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Estate Director

Burgess Cellars

Napa, CA

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Job Description:

About Us:
We are looking for a passionate, talented, charismatic leader to fill the role of Estate Director at Burgess Cellars. This role represents a rare opportunity to work with an exceptional team to create the new Napa and leave an indelible mark on the wine world.

As a part of Lawrence Wine Estates, Burgess shares in the wealth of knowledge, experience, and support from its sister wineries, including Heitz Cellar, Stony Hill, Brendel, and Ink Grade Estate. The ideal candidate is a leader capable of sharing our voice, pedigree, and passion for taking this iconic brand to new heights.



What you'll be responsible for:

•  Work with a team to develop a world-class private tasting program

•  Provide a charismatic, infectious brand of leadership with our team, our guests and our partners to deliver the highest-quality consumer engagement in the Napa Valley

•  Provide consistent team leadership, planning and direction to ensure achievement of DTC goals for Tasting Room, Wine Club, E-commerce, Events and maintains the highest quality of Guest Services

•  Oversee and ensure the professional development of all team members, instituting consistent one on one meetings with each individual on the team to foster the valley's top talent

•  Foster lasting relationships with top customers through direct sales and relationship-based outreach using current CRM systems



What you'll bring to the table:

•  DTC sales management & marketing experience required

•  Demonstrated leadership experience, managing diverse DTC teams

•  Experience with P&L management, accountability and delivery, annual planning, and budgeting

•  Experience in execution of fine wine programming and events

•  Added experience with launching new brands/businesses is a plus

•  Team leadership and organizational skills with proven ability to set, prioritize and manage a strategic plan

•  Ability to establish and execute goals with our staff and through regular commercial reviews

•  Proven ability to create an achievement culture that shares and incorporates best practices with all team members to grow the business

•  Proven verbal, written and presentation communication skills

•  Skilled at collaboration and achieving through partnership and team play

•  Structured leadership, with an innate curiosity to learn & grow

•  Ability to build an inclusive model for team engagement that champions diversity and coaches and empowers others

•  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook)

•  Administrative Proficiency in effective winery/beverage POS systems





Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.



Other Requirements:

Employee must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Driver's License, and be insurable by company standards.





You'll Love Our Benefits:

•  Highly Competitive Hourly Wage

•  Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plan (80% Employer Paid)

•  Health Savings Account / Flexible Spending Account

•  Paid Time Off / Sick Time / Floating Personal Holiday / Twelve Company Holidays

•  401K Retirement Account with Company Match (Quarterly Eligibility)

•  Quarterly Wine Allocations

•  Health Club Membership

•  Company Provided Wellness Programs

•  Employee of the Month/Year Program

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, May 14th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior