customer service, wine retail (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  the winehouse, inc. (http://thewinehousewinnipeg.com)

  Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job description

If you are looking for a career in wine & beverage, retail & hospitality, we are looking for you! the winehouse is looking for outgoing, enthusiastic, go-getters to join our professional team! Permanent full-time (30-40 hours/week), part-time (12-20 hours/week) and casual (weekends) positions available.

What we offer:

· an environment where you can learn & grow with flexible hours to provide work life balance; 

· a tuition program to gain certifications in wine (WSET, CMS, etc.);

· on the job learning - opportunities to grow product knowledge, attend &/or work wine events;

· on the job training - Microsoft, Google Workspace, etc;

· possibility of advancement to a supervisor, management or sales role; and

. opportunities for industry related travel and education.

 

We are looking for someone who:

· Has strong social and customer service skills – you are an active listener who is responsible and dependable, goal-oriented, flexible, patient;

· Has a positive attitude and looks forward to embracing new challenges;

· Is a team player - values strong teamwork, loves contributing and enjoys motivating both customers and co-workers;

· Has the ability to take direction, be coached and is adaptable to change;

· Has previous retail or hospitality experience;

· Has creative ideas to share;

· Evening and weekend availability;

· A passion for wine, beverages & food;

· Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

The responsibilities of these positions include:

· Retail sales

· Offering an amazing customer service experience for all our customers - retail, online, & corporate partners;

· Filling online & phone orders for daily pick-up &/or delivery;

· Merchandising & stocking;

· General cleaning & upkeep of store appearance;

· Ensuring the winehouse procedures and policies are followed.

If you are interested in a full-time (30-40 hours/week), part-time (12-20) or a casual (weekend) position please send your résumé and cover letter to Lucy & Marlies. And be creative – tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to work in wine!

Why a career in the wine retail?

Wine retail careers can be rich & rewarding, many of our staff have been in the industry for 10+ years. There is opportunity to learn everyday - wine is always changing; you get to be physically active from stocking shelves to running the front counter to working the tasting bar; and the hours are flexible. Wine retail is also a great entry point for a career in beverage alcohol where you can learn about trends and develop your customer service and sales skills. 

 

Company description

the winehouse is a family owned business. It was established by Tico & Karen Cornejo in 1999 as "Pembina Fine Wines". After moving to its current location at 1600 Kenaston Blvd in March 2009, and subsequently changing its name, the winehouse has grown to be one of Manitoba's largest wine suppliers while maintaining its roots in friendly service.

From our house, to your home…

 

How To Apply

To apply please email your résumé & cover letter using the link provided or apply in person at:

the winehouse inc | 110-1600 Kenaston Blvd | Winnipeg | MB | R3P 0Y4 | Phone: (204) 275-6660

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