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Wine Educator

WALT & BACA Wines

Healdsburg, CA

Job Description:

Full & Part-time Wine Educators

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Hall family of wines is looking for full & part time Wine Educators to help us launch our newest tasting room in Healdsburg. This is a unique opportunity for a motivated hospitality professional to be a part of our first cobranded property for WALT & BACA Wines. WALT & BACA are owned by the Hall family, whose reputation for outstanding wines and hospitality is far-reaching. WALT makes world class Pinot Noirs & Chardonnays from premier vineyards across the Pacific Coast. BACA is our newest brand and makes Zinfandel from pedigreed California vineyards.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Wine Educator is responsible for hosting visitors to the WALT & BACA tasting room for tours & tastings, and educating guests on our story, and wines in order to sell wine, acquire new wine club members, and create ambassadors to the brand.

ABOUT YOU:
This person is passionate about hospitality, sales & wine! They enjoy making presentations, entertaining, and interacting with guests. They are professional, articulate, friendly, patient and wired for service. They enjoy anticipating and responding to even the unexpressed wishes and needs of our guests. This person is a brand champion who is committed to providing the finest personal service and maintaining our facilities in order to create a warm, relaxed, yet refined ambiance.

This person is successful at wine sales, wine club acquisitions, and building lasting relationships, which will distinguish WALT & BACA in people’s hearts and minds. They feel responsible for representing WALT & BACA in a professional manner and protecting all of the assets of the company. They are supportive team players who will do whatever it takes to get the job completed well and with integrity. They have contagious enthusiasm for wine country and our wines.

ABOUT US:
At HALL Family of wines, we strive to do the right thing, to follow responsible business practices, and to give back to our communities. We believe in the philosophy of leaving the world better than we found it, a philosophy we have been putting into action for 50 years, both in business and though our family foundation, established in 1977.

Our team consists of bright, energetic and talented people who have a passion for making great wine, supporting creativity and innovation, and demonstrating social responsibility.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
* Must be able to frequently lift and carry weights of up to 40 pounds at varying frequencies
* Ability to operate various types of machinery to include, but not limited to, lift trucks, hand trucks, dishwashers etc.
* Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in the performance of various tasks
* Ability to stand for long periods of time

COMPENSATION:
We offer a competitive compensation package at above market standards- a base hourly wage, plus commission on sales and wine club acquisitions. Health insurance (Medical, Dental & Vision), paid vacation, paid volunteer work, 401k, a generous bi-annual wine allocation and employee discount are all part of the benefits of working for HALL Family of wines.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Sunday, July 14th
Type of Work:
Full Time