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Tasting Room and Direct Sales Manager

Madson Wines

Hybrid > Santa Cruz, CA

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Job Description:

Madson Wines is committed to expressing the terroir of small vineyards in the Santa Cruz Mountains. We lease small vineyards and farm using 100% organic practices. All the wines are vinified using natural techniques. Our small winery is growing and we are excited to welcome a Tasting Room and Direct Sales Manager to the team.

We are looking for a candidate with the following qualities:
* Ability to educate guests about Madson Wines.
* Genuine enthusiasm in sharing our story and our wines.
* Creativity, persuasiveness and drive.
* A welcoming and cheerful disposition with strong communication skills.
* Passion for fine wine and hospitality.
* Strong work ethic.

Essential Job Responsibilities
* Organize and schedule tasting events via Google Calendar and Gmail.
* Host wine tastings and speak about the wines and wine making process as well as the Madson story.
* Convert tasting experience into wine sales, wine club memberships and repeat business.
* Accurately enter all transactions and customer information in our POS software.
* Track shipping, customers, orders and stay in touch with customers via email/Mailchimp
* Daily setup and breakdown of tasting room or event space.
* Availability to work one weekend day per week is required.
* Other duties assigned as needed.

Qualification and Experience
* Knowledge of Winery CRM Systems, especially Vinespring
* Knowledge of wine making processes and varietals.
* Sales experience with a premium brand preferred.
* Minimum 2 years in a hospitality or sales position.
* Must have a valid California driver’s license.
* Must be of legal age to serve alcohol.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
* Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
* Must be able to occasionally bend, reach, or kneel.

Madson Wines is an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate inclusion and diversity. Hourly Rate: Determined based on experience.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 22nd
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Associate

Contact Information:

Madson Wines
Cole Thomas