Job Status: Filled

Operations Assistant (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Itasca Wines Ltd (

  Crondall, Hampshire, England

Itasca Wines is recruiting for a full time Operations Assistant to join its team, supporting the Head of Operations & Communications. With a new 600T state of the art winery, fully equipped lab and high-speed disgorging line, Itasca has a world class facility in a beautiful location.

The Role

  • Adminstrative tasks such as receiving phone calls, email communication and data inputting into VinTrace software.
  • Faciliating direct to consumer channel for contract winemaking customers.
  • Picking, packing and shipping wine and Enartis products
  • Stock keeping of wine, dry goods and Enartis products
  • PDO applications and award entries for Penn Croft wines and contract winemaking customers
  • Raising duty payments and inbound/dispatch paperwork
  • Purchasing of stationery, consumables and sundries
  • Taking part in public and trade tours and tastings as required
  • Representing the winery at public and trade events as required
  • Other reasonable duties may be assigned

About you

  • Excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills
  • Team player with the drive to take on tasks and hit the ground running
  • Ability to lift up to 25kg
  • Legal right to work in the UK
  • Wine knowledge a plus but not essential

About us

Itasca wines has a new winemaking facility on the Hampshire/Surrey border making wines under the Penn Croft brand and offering contract winemaking, lab and disgorging services as well as distribution of Enartis products in the UK. On our own site we practice Regenerative Agriculture, one of only a handful of vineyards in Europe to work to these principles. We also believe we have built one of the most sustainable wineries in the world, with solar power and a full wastewater wetland all on site. Itasca produce a range of quality focused wines including still and sparkling from vineyards stretching from Essex to Cornwall.


Commensurate with experience. Training is offered where necessary.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and available start date/notice period to [email protected] Closing date for applications Friday 17th November.


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