Union Square Wines and Spirits (USQ) is a major retail store established in 1995. We cater to a wide range of customers with hand-picked, personalized selections and we carry everything from first growths to quaffable delights.
USQ is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a sales associate. Applicants must have basic to good knowledge of wines and spirits, enjoy engaging with customers and can work in a cooperative, team environment.
About the position:
Primary responsibilities include
Assisting customers on the floor with the wine, spirits, and sake recommendations
Filling online orders accurately in a timely manner
Answering the phone and helping customers with queries and orders
Ensure the floor is adequately stocked, clean, and well-maintained.
The Ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
Friendly demeanor with customers and colleagues
Willingness to learn and curious about wine
Strong work ethic in a team environment and is independently motivated
Retail experience and a working knowledge of wine/spirits
Ability to multi-task
Excellent communication skills
Over the age of 21
Ability to lift 40 lbs periodically (wine is heavy!)
COVID-19 Considerations: Must wear a mask at all times in the store
This position offers the opportunity for advancement and higher wages depending on level of performance.
Pay frequency: Weekly
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: Hourly, commensurate with experience.
All customers are required to wear a mask. Curbside pick-up is an option for orders. Common surfaces are disinfected twice a day.