Store Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Careers The Good Wine Shop

  Teddington, England

Due to an internal restructure and promotion, we are now looking for a Store Manager.

We are looking for highly motivated and experienced management candidates with demonstrable leadership skills and a passion for wine. You will be responsible for running all aspects of a hybrid retail wine business including retail sales, drink in hospitality service, tasting events, private client sales, range management and local marketing efforts.

We are looking for:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Strong ability to build rapport with customers and advise on wine, spirits and specialist beer purchases at all levels.
  • A sales instinct and commercial awareness to help grow retail sales and private client fine wine opportunities.
  • A high level of integrity, reliability and trustworthiness together with a positive, driven and self-motivating attitude.
  • Strong organisational skills and an attention to detail as well as being energetic and physically fit.
  • A good degree of common sense, as well as the ability to problem solve and be flexible where required.
  • Experience of organising, hosting and marketing tasting events.
  • A smart, professional image and attitude coupled with a warm, friendly manner and a sense of humour.

You should also have:

  • A demonstrable passion for and good knowledge of wine, spirits & craft beer (minimum WSET Level 3 or similar experience)
  • Excellent numeracy, with good excel and written communication skills.
  • Good IT and technology skills
  • A willingness to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis.
  • Hospitality experience would be beneficial for our drink-in offering.
  • We have a strong business model and systems and are looking for individuals who can help grow our stores within that framework and enhance it with the enthusiasm, professionalism and drive which they will bring.


  • A highly competitive salary based on your experience for 45hrs per week over five days (incl. paid breaks)
  • Performance-related quarterly bonus
  • Separate team incentive scheme
  • Generous staff discount
  • Staff samples allocation on a quarterly basis
  • Staff social events funded by the company
  • Company funded WSET training support up to diploma
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 28 days annual holiday entitlement
  • Company pension scheme

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated CV and cover letter.

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