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

Full Time

  Johan Vineyards

  Rickreall, Oregon

Johan Vineyards is looking to grow our small team with the addition of a dynamic and passionate “hospitalitarian.” This individual will represent our brand, communicate our basic farming philosophies/winemaking intentions, and help clients new and old connect with our project as a Tasting Room guide and team member. Interested applicants should be eager to develop their knowledge of all aspects of the world of wine, and confident to share what they know with our guests to foster their own curiosities. The right candidate may have occasional opportunities to gain experience helping in our vineyard and cellar during harvest, further deepening their understanding of the overall process.

We are open to a variety of experience levels and will provide appropriate education, although the ideal team member would have a foundation of basic wine knowledge and familiarity with world wines.

Schedule: Thursday - Sunday from 10:30 to approximately 6pm, ~30 hours/week (possibly more during Fall/harvest), YEAR ROUND

Essential Duties:
- Provide guests with a warm, knowledgeable tasting experience
- Handle larger groups with grace
- Promote wine sales and wine club sign ups
- Consistently perform opening and closing procedures
- Operate a POS system (WineDirect)
- Maintain tasting room, patio and bathroom cleanliness and appearance
- Holiday and event weekends are a must

- Must be 21 years of age
- Must be able to lift and carry 45 lbs and stand for long periods of time
- Able to multitask and "keep cool" while hosting multiple parties
- Must have or be able to obtain within 45 days an OLCC servers permit
- Excellent customer service and communication skills
- Sharp attention to detail
- Passion and knowledge for world wines
- Restaurant/Hospitality experience a plus

Compensation: Hourly DOE + Sales Incentives

NO walk ins or phone calls please

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