Events and Social Media Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Wilrona LLC

  Marengo, Iowa

Reports to Operations Manager

•  Hourly Position – Working 40 hours per week. Occasional overtime.
•  Paid vacation
•  Medical with a $75 company contribution per pay period
•  Paid employee dental
•  401K with 3% company match
•  Company paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
•  30% discount on wine, food, rentals and merchandise

•  Due to the nature of this line of work, weekends are required.
•  5 days per week.
•  Present at many large events at Fireside Winery

Job Duties & Expectations

Private Event Management
•  Act as primary contact for guests wishing to book private events at the Winery. Responding to email and phone inquiries.
•  Responsible for booking all private events and managing the entire reservation process from initial signing, event planning and payments.
•  Keep calendar accurate and up to date with all events
•  Ensure event space is set up in correct format for each event

Live Music Event Management
•  Seeking out talent
•  Scheduling acts
•  Ensuring entertainment contracts are signed and fees agreed upon
•  Marketing of events on social channels such as Facebook and Instagram, Website and other event calendars.
•  Create ticketing website as needed for ticketed events

Winery Event Management
•  Plan events such as Harvest Celebration, Movie & Trivia, Kentucky Derby, Winemaker Series, production tours, pairing events, etc
•  Market those events on social platforms
•  Work/lead Winery events, ensuring guests enjoy their experience

Wine Club Events
•  Organize quarterly pick up parties with Operations Manager
•  Plan activities/learning opportunities for our wine club members
•  Execute & lead wine club events
•  Design the Quarterly pick up insert
•  Communicate with members about pick up parties through company email

Social Media Manager
•  Create appropriate and engaging content material for Facebook and Instagram to inspire fan interaction and action.
•  Content includes photos, Canva posts, virtual wine tastings, videos, reels and event posts
•  Respond to fan posts and messages timely

Other Duties
- Manage the donation request process
- Assist with writing wine tasting descriptions
- Timely updates to website including events, wines, recipes, blog posts, pricing, etc.
- Be an ambassador for Fireside Winery
- Design print materials to be used around the Winery and at external locations
- Written Correspondence including the monthly Fireside newsletter, weekly internal events update and bi-monthly reminder of special events.
- Collaborate with all team members and locations of Wilrona LLC including Ackerman Winery, Fireside Winery and our Wholesale team.

Skills Required
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
- Solid understanding of Facebook and Instagram
- Strong customer service skills
- Strong organization skills
- Knowledgeable and interested in wine
- Energetic and outgoing and friendly personality
- Ability to lift 40 lbs
- Able to stand for 8+ hours a day

How To Apply

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