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

Part Time

  Township 7 Vineyards & Winery - Naramata/Penticton (http://www.township7.com)

  Penticton, British Columbia

 

Job Description:
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Penticton (Naramata Bench) is looking for passionate individuals to join our tasting room sales team in a part time capacity for the upcoming summer/fall season. This position is designed to provide guests with an outstanding and unique winery experience. You should be able to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and outdoor summer events.

Primary  Responsibilities:

·         Promote and sell our wine and clubSEVEN (our wine Club)

·         Pour wines and describe with confidence.

·         Be well versed in our portfolio, and able to answer guest’s questions with ease.

·         Develop ongoing relationships with guests to stimulate repeat visits and future sales.

·         Host a unique, fun tasting experience and manage multiple guests.

·         Handle routine retail transactions, including operating cash registers/accounting for daily sales.

·         Organize and ready the Tasting Room for daily opening and closing.

·         Advocate for our brand professionally, graciously and passionately.

·         Assist in maintenance of monthly and annual inventories of all wine and non-wine items.

·         Monitor wine/non-wine inventories and general maintenance of premises.

·         Assist with special events as required.

 

Qualifications:

·         Must have a passion for wine

·         WSET level 1 or higher preferred

·         Prior experience in the hospitality industry is preferred

·         Outstanding sales skills

·         Must be over 19, able to lift 40lbs, and stand for extended periods of time

·         Able to work weekends and holidays

·         Must possess Serving it Right certificate

·         Wages are competitive and include sales incentives

 

Attributes:

·         Outstanding customer service abilities

·         A fast learner who excels in a fast-paced work environment, wisely using slower days to plan/excel

·         Ability to multi-task and maintain attention to detail

·         Flexible, friendly, approachable, responsible and passionate 

 

We thank all candidates who apply, but only those considered will be contacted for an interview.

 

 

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