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Wine Specialist

JAK'S Beer Wine Spirits

Vancouver, BC   Canada

Job Description:

JAK's will support you to be the most successful you can possibly be; both personally and professionally.
We are currently seeking a Product Specialist to live our purpose of: Sharing our Passion for People and Spirits!

About JAK’s

With 12 liquor store locations, JAK's is a market leader in the BC's retail beer, wine, and spirits industry and is focused on continued growth. The continued growth of the people within the JAK's family will be fostered through the company's paid professional development, which includes: WSET, Prud'homme, and other courses and conferences.

The Ideal Candidate:  

- Will have polished customer service skills and a passion for our products; specifically wine or craft beer, but also cider and spirits
- Enjoys helping others and building relationships with our guests
- Has a desire to grow and learn 
- Is able to lift 50lbs safely
- Has prior experience in wine sales
- WSET2 / WSET3 or equivalent

Some of what you will do in this job is:

- Assist customers with product selection, providing food pairing suggestions where appropriate
- Receive orders, unloading pallets and stocking the sales floor
- Educating guests about the product and what’s behind each bottle
- Maintain overall presentation of the store
- Process orders at the cash desk, ensuring that each guest has an excellent in-store experience
- Complete warehouse duties (stocking shelves, stacking pallets, reorganizing the warehouse area, etc.) 

Expectations of the Role:

- Full time availability (4-5 days/wk) including evenings and weekends (including Sunday).  
- Wine education for staff, merchandising of wine categories, providing internal communication about stock-outs, customer requests, store needs, etc (in-store Wine Category Management)
- Support with all store functions including cash register, stocking, customer entry at the door, support of COVID protocols etc. 
- Managing time effectively and completing tasks in a timely manner to keep up with a very fast-paced store. 

If you would like to grow with JAK's and support your fellow teammates to grow around you, this position is for you!
We can't wait to welcome you the JAK's family! 

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, March 25th
Type of Work:
Full Time