Beer and Spirits Buyer (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Marquis Wine Cellars (http://www.marquis-wines.com)

  Vancouver, British Columbia

This posting is to get you to contact me. I have no idea what your name is.  But I do know the sort of person you are, and I know the sort of ambitions you have in life. I also know the level of skill you have and that you want to get better and better at what you do. You want more than a job; you want an exciting career. I am confident you are out there.

 

You want more education, and you want the opportunity to develop into a genuine and respected spirit, beer & sake buyer.  When you call me, you will be able to communicate effectively and will be able to discuss essential things, like what you can expect from us. You will tell me how you have solved clients' problems and ways you have added value for clients and executed your ideas to build the business.

 

I know that you are tired of being unsupported by your current and past employers. I know that with the proper support, you can be a superstar. But above all, I know that you have a driving ambition to be the best, a commitment to excellence and an insatiable need to provide your clients with the ultimate level of service.

 

You know how to build an outstanding product selection, to hunt down quality products before becoming trendy. You also are terrific with people and teams, and you know how to build raving fans. We work as a team - no silos. You are a get the job done, no excuses type of person. Problems are opportunities to learn, improve and be stronger. You can innovate, adapt, and work as a team, no egos.

 

We want you to be as enthusiastic about this position as we are. The growth is only limited by your initiative.

Growth Opportunities:

·       Develop into one of the top beer and spirits curators and educators in BC.

·       Learn how to maintain a work and lifestyle balance.

·       You will be searching the world and our backyard for exciting beers and spirits.

Requirements:

·       Retail, merchandising, marketing or customer service experience.

·       Wine, beer, and spirits knowledge.

·       Management experience is a plus.

Duties include:

·       Purchasing Beer and Spirits.

·       Researching unique and exciting products for Marquis Wines Cellars.

·       Develop and maintain relationships with local craft breweries and distillers and with local agents.

·       Educate and update store staff on your Beer and Spirits selections.

·       Work with customers in the store to sell Beer and Spirits.

·       Create, grow, and develop a buying/collecting group.

·       Creative writing - create and publish content for e-offers, newsletter, and website.

 

This is a full-time salaried position that averages 35-40 hours per week with the occasional weekend off based on rotation. Pay is hourly and based on knowledge and experience. Must be 19 or over.

Benefits:

·       Part of a great team

·       Competitive wage

·       Expand your knowledge of wine, beer, and spirits.

·       Staff discount on products

Work Schedule:

·       8-hour shift

·       Weekends and weekdays

 

Do not ignore this fantastic opportunity.

 

Forward your resume and cover letters to  beerandspirits@marquiswine-cellars.com

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