Winery Assistant

Forestedge Winery
Job Description

Job Responsibilities/Duties:

Tasting Room – 1) Perform tastings with customers, educating them on the winery products.  2) Assist customers in finding products.  3) Check-out customers.  4) Answer customer questions.  5) Stock shelfs. 6) Ware washing. [60%]

Winery Production – 1) Assist in pressing fruit to create juice for wine.  2) Assist with managing bulk wine (racking wine, washing tanks and fermenters, bottling wine).  3) Assist in filling wholesale orders. [10%]

Farm – 1) Assist in managing Rhubarb crop (weeding, tilling and, picking).  2) Grounds keeping – maintaining property for the customers to enjoy. [10%]

Technology – 1) Maintain and update the company website.  2) Provide training on maintaining the company website.  3) Develop strategy for the company to more effectively use social media to interact with and attract customers. [20%]

Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

-          Qualified candidates must be self-motivated, be able to work as part of a team, and possess excellent communication skills

-          Must be able to stand for long periods of time

-          Must be 18 years of age or older

-          Must be able to interact with a wide range of customers both in person and over the phone

-          Prefer a technology background in website maintenance and design and/or social media applications

 

Requirements:

-          Must complete Responsible Server Awareness Training

-          Must be able to work weekends

-          Ability to lift 40 to 60 pounds

-          Must be available to work the winery’s annual Art Fair at the Winery August 17 and 18

-          Must be available to work the winery’s Anniversary Celebration Memorial Day weekend

 

Other: 

-          Must sign a non-disclosure agreement related to proprietary winery operations

-          Must sign a no-alcohol agreement if under the age of 21
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