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Merchandising Team Leader

The Loft Wine and Spirits

Columbia, MD

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Job Description:

We’re looking for a passionate, dynamic leader who is ready to collaborate and develop a team! As a Team Leader, you will assist in running the store, gaining a deep understanding of our business measures, standards, and operations. You will lead by example, ensuring your team is working to expand their knowledge of wine and other products, and are going above and beyond to proactively help customers and share that knowledge. If you enjoy leading a team of people, and have a passion for incredible service, this could be the role for you!

Essential Job Duties:
•  Proactively approach customers, make recommendations for wine and other products, help them locate items and answer questions
•  Maintain the overall appearance of the store; ensure products levels are sustained and products are well-merchandised in innovative and eye-appealing displays
•  Educate customers and employees by facilitating tastings and fostering a culture of continuous learning and knowledge-based service
•  Support Store Manager in executing essential functions such as: hiring, scheduling, inventory, training, and managing expenses
•  Exhibit expertise and knowledge of the wine industry, wine production, and varietals from around the world

Required Experience, Education, Skills:
•  1 or more years of work experience or a college degree
•  Customer Service experience, preferable in a food retail, grocery, restaurant, retail or liquor store setting
•  Proficient in Windows based software and the Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Experience, Education, Skills:
•  Experience with merchandising, meal pairing, event planning and customer relations
•  Knowledge of Wine and Spirits industry, regions, production and tasting
•  Product Ordering skills
•  Wine and/or Spirits Certification
•  Computer skills
•  Problem Solving
•  Experience leading a team
•  Enthusiasm for and knowledge of relevant products

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, January 24th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Compensation:
Starting at $20.00 / Hour

Contact Information:

The Loft Wine and Spirits
Jason Skelly