Blakeslee Vineyard Estate is a boutique, family owned and operated winery located in the Chehalem Mountains AVA, in Sherwood, OR. We specialize in crafting quality wines from Estate grown Chardonnay and Pinot Noir fruit. We pride ourselves with 100% sustainable farming practices and are "Live" Certified.
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate is in search of a Tasting Room Sales Associate(s) to work seasonally full-time in our multiple tasting rooms. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, positive, and thrive in a small team environment. This position will offer nearly full-time hours into the fall and then part-time through winter.
Expectations and Values:
* Have a passion for people and wine and want to share it.
* Work with integrity and show mutual respect.
* Pay meticulous attention to detail and focus on continuous improvement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Effectively convey Blakeslee Vineyard Estate wine information, story and history with confidence, passion, and enthusiasm.
* Host wine tastings for multiple groups both outdoors and indoors.
* Effectively suggest, sell, and up-sell wine to maximize revenue.
* Maintain accurate customer information in point of sale, phone, and online reservations, along with correct entry of wine club member information and thank you cards.
* Create a memorable guest experience with a high level of customer service.
* Adhere to guidelines in place due to COVID and gain an understanding to all company and tasting room policies and procedures.
* Setup and break down of indoor and outdoor space.
* Weekday, weekends, and Holiday availability is required.
* Winery & hospitality experience is preferred, but not required.
* Must be 21 years of age or older and have the ability to secure an OLCC server's permit.
* Must be able to lift 45 lbs. on a regular basis.
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and stay productive during slower times.
* Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
* Have own Transportation.
* Competitive hourly rate plus tips, monthly club-sign-up incentive.
* Discounts on wine.