RETAIL SALES ASSISTANT (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Weavers of Nottingham (http://www.weaverswines.com)

  Nottingham, England

Weavers of Nottingham is one of city's oldest independent businesses. Established in 1844 and today Weavers is a 5th generation, thriving company suppling wines and spirits to private, corporate and trade customers throughout the Midlands and the UK. Weavers supply the most comprehensive and creative range of wines, spirits and liqueurs from the popular easy drinking styles through to the traditional and more unusual, rare and sought-after products.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The role is for a committed and passionate Retail Sales Assistant to join the Weavers Team. Our history and its people are our greatest asset. We ensure that we deliver exceptional service every time and that’s why our customers keep coming back. Whether they are long standing customers or are experiencing Weavers for the first time, your role is to ensure that the customer’s wine needs are met.

A passion for wine, a desire to learn and the dedication and personality to deliver outstanding customer service are more important than previous wine retail experience.

The main role consists of:

  • Serving and advising customers on their choice of wines and spirits.

  • Communicating with the warehouse to ensure that stock levels at the shop are maintained.

  • Creating shop displays aligned with the sales plans.

  • Assisting with the shop deliveries.

  • Assisting in the maintenance of the website and database.

  • Article writing and assisting with the wine club.

  • Assisting in the marketing of the company such as social media.

  • Hours - full time 37.5 hours per week to include Saturday and occasional evening work.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • A passion and understanding for wine and spirits.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once.

  • Communication, both written and verbal.

  • Personability. A polite and friendly manner is paramount to ensure that we maintain the customer service that Weavers has become known for. 

  • Physical fitness. The role requires physical fitness such as lifting and unloading stock and working across multiple floors.

THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES ARE NOT ESSENTIAL BUT ARE BENEFICIAL

  • WSET qualifications.

  • Sales and retail experience (preferably in the wine industry).

  • Marketing experience.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU:

  • Discount on wines and spirits.

  • The opportunity to progress across different areas of the company.

  • First-hand experience with producers, supplier and wine agencies.

  • Opportunity to assist and co-host event tastings.

Application

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you believe you would be suitable for the role by post to Weavers of Nottingham, Vintner House, 1 Castle Gate, Nottingham NG1 7AQ to email to grapevine@weaverswines.com

How To Apply

Weavers of Nottingham,
Vintner House,
1 Castle Gate,
Nottingham
NG1 7AQ

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