Fine Wine Knowledge Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Grand Clos Ltd

  London, England

Elicite

What did the grape say when it was crushed? Nothing, it just let out a little wine.

Elicite is an exciting new project aiming to demystify the fine wine and champagne industry through an interactive, media based e-commerce venture.

Stemming from more than 50 years combined knowledge, their vision is to become the go-to platform for all ages to guide and navigate you through the world of fine wine and champagne. They will provide fully accessible education to the masses through the use of videos, social media, podcasts, infographic articles and much more.

Are you hungry for a new challenge? If this sounds like your cup of tea (or rather glass of wine…) then get in touch today!

Position: Fine Wine Knowledge Manager

This is an exciting new opportunity for a fine wine expert to join this rapidly expanding team as a Fine Wine Knowledge Manager.

This role will involve aspects of:

• fine wine educator 

• digital content creator

• communications manager

• providing support for MD and Head of Marketing on ad-hoc projects 

About You

You need to be an authority in Fine Wine and Champagne, with the confidence necessary to discuss and write about all aspects of fine wine, from the best producers to the classic regions. Your expert, in-depth knowledge will perhaps have been gained as a sommelier or in a wine sales role. A great communicator in English, you’ll have the fluency of a native.  You’ll be skilled at engaging with audiences at any level of wine knowledge.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

• Capture the attention of affluent consumers online and engage them with great content about fine wine

• Write features, blogs and articles that make fine wine easy to understand and fun to learn

• Create engaging profiles of wine producers

• Ensure all public communications meet high standards of accuracy and adherence to brand guidelines

• Meeting deadlines and organising your time effectively will be crucial to success

• Working well as part of team is essential, compromise is as important as creativity

• Interacting professionally with many different stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS 

Wine Related

- WSET Diploma holder OR can demonstrate equivalent knowledge

- Regularly tasting and buying fine wines 

- Minimum 3 years’ experience advising consumers on fine wine purchases 

Interpersonal skills

- Outgoing personality. Shares wine knowledge in an inclusive way, without attitude 

- Comfortable engaging socially with affluent clients at events, in a manner that’s hospitable and professional

Communications skills

- Native English speaker or fully fluent in written and spoken English

- Can generate content ideas for digital features on wine

- Attention to detail / proofreading to a high level of accuracy

Digital

- Familiar with CRM systems and/or web-based e-commerce

Brand aware

- Can follow and uphold brand guidelines in all communications

How To Apply

Send your CV and a covering letter to margaret@closcru.com

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