Backyard Vineyards, a division of Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits, is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic sales associates for a part time role in our tasting room. The ideal candidate will have a passion for customer service, wine and experience in hospitality. This position is part time in nature, with the majority of available shifts occurring on weekends. Our Retail Associates are responsible for consistent and outstanding hospitality for all visitors by providing a friendly, memorable and informative visitor experience.
Job Duties will include:
o Sell wine, including Wine Club memberships and related retail merchandise.
o Understand and operate POS system/cash register
o Conduct tastings and winery tours with energy and enthusiasm
o Perform store open and closing procedures
o Accurate cash handling, daily cash reconciliation
o Welcome visitors to Backyard Vineyards with sincerity and a positive attitude
o Understand the basics of wine and strive to become an ambassador of wine from British Columbia (VQA).
o Ensure retail store and winery is clean and presentable to visitors
o Rotation of stock
o Count monthly inventory as scheduled
And miscellaneous duties as assigned
· High regard for personal presentation
· Dependable & punctual
· Confident & motivated
· Excellent relationship building skills / Customer Service
· Ability to lift 30-45 pounds (a case of wine)
· Serving it Right certificate
· Team player with a positive attitude who loves BC Wine
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to HR@diamondwines.com
We thank all those for applying, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We welcome and encourages applications from people with differing abilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.