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Retail Wine Associate: Part- or Full-time

Artisan Wine Shop

Beacon, NY

Job Description:

Artisan Wine Shop is seeking a part-time or full-time retail wine associate to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who’d like to learn more about wine, cider, sake and spirits through mentorship, tastings, research, and writing, in a congenial work environment with terrific colleagues and customers. We focus on small producers, and have a wide selection of natural, organic, biodynamic wines. This is a long-term position.

Responsibilities:
- offer assistance and product recommendations to customers while being hospitality-minded, welcoming and helpful
- accurately fulfill cashier duties
- maintain website: write wine descriptions, take product photos
- receive inventory; maintain storeroom
- re-stock and maintain sales floor
- run weekly public wine tastings
- housekeeping: maintain store cleanliness and orderliness
- order paper goods and other supplies

Qualifications:
- have an interest in and some basic knowledge of wine and food, and want to learn more
- be over 21 years old
- be able to interact with all types of people in a professional and friendly manner
- be mature, trustworthy, reliable, punctual, and able to work independently
- have a genuine interest in fostering a positive work environment with respectful, personable, open communication, and enthusiasm for the store’s selections
- be able to research, write and proofread
- computer proficiency: able to learn POS system, proficient with word processing docs and spreadsheets a must; proficient with design software including Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- be able to regularly lift and move 40+-pound cases
- be able to work Fridays and Saturdays

We offer the opportunity to learn more about wine through internal and supplier tastings, and mentoring, as well as a generous wine discount.

Please respond with a cover letter and resume, thank you!

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, July 10th
Type of Work:
Part Time
Job Level:
Entry Level
Compensation:
$16.OO ‍−‌ $2O.OO

Contact Information:

Artisan Wine Shop
Mei Ying So