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Events Coordinator

Chappellet Winery

St Helena, CA

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Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
The Events Coordinator is responsible for assisting and supporting all aspects of special winery events, providing world-class service to clients and vendors while promoting the sale of wine through comprehensive knowledge of the Chappellet brand and portfolio.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Key Success Indicators:
•  Assist and help to execute all special winery events.
•  Support site visits with vendors, private clients, and members.
•  Works with family and Marketing Team to assist in executing virtual and offsite events.
•  Actively communicates with concierge, tasting room and management teams event requests and details, updates and changes to event schedule, packages, etc.
•  Knowledgeable about the wines, winemaking techniques, winery, and family history.
•  Maintains knowledge of systems and processes to support overall event operations.
•  Supports execution of event from beginning to end. Assists with receiving deliveries, set up and break down of event venues.
Key Initiatives:
•  Help to execute successful onsite club and allocation events throughout the year (pick-up weekends, spring and holiday releases, library, and new Pritchard Hill releases, etc).
•  Help to promote private events packages to local hotels and key partnerships to drive revenue.
•  Maintain preferred vendor list in line with event, family and brand standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•  Excellent written and verbal communication skills and outstanding customer service skills.
•  A keen eye for design and aesthetics.
•  Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow through with projects.
•  Flexible and can manage constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
•  Strong administrative abilities – time management, organization, calendars, etc.
•  Solid business and financial acumen related to event and hospitality operations.
•  Education: Degree preferred, CMS or WSET certifications a plus.
•  Strong Computer skills (POS systems, Microsoft Word and Excel).
•  Available to work varied hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.
•  Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for extended periods.
•  Must be at least 21 years old.

WORKING CONDITIONS / ENVIRONMENT:
•  Winery and Office environment
•  Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
•  Regular computer work
•  May be required to work at any of the Company locations
•  Frequent deadline pressures
•  Numerous projects in progress at any given time
•  Comply with company safety regulations
•  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds repeatedly.
•  Ability to effectively stock wine, set-up and break down procedures, equipment, etc., and be able to utilize dolly cart and assist in moving heavy objects.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, March 17th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Compensation:
$23 - $28 + incentives