Wine Advisor USA Northwest (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time


  San Francisco, California

Company Description

Founded in 2022, VIVANT empowers winemakers and wine lovers to take positive action and make the world of wine a better place—better tasting, better for our health and better for the planet. With less than 5% of the world's wine made sustainably, we're addressing the core challenges facing a more sustainable future for wine; education, distribution and certification. VIVANT emerged from our experience transitioning Burgundy's iconic Château de Pommard to organic and biodynamic viticulture. The learnings created Ecole V, offering consumer and professional wine education focusing on sustainability; Club V, the sustainable wine club with worldwide delivery and V Certified, the first global sustainable certification for winemakers and consumers. And we're reinvesting our profits to build a better future with our 1% For Wine initiatives, scholarships and awards.

Job Description

We are looking for charismatic, knowledgeable, and energetic wine personalities to join our global Wine Advisor team. If you have a great on-camera and in-person presence, a passion for wine education, and like to sell, you might be our next VIVANT. In this role, you will join our rockstar team delivering online and in-person experiences transporting our users to the world's greatest wine regions and tables. You must be comfortable with a mix of scripted material, improvisation and enjoy building relationships and sales opportunities. 


  • Host live globally streamed online experiences for VIVANT users and members
  • Deliver in-person experiences with new and existing members in your territory
  • Present at retail pop-up events within your territory
  • Become educated and stay up-to-date on our portfolio of organic winemakers, wines and wine regions
  • Study, train, and become certified to deliver VIVANT experiences
  • Answer questions and respond to member inquiries during and after your experiences
  • Develop and manage sales relationships with VIP members in your territory
  • Continue to advance your wine education through Ècole V, our WSET professional wine school.


  • University degree in marketing, business, wine, or similar field
  • Working knowledge of and passion for the best sustainable wines of the world
  • Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 2+, Certified Sommelier, Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), or equivalent training a plus
  • Previous experience as a live host interacting with an audience via digital channels (YouTube, Zoom, Instagram Live, etc.) is a plus
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French; some knowledge of Spanish, Italian, or German a plus
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multitask
  • Highly adaptable in a fast-changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a sales pipeline and meet sales targets
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and “get it done” mindset! 

Additional Information

At VIVANT, our team is united by our passion for wine. We represent the diversity of the world of wine. With people from different backgrounds and different points of view. Collaborating together, we pursue our goals with clarity and strength. Our values are the core principles that guide our work. These are our beliefs and the way we work and live our lives. Every day we commit to each other to spend our time together true to our values. 

Be Curious.
The hunger to understand leads to our passions. We are always learning new things.

Be Bold.
We never shy away from our responsibility to question the status quo and impact change.

Be Agile.
Moving fast enables us to turn challenges into opportunities in a constantly changing world.

Be Trustworthy.
We trust and keep each other accountable in all our interactions and endeavors

Be Open-minded.
We accept and strive to integrate diverse opinions and perspectives to achieve the best outcomes.

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