We’re hiring – Wholesale Manager/Training Coordinator

Swing’s Coffee Roasters is currently seeking to hire a full-time Wholesale Account Manager/ Retail Trainer to work out of our Alexandria, VA roasting facility. This individual will be working as part of our wholesale team, providing marketing support to our wholesale customers as well as being responsible for barista training for wholesale customers and Swing’s barista team.  Desirable candidates will have experience in the specialty coffee industry and have a meticulous approach to coffee quality. This position works closely with our Director of Coffee Operations, retail coffeebar managers, and wholesale sales team. Duties include training and working with Swing’s baristas to ensure best practices; ensuring high-quality drip, pour-over, and espresso beverages; advise and educate employees and customers, acting as a knowledge base for Swing's sourcing efforts, roasting processes, supply chain information, and available coffees. Additionally, working with our wholesale sales team to grow sales channel via coffee education events, in-store coffee cuppings, customer training, as well as the following:   Manages new business and existing accounts, providing customer support. Coordinate and schedule coffee marketing events, in-store coffee demos, etc. Barista/Coffee education and training, ensuring quality objectives are met on espresso drink execution, as well as proper brewed coffee extraction/recipes. Works with our sales team to manage and build upon existing relationships. Provides support to growing wholesale channel business and in turn the business of our wholesale clients by providing coffee education and marketing support Create training materials to account specific needs/recipes. Ensures on-going communication about account activity. Provides support and works with wholesale and our roasting team, to ensure efficient fulfillment of orders. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS • Three years experience as a specialty coffee barista. • Previous barista training experience highly recommended. • Excellent customer service [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on We’re hiring – Wholesale Manager/Training Coordinator

New Swing’s location Now Hiring

Swing's Coffee Roasters is opening a new location in Washington D.C. and looking for talented individuals to join our team! As a historic company in D.C. it's fitting that Swing's Coffee Roasters moves into the same block as The Old Ebbitt Grill and The Hamilton (640 14th St. NW). This new location, opening in January, occurs in the 100th year of operation for Swing's Coffee Roasters and celebrates the long standing commitment to sourcing and roasting high quality coffee in this region. At Swing's Coffee, we pursue a progressive purchasing model for green coffee. It gives more visibility in the supply chain, allows us to forge relationships with producers, affect social and environmental change, and reward quality. A majority of our coffee suppliers fall under our Homegrown Coffee Initiative, which focuses on sustainability, long-term relationships, and accountability through the supply chain. JOB DESCRIPTION We're looking for customer service oriented individuals! At Swing's we recognize that the barista is the last link in the supply chain, and one of the most important. As we expand our retail presence in the D.C. region, there is ample opportunity for growth within the company. Providing hands on education about the coffee supply chain and beverage preparation from our Director of Coffee and Barista Trainer, Swing's Coffee Roaster's promotes an in depth study of the coffee industry. Our baristas are working on top of the line equipment, including the La Marzocco GB5 and Poursteady, to produce high quality coffee beverages. While providing legendary customer service, each individual is held responsible for operating point of sale systems. The goal is to maintain a clean workplace, while working efficiently in a fast paced environment. QUALIFICATIONS Passionate about coffee Available work early mornings [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Swing’s location Now Hiring

Biscuit Day in Del Ray!

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US Coffee Championships: Big Eastern

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on US Coffee Championships: Big Eastern