Assistant Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Part Time

  Eynsham Cellars (

  Oxfordshire, England


Part time, permanent position

25-30 hours per week

Eynsham Cellars is an award-winning independent wine merchant in a thriving West Oxfordshire village. We love working in the wine industry and are seeking an enthusiastic, like-minded individual to join our small team.

Ideal candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • A passion for wine (and food hopefully)
  • An outgoing, engaging personality, able to work well in a team
  • Reliability
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Initiative to help improve the business, and enthusiasm to learn
  • Self-motivated to find and complete tasks in the shop.
  • Able to lift and carry cases of wine

Responsibilities include:

  • Running the retail shop, ensuring excellent customer service
  • Maintaining shop standards
  • Organising the shop floor and back of house, maintaining a high standard of presentation and organisation
  • Being responsible for Point of Sale to ensure maximum engagement of customers with our products
  • Occasion event work such as wine tastings
  • Finding and maintaining trade customers
  • Generating and following up on sales leads
  • Customer relationship management
  • Maintaining content on the website
  • Managing part of our social media
  • Fulfilling orders
  • Receiving deliveries and booking in stock


What we offer in return:

  • A competitive wage
  • Training
  • Staff discounts
  • Pension
  • Tasting sessions
  • Opportunities for progression as we are a growing company
  • Connections within the wine trade


Skills required:

  • WSET level 2 (but not essential as we can train the perfect person)
  • A driving licence preferred (but not essential)
  • Proficiency at Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel



Circa £19k per annum pro rata

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