Tasting Room Team Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Ecco Adesso Vineyards (http://www.eccoadesso.com)

  Lexington, Virginia

Join our team as a tasting room team manager, where your passion for wine, dedication to exceptional customer service, and knack for hospitality will shine in the heart of Virginia's wine country. 
  • Lead and supervise tasting room staff, reporting directly to the CEO.
  • Develop and implement strategies to enhance brand awareness and exceed guest expectations.
  • Coordinate marketing and sales efforts to drive wine club growth, promote events, and manage special projects.
  • Oversee all aspects of daily tasting room operations including opening/closing, staffing, sales, customer service, and inventory management.
  • Design and execute training programs to ensure staff compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Assist in recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of tasting room personnel.
  • Communicate sales and marketing initiatives to staff to optimize sales and brand recognition.
  • Maintain relationships with vendors and manage inventory ordering and control.
  • Prepare and present reports on sales, financials, and marketing trends at management meetings.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or 2-3 years of relevant experience in winery, hospitality, or management; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Self-motivated with strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to multitask, problem-solve, and make decisions.
  • Proficiency in POS systems and back-office operations.
  • Basic wine knowledge preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years old with a valid driver's license.
  • Able to lift 50lbs and perform physical tasks as needed.
  • Intermediate computer skills including email, Excel, Word, and basic database activity.
  • Knowledge of the local Virginia wine industry preferred.

$45,000 to $55,000 Yearly (plus commission)
Full-time position with weekend availability required.
Salary commensurate with experience or hourly wage plus tips.
Benefits include 401(K) matching, employee discount, health insurance, PTO, flexible schedule, and bonus opportunities.
Weekly schedule: Thursdays to Sundays.
Off-season hours: Thursdays 1-5, Fridays 12-6, Saturdays 12-6, Sundays 12-6.
In-season hours: Thursdays 1-6, Fridays 12-7, Saturdays 12-7, Sundays 12-6.

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