Business Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Ontario Spring Water Sake Company (

  Toronto (downtown), Ontario


Business Manager – Ontario Spring Water Sake Company

This is an opportunity to become a key member of the passionate team that is producing and distributing award-winning Izumi Sake from downtown Toronto’s Distillery District.  In 2010 we were the first company to establish a sake brewery in eastern North America.  We use traditional hand-crafted methods learned under the direction of Japanese Master Brewer Yoshiko Takahashi and the advice of our consultants at the venerable Miyasaka Brewing Co., Ltd., brewers of Masumi Sake since 1662.  Our sake is widely available in the LCBO, SAQ and high quality Japanese and non-Japanese licensee accounts.

The Business Manager reports to the President, and is responsible for the following functions:

     1.  Leading a 4-6 person team (depending on the season) that operates our brewery tasting counter, retail store and tasting tour operations;

     2.  Coordinating the licensee and LCBO store visit programs with 2 other team members, and maintaining relations with key licensee accounts directly. 

     3.  Preparing reports for internal and external purposes based on data entered by retail/production staff and our bookkeeper;

     4. Ordering supplies;

     5.  Day to day banking and POS system management;

     6. Coordination of promotion activities including social media.

Significant and relavent experience in the alcoholic beverage industry, SmartServe certification and a valid drivers’ license are required for this position.  Prior knowledge of sake, Asian culture and some Asian language proficiency are highly desirable.


The Business Manager receives a competitive salary based on prior experience level, dental/drug/insurance benefits (following a probationary period), car and cellphone allowances and reimbursement of expenses reasonably incurred in performance of his/her duties.

How To Apply

Please apply via email with resume and detailed covering letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position.

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