Tasting Room Representative (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Wattle Creek Winery

  San Francisco, California

Position Summary:

The Tasting Room Representative will assist in all aspects of the guest experience for Wattle Creek Winery, including the hosting of wine tastings, providing wine education, and completing retail sales of wine & gift items. The Tasting Room/Hospitality Staff also assists in special events, off site consumer tastings, wine club activities, and any other related tasks which involve direct guest contact.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform hospitality functions in the tasting room, greeting all guests, providing tasting and wine education, assisting guests with their Napa and Sonoma Valley visits within the Boisset Collection. 
  • Encourage and complete on site retail sales of wine and gift items.
  • Promote Wine Club memberships to guests and process club sign-ups. Interact with Club members. Provide club benefits to members when visiting the winery.
  • Maintain attractive, effective displays of wine and gift items, restocking on a regular basis.
  • Provide adequate supplies of handouts, brochures, winemaker notes, maps, etc.
  • Perform various duties such as washing and stocking glasses, dusting and stocking wine and gift items, completing general clean-up of all guest areas and Tax Paid throughout the day. This can include monitoring the tasting room, restrooms, and all public areas.
  • Accurately open and close the cash register drawer each day.
  • Assist with special events when scheduled.
  • Attend out-of-the-winery tastings/events as a Wattle Creek/ Boisset Collection representative, as needed. Can sometimes involve out of area travel.
  • Assist with the packing and shipping of wine orders, sales orders, POS orders, etc. as needed.Assist tasting room/hospitality managers, events managers, and other staff in special projects as needed.
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled tasting room/hospitality staff meetings, tastings, seminars, and other team events as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Professional, positive demeanor, knowledge of wine 
  • Top notch guest service skills
  • Naturally dynamic sales skills with the ability to meet personal and team goals
  • Ability to conduct tours, host groups, and provide educational experience,
  • Computer proficiency
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and occasional evening

Boisset Collection is an innovative, eco-minded, dynamic company with family roots in France and California. Equal opportunity employer: all qualified applicants will be considered.

Competitive hourly wage and commission

***Benefits: sick, holiday, commuter benefits and generous employee discounts. 
Please apply online at link below and submit your resume today to be considered for this exciting career opportunity.

Proud to be honored by the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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