Tasting Room Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Dobbes Family Estate

  Dundee, Oregon

Located in the heart of Dundee, Oregon, Dobbes Family Estate is seeking a full time Tasting Room Associate, 32-40 hours per week. The ideal candidate will provide enthusiastic and professional customer service while pouring wines and educating guests on our wines, history, philanthropy and culture. Passion for and basic knowledge of wine is required. Proven abilities in sales and customer service within a fast-paced environment are also highly desired. Candidate must be available to work weekends and holidays. We invite you to join our team of passionate, hard-working individuals who love what we do and are proud to be a part of one of the most established and well-respected wineries in the Willamette Valley.

-Greet and serve guests hospitably
-Conduct tastings and tours of the winery facilities
-Effectively advise and sell wines to guests
-Answer tasting room phone to field questions and arrange group tours and tastings
-Provide education about each of our wines, wine tasting practices, winemaking techniques, and winery/winemaker history
-Provide information on and secure new members for our wine club
-Handle routine point-of-sale transactions
-Complete routine housekeeping tasks to maintain a neat and orderly work environment
-Staff on and off-site winery events as needed
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by manager

-Requires a knowledge of and passion for wine that can be communicated to our guests
-Proven abilities in sales, customer service and confident interaction with the diverse public
-Professional appearance and demeanor
-Outstanding verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
-High energy and ability to work well in a fast-paced, team environment
-Familiarity with and operation of POS systems
-Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects with little direction
-Basic computer and math skills are required
-Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
-Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
-Must be at least 21 years of age
-OLCC service permit is required (Company can assist with this requirement if needed)

To be considered for this position please forward a Resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience, and passion for wine, sales and hospitality with the link below. No calls or walk-ins, please.

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