Job Status: Filled

Retail Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Rockway Vineyards (

  Jordan, Ontario


Retail Shop Manager


Key Tasks:

·          Actively sell alongside Retail Sales Associates in order to achieve/exceed retail sales objectives, wine tours, special tastings, non-wine target goals.

·         Greet visitors with a sincere and welcoming attitude and during their stay, provide consistent, first class customer service

·         Conduct winery tours and formal tastings with energy and enthusiasm

·         Monitor store inventory, ensuring that the movement of all stock is being tracked accurately and that the store is always at optimum stock levels, through regular replenishment

·         Planning and execution of in-store and off-site events including passport programs, specialty tastings, trade shows, etc.…

·         Update website as needed with help

·         Manage wine club and execution of shipments



  • Post-secondary diploma/degree consideration if in Wine Business
  • Experience in a winery supervisory/managerial role (2-3 years)
  • Smart Serve certification is required (training provided if necessary)
  • Experience working within the wine industry
  • Ability to lift 30lbs (case of wine) is a requirement     


·         Working Conditions:

  • Substantial time spent at the cash counter, tasting bar, or otherwise on the "floor"
  • Some off-site functions & special events / tastings
  • Hours of work include evenings, weekends, holidays


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Rockway Vineyards welcomes and encourages applications from people with differing abilities. 


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