Award-winning family winery in the beautiful Stag’s Leap District is looking for an exceptional candidate to join our team in the role of full-time tasting room associate at Silverado Vineyards.
The tasting room associate is the initial contact for visitors to our tasting room. The primary functions of this position are to provide exceptional customer service, meet wine sales goals and promote the growth of our wine club.
• Develop long term guest relationships that lead to on-premise sales and wine club memberships.
• Communicate effectively with all staff members, supervisors and company employees.
• Maintain the overall appearance of the sales floor, tasting rooms, and private tasting areas. Responsible for the set-up and breakdown of private/public tasting experiences.
• Host informative, educational/historical winery and vineyard tours.
• Maintain, update and expand personal knowledge of viticulture, enology, and the winery by participating in educational opportunities offered by the winery and by outside sources.
• Strong knowledge of wine. Proven sales record and experience is a must. This is not an entry-level position.
• Communicate fluidly in front of a crowd.
• Self-driven and ability to work as a team, as well as work effectively independently.
• Knowledge of point of sale systems (WineDirect) and MS Office applications desirable. Knowledge of wholesale and wine distribution a plus.
• Sales oriented with the ability to read your audience and tailor the experience to fit our guest's expectations.
• Professional appearance and enthusiastic personality.
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds.
• Applicants must be over 21 years old.
This is an hourly position with a competitive hourly rate, sales commissions and wine club incentive. Medical, vision and dental coverage, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays among other benefits.
Must be at least 21 years of age; possess a valid CA Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
When applying please include a cover letter and resume.