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Estate Host

Dunstan Wines

Sonoma, CA

Job Description:

OBJECTIVE: The Durell Vineyard Estate Host is primarily responsible for hosting visitors and extending hospitality to a range of guests and members at Dunstan Wines. Candidates should have a passion for wine and the ability to sell and communicate clearly.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•  Greet visitors, discuss wine and vineyard history, and respond to customer questions as appropriate.
•  Provide an exceptional experience to every group.
•  Accurately describe the wines, wine-making techniques, winery and vineyard history, appellations and unique aspects of the vineyard.
•  Effectively promote and sell wine and club memberships.
•  Take initiative for learning our wines and the history of the Durell Vineyard.
•  Possess strong hospitality acumen and sales techniques.
•  Participate in and assist with special events at the vineyard and other venues.
•  Wash and polish glassware and ensure a clean and tidy area for guests.

QUALIFICATIONS
•  Must be willing and able to work weekends (3 days a week to start).
•  Five years in a winery or restaurant management position or equivalent education/work experience.
•  Ability to set priorities and work independently and display an appropriate sense of urgency.
•  Ability to hit sales and club sign-up goals.
•  Comfortable using a computer, tablet, or phone for point of sale transactions.
•  Ability to multitask and problem-solve effectively and efficiently.
•  Positive and professional attitude; self-motivated.
•  Strong attention to detail.
•  Valid California driver’s license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
•  Lift and handle materials weighing up to 40 lbs.
•  Stand on a hard surface for extended periods.
•  Grasp, stoop, squat, climb stairs, push or pull, carry and reach over shoulder.
•  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, September 28th
Type of Work:
Part Time