Job Status: Filled

Tasting Room Sales Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)


  JoieFarm Winery (

  Naramata, British Columbia

JoieFarm Winery is winery on the beautiful Naramata Bench. We have been internationally recognized for our aromatic whites, mouth-watering rosé and award winning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. For the past 15 years we have been an active participant in the local food and wine culture of the Canadian Pacific North West.

We are passionate about creating wines that are fresh, naturally balanced, intensely flavoured and of course, that pair well with food. Because what is “la joie de vie” if not good food, good wine, and great people?

Working with us at JoieFarm is an high-paced, immersive and unique opportunity; we are a knowledgeable and impassioned group of people, and we’re seeking other ardent food and wine lovers to join our team.

Position: Tasting Room Sales Associate

Employment Dates: May 2018 – October 2018 (casual/seasonal)

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Requirements (inclusive but not limited to)

·       Results-based hard sales skills

·       Experience in hospitality 

·       Ability to calmly cope in a high-paced team environment

·       Ability to safely lift 50lbs

·       Serving It Right Certified

·       WSET Level II or higher

·       Second language is an asset

·       Professionalism, maturity, grace and confidence

·       Project a polished and professional outward image in both dress and manners 

·       Ability to work in a team and independently

·       Serving It Right Certified

·       Ability to be comfortable standing for 6 – 7 hours

·       Efficient worker and ability to problem solve

·       Outstanding communication and customer service skills with an ability to adapt to diverse levels of guest knowledge

·       Comfort presenting in front of large groups

Daily Responsibilities (inclusive but not limited to):

o   Maintaining the cleanliness of the hospitality space including tasting rooms, walkways, restrooms, and picnic area;  

o   Ensuring the tasting bars are well stocked, free of clutter, and ready to receive visitors;

o   Host winery guests with confidence and enthusiasm;

o   Correctly communicate Joie’s winemaking style, operations, and curate a memorable experience to the guest’s knowledge level;

o   Act as ambassador to Okanagan’s food and wine culture with personal experience and recommendations.

o   Thoroughly commence closing duties at end of shift to set the next day up for service.


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