Tasting Room Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Magnetic Hill Winery

  Moncton, New Brunswick

We are focused on high-quality wine and exceptional guest experiences and need the right people to help build the NB wine industry. The ideal candidate is passionate about wine, food, service & local life.

Our newly opened tasting room is stunning and our new wines are incredible, so we have so many more visitors than ever before enjoying the ambiance, the experience and the East Coast hospitality as we build a thriving wine region along the Northumberland Coast in NB.

Guest Experience Manager

(winery tasting room/brewery tap room manager)

Join our team and dive into an amazing culture that pushes the envelope and that encourages both personal and professional development. We are focused on high-quality wine and exceptional guest experiences and need the right people to help build the NB wine industry. The ideal candidate is passionate about wine, food, service & local life.

Mission Statement:

“ Create memorable experiences for guests and our team, pairing our gorgeous views in a rustic/chic ambiance with great food and wine/beer experiences. Maximize sales and revenue, by developing strong relationships with customers, wine club members, and industry professionals showing maritime hospitality as our specialty. Through effective leadership and staff training, I will promote Magnetic Hill’‘s brands, increase customer loyalty, and contribute to its overall success.”

Responsibilities of a Guest Experience Manager

·        Hire, train, and manage tasting room staff, ensuring high standards of customer service and product knowledge.

·        Develop and implement sales strategies to increase revenue, including promotions, discounts, and special events.

·        Monitor inventory levels and order wine, merchandise, and supplies as needed.

·        Develop and manage budgets for the tasting room, including sales goals and labor costs.

·        Schedule and coordinate tastings, tours, and other events, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for guests.

·        Maintain a clean and inviting tasting room, including overseeing cleaning and maintenance schedules and ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations.

·        Develop and maintain relationships with wine club members, VIPs, and other regular customers, providing exceptional customer service and ensuring their loyalty.

·        Keep up-to-date with industry trends, product knowledge, and local industry, making recommendations for improvements and changes to the tasting room experience.

·        Attend trade shows, industry events, and wine/beer tastings to represent us and network with other industry professionals.

·        Identifies opportunities to leverage local relationships/partnerships for future growth

·        Works according to Magnetic Hill Winery’s Employee Handbook

·        Perform other duties as assigned

A day in the life:

·        Be a leader that sets an example and helps the team grow by coaching, inspiring, and mentoring

·        Motivate the team to hit productivity goals and provide top-notch service

·        Ensure the team is handling orders, serving tables, and maintaining an excellent level of service

·        Help train the team to become wine experts

·        Keep the store spick and span, fully stocked, and ready for customers at all times

·        Make sure the team gets inventory and cash management done quickly and efficiently

·        Make sure the guests are happy and that the team is delivering a high-quality experience

·        Adjust the schedule according to business needs and ensure everyone stays productive

·        Monitor how everything is running and make sure we’re meeting our targets

·        Always look professional and maintain a positive attitude

·        Make sure the tasting room follows opening and closing procedures

·        Follow all safety protocols to keep everyone safe

·        Keep learning about wine and share your knowledge with the team

·        Keep accurate records of what we have in stock

·        Be a team player and help out wherever you’re needed


·        Bilingual (French and English) or multi-lingual

·        Post-secondary education or relevant management experience

·        Love dogs! (Magnum and Brix our Australian Shepherds are around for lots of cuddles)

·        High school diploma or GED

What you bring:

·        A love for wine (and craft beer)

·        Able to work well with others and can also get things done solo, all while producing great results. Whether as part of a team or on their own, you’ll never compromise on quality.

·        Self-motivated, entrepreneurial spirit with a high energy level

·        Available to work evenings, weekend and holidays

·        Willingness to complete the Responsible Beverage certificate training

·        Willingness to complete Food Safety Certification

·        Willingness to complete WSET certification

·        Physically fit to meet requirements of lifting 35 lb-50 lb cases of wine, standing for long periods in various environments

·        Be at least 19 years of age

·        Safely adhere to public health and Covid policies and guidelines to maintain a safe environment

What’s in it for you:

We are looking for a Full Time candidate to fill this position. This position is a leadership role, with growth and advancement options available to the right candidates. We strive to create an environment where the right people will make a huge impact. We fuel our employee’s hobbies and professional growth interests by incorporating that into their work. Magnetic Hill Winery offers a competitive compensation package with benefits and perks tailored to you (yes, free wine is included)!


We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.


Salary: $20-$30 hourly (open to adjustments based off the level of experience of the individual)

How To Apply

*Only applications submitted to https://magnetichillwinery.com/info/careers will be considered.*

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