Job Status: Filled

Wine Shop Sales Associate (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Part Time

  Hillside Winery (

  Penticton, British Columbia

We are searching for talented and energetic people to join our Wine Shop Sales team.

We have a Part time seasonal position available for a WINE SHOP SALES ASSOCIATE now through October.

Applicants must be available to work some weekends and holidays.

Hillside has an excellent Covid-19 Safety Plan in place to ensure your safety.  Our tastings are set up so that 6 feet of distance between you, the customer and your co-workers can be maintained.

Position Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Warmly greet and provide guests with an exceptional and memorable tasting experience tailored to guest’s knowledge level 
  • Educate guests about wines; sharing information about our history and philosophy, as well as our winemaking practices
  • Assisting customers with wine purchases
  • Assisting current wine club members, and enrolling new wine club members
  • Stocking and merchandising shelves
  • Open and Closing duties
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of hospitality areas including the wine shop, courtyard, and designated tasting areas.
  • Assisting with packaging and shipping wine orders
  • Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule that may include weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Serving experience considered an asset
  • Prior experience in hospitality, retail or sales
  • WSET Certification or other wine education is an asset
  • Experience with WineDirect POS an asset

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service and sales skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of wine or a keen interest in wine
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Comfort with computers (for our basic point of sale software)
  • Serving it Right Certificate
  • At least 19 years of age 
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements of the job.  These include but are not limited to: 1) lifting up to 40 lbs. while navigating stairs or equipment, 2) standing for extended periods of time
  • Availability to work weekends, holidays and some evenings




Hillside Winery & Bistro is located on the Naramata Bench, just minutes from Penticton BC. Established in 1989, we are one the oldest wineries in the region. We have a rich history and long-standing reputation for providing exceptional, award winning wines.  We continue to offer our guests the ultimate Naramata Bench experience with terroir-driven wine, locally-inspired cuisine, and striking views of the bench and Lake Okanagan. What’s not to love?


We have an amazing team of people in all areas of the business.  Whether you work in the wine shop, cellar, kitchen or front of house our culture of respect, integrity and generosity starts at the top and works its way down.  We offer very competitive pay and great incentives and benefits - not to mention awesome staff parties!

This is a perfect time to join the Hillside team.  We are expanding our wine & food offerings, and it promises to be an exciting season. If you are looking to join a fun & dynamic team, and to take part in the continued growth and development of a winery...this position is for you!


We are known for our very warm & welcoming tasting room and pride ourselves on making the wine tasting experience fun and approachable. While the environment is laid-back, the success of our business relies on having a team dedicated to top-notch customer service and an unwavering commitment to be front-line ambassadors of the Hillside brand in a bustling and busy environment.

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