Founded in 1992, King Estate is committed to creating world-class wines that reflect the vineyards in which they grow. We are in the process of growing and enhancing our hospitality program with the aim of making every visit a memorable experience, not simply a sale. We are seeking a talented and energetic person to join our team. The right candidate will be detail-oriented, enjoy working with people, and extend a gracious welcome to all of our guests. A passion for wine, food and a desire to learn and expand your skills are required. Previous tasting room experience or fine dining experience is not required, but a knack for creating memorable guest experiences is necessary.
The job description is as follows but not limited to:
- Create a hospitable environment to King Estate customers. Promote the sale of King Estate wines, wine club and merchandise in the tasting room and through private tasting experiences.
- Greet and pour wine for tasting room customers; educate guests on the wines and history of King Estate.
- Conduct private seated tastings for individuals and groups.
- Lead consumer and trade tours of the winery.
- Proficient in Micros software
- Keep tasting room stocked, cleaned, and properly merchandised
- Multi-task under extreme pressure and maintain composure at all times
- Maintain a positive attitude and a strong desire for the challenge of making the sale without coming across as aggressive
- Must understand how to sell to guest’s at all economic and wine experience levels.
- Must be customer focused; consistently able to maintain enthusiasm and project a positive company image
-Position is Part Time. Job requires the ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and holiday weekends such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving
-Must be 21 or older
-Ability to secure the OLCC alcohol permit
-Ability to secure the food handlers permit
- Excellent customer relation, verbal and interpersonal skills
-Must be accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate the ability to multi-task