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Company Name:The Wine Group - Benziger Winery
Address 1:1883 London Ranch Road
Address 2: 
City:Glen Ellen
Position Title:Estate Ambassador - Benziger/Imagery FT
Number of Openings:1
Position Type:Other
Position Type Other Description:Hospitality / Tasting Room
Start Date: 
Duties:JOB SUMMARY Benziger Family Winery is searching for a passionate and enthusiastic wine sales and customer service professional to join our dynamic, high energy Hospitality team. In support of elevating and expanding guest experiences at our Benziger and Imagery wineries, we’re seeking a full-time VIP Estate Ambassador. This role is responsible for creating memorable, world-class experiences for all guests by hosting private small and large group tastings, winery tours and elevated, educational experiences. All applicants must be confident in their ability to represent premium wines, be highly motivated to sell wine and convert guests into Wine Club members, be capable of developing new guest experiences and honing current offerings, be an energetic self-starter and multi-tasker and must truly enjoy working with people. Ideal candidate will have experience with wine tastings and strong wine knowledge, as well as comfortability and experience hosting VIP group events. Tour experience not required, as this can be easily taught to the right candidate. Must be available full time, Wednesday - Sunday. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Highly motivated sales individual who thrives on providing superior hospitality to assure the highest quality service, experience and execution within brand standards Proven track-record of selling and up-selling wines, wine club memberships and merchandise Dynamic team player, working with Hospitality and Special Events teams to reach daily and monthly sales goals Trains new staff on Hospitality offerings and works to further develop effectiveness of existing staff In cooperation with Sr. Hospitality Manager, provides ideas and support to enhance business development efforts Greet and/or host trade visits as needed Develops and builds partnerships within the company, including Benziger Family Winery Tasting Room, Tours, Direct Marketing, Marketing, Sales, Winemaking/Production and Accounting, as well as within the community Possess commanding knowledge of POS systems to competently handle all sales transactions This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice
Experience Required:QUALIFICATIONS Must be 21 years of age College degree, ideally in retail/business management or hospitality, or equivalent experience strongly preferred Must hold a valid driver’s license 2+ years of prior relevant experience is required; candidates with tasting room retail, direct to consumer sales, restaurant or hotel experience will be preferred Comprehensive understanding of winemaking, wine tasting and viticulture Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are a must Friendly, positive, professional appearance and disposition at all times Demonstrated ability to multi-task, follow-up and work in a fast pace environment under pressure Must have strong attention to detail Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision Demonstrated reliability, punctuality, and adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures Must be available to work weekends, special events and holidays
Wage or Salary: 
Per Hour
Approximate Work Hours or Days:40
How to apply:Apply here:
Posting End Date:5/31/2019