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Tasting Room Associate (PT)

Spann Vineyards

Kenwood, CA

Job Description:

HOSPITALITY JOB DESCRIPTION:
Very small, family-owned winery is seeking an individual to join our hospitality team for part-time work in our Kenwood, CA tasting room. More specifically, a self-motivated professional with ample wine knowledge and sales ability who can maximize sales and club sign-ups while assuring that every guest visiting our facility leaves saying that this was their most enjoyable and favorite Wine Country experience.

Responsibilities:
•  Learn and execute daily opening, closing and wine packing and shipping protocols
•  Educate guests on our wine making style and philosophy while focusing on sales
•  Educate guests on our unique blends and eclectic varietals
•  Host tastings with tour groups of various sizes as well as individual guests, both consumer and trade
•  Make sales and process them through our computer system
•  Promote and sell memberships in our wine club
•  Assist in sales by phone, web site or email campaigns
•  Assist with wine and miscellaneous inventory control, re-stocking and pricing
•  Minimal administrative duties such as logging data in excel spreadsheets
•  Maintain cleanliness of the facility

Experience/qualifications/skills desired:
•  Outgoing, friendly personality
•  Top notch communication and customer service skills
•  Sales skills and drive
•  General wine knowledge preferably (both New and Old World wines)
•  Wine service
•  Restaurant or hospitality/retail sales
•  Public speaking in both small and large group formats
•  Prioritizing responsibilities and working at various speeds as situations require
•  Work as a teammate with respect for all co-workers and a desire to achieve a common goal
•  Quickbooks or other computer cash register programs and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Other:
•  21 years old or older required
•  Available to work on weekends
•  Available for on-call or evolving work schedule as visitor-load changes
•  Able to lift a minimum of 45 pounds regularly
•  Able to stand for long periods of time
•  Reliable transportation required

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, July 12th
Type of Work:
Part Time

Contact Information:

Spann Vineyards
Peter Spann