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Full Time Wine Sales Associate

Quality House Wines

New York, NY

Job Description:

Quality House Wines is a third-generation wine merchant located in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan and we are looking to hire an addition to our retail family. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about wine and food and can easily make recommendations on the sales floor. The position entails in-depth customer interaction so he/she must be able to confidently interact with our walk-in, phone and internet customers. Excellent written communication skills are required as preparing tastings notes and creating promotional material is a part of the job. Previous experience in wine retail is preferred, but not required. The hours are flexible and very good for retail (10am-7pm), but nights and weekends are required during the holiday season (late November through early January). Compensation is hourly, benefits include healthcare, generous discount on wine and frequent staff wine tasting.

Job Responsibilities:
-Assist with day-to-day retail operations, order fulfillment and follow-up
-Assist in creation and execution of promotional material
-Create & maintain social media marketing campaigns including facebook, twitter and instagram
-Inside sales: generate and call on leads to generate new business
-Organize on premise and off premise wine tasting events
-Stocking shelves and inventory maintenance

Job Requirements:
-Must be able to work a minimum of 32 hours per week
-Ability to work nights and weekends during Holiday Season (November-January)
-At least 2 years of retail experience; wine retail preferred, but not required
-Strong customer service skills
-Must be able to communicate effectively in person, on the phone, and via e-mail
-Detail oriented, ability to multi-task
-Strong computer skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office, Excel, & Outlook
-Social Media networking savvy: must have working knowledge of twitter, facebook, instagram
-Must be able to lift 40lbs

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to e-mail below.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, August 27th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Salary Information:


Contact Information
Quality House Wines
Lisa Holler