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Tasting Room Manager

Irvine & Roberts Vineyards

Ashland, OR

Job Description:

Tasting Room and Wine Club Manager

Irvine & Roberts Vineyards is a family owned estate winery located in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon. Focused on producing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay at the highest level of quality, we also strive to provide tasting and wine club experiences that leave a lasting impression on every guest that visits our beautifully designed new tasting room. We are currently searching for a Tasting Room and Wine Club Manager that will confidently lead our excellent hospitality team, enthusiastically build and coordinate our wine club membership and work closely with the winemaker and ownership to establish a durable legacy of excellence.

Overall, the right candidate for the position will create and maintain an exceptional tasting room atmosphere and culture for all guests and team members and will creatively contribute to the continued success of a growing and exciting wine club.

Responsibilities:
-Hire, train and supervise tasting room staff, ensuing their continued education and development and building a strong culture of great hospitality and respectful salesmanship.
-Manage all elements of tasting room operations, including: staff scheduling, inventory management, sales reporting, merchandise management, POS system training and management, and ensure the general maintenance and cleanliness of both indoor and outdoor spaces.
-In conjunction with the ownership and concierge, coordinate all tasting room and wine club events and provide creative input to continually provide new and exciting guest experiences.
-Under direction of the ownership, establish and achieve ongoing sales objectives for tasting room and wine club channels.
-Continually strive to find novel sales opportunities by creating and maintaining new consumer and trade relationships.

Qualifications:
-2 or more years of wine sales or hospitality experience.
-2 or more years of employee management experience.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and Word) and POS systems (preferably with wine industry specific software)
-Organized, self-motivated and able to operate autonomously and in teams.
-Positive attitude, energetic personality and strong leadership abilities.
-Ability to work weekends and some evenings.
-Ability to lift at least 45 pounds, reach, stoop and stand for long periods of time.
-Must be 21 years or older.

Please submit your resume and cover letter telling us why you would be the perfect fit in representing our brand.

Compensation:
The position is full time and includes a competitive salary and health benefits package.

Irvine & Roberts Vineyards is located in Ashland, Oregon, which was recently selected by Wine Enthusiast Magazine as one of the top ten wine destinations in the world. It is a picturesque small town nestled into the confluence of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountain ranges at the southern edge of the Rogue Valley AVA. With endless hiking and biking trails, great Nordic and Alpine skiing, world class fishing and rafting all nearby, it is a unique place to enjoy the outdoors all year long. Ashland is also a wonderfully eclectic and lively town, and is the home of the internationally renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival. With so many varied and engaging activities, it is simply a wonderful place to live.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, February 13th
Type of Work:
Full Time