Job Title: Retail Associate & Taproom Server

BackRoads Brews + Shoes is a specialty running retail store and taproom focused on providing an excellent customer experience and establishing and maintaining a strong store community. The BackRoads Taproom adds a unique in-store experience for our customers by providing a place to socialize and be part of a broader community. BackRoads carries a wide selection of footwear and gear for both running and walking and has established a prominent running group. BackRoads is searching for a motivated individual interested in being part of the running community and the sporting goods industry.

Job Type: Part-time with potential for promotions and increased hours. Start at 15-20 hours per week. Will need to be available for weekday hours during the day and evenings. Position will tentatively start the week of March 7th, 2023.

Wage: Competitive wage based on experience. Tips from the taproom additional.


  • Conduct shoe fittings 
  • Serving customers as Barista and Bartender in taproom
  • Merchandising shoes and apparel
  • Processing purchases for all taproom and retail items
  • Stocking and organizing inventory room
  • Cleaning store and taproom
  • Process and manage new inventory using Shopify
  • Represent and be knowledgeable of product in store
  • Process online sales using Shopify
  • Conducting opening and closing procedures
  • Occasionally contributing to store social media content


  • Computer savvy
  • Independent worker
  • Personable and comfortable talking to several customers
  • Interest in running as an activity or sport
  • Some knowledge of running shoes and current shoe technology
  • Familiarity with Shopify an asset

Preferred Experience:

  • Serving as a Barista and Bartender
  • Retail and Sales

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Smart Serve

How to Apply: Email resume to by Sunday February 26th, 2023 at 11:59pm. References along with resume are welcome.