Cafe Manager

Located in Oakland, Highwire Coffee Roasters opened with the intention of building a company where people who are passionate about coffee and want a career in coffee will find a professional home.  Highwire Coffee Roasters are diverse in their backgrounds and interests and get to bring their whole self to work each day. Their common ground is their love for coffee, and they enjoy gathering together and getting to know more about each other. Highwire Coffee Roasters brings their own approach to roasting and coffee. They love making big bold cups of coffee that still taste like the place they came from.


Highwire is looking for a Cafe Manager who leads and inspires their team to delight Highwire customers by being approachable, coffee-focused, and operationally confident. The right candidate will create great spaces to work, where people can grow and develop personally and professionally, utilize their strengths, and be part of something pretty special. Additionally, they are results-driven and ensure efficient operations to help drive growth and profitability for the cafe.


  • 1+ year in a store/cafe manager role

  • Specialty coffee experience

  • Exceptional customer service and hospitality practices

  • An understanding that being an exceptional barista is more than just making delicious drinks

  • Existing accredited CA Food Safety Certification (manager level) or certification within 30 days post-hire


Salary is based on experience