General Manager

  • Full Time
  • Boston

Website Democracy Brewing

Brewery and restaurant in Downtown Boston


The General Manager is a crucial leader in ensuring our food, beer, and service are exceptional.  The General Manager maintains and is responsible for a democratic work environment, the various HR and service related systems and processes, and the financial stability of the Temple Place location of Democracy Brewing.



People Management (60%)

  • Continuously strives to develop staff to improve productivity and ensure all restaurant staff and management team members have the necessary tools to perform daily duties.
  • Achieve company objectives in sales, service, quality, appearance of facility, sanitation, and cleanliness through training of employees and by creating a positive and productive working environment.
  • Make employment and termination decisions across departments.
  • Oversee and ensure that restaurant policies on employee performance appraisals are followed and completed on a timely basis.
  • Communicate all aspects of weekly operations by leading weekly team management meetings.
  • Be the example of how a worker owner at Democracy Brewing should conduct themselves both in and out of the building.

Organizational Development (20%)

  • Assist in developing, planning, and executing restaurant marketing, advertising, and promotional activities and campaigns.
  • Forecast and implement improvement plans for management development, and continuing education.
  • Design and implement company policy and standards as needed.

Operational Duties (20%)

  • Uphold and conform to all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines and training programs, including steps of service and hospitality standards.
  • Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant’s recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards.
  • Control cash and other receipts by adhering to cash handling and reconciliation procedures in accordance with restaurant policies and procedures.
  • Fill in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations are always meeting guest expectations.
  • Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports, and schedules in an organized and timely manner.
  • Putting the infrastructure and systems in place that are required to operate the front of the house.


  • Ability to communicate needs and ask questions – For a team to function effectively we need strong, regular communication.
  • Strong commitment to hospitality – This position requires a high level of hospitality to our guests and our staff.
  • Mentor mentality – A drive to continuously educate both yourself and those around you.
  • Democratic management – Ensuring people are heard in the process of making decisions and thinking through how and who these decisions impact.


  • 3 years of management experience preferred.
  • 1 year of hospitality experience preferred.
  • Project Management: Proven experience bringing a project to completion from conception.  Able to perform research and development, implementation, manage a budget, conduct evaluation, and ensure ongoing project improvement.
  • Creative Problem Solving: Demonstrated ability to foresee obstacles, generate and implement solutions, and manage long-term changes as needed.
  • Technology: Proficient with GoogleSuites, Slack, and experience with point of sale software.
  • Leadership: Proven experience leading a team
  • Experience working within a worker cooperative.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


  • Salary Range: $70,000 – $80,000
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • Paid sick time
  • Monthly Perq T pass
  • Ownership eligibility after 1 year


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