Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tasting Room Associate - Help Wanted

We are hiring (2 positions).  Fireside Winery, the the premiere Midwest wine destination, is building capacity and seeks two highly motivated and enthusiastic wine fans to join our team.  If you are passionate about locally produced Fireside wines and have a way with people, then we encourage you to consider applying for this position.

Reports to: Onsite Manager
Schedule:  30-36 hrs/week – 4 days/week (weekends) – 2 positions.

The Tasting Room Associate is responsible for ensuring the highest standards of winery tasting room service though excellent customer service; sees to exceptional visitor/tourist experiences though knowledgeable social/educational interactions; and positively contributes to Fireside Winery’s focus on attention to detail.

  1. Welcomes and assists winery customers with wine tastings/samplings, and purchases.
  2. Able to sell wine, general merchandise, and knowledgeable of onsite programs (e.g., Fan Club and benefits).
  3. Operate cash register, Point-of-Sale register, program register, and print reports.
  4. Assists with winery special events, concerts, weddings, receptions as needed.
  5. Provides information, education and tours to visitors as appropriate.
  6. Periodically assists with off-site winery events/tastings.
  7. Other functions as needed.
  1. Restock wine and general merchandise, label and price retail inventory.
  2. Periodic office work to include: filing, computer data entry (MS Word, Excel), laminating, and printing.
  3. Cleaning: tasting bar area, general winery up-keep and cleaning, as necessary.
  4. Kitchen: prepare and serve appetizers, and clean kitchen area, as necessary
  5. Other duties as needed.
  1. Loves working with customers and tourists.
  2. Enjoys and thrives in a fast-paced work environment
  3. Passionate about local wines
  4. Knowledgeable of wine, winery operations, and/or willing to learn
  5. Strong office skills and ability to communicate effectively and clearly.
  6. Works independently and within a close team environment.
 Compensation: Dependent upon Experience.

APPLY: Send resume and letter of introduction to Cassie Bott (Onsite Manager):