Director of Marketing
Sales & Marketing)
Tablas Creek Vineyard
Tablas Creek Vineyard in Paso Robles is seeking a Director of Marketing. We are looking for a candidate with both traditional media contacts and social media skills who will work alongside the management team to build on the winery’s current marketing efforts, supporting Tablas Creek’s direct sales, wholesale sales and local and national events.
Candidates must be very strong writers, detail-oriented, and experienced in social media. They must have experience in wine or a related industry and good overall wine knowledge. A pre-existing passion for the wines and story of Tablas Creek is a big plus.
The ideal candidate will have email marketing and Web site management experience, including knowledge of HTML and one email marketing tool. Contacts in wine media circles are helpful, as are contacts in the Paso Robles wine industry.
•Experience as a director of marketing or an equivalent position in American wine or a related industry.
•Significant experience with building brands using Twitter and Facebook.
•Strong passion for wine, demonstrated by the independent pursuit of education on wine, winemaking, food pairing, etc.
•Very strong writing skills. Writing samples will be required.
•Enthusiasm and passion for wine and teaching about wine.
•Schedule flexibility including willingness to work occasional weekend events both at the winery and around Tablas Creek’s markets.
•Strong computer skills, particularly in Web site management and email marketing programs.
•Must work well in a team environment
•Good oral communication skills.
•Must be willing to work within Tablas Creek’s established voice and message
•Must be able to stand and pour for significant periods of time
•Must be able to walk over uneven ground to lead tours of the vineyard and winery
•Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
•Must be over 21 years of age
•Contacts within the wine media and wine blogging world
•Experience writing about wine and wineries to a public audience, either in a job with a winery, or as a blogger or wine writer
•Strong knowledge of HTML
•Comfortable presenting to groups and speaking in public
•Thorough wine knowledge, including basic viticulture & winemaking, varietal characteristics, and experience with California and international wine regions.
Salary Information: Depends on qualifications, but includes medical and dental benefits, profit sharing, and sales incentives.
Contact Information: Resumes will not be considered without cover letter and writing samples. No phone calls please. Email or fax cover letter, resume and writing samples (or links to samples) to:
Tablas Creek Vineyard
For assistance please call 1 866 379 4915