Tasting Room Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Blue Grouse Winery (http://www.bluegrouse.ca)

  Vancouver Island, British Columbia

 

Do you love wine?

Love to talk about wine and share your knowledge?

Are you enthusiastic and engaging?

Are you looking for career advancement in the wine industry?

Blue Grouse Winery is a premium, innovative vineyard and winery located in the Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, an upcoming grape growing region on the edge of cool-climate viticulture.

We are now accepting applications for a full-time Tasting Room Manager. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a passion for wine, who is outgoing, enjoys meeting new people, is an effective and dynamic communicator, and can deliver excellent customer service and leadership. The ideal candidate has experience with wine sales and some formal wine education (ie WSET). We want you to connect with the guest, have engaging conversations about our award-winning wines and help them in selecting their purchases and joining our Wine Club.

 

Key Functions of the position would be:

·         Business development and traffic strategies

·         Hire, train and schedule the tasting room staff

·         Administration

·         Booking and managing tours

 

Qualifications

·         Post-Secondary Education in Hospitality Management or Business (Or Equivalent)

·         Experience managing a team of 6-8 people

·         1-3 Years previous guest service experience (Winery Experience Preferred)

·         Exemplary customer service skills

·         Solid wine knowledge both local and international (WSET Level II an Asset)

·         Holds a Serving It Right certificate

·         Understanding of social media platforms, trends and opportunities an asset

·         Ability to learn, use and teach Point of Sale programs effectively

·         Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal & communications skills

·         Good understanding and ability to use Microsoft Office and other Computer

·         Physically fit

·         Professional attitude and a strong work ethic; ability to multitask

·         Be available and willing to work the required weekends and holidays

 

 

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