Tasting Room Sales Associate
Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars is one of the oldest wineries in BC; a true Okanagan Icon. The Mavety family has been growing grapes on the property since 1971, and have been operating as an estate winery since 1991. Comprised of 170 total acres, with 90 acres under vine, we are located in the one of the most picturesque settings in the valley. Best known for Pinot Noir and Méthode Traditionnelle sparkling wines, we also produce complex, age-worthy, single-varietal wines made from Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Gamay Noir. Presently, we are looking for enthusiastic, passionate, and hardworking team players to work with us for the upcoming 2018 tasting season. Candidates must have exemplary customer service skills, and be able to clearly articulate our story and philosophy. We are looking to fill two full-time seasonal positions. One starting in April, and a second one in early June. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays. Essential duties and Responsibilities: • Open and close the tasting room. • Greet all visitors to the tasting room and maintain our detailed experience from start to finish with every customer. • Provide exceptional customer service from start to finish. • Set up the wine shop each day with inventory and ensure the tasting room is clean, organized and ready to welcome all guests. • Efficiently process all sales through our Wine-Direct point-of-sale system. • Perform administration duties as required. • Assist customers with sales, shipping, and wine club sign-ups. • Maintain the cleanliness of the tasting room and patio area throughout the day. • Perform all nightly procedures, including any necessary cleaning and lock-up. Desired Skills: • Knowledge of wine and passion for the industry. • Must be 19 years of age and have current Serving-It-Right-Certificate. • Experience with point-of-sale transactions and cash handling. • Familiarity with iPads and cash registers, Wine-Direct (Vin65) experience is a plus. • Must be able to meet physical needs of the position including the ability to lift 37-47lbs and able to stand for extended periods of time. • Previous experience in Hospitality an asset. • Possess a sincere interest in learning about wine and food. • ISG or WSET certification would be a plus.
Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars
Phone: (250) 497-8244