongside being able to deliver exceptional standard to our wonderful customers.

Attention to detail is crucial, not only from a barista perspective, but also when it comes to assisting of production and dispatch.

You'll have need to have a keen interest in all things coffee, have great communication skills. a team player and be able to multi task between running the bar and production tasks.

Day to day duties:

  • Managing the espresso bar - including set up and break down of the shop
  • Assisting with the customer email inbox. Responding to queries and creating new orders.
  • Packing Flour Pot and wholesale orders
  • Cleaning down the bars and roasting equipment
  • Managing deliveries - receiving and shipping through postal and our in house Flour Pot delivery drivers
  • Packing online orders and subscriptions, fulfilling using Royal Mail and DPD online postage system.
  • Data entry (roasted and green coffee)
  • Coffee sack management (please note this will include lifting of coffee sacks)
  • Maintaining excellent levels of cleanliness and tidyness at all times in the roastery

This is a great role and opportunity for someone who wants to learn more about the coffee industry, with plenty of opportunities to have involvement with all areas of the roastery, including roasting, cupping, QC and sourcing.

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