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Tasting Room Lead - J Winery

E&J Gallo Winery

Healdsburg, CA

Job Description:

$250 sign-on bonus included!

Weekend availability required. 

Located at J Vineyards and Winery, the Lead Tasting Room Representative works under minimal supervision supports tasting room operations in a manner that achieves the established financial goals, ensures a rich consumer experience, builds consumer loyalty, and reflects the brand essence. Demonstrates superior product knowledge, effectively educates guests and staff using product presentations, and provides exceptional sales and customer service to winery guests.

What You Will Do:
Prepares the tasting room for daily opening and closing.
Presents selected wines for tasting and assist consumers with their purchases.
Develops positive relationships with customers and prospective customers.
Functions as an informed resource for consumers regarding winemaking, winegrowing, and winevintages, availability of products and brand award and accolades.
Understands and effectively communicates the Brand message.
Promotes and procures Wine Club memberships.
Conducts property tours and VIP tastings.
In the absence of the Tasting Room Supervisor, monitors tasting room staff, ensuring all employees are assigned to appropriate venues. Makes decisions based upon tasting room capacity, staff, guests, etc. when necessary.
Participates in the training and coaching of tasting room staff. Actively leads and supports wine education amongst the tasting room staff.
Acts as the lead in the higher level venues, ensuring all guests receive best in class service and attention.

What You Will Need:
High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years of wine sales, retail sales, wine marketing, or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR•  6 years of wine sales, retail sales, wine marketing, or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
Required to be 21 years of age or older.
Required to work weekends and a flexible schedule as needed.

What Will Set You Apart:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Hospitality Management plus 2 years of wine salesexperience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
Possession of CSW, Certified Sommelier or WSET Advanced Certifications.
Knowledge of wine and wine production.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, April 16th
Type of Work:
Full Time