Brewers Association Job Announcement

The Brewers Association (BA) is expanding resources to help make more technical brewing and pipeline information available to BA members.This position is new and is a reaction to greater information available, greater networking by BA staff and the technical committee over the last several years. It is also a reflection of organizational financial success. The position was proposed by Technical Committee Chair Ken Grossman and approved by the board of directors to be included in the 2013 Brewers Association annual plan.

The Technical Brewing Projects Assistant is a full-time position designed to provide technical brewing expertise and project coordination for the professional division of the BA. The project work includes technical content creation and review for, The New Brewer, Brewers Association Power Hours, surveys, and projects developed in coordination with the Brewers Association Technical Committee and Pipeline Committee.

The person selected will work closely with BA Technical Brewing Projects Coordinator Chris Swersey and BA Director Paul Gatza.  The location of the position is Boulder, Colorado, but the hiring group will evaluate candidates who have circumstances that preclude this possibility.

A full job description is available via the pdf at


Paul Gatza

March 14, 2013

Paul Gatza is the director of the Brewers Association (BA), a not-for-profit trade association whose purpose is to promote and protect American craft brewers and American craft beer and the community of brewing enthusiasts. Paul is a member of the association’s Brewpubs, Technical, Communications, Market Development, PR & Marketing and Government Affairs Committees.

Paul’s origin in the beer community started when he took up homebrewing in 1990. He worked on the bottling line at Boulder Beer and would sneak over to the brewhouse when opportunity allowed. He owned a pair of homebrew supply shops in Boulder and Longmont, Colorado from 1994 to 1998. He served as director of the American Homebrewers Association for 7 years and is in his 17th year as Brewers Association director. Paul is ranked as a National Beer Judge by the Beer Judge Certification Program. Paul is also a former judge director of both the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup, before moving to the judge panels for these elite competitions.

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