Wine Consultant (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Legacy Liquor Store (http://legacyliquorstore.com)

  Vancouver, British Columbia

 

LEGACY LIQUOR STORE JOB POSTING: Product Advisor (Wine Department)

 

POSITION TITLE:                               Wine Product Advisor, Legacy Liquor Store

WAGE STRUCTURE:                         Hourly (Rate DOE), Group Benefits (after 6 months), great staff discount, educational support, other perks

POSITION SUMMARY:

Legacy Liquor Store’s Product Advisors are our front-line staff, providing our customers with helpful, knowledgeable advice in an enthusiastic, upbeat, and unpretentious manner. They are beverage-alcohol and retail professionals with extensive product knowledge (either self-taught or certified through an organization such as Prud’homme, CSS, WSET/ISG, etc.). They demonstrate a high level of customer service, going where they are needed most in the store when it’s busy, and demonstrating initiative and drive during slower times. They maintain Legacy standards of service and professionalism, ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through provision of excellent service, and drive sales and foster growth through continual development (formal and informal) of product knowledge.  We’re looking for dynamic wine enthusiasts to join our team.

 

WORK PERFORMED:

●     General service (maintaining a positive, upbeat, engaging attitude and approach; answering customer questions and assisting whenever possible; answering phones, assisting with tasting events; maintaining the general cleanliness and tidiness of the store; fostering a positive, team-oriented work environment)

●     Sales focused on the customer’s preferences and budget

●     Department maintenance (stocking & organizing shelves, counting inventory, building displays, printing price tags, general cleaning / dusting etc)

●     Cashier shifts (quickly and accurately processing cash and credit card transactions, processing returns, providing general assistance to customers)

●     Private event hosting on various wine styles and regions

●     Inventory and stock maintenance

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

●     Excellent professional presentation and communication skills—additional language(s) an asset

●     Formal training in wine preferred

●     SIR Certification

●     Able to lift 30lbs

●     Cash / credit card handling experience

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position requires a strong presence on the sales floor. Candidate must be comfortable standing for long periods of time, be comfortable repeatedly lifting cases of wine, beer, and spirits (up to 20 kg), be comfortable kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders, and have experience with various POS systems. Shifts required include days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

 

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