Events Coordinator (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Roebuck Estates (

  Petworth, West Sussex, England

Roebuck Estates is a premium producer of exceptional sparkling wines, and we are seeking an Events Coordinator to work closely with the marketing team to plan and execute a calendar of consumer events for Roebuck Estates. This is a new role and there will be the opportunity for the candidate to help shape the strategy as well as deliver the programme. The events will be based both at Roebuck’s main vineyard as well as attending major consumer events with a dedicated Roebuck offering. Roebuck Estates is at a very exciting time in its development which will present many varied opportunities and will require lots of flexibility.

The role is full time (40 hours p/w) with extensive weekend work. The role will be based at the main vineyard site near Petworth and the candidate is expected to work from the office when not out at external events. Some home working may be possible, but it is unlikely that this can be set regularly. The role will report into the Marketing and Communications Manager but will be expected to liaise across most functions in the business. We are currently looking to fill a full time position, however, candidates looking for a significant part time role i.e. 3-4 days per week will also be considered.


Events Coordinator Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and execution of a full calendar of consumer and trade events.
  • Marketing of the events in the local area to raise awareness of the events, including working with local groups, local social media platforms etc.
  • Production of invites, managing RSVPs, communication and liaison with local suppliers, sourcing and negotiation with new producers, product ordering, management of temporary agency staff.
  • Managing a budget and working to achieve pre-agreed targets.
  • Onsite set up and flawless execution of the events.
  • Working closely with the marketing team to ensure all social opportunities are maximised.
  • Actively promote the sale of the full Roebuck Estates wine portfolio.


Events Coordinator Skills and Experience:

  • Preferably 3 years+ events experience with proven ability to work effectively to deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task, handle a number of projects simultaneously, manage time effectively and work to tight deadlines.
  • Proven organisation skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written.
  • Strong presentational skills and confident when talking to groups.
  • Wine knowledge an advantage or willing to learn.
  • Energetic, bright, and engaging manner.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • Positive and flexible in approach - willing to go the extra mile. 
  • Proficient in MS packages - confident with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud would be an advantage.
  • Team player.
  • Full clean driving licence and access to a car.

If you are passionate about wine, have a strong work ethic and want to immerse yourself in a dynamic and rapidly growing business and category, then we look forward to hearing from you and hopefully welcoming you into our growing team. 

Depending on the number of applicants, we reserve the right to interview from a shortlist. The closing date for applications is Friday, 16th February 2024.


 Located near Petworth in West Sussex, Roebuck Estates was founded by Michael Smith and John Ball, whose belief in the potential of the English wine industry sparked several years spent searching for and acquiring the perfect vineyard sites. Today, the Company owns and manages multiple vineyards throughout Sussex and produces award-winning English sparkling wines which are sold in the UK and distributed globally. Roebuck Estates maintains its focus on crafting traditional method sparkling wines from the classic Champenoise varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.


Compensation & Benefits:
• Salary range offered between £28,000 - £33,000 p/a (on
a full-time basis).
• Generous holiday allowance
• Company Pension scheme
• Company Healthcare scheme
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• Preferential staff and friends & family discounts

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