Hospitality Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Abeja (http://www.abeja.net)

  Walla Walla, Washington

 

Hospitality Associate

A beautifully restored century-old farm, in the rolling foothills of Walla Walla's Blue Mountains, provides the setting for extraordinary winemaking and world-class hospitality. Abeja seeks a full-time Hospitality Associate to join their team.

Job Responsibilities

These responsibilities demonstrate the core aptitudes of the desired candidate. The scope of work may be modified and/or expanded at the company’s discretion.

  • Provide exceptional experiences, with first class service, to guests and members
  • Communicate with precision, clarity and hospitality through personal interactions and correspondence by phone and email, to cultivate lasting relationships
  • Effectively convey the wines, story, history, membership and product knowledge with confidence, passion and enthusiasm
  • Approach challenges with courtesy, professionalism and poise; able to prioritize and proactively follow-through to a mutual resolution
  • Collaborate with planning, setup and cleanup of on-site tastings and special events
  • Handle transactions and reservations with accuracy, efficiently and fluidly
  • Assist with order preparation and shipping

Requirements

Abeja is committed to excellence and seeks a candidate who shares this value. The ideal candidate is friendly and gracious. They are attentive, detail oriented, dependable, have strong work ethic and a positive attitude. They are supportive of teammates and show willingness to go above and beyond.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or the equivalent
  • Two years of experience in winery DTC role such as hospitality, tasting room, sales and service or the equivalent; experience with a luxury brand is preferred
  • Knowledge of wine & wine production
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to follow through on projects
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Able lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Regular working schedule to include weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work long and/or irregular hours during peak season and/or special events Ability to learn and understand multiple systems
  • Ability to adhere to company workplace guidelines including dress code
  • Reliable transportation and a clean driving record

 

The position is hourly and rate will be determined by qualifications.

How To Apply

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and references to amy@abeja.net, please do not call.

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