Wine Educator (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Markham Vineyards

  St. Helena, California

Markham Vineyards is one of the oldest wineries in Napa Valley. Come help add to the history!

Markham Vineyards is seeking a happy, enthusiastic individual with a strong sales background to join our Visitor Center Family. We pride ourselves on being friendly and genuine. Markham cultivates a positive environment of support and hospitality. Successful candidates must work well with others and be eager to meet and appreciate new people. We love to educate and share our wine. 

Available to work all weekends, holidays, evenings and overtime as required. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily tasting room operations.
  • Accurately handle all sales transactions, including the opening, closing and daily operations of cash register (Knowledge of Wine Direct is a plus).
  • Educating guests about Markham Vineyards’ wines, products, wine club, and winery history.
  • Ensure all visitors are greeted and receive a positive and memorable experience.
  • Set up and implementation of all tours and tastings for trade, high-profile clients and general public.
  • Assist Special Events Manager with set up and break down of events as well as the upkeep and maintenance of event materials/equipment.
  • Accurately handle all sales transactions, including the opening, closing and daily operations of cash register.
  • Maintaining accurate count of daily inventory and samples used in tasting room.
  • Answering telephones, responding to phone inquiries/ Facilitating customer orders.
  • Knowledge of all wine club and wine programs.
  • Participate in focused outreach program.
  • Serves as winery representative for outside promotional functions.
Key Competencies:
  • Passion for wine, food and art
  • Motivated team player
  • Leadership and positive attitude
  • Outstanding customer service & communication skills
  • Education/Experience/Skills
  • Minimum 2 years of equivalent experience preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must have a reliable vehicle, possess valid CA driver license and be willing to occasionally travel for trade and consumer events
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
Physical Requirements:
  • Able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Competitive
Markham Vineyards is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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