Job Status: Filled

Retail Wine Store Sales Associate (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  BKL Wine Merchants

  Calgary, Alberta

Wine Store Sales Associate

We are seeking an experienced sales person for our new custom designed boutique wine store in west Calgary, opening in October 2023.  This position requires a knowledgeable and enthusiastic person who wants to further their career in wine.  Our goal is to create one of the best boutique wine stores in Calgary.


Customer Experience

  • Maintain a clean, welcoming environment focused on customer service
  • Track and ensure timely deliveries for online purchases
  • Respond to customer complaints in a calm, clear manner
  • Assist in running a top tier tasting program
  • Aid in the development and promotion of our Wine Club


  • Learn to use our POS sytem to track and manage inventory, product delivery, and distribution
  • Help to develop budgets and themes for advertising
  • Monitor sales and aid in choosing sales products to drive financial success


  • Participate in social media development, e-flyer creation, promotions, wine club advertising and product choices, and tasting events
  • Ensure adherence to all AGLC and OHS guidelines and properly document any incidents
  • Make cerrtain that product is properly entered into POS system and that shelf pricing is accurate
  • Maintain relationships with importers and attend tastings as required
  • Focus on maintaining a clean, well-kept store with a friendly environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years in a retail wine store environment
  • WSET Level 2 and/or ISG Diploma level are preferred (certificates will be requested)
  • Fluent in written and oral English
  • High School Diploma
  • Able to lift 20+kg boxes
  • Eligible to work in Canada

Additional Desirable Credentials

  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Fluency in a second language
  • Skilled in MS Office
  • First Aid Certification


  • Base Salary $45,000+ based on experience
  • Short-Term Bonus, annual grants
  • Long-Term Bonus program with annual grants, geared towards providing meaningful participation in the financial success of our store
  • Blue Cross Health Plan designed to meet employee needs
  • Health Spending Account


Please submit your resume with a brief cover letter to:

[email protected]


Bill Lavergne

Owner: BKL Wine Merchants



Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


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