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

Part Time

  The Hare Wine Co (http://www.theharewineco.com)

  Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 

The Hare Wine Co. is seeking passionate and engaging wine enthusiasts who are team-oriented and customer service driven. This dynamic role will include conducting tours, delivering tastings and working special events. 

This is a Part-Time role that has opportunity to become a Full-Time position in high season. 

Duties:

‪Welcoming guests and providing an engaging and positive experience

Educating guests about The Hare Wine Co. and our award-winning wines through, tastings, tours and retail sales

Developing and maintaining wine and merchandise knowledge to support a superb retail experience

‪Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and presentation of the retail area, tasting rooms and winery property

Stocking and cleaning shelves

Operation of POS system

Duties may also include packing and shipping wine orders, off-site tasting events and other winery opportunities

 

Ideal Candidate Requirements

 High school Diploma or equivalent

Smart Serve Certified

Have reliable transportation

Flexible schedule (evenings, holidays and weekends)

Passionate about the Ontario wine industry and excited to expand wine knowledge

Comfortable public speaking and leading tours & tastings for small and large groups

Experience working as a team, preferably in the wine or hospitality industry

Superior communication skills and ability to associate with a diverse group of winery visitors

Ability to stand for long periods and lift up to 40lbs

Previous wine sales experience an asset

Second language (Mandarin/French) considered an asset but not required

 

How To Apply

Please write your cover letter and resume to Meagan Meeboer - Applications by email and in person are accepted. mmeeboer@theharewineco.com

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