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Sales Associate - Roth Estate Tasting Room

Foley Family Wines

Healdsburg, CA

Job Description:

Are you interested in expanding your wine knowledge and sales skills in an inclusive, exciting atmosphere? Foley Family Wines seeks a Part-Time Sales Associate for our Roth Estate Tasting Room. The ideal candidate thrives in a team environment but also takes ownership of their own professional growth. You should be committed to positively contributing to our growing, family-owned company, and you will gain a deep understanding of our portfolio while interacting with the public. This person must be enthusiastic, charismatic, and passionate about wine. We invite you to succeed with us here at Roth Estate, where we embrace “Adults at Play.”

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Effectively communicates the depth of the Foley Family Wines Portfolio and cross-refers guests to sister properties
Greets all visitors to the winery and pours wines for tasting
Describes wines, winemaking techniques and winery history while answering visitors’ questions
Effectively suggests and sells wine to customers in tasting room environment as well as through telephone sales and events
Completes and submits daily sales reports to Guest Services Manager
Accurately handles routine purchase transactions which include operating cash register and accounting of daily sales processes
Provides general tourist information
Conducts guided tours as needed
Prepare cheese plates and other food accompaniment
Prepare for tasting presentations and conducts presentation clean-up
Assists with hospitality special events as needed
Book guest and member experiences via phone or email for all tasting room experiences, gathering necessary billing and contact information
Washes and polishes glassware for tasting room
Assists with receiving and restocking of wine and/or merchandise as needed
Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience & Education:
•  Possession of a High School Diploma is required, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
•  Must be at least 21 years of age
•  One year of hospitality and/or tasting room experience is required

Knowledge, Skills & Other Abilities:
•  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
•  POS and cash handling experience is required
•  Must have a commitment to excellence and high standards for hospitality and customer service
•  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as strong organizational,problem-solving and analytical skills
•  Must have a professional appearance and demeanor
•  Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

Physical Demands:
•  Accurate and clear vision and hearing
•  Ability to work in standing position for extended periods of time
•  Ability to repeatedly stoop, lift and carry 45 lbs.
•  Ability to stand; walk; sit; use tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, kneel; talk or hear; taste and smell

Work Environment:
The tasting room is a non-smoking work environment. Employees working in the tasting room are asked to not smoke during a work day or be free from any aroma that may be associated with smoking. No heavily scented perfumes, hand lotions, or hair products are allowed as they can interfere with the tasting of wines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee usually works in the tasting room with moderate noise levels, heavy people traffic, food, wine and business office machines.

About Foley Family Wines:

Foley Family Wines is committed to producing, marketing and distributing handmade, highly individualistic wines from some of the California’s best vineyards. Each of our wineries is a distinct, autonomous entity with its own identity, style, vineyard sites, techniques, personnel, varietal mix and category segment. Every wine in our portfolio is unique and delicious.

Foley Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, April 7th
Type of Work:
Part Time