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

Part Time

  LA FRENZ Estate Winery (http://www.lafrenzwinery.com)

  Penticton, British Columbia

Highly regarded, innovative and successful BC winery is seeking seasonal Tasting Room Sales Associates/ Wine Servers for 2018. We are offering both full-time and part-time positions during the season, from May to October.

We are also seeking Staff for Host and Seater positions especially during the summer months, from June to August.

As a server you will be energetic, have a passion for the BC wine industry, possess exceptional customer service skills, be over 19 and have had prior serving experience.

Duties and skills include 

  • Greeting customers at all times.  
  • Conducting seated wine tastings on the patio or at the tasting bar. 
  • Provide an educational experience promoting and selling La Frenz wines. ·       
  • Friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing customer service skills.
  • Responsible for sales transactions. This includes taking payment, packing orders and helping guests by carrying out their orders to their cars.
  • Multi-tasking, organizing, cleaning, re-stocking.
  • Cleaning duties included but not limited to:  bussing and re-setting tables for next guests, polishing glasses, cleaning and tidying up washrooms and general housekeeping of the Wine Shop (floors, windows, watering plants, garbage and recycle, etc).

Required qualifications 

  • Serving It Right Certificate for Tasting Room Sales Associate/ Wine Server position only.
  • Weekend availability including holidays during the season.
  • Serving experience.
  • Wine knowledge an asset (WSET or similar). 

Personal Skills

  • Friendly nature that enjoys working in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment with a smile.
  • Provide excellence in customer service at all times.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Responsible and committed.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to be pro-active.        
  • A love for wine and wine knowledge.        
  • Must be physically active and able to lift a 38 lb box of wine.
  • Must be able to work outside and stand for extended periods of time (6 to 8 hours).

Compensation

Above industry standard hourly wage plus commissions.

Application deadline is March 30th, 2018 with a start date May/June.

References are required.

Only applicants that meet the above criteria for this position will be contacted for further discussion and interviews.

 

How To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to info@lafrenzwinery.com and indicate if you have any preference regarding the positions available.

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