Wine Specialist (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  JAK'S Beer Wine & Spirits (

  New Westminster, British Columbia

How can we support you to achieve success both personally and professionally?

At JAK'S Beer Wine & Spirits, it is our pledge to you to support you to be successful, both personally and professionally.

Further, our purpose at JAK'S is simple:

Sharing our passion for people and spirits.

Through this passion, our leadership team with support you to set and achieve your personal and professional goals and dreams.

To achieve these goals and dreams, JAK’S supports its people with paid professional development opportunities, which include: sales training, leadership training, operational training and product knowledge training in the form of courses and / or conferences.

If you are a goal oriented person, seeking an organization that expects its team to come to work ready to have fun and puts people first by empowering and supporting them to be successful, then JAK'S will be an ideal cultural fit for you. Whether you are a student looking for part-time work or one looking to grow with JAK'S, we will work with you to achieve your personal and professional goals.

The ideal JAK's candidate will:

  • a) have an inner passion for wine, beer, spirits and the service industry as a whole
  • b) possess a positive attitude
  • c) have the ability to energize our team
  • d) be an effective communicator with the ability to share knowledge with our guests
  • e) be an ultimate team player
  • f) be an effective multi-tasker; excelling under pressure
  • g) conduct themselves professionally with a respectful form of business candor
  • h) have the ability, aptitude and attitude to wow those around them.

This is a sales position, in which the successful candidate will be focused on engaging customers and enhancing their wine experience within our store, primarily, but not limited to our busy afternoon, evening and weekend shifts. Formal sales, wine, beer and spirits training is an asset, but not required. Some level of WSET and / or Prud'homme certification would be ideal, but is also not required, as JAK'S Beer Wine & Spirits offers paid professional development opportunities, which can be catered to fit your personal goals.

This position offers extremely competitive wages along with benefits, as well as further professional development. This would be an ideal position for one looking to grow and advance in the retail beverage industry with a thriving organization.

Serious applicants should reply to this advertisement via email with a resume and cover letter addressed to the attention of Tim Dumas, Director of Sales.

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