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Tasting Room Representative

Req ID: 821 

Department: Direct to Consumer - Tasting Room 

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 

Location: Plymouth, California (US-CA) 

Job Summary:

To provide support to the Tasting Room/Retail Sales areas by greeting and hosting the public and assisting in related activities.  Ensuring each guest feels welcomed and special.

Essential Functions:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Greet visitors and introduce self
  • Present and pour wine while educating consumers about the wines using responsible hospitality techniques.
  • Sell TFE wines and branded products
  • Sell Wine Club memberships
  • Collect names and email addresses for future contact
  • Provide information about the brands your tasting room supports and its products to guests including large tour groups
  • Provide excellent customer service in all areas
  • Perform sales transactions using POS Systems (RMS)
  • Stock supplies, maintain displays in retail areas
  • Provide consumer/trade brand awareness - promotional programs

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School or equivalent
  • Experience:  2 or more years experience in winery hospitality or related field preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for wine in general and Trinchero Family Estates and its products in particular
  • Experience with register/POS systems preferred
  • Relaxed, friendly and professional demeanor
  • Able to interact effectively with wide range of contacts, i.e. the public, co-workers and members of other departments
  • Strong analytical and math skills

 

Working Conditions:

  • Regular working schedule to include weekends and holidays
  • Long and irregular hours during peak seasons and/or special events
  • Moderate to heavy physical work (moving wine cases and retail supplies, setting up for special events)
  • Work site may be any one of Trinchero Family Estates facilities
  • Standing for long periods of time (8 hours per day)
  • Carrying case(s) of wine to customer’s vehicle after purchase
  • Washing wine glasses and dishes to keep a clean work environment
  • Ability to lift at least 45 pounds (case of wine)

Close toed shoes and dressy casual clothing required

Trinchero Family Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Trinchero Family Estates complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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