Wine Team Member (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Locke Store

  Boyce, Virginia

Job Details

Locke Store is looking for an enthusiastic wine associate to help grow our expanding wine department. Located in historic Millwood, VA, Locke Store offers an incredible world-class selection of the most interesting international libations. We represent many sustainable, organic, and biodynamic producers, and our selection reflects a commitment to providing superior wine and beer for exceptional value. We work hard to create the best experience for our customers and to provide a fun and supportive environment in which our employees can learn and grow. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Physically receiving all wine deliveries and corresponding invoices
  • Monitoring wine stock in the retail space and labeling new wines appropriately
  • Maintaining back stock of wine for the restaurant
  • Preparing weekly wine orders and directly communicating with customers when the wine is in-stock
  • Going above and beyond to provide wine customers with an A+ customer service experience 
  • Assisting as needed with special wine events, including wine tastings and monthly wine dinners
  • Organizing wine club pick-ups
  • Performing other relevant duties and responsibilities as required or requested

Key Requirements Include:

  • Weekend availability 
  • 1-2 years relevant wine and/or hospitality experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Outgoing and customer service oriented personality
  • Strong organizational, leadership, decision making, and conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Required Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Wine Knowledge
  • Organizational Skills

What We Offer:

  • Part-time and/or Full-time positions available
  • Starting pay rate of $15-18/hr (based on experience)
  • Meal stipend
  • Employee discount
  • Supportive team environment
  • Tremendous growth potential within a fast growing company

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

Our ideal candidate is a people-person with a positive and professional attitude who is passionate about wine, exceptional food, and hospitality.

If this sounds like a good fit, we want to hear from you! To be considered, please submit a cover letter or short intro and resume and we'll be in touch soon.

Locke Store/ The Buttery is an EEO/AA employer.

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