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Fine Wine & Spirits Sales Associate

Chelsea Wine Vault

New York, NY

Job Description:

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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

Qualifications:
*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.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, September 24th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary Information:
$20-$25 plus commission