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Tasting Room Associate at Erath Winery

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Portland, OR

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Job Description:

Imagine a position with a premium wine company where you can use your sales skills to make a real impact in an exciting and continuously evolving industry. Do you love wine and want to talk about it? If you have superior customer service skills, are skilled in hospitality and want to work with an amazingly dynamic team, join our tasting room team at Erath Winery! We are currently looking for Part Time Tasting Room Associate candidates to join our team at Erath.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in Erath's urban tasting room in Portland's historic Pearl District! As a pioneer in Oregon, Erath wines are an expression of the land that the winery has cultivated for more than 40 years. Erath embraces its leadership role in producing World Class Oregon Wines. In 2006, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates committed to carrying the Erath brand into the future, buying the winery to continue its legacy. Today, Erath's award-winning wines reflect the prestige of the region and honors a rich history.

What we offer:

•  Competitive base pay (DOE), tip sharing, club referral bonus, monthly bonus incentives for site performance
•  Outstanding discounts for wine, merchandise and more
•  Learning and Growth opportunities
•  Commitment to providing a safe and healthy environment, ensuring all safety protocols are rigorously adhered to

What you will do:

•  Conduct winery tours, tastings and other events for guests
•  Provide accurate information about the company/winery to guests, encouraging guests to join our wine club and mailing list
•  Greet all guests and provide a summary of the winery, provide direction appropriately
•  Learn product information to assist guests with making selections and purchases.
•  Drive revenue by selling wine and merchandise to guests.
•  Operate POS/registers to sell wine, merchandise, wine club memberships and to collect wine tasting fees as needed.

What you will bring:

•  At least two years of customer service experience, hospitality/retail/restaurant preferred
•  Strong overall knowledge and interest in wine industry - Oregon wine knowledge highly preferred
•  Excellent organizational skills, customer service skills and ability to sale
•  Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
•  Must be flexible and available to work varied hours/days of the week, including evenings and weekends
•  Must be at least 21 years of age
•  OLCC and Food Handlers Permits required
•  History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies

Physical Requirements -
•  Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
•  Stand, walk for extended periods of time

We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health insurance, participation in our 401k programs and incentive compensation programs as well as a relocation assistance package.

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 425-488-1133.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Sunday, November 6th
Type of Work:
Part Time
Job Level:
Entry Level
Reference No:
TASTI002747