We are looking for a professional, dedicated, and passionate full-time Wine Associate to join our Somerville team! Our shop is always busy and we work hard, so thriving in a fast-paced environment is essential. Our staff is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the products we sell. Customer service is a priority; we are always friendly, helpful, and approachable to our shoppers and fellow staff members. If you are of the same mind, please see below:
Only reliable, driven, high-energy people with previous hospitality, restaurant and/or retail experience need apply. Successful candidates will have a strong work ethic, professional attitude, good communication skills, as well as a willingness to perform all tasks required for the position (including some heavy lifting). They will also be detail-oriented and creative thinkers.
All applicants must have full shift availability (days, nights, Saturdays, and holidays).
Mandatory position/experience requirements include:
- 1-3 years experience working in hospitality/restaurant/retail sales;
- Working to extensive knowledge of wine;
- Ability to engage with customers in a down-to-earth, approachable manner;
- Experience with point-of-sale software and management programs, etc.;
- Ability to multitask efficiently, and without losing focus;
- Ability to lift 40+ lbs; and
- Ability to organize and stock wine inventory.
This position is best suited for someone with ‘real world’ experience who may be a relative new-comer to the industry, but who has energy and ambition and is looking for an opportunity in the fine wine business where he/she can make an immediate impact. Candidates with consecutive work experience in the industry and strong referrals will be considered first. Familiarity with the Somerville/Ball Sq./Davis Sq. community is a plus.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to DanL@BallSquareFineWines.com. We will not review applications without a cover letter that demonstrates your personality, writing style, and the reasons you are applying for a job with us.
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