Hello! My name is Shira Pearson and I am Village Brewery’s Manager of First Impressions. Which is a big name to live up to - is it my fault if someone has a bad impression?
To start off, my job entails…
Placing orders made directly to the brewery
Making sure the delivery drivers take those orders to our accounts
Invoicing of all accounts
Receiving payment from accounts
Dealing with any discrepancies with accounts
Chatting with the AGLC about all the things above
Responding to email and phone questions about the brewery
Basically a bunch of things related to beer, accounts and invoices.
Oh and try to be the smiling face that receives you when you pop into the brewery for a pint in our taproom or to purchase some beer : )
I wasn’t looking for a job when this opportunity opened up, but I like beer (especially Village beer) and thought why not? Let’s throw my name in the hat! And I luckily was offered the job and welcomed into the Village family! One of the main reasons I was drawn to the job was Village’s community involvement, donating 10% of the bottom line right back in to the community that is something I can get behind!
Village has become a well-known local brewery here in Calgary, but it is a small group of people driving it forward. We only have 25 full time staff! I was so surprised when I found that out!
It has been such a pleasure working with such a hardworking group of people and it doesn’t hurt that we all have a passion for beer and drinking it on the odd occasion!
When I am not working away at the brewery, I am either travelling somewhere new with my handsome hubby Kevin or cuddling with my kitty Missy (My coworkers can attest I talk about her alllllll the time) and also tried to submit a photo of her for this post, instead of my own...
If you ever find yourself in need of a keg, want to pop down to the brewery for a tour or talk about cats just shoot me a tweet @VillageShira