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Hospitality Associate

Auteur Wines

Sonoma, CA

Job Description:

Auteur is a winemaker-driven brand creating world class vineyard designate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir celebrating our 15th vintage. We are growing and looking for a dynamic and energetic hospitality and sales professional to join our motivated family team. This position can be structured for flex time, full time or part time.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
•  Welcome and host guests for a curated reserve tasting experience in a positive and professional manner that represents our brand image.
•  Develop long term client relations that lead to on premise sales and wine club memberships.
•  Maintain a clean and welcoming tasting room. Open and prepare the tasting room and outdoor area for seated tastings. Duties to include: properly washing and polishing stemware, stocking inventory, tidying cottage, kitchen, bathrooms and front and back porch area.
•  Develop and generate tasting menus, enter accurate sales orders and schedule appointments on shared team calendar.
•  Follow the sales cycle through fulfillment and delivery to clients with appropriate communications.
•  Provide excellent verbal and written communication with clients, prior to and after appointments.
•  Offer recommendations and implement new strategies and solutions for tasting room operations.

QUALIFICATIONS
•  Experience providing premium wine hospitality, luxury retail or high end restaurant service.
•  Strong knowledge of wine.
•  Communicate fluidly in front of a crowd.
•  Self-driven and ability to work as a team, as well as, work effectively independently.
•  Sales oriented with the ability to read your audience, tailor the experience to fit client's expectation and close the sale.
•  Professional appearance and enthusiastic personality.
•  Be open to a wearing many hats, a little garden tending, tidying, and maintenance of the property.
•  Must be able to stand for 8 hours and lift up to 50 pounds.
•  Applicants must be over 21 years old and have a professional, polished appearance and attitude.
•  Competitive industry wage.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Please email your resume and brief note explaining why you’d make a great addition to our family winery team.
No phone calls please.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, October 9th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Salary Information:
Competitive Industry Wage