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

Part Time

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

  South Langley, British Columbia

 

Tasting Room Wine Sales Associate (South Langley) | Part Time Position

Are you looking to work in a professional, fun filled, industry leading small winery, where you can work along side an enthusiastic team and entertain guest in a warm hospitable environment?  Consider this opportunity as your employment goals are within reach.  

Under the direction of the Langley Winery Manager, the Tasting Room Sales Associate position is responsible for providing the ultimate guest wine tasting experience at Township 7 Vineyards & Winery in South Langley.  This person will be responsible for maintaining day-to-day focus on sales goals, wine club initiatives, and ensuring that all visitors to our Tasting Room enjoy a hospitable and positive memorable experience. This position will include weekday, weekend and holiday shifts with seasonal evening shifts.  

A passion and knowledge of wine including hospitality experience (2 years) is strongly recommended. 

NOTE:  This position is Part time

Candidate must live & work in Canada.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet all visitors and professionally pour wines for tasting purposes.
  • Acquire and maintains thorough knowledge of Township 7 Vineyards & Winery and its wines.
  • Provide an approachable and accurate description of the Township 7 Vineyards & Winery story and wines.
  • Accurately handle purchase transactions, operate cash register and credit card processor.
  • Record all inventory items including wine used for tasting purposes. 
  • Cleaning and organization as required such as glassware, tasting room display, work area (inside & outside) and washrooms.
  • Represents winery at outside functions/festivals as needed as well as assisting with special events as needed.
  • Answer any incoming calls and provide detail messages when required. 
  • Assists with display and pricing of wines as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Manager.

General:

  • Work with the Winery Manager to execute engaging, educational, and memorable positive guest experiences that build brand loyalty.
  • Engage in teamwork and enthusiastic employee relations among the Tasting Room staff.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, the ability to appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information and/or situations and the ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.
  • Perform efficiently in a fast pace environment utilizing multi-tasking skills.
  • Ensure, by performance and example, that Township 7 Vineyards & Winery culture is consistently supported in all business and employee interactions, which includes both ethical and legal aspects, complying with federal and provincial laws and company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Highly customer service oriented.
  • Professional appearance, approachable and positive demeanor.
  • Must be available and willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends.
  • Must be at least 21 years old and have Serving it Right certification.
  • Passion for knowledge of fine wine and willingness to learn more.
  • Excellent hospitality, sales, organizational, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs.

Compensation:
- Hourly and assuming 12-20 hours per week
- Wine club incentive program.
- Gratuities
- Staff sales incentives
- Employee wine discount

How To Apply

Visit our South Langley location to deliver resume.
Please, do not call the winery inquiring about the position as we would like to keep the phone lines clear for customer inquiries.

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