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Tasting Room Associate

Mark Ryan Winery

Walla Walla, WA

Job Description:

Premium Washington State winery is seeking an outgoing, positive and hard-working individual to join our team! The ideal candidate will be a confident, natural communicator, driven to provide visitors with a personalized, outstanding hospitality experience. Bonus points if you can create killer playlists!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide outstanding, positive customer service at all times
Actively promote sales and wine club memberships in order to create brand loyalty and retention
Maintain a gracious demeanor at all times particularly during high traffic times
Represent the winery and our product with professionalism, enthusiasm, knowledge and accurate detail
Opening/closing duties as determined
Daily operation of POS system
Uphold visual standards of the tasting room at all times
Assist customers with recommendations and or reservations for tasting, dining, recreation in the valley
Participation in staff meetings, tastings and educational experiences

Qualifications:
Minimum 6 months wine industry or hospitality experience
Knowledge and love of fine food, cooking preferred
Excellent communication skills
Zealous attention to detail
Knowledge of wine, winemaking and viticultural techniques preferred or a strong enthusiasm to learn (often self-directed)
Ability to lift up to 45lbs on repeated basis
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Basic computer skills
Calmness under pressure
Trainable and eager to learn new skills
*Ability to work peak tourism season including holidays (Fourth of July, Memorial Day, etc..) weekends, nights

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, February 13th
Type of Work:
Part Time

Contact Information:

Mark Ryan Winery
Carolyn Papineau