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Retail Wine and Cheese Sales

Oakland, CA

Job Description:

We are an independent, family owned, award-winning retail shop. We have two inner East Bay locations. We focus on small producers, with an emphasis on good farming and winemaking practices.

Our team members are an eclectic group who love serving the public. We enjoy working with each other, and we are looking for a dynamic person with real world wine experience to join our team.

This hourly position also includes non-wine sales duties, like the cleaning, care and sales of cheese and other products; opening and/or closing the store; stocking shelves; receiving orders; money handling; along with other duties.

We offer a collegial and fun work environment, a SIMPLE-IRA plan, partially subsidized health care, paid time off, as well as generous staff discounts.

Job Requirements:

-Proven sales and customer service competence
-Excellent communications skills
-A strong, positive work ethic
-At least one year experience in wine retail or wine-focused hospitality
-Broad knowledge of, and passion for fine wines and the wine making process, including wine regions and viticultures, and an appreciation and understanding of organic, biodynamic and natural wine production methods
-An enthusiasm and passion for great food along with the cultures that produce them
-Personal responsibility when is comes to punctuality, hygiene and teamwork
-Ability to take direction
-Ability to lift 40-65 pounds throughout the day
-Must be able to stand for long periods of time
-Microsoft Windows savvy, with working knowledge of programs such as Excel, Word and Google Drive. (Microsoft Dynamics RMS a plus)
-California Food Handler Certification a plus
-A flexible schedule—weekends, evenings including opening and/or closing shifts. Weekend work is mandatory.
-Verifiable references.
-Must be at least 21 years of age

Along with your resumé, send us an email. Please no phone calls or unscheduled drop-ins!

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, January 2nd
Type of Work:
Full Time
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