Chelsea Wine Vault, located in the heart of Manhattan's Meatpacking and Chelsea districts, has openings for full time and part-time (weekends and some evenings) Fine Wine & Spirits Sales Associates in our high end room, as well as Wine & Spirits Sales Associates on the main floor.
Our store is located within the historic Chelsea Market building and is a 20 year established retail store providing knowledgeable advice and sales expertise in fine wine and spirits. We are searching for new sales talent to help us manage our growth.
The ideal candidate appreciates and enjoys sales, loves wine and has the ability to establish and retain customer relationships.
We are looking for a talented, motivated sales professional with an established client base to join our sales team. A desirable candidate will be a driven salesperson with a background in high end, fine wine sales. This position will focus entirely on sales within our fine and rare section, with a focus on developing their client list.
We are seeking a candidate with an enthusiastic, personable and professional style, strong interpersonal skills, an appreciation and knowledge of fine wine, an ability and willingness to work and succeed in a hectic environment. Weekends and evenings are required.
*Must have Fine Wine retail experience in Manhattan
*Strong customer service skills required.
*Maximizing opportunities for wine and spirits sales
*Telephone sales skills (primarily, the ability to cold call and make wine recommendations).
*Product knowledge of the world's major wine producing areas.
*Knowledge of food and wine pairing
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*Professional appearance and attitude
*A pro-active and enthusiastic attitude toward maximizing all sales opportunities.
*Must possess at least intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Word & Excel
Please send cover letter and resume to apply.
A wine knowledge test will be administered during the interview.
We look forward to meeting you.
Hourly Wage: Commensurate with experience, plus commission.