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Fine Wine Consultant/Specialist

Morrell & Company Fine Wine Retail

New York, NY

Job Description:

Morrell & Company, a New York wine institution, located in the heart of New York City is seeking a seasoned Fine Wine Salesperson to join our team.

This position is for the experienced salesperson that actively works with a book of clients on a one-on-one basis. Communicating with them weekly to monthly; facilitating sales in excess of $1.5mm.

It is the expectation of this position that this employee will be proficient working in the following areas and the description of work:

-Personalized and individual sales on a one-on one basis with clients via phone, email or in the store as part of the fine wine client relations team.
-Be a very customer service driven individual who believes in doing anything/everything to get the job done.
-Work in a dynamic fast-paced environment and have the ability to stay organized and multi-task.
-Have enough experience within the wine world that they can speak comfortably and proficiently about all major wine producing regions.
-Work efficiently in a computer driven environment and utilize your computer skill set to drive sales.
-Willing to continue to taste, learn and participate in sales tastings on site and off to further their wine knowledge.

-Create/deepen relationships with clients and understand their goals.
-Broaden Morrell & Company's market presence.
-Expand our clients’ wine-related needs.
-Support sales floor, client relations and call center as necessary.
-Participate in strategic planning for sales team.

Desired Skills and Experience:
-Ability to cultivate deep relationships with clients by understanding their wine-related goals and earning trust.
-Strong wine knowledge and interest in fine wine. Constant awareness of industry trends and Morrell & Company inventory.
-Ability to cross-sell other wine-related services.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Company Information:

The Morrell Wine Group welcomes you in joining one of the nation’s premier wine and spirits organizations.

Founded in 1947 as Morrell Fine Wines and Spirits, a neighborhood retail shop on Manhattan’s East Side, today the Morrell Wine Group includes its flagship store, Morrell Fine Wine & Spirits, Morrell Wine Bar & Café, Morrell Fine Wine Auctions and Vintage Wine Warehouse.

As a full service wine and spirits merchant, Morrell Wine Group can meet the needs of even the most demanding clientele.

Morrell Fine Wine & Spirits the flagship retail store is located in Rockefeller Plaza on 49th Street. With its unmatched selection, Morrell’s has become a destination wine merchant for discerning buyers seeking the best bottles from the best properties.

Thanks to long-term relationships with the best producers, Morrell’s has unique access to the most sought-after wines from Europe, the US, and the New World. While carrying wines in a full range of prices, Morrell specializes in limited-release and highly allocated wines in regular and large formats, including double magnums and imperials, ideal for special occasions, gifts, and investment. An extensive selection is showcased in the store’s spectacular RARE WINE VAULT.

Morrell Wine Bar & Café, the pioneering wine bar in New York City, next to the store at 1 Rockefeller Plaza, offers over 100 wines by the glass and over 1,000 wines by the bottle, many of them available for purchase at the store. The Wine Bar also regularly offers prestige Champagnes by the glass and rare wines by the ounce, allowing guests the chance to taste from Morrell’s older vintage and rare wine collection. The beverage list also features craft beers from the U.S. and Europe and an innovative cocktail program.

Morrell Fine Wine Auctions, beginning in 1994, Morrell was the first retailer to auction wines in New York since the end of Prohibition. Morrell offers a full-service auction division, providing assessment, transport, storage, sales, purchasing, and shipment of wines and spirits. Customers seeking to refresh their cellars by making room for new wines find this service especially valuable.

Vintage Wine Warehouse is the oldest and largest wine storage facility in New York. The multistory and underground, fire-proof warehouse keeps wines in perfect, temperature-controlled, secure conditions. Wines can be quickly accessed and delivered when needed.

As a fully integrated multi-service wine and spirits merchant, Morrell Wine Group can fill all client needs in wine at the highest level, whether they are collecting, entertaining, selling, investing, or simply enjoying.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, February 10th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary Information:
Based on experience

Contact Information:

Morrell & Company Fine Wine Retail
Jeremy Noye