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Tasting Room Associate - Weekends Required

Dobbes Family Winery

Dundee, OR

Job Description:

Dobbes Family Winery is seeking an enthusiastic, driven, friendly tasting room wine ambassador to represent our wines, our winery, and our welcoming culture. The ideal candidate will provide spirited and exceptional customer service for our club members, new visitors, industry peers, and trade partners. They will also educate guests on the unique qualities of our wines, history, philanthropy and culture. A service heart coupled with strong sales talent is a must, as is a sense of humor and commitment to teamwork. We invite you to join our team of passionate, hard-working individuals who love what we do and are proud to be a part of one of the most established and well-respected wineries in the Willamette Valley.

Our Dundee tasting room is open every day from 11am – 6pm, with occasional evening events. This is a part-time position (10-15 hours/week). Weekend availability required.

Job Duties:
•  Greet and serve guests hospitably
•  Conduct tastings and tours of the winery facilities
•  Create a memorable experience for guests
•  Effectively advise and sell wines to guests
•  Answer tasting room phone to field questions and arrange group tours and tastings
•  Provide education about each of our wines, wine tasting practices, winemaking techniques, and winery/winemaker history
•  Invite all visitors to join our wine club and share news of our upcoming events
•  Handle routine point-of-sale transactions
•  Complete routine housekeeping tasks to maintain a neat and orderly work environment
•  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by manager


Position requirements
•  Requires a knowledge of and passion for wine that can be communicated to our guests
•  Proven abilities in sales, customer service and confident and friendly interaction with the diverse public
•  Professional appearance and demeanor
•  Outstanding verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
•  High energy and ability to work well in a fast-paced, team environment
•  Familiarity with the operation of POS systems
•  Strong computer proficiency
•  Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects with little direction
•  Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
•  Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
•  Must be at least 21 years of age
•  OLCC pourers license and food handlers card is required (company can assist with this requirement if needed)

Position Comments
•  Position is hourly DOE; weekend availability and occasional events and holidays (10-15 hours/week)
•  Team environment, PTO provided
•  Competitive Commission Structure and Tip
•  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required.

Founded in 2002, Dobbes Family Winery/Wine by Joe embodies over three decades of winemaking. We embrace new possibilities and try to deliver an evolved wine experience for everyone we interact with. Our dynamic people and partners take pride in every aspect of our business and output. We stand proud and innovative, inclusive and intentional, at every turn. Our passion fuels us and we exude it in everything we do.

Dobbes Family Winery and Wine by Joe are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

Please forward a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and passion for wine, sales, and hospitality with the link below to be considered for this position. No calls or walk-ins, please.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, May 13th
Type of Work:
Part Time
Job Level:
Entry Level
Compensation:
Competitive