Tasting Room Associate (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Lunessence Winery (http://lunessencewinery.com)

  Summerland, British Columbia

Lunessence Winery and Vineyards is a boutique premium winery in Summerland, in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Since the property was purchased in 2014 we have made a commitment to organic, biodynamic and sustainable vineyard and winemaking practices. The tasting room offers one of the best patios and views this side of Okanagan Lake and provides a beautiful environment for anyone wanting to join the Lunessence team this year.

We are accepting applications for a Tasting Room Associates to work part time in August (1-2 days a week) and full time in September and October. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a passion for wine, to interact with guests and create a fun and enjoyable environment to taste and discuss our wines.

Here are some of things you’ll be doing:

-Engage with the guests one on one or in small groups to tell the Lunessence story, what makes our wines unique and educate on the products

-Responsible for the daily operations of the tasting room including maintaining wine & merchandise levels, POS system use and cash out, organization & cleanliness

-Promote wine sales and the Wine Club

-Discerning the appropriateness of serving wine samples in regard to pour sizes, patron’s legal age and sobriety

-Be part of a team that works collectively, has fun and pushes to meet sales targets

 

 These are the things we’re looking for:

-Engaging and personable customer service

-Solid wine knowledge – WSET considered an asset

-Previous tasting room and/or service experience preferred

-Must be able to lift 40 lb cases of wine

-Professional attitude, reliable and a strong work ethic

-Holds a Serving It Right certificate

 

Time Period:  August – October 2018. Shifts include weekends and holidays

To apply please contact Cameron Walker at cameron.walker@lunessencewinery.com

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