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Trade Educator Concierge

Round Pond Estate

Rutherford, CA

Job Description:

Trade Educator Concierge
Round Pond Estate
Napa, CA

Round Pond Estate, a family-owned and managed estate with vineyards, gardens and orchards. In a region renowned for producing wines of great depth and complexity, our handcrafted estate wines, artisan olive oils and red wine vinegars which reflect the family's dedication to producing world-class food and wine while preserving the esteemed land. We are in search of a well-versed and polished wholesale trade professional to be our key point person for the scheduling, hosting, educating and follow-up with all trade guests that visit the estate property. This role requires an individual who wishes to maintain personal involvement and relationships with key accounts by providing exemplary hospitality, knowledge and enthusiasm.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES

Located in Rutherford, Napa Valley, Round Pond the Trade Educator / Concierge is the key liaison for all trade (Distribution Partners, On & Off Premise Accounts) guests who visit Round Pond Estate.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
o Well groomed, team player who can provide professional trade guest service and hospitality with graciousness and congeniality to make a first and everlasting favorable
Round Pond Estate impression.
o Schedule, host and following up of all trade visits.
o Private Trade Tastings
o Private Trade Tour and Tastings
o Private Trade Group Tastings
o Assist Private Trade IL Pranzo/Lunches – as needed led by the Events Team
o Assist Private Trade Dinners – as needed led by the Events Team
o Custom Program Trade Visits as needed
o Strong Communication Skills
o Extensive wine knowledge.
o Sales ability to assist in closing the loop with sales interest of guests with the appropriate regional sales manager, national of director of sales.
o Trade knowledge at the distributor and account level
o Additional assignments as needed
Essential Functions
•  Public speaking experience
•  Understanding of the 3 tier wholesale system
•  Operating the POS program (eCellars)
•  Organizational & data capture skills
Minimum Qualifications
•  Has high school diploma or GED; two to four-year college degree preferred
•  Four years of hospitality, restaurant, public relations, communications or sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
•  Valid driver’s license and clean DMV record
•  Must be at least 21 years of age
•  Required to lift and move up to 40 pounds frequently
•  Ability to stand, sit and walk for long periods of time
•  Required to work evenings, weekends and occasionally holidays when necessary.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, February 11th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary Information:
Based on Experience
Reference No:
2.11.17DC

Contact Information:

Round Pond Estate
Diane Cline