Monday, May 9, 2016

WineTalent Classifieds: Tasting Room Associates

Help Wanted:  Tasting Room Associates for Long Meadow Ranch

WineTalent is working with our client Long Meadow Ranch to find tasting room staff for the General Store tasting room located at Farmstead Restaurant in St. Helena.  

Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch is the destination for food & wine in St. Helena. Farmstead has has a unique opportunity for a proven sales professional to join the General Store team. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiatic person to promote the sales of wine and non-wine merchandise, provide exceptional customer service, create a unique experience for each guest and build LMR brand loyalty.

If you are a results oriented sales person that thrives on achieving goals and provides world-class customer service, we would like to hear from you. Results, integrity and teamwork are important for success in this position.

Duties Include:

Provide the first line of information to the customer by greeting, directing and answering questions regarding our wines, merchandise, history and facilities.
Host retail wine tastings that convey LMR brand image and lead to sales transactions and brand loyalty.
Provide wine service for our Farm-to-Table lunches and dinners, small and large groups.
Handle retail sales of specialty merchandise, food items, olive oil and wine.
Offer wine club program and encourage sign-ups in a captivating manner as to increase sales and build customer loyalty.
Complete transactions accurately on point of sales system, including shipping orders, wine club and cash transactions.
Build, enhance and maintain long-term customer relationships.
Stock, price and display merchandise.

Qualifications Include:

Two years of sales experience in a tasting room, restaurant or retail sales environment
Ability to effectively communicate in a welcoming and professional manner.
Ability to build/maintain a relationship with customers in a short period of time
Ability to offer product for purchase and maximize sale with other options for purchase.
Ability to learn and execute point of sale computer software procedures.
Ability to learn about wines, varietals and winemaking process.
Ability to work independently and with a team.
Ability to work in fast paced environment.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs and stand for long periods of time.
Ability to work weekends and holidays, flexibility in schedule is desired.
Hourly wage plus commission and wine club incentive


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