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Wine Bar Assistant

Region

Sebastopol, CA

Job Description:

WINE BAR ASSISTANT POSITION

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Region is looking for enthusiastic people to join our team! We are passionate about what we do and are looking for like-minded team players who are dedicated to their craft. Here at Region, our goal each day is to provide an amazing guest experience through small hard to find wines and top level hospitality. Region’s model has been uniquely designed as a winery co-op featuring 50 wines on tap as well as featuring a revolving winery each week at our hand pour bar all located at the Barlow in Sebastopol which is quickly becoming the premier wine and food destination in the North Bay.
The ideal candidate should possess wine knowledge of Sonoma County, a strong sales ability and an interest in continued learning and growth. Our mission is to build a strong rapport with every guest that visits Region which in turn will create opportunities to generate retail sales and a deep connection to the wines and winery partners. A passion for hospitality and sales is essential, and the best candidates will share our belief that providing unparalleled hospitality is one of the most effective and personal ways to connect with guests.
JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for providing excellent customer experience and support to our Winery Partners at our hand pour bar.
WINE BAR ASSISTANT
•  Greet all visitors and pour wines for tasting
•  Work directly with weekly featured wineries
•  Create a memorable experience for guests
•  Sales (wine bottles)
•  Describe wines and winery history; answer visitors’ questions about wines
•  Provide general tourist information
•  Handle POS sales transactions that include operating the register and accounting of daily sales
•  Assist with display and stocking of retail items and wines
•  Assist in maintaining cleanliness of facilities
•  Assist with special events as needed
•  Represent winery at outside functions as needed
•  Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of winery and their wines
•  Take Food orders
•  Perform other duties as assigned by Manager
Job Type: Part-time
Hourly Compensation: $15-18/hr DOE
Additional Compensation: Tips and Commission Structure
QUALIFICATIONS
•  Must be 21 years of age
•  High School Diploma or Equivalent required
•  College degree in retail/business management or hospitality, or equivalent experience strongly preferred
•  Minimum two years of prior relevant experience in hospitality industry
•  Must be available to work weekends, special events and holidays
•  Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
•  Superior customer service skills and service driven
•  Friendly, positive and professional disposition when dealing with guests, vendors and team
•  Demonstrated ability to multi-task, follow-up and work in a fast pace environment under pressure
•  Must have strong attention to detail
•  Pro-active and thorough in completing existing tasks and pursuing new assignments
•  Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
•  Demonstrated reliability, punctuality and adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures
•  Proficiency with company computer systems, software and reports to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
•  POS system and general Internet navigation
•  Always maintain a professional appearance
•  Enthusiasm for wine and interest in expanding expertise
•  Must hold a valid driver’s license
•  TIPS Certification and CPR/FA Certificate

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
•  Must be able to frequently lift and carry weights of up to 40 pounds at varying frequencies
•  Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in the performance of various tasks
•  Ability to stand for long periods of time
COMPANY CULTURE
Who doesn’t want to work in The Barlow? Do you like companies like REI & Patagonia? At Region, we share a passion for local wine, collaborative leadership and giving back to our community. Join an eager team that enjoys working hard, but also creating a company culture that is reflective of our brand and our own values. Region is striving to develop a unique culture where together everyone enjoys coming to work, visiting our partnering wineries, being active and enjoying the outdoors
CONTACT INFORMATION
707-329-6724 |
Located in The Barlow at 180 Morris Street, Sebastopol, CA
DrinkYourRegion.com

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, June 1st
Type of Work:
Part Time
Salary Information:
$15 - $18 per hour plus tips

Contact Information:

Region
Mike@DrinkYourRegion.com