Tasting Room Associate (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Part Time

  Bokisch Winery and Vineyards

  Lodi, California

okisch Vineyards is a growing boutique winery in Lodi, California that produces premium Spanish wine varieties. We have recently introduced a brand new wine label, Tizona by Bokisch, focused on unique wine varieties sourced from outstanding Lodi vineyards.

We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic and flexible part-time Tasting Room Associate to join our hardworking, fun and family-oriented Bokisch team. We are looking for an energetic candidate with an eagerness to learn and provide excellent customer service to a wide range of customers and wine club members. This is an hourly position plus wine club commission and tips.

Working weekends is required. Candidates who cannot commit to 80% of Saturdays and Sundays should not apply.

Essential Duties:

  • Host and educate guests on the Bokisch Vineyards history and our products in a clear and compelling manner
  • Represent the Bokisch Vineyards and Tizona by Bokisch brands professionally, graciously and enthusiastically
  • Describe wines, winemaking techniques, winery history, philosophy and vineyard sites
  • Assist guests with product selection and purchases
  • Execute daily opening and closing duties
  • Accurately handle POS transactions and accounting of daily sales using WineDirect software
  • Drive wine sales and brand recognition
  • Promotion and knowledge of wine club
  • Inventory control and maintenance
  • Prepare the tasting room for opening and closing daily
  • Stock merchandise and supplies as needed
  • Cleaning and maintenance of the tasting room and other common winery areas as needed
  • Help organize and work special events which will require some schedule flexibility
  • Assist management with various projects and events as needed
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and phone etiquette with guests
  • Maintain knowledge of past, present, and future vintages of wine

Job Knowledge & Education:

  • Knowledge of the wine industry and wine varietals preferred
  • Retail and Customer Service experience required
  • Knowledge of wine-making and viticulture a plus
  • Some college education, particularly business studies, is preferred but not required

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Valid CA driver's license required
  • Must be computer literate and comfortable using iPad devices
  • Organized and efficient with ability and willingness to multitask
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs (1 case of wine)
  • Safety-minded
  • High quality standards for hospitality and service
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of co-workers
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Must be available to work weekend shifts on a regular basis and some holidays

Above all else, a positive attitude and friendly, courteous and professional demeanor are essential.

If this sounds like a good fit for you and you are ready to take your career in hospitality and wine sales to the next level then we would like to meet you! Please, include a resume and cover letter with a few sentences stating why you want to join our team. Thank you!

Job Type: Part-time

$14.00 plus tips

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