Job Status: Filled

Retail & Experience Manager - Black Hills Estate Winery (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Andrew Peller Limited (

  Oliver, British Columbia


At Andrew Peller Limited (APL), we deliver the perfect brand experience for every lifestyle, occasion, and generation. Through collaboration, open communication, honesty, drive to win, and accountability, we inspire teammates to be extraordinary every day.

Who We Are

We are one of Canada's largest and oldest wine companies with a rich heritage in quality winemaking.

We produce some of Canada's most recognized brands and offer our teammates a challenging and rewarding employment experience.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Retail & Experience Manager to join our Black Hills Estate Winery team. Black Hills Estate Winery is situated on the scenic Black Sage Bench in Oliver, British Columbia and has been producing premium wine in this region since 1999. Known for the Nota Bene Bordeaux inspired blend, our focus is precise vineyard management, minimal intervention in the winery, and world class wine experiences offered to the thousands of visitors we see annually.

Reporting into the Estate Manager your job will be varied, and no two days will be the same! If you are interested in this opportunity, read further.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary with medical/dental benefits as well other incentives
  • Training and education in various aspects of ultra-premium wines
  • Work in an innovative, fun, and engaging environment that focuses on a "One Team" mentality
  • Employee gift card to be used on our retail products, restaurant, or experiences
  • Access to our Employees Assistance Program, Learning Library and Development Seminars

What you Offer:

  • Restaurant industry experience, preferably in management or supervisory capacity
  • 2-4 years retail supervisory experience preferably in a Hospitality/Tourism or luxury retail environment
  • Completed or working towards completion of WSET or ISG/CAPS or have CMS certification desirable
  • A passion for working with the public and customer service
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to multi-task while guiding a team
  • A "Can Do" attitude and enjoy working in a busy seated tasting environment
  • An understanding of how to provide best-in-class service for guests while also exceeding sales targets
  • Ability to be a brand ambassador; you love to entertain others in a fun and engaging way
  • Knowledge of winery retail Point of Sale software (Wine Direct)

This teammate will be responsible for:

  • Consistently demonstrating service excellence to all visitors resulting in memorable guest experiences while inspiring a team of Sales Associates to do the same
  • Supporting the drive for higher sales and support Wine Educators to sell Wine Club memberships
  • Responsible for sales performance tracking and team training of retail functions within the wine shop
  • Managing all customer inquiries completely, appropriately, and in a consistently positive, professional, and enthusiastic manner
  • Sharing wine and viticultural knowledge in a fun and engaging way with customers and teammates
  • Being a positive coach and brand ambassador, as well as inspiring our team of Wine Educators conveying a consistent and positive brand story
  • Financial and inventory management
  • Maximizing revenue per customer through non-wine merchandising of the tasting room
  • Supporting on-site events and in-store promotions

We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates should be in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment.

This is a full-time, salaried role. Medical, Dental & Health Benefits, Pension Plan with company match, Employee Share Purchase Plan, Discounts on product and experiences

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