GC Lurton Vineyards , Trinite Estate wineries are seeking for enthusiastic, passionate , adaptable sales team associate to join our tasting room.
The ideal candidate would have prior sales and customer service experience, focused on in-person selling . Wine education and a passion for wine is essential, verbal and written. Personality-wise, we’re looking for someone who likes to work alongside a small team, is a creative thinker, has a true passion for hospitality, and is focused on building long-term relationships.
This year round part-time position will report directly to the Tasting Room Manager. Commissions on Wine Club signups paid in addition to hourly rate. Friday through Sunday are the primary days.
Build, enhance and maintain long-term customer relationships.
Provide the first line of information to the customer by greeting, directing and answering questions regarding our wines, merchandise, history and facilities.
Host retail wine tastings that convey GC Lurton Vineyards brand image and lead to sales transactions and brand loyalty.
Offer wine club program and encourage sign-ups in a captivating manner as to increase sales and build customer loyalty.
Educate the guests about the wines, wine making techniques and winery information and history.
Complete transactions accurately on point of sales system, including shipping orders, wine club and cash transactions. Stock, price and display merchandise.
Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the winery's policies and applicable laws and address visitor complaints and resolve problems when needed.
Stock, organize and keep clean the employee’s working environment.
Set-up and host private wine tastings for visitors to the estate,
Represent the brand at occasional off-site events.
Maintain familiarity with trade partners, local wineries, and other hospitality businesses, to act as a concierge for our guests
Other duties as required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILL REQUIRED:
Two plus years of sales experience in a tasting room, restaurant or retail sales environment.
Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills in English a must.
Ability to offer product for purchase and maximize sales with other options for purchase.
Ability to learn and execute point of sale computer software procedures.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Work independently and with a team.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Ability to work weekends and holidays, flexibility in schedule is desired.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
A pre-employment background check in compliance with local laws is required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand for long periods of time; walk; use hands; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.