Cellar Door and Tasting Room Assistant (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Contract

  Greyfriars Vineyard (http://www.greyfriarsvineyard.co.uk)

  Guildford, Surrey, England

Want to be part of a small but growing team at an award-winning English wine producer?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual to join us at Greyfriars Vineyard as our Cellar Door and Tasting Room Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a rapidly growing area of our business.

What you will do:

  • Lead wine-by-the-glass sales and tastings at our brand new Tasting Room opening in Spring 2021. This will include managing bookings, serving visitors and the setup, delivery, and clean-up of exciting and informative tasting events.
  • Execute the successful delivery of vineyard tours and tastings. 
  • Provide visitors at our Cellar Door Shop with a first-class retail experience.
  • Maintain high levels of Tasting Room and Cellar Door presentation and cleanliness at all times. 
  • Support the Cellar Door, Tasting Room and Events Manager as required, including assisting at vineyard events and outside events such as farmer’s markets and food festivals, maintaining shop stock levels and fulfilling retail orders.

 

What we will give you:

  • Rewarding wine retail sales, events and hospitality work experience at a beautiful vineyard that is producing award-winning sparkling and still wines.
  • Join a small, friendly team that is passionate about what we do and wants to see you grow with us.
  • The requisite level of training to be successful in this role.
  • A fair wage in line with industry standards.

 

Who we are looking for:

  • Someone who can provide a superb hospitality experience and customer service and will take pride in representing Greyfriars in this customer-facing role.
  • Someone who is comfortable working in a varied and often physical role.
  • Someone that likes being around people and enjoys communicating.
  • Someone who enjoys working as part of a team and independently.
  • Prior experience/knowledge of wine is preferred.
  • Having a sense of humour and a good work ethic is essential in this job.
  • Outstanding oral communication, quick thinking and leadership skills are essential in this job.
  • A full driving licence is preferred. 
  • All applicants should have the right to work in the UK.

 

The bottom line:

  • Pay: Hourly rate in line with industry standards.
  • Staff discount on our wines.
  • Hours: Zero Hours Contract. Hours typically on Friday Evenings, Weekends and Bank Holidays.
  • Three-month probationary period.
  • Start Date: March 2020 (subject to Covid-19 restrictions on hospitality).

How To Apply

If this sounds like the job for you, send through your CV and a covering letter via email to info@greyfriarsvineyard.co.uk

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