• We are hiring! WSET Instructors

    Job Type: Other (Part Time)
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Expert
    Salary: Compensation Varies with the Level of Class Taught

    Job Description

    WSET Instructors for Level 1 to 3.
    International Wine Center is seeking instructors for its WSET courses.

    Requirements
    • Applicants must hold the WSET Diploma in Wines and Spirits.
    • Teaching experience is also desirable. Classes are mainly evenings.
    • Applicants need to have a schedule that enables them to commit to specific dates.
    • Send resume and cover letter, indicating your topics of special expertise.
    Contact Info

    Company: International Wine Center
    Email: operations@internationalwinecenter.com

    Posted: 3/25/19

  • Teaching and Kitchen Assistant Positions Available

    Job Type: Part Time (+-2hrs/week)
    Level of Wine Proficiency: All Levels
    Salary: Volunteer with Discount on Course Tuition

    Job Description

    International Wine Center is the provider of WSET courses in NYC. We offer over 50 courses a year, from Intermediate to Diploma level, that are offered in a variety of morning, evening and weekend options. Intermediate through Diploma classes require one or more Teaching Assistants to set up the classrooms, pour wines during class, and stay afterwards to clean up. Teaching Assistants must be available for every class session – no exceptions – and report at least one hour prior to class start time.

    Kitchen Assistants are required to work two hours every week during their course, washing and polishing glasses and other light tasks. The schedule is somewhat flexible and need not be on the same day of class.

    This is a great way to connect and be part of the ever-growing wine community that we so proudly helped to create. As compensation for your service, qualified students receive a discounted rate on their course.

     

    To apply, fill out an application and email it to operations@internationalwinecenter.com

     

    Students should indicate the specific class number in which they’re interested, e.g., AC717, etc.
    Selection of Teaching Assistants is at the discretion of the Operations Manager.

     

    Contact Info

    Name: Paula Maia
    Company: International Wine Center
    Address: 350 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1201, New York , NY, 10001
    Telephone: 212-239-3055
    Email: operations@internationalwinecenter.com

  • Tasting Room Bartender

    Job Type: Restaurant – Part-Time
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Intermediate to Advanced
    Salary:Hourly Plus Tips

    Job Description

    Overview

    Rooftop Reds is the first commercially viable rooftop vineyard in the world located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Besides growing grapes on the rooftop, we also have a production facility in The Finger Lakes. At our tasting room in Brooklyn we serve our wines alongside boutique wineries from New York State, predominantly focusing on the Finger Lakes Region.

    Our goal is to build a brand around urban agriculture, greening urban spaces and producing locally. We represent New York State and aim to pique our clientele’s interest as it pertains to the local movement.

    Rooftop Reds is currently looking to hire bartenders–If you are hospitality driven, energetic, and have a positive attitude and passion for wine, then this job is for you!

    Responsibilities include:

    • Set up and operation of the bar during working hours and programmed events
    • Maintain cleanness of the tasting room, outdoor rooftop area
    • Orderly operation of the cash register
    • Do inventory and check if bar is fully stocked
    • Provide friendly, attentive and timely service
    • Able to work in fast paced environment
    • Available during the weekdays, holidays and weekends
    • Light food service (prepackaged)
    • Perform all other related duties as assigned

    Ideal Candidates Posses:

    • Wine knowledge and desire to learn more
    • Has hospitality experience (1-2 years)
    • Punctual, reliable, and attentive to details

     

    CONTACT INFO:
    Name: Irina Sargisova
    Company: Rooftop Reds
    Address: Brooklyn Navy Yard, 299 Sands Street, BLDG 275, Brooklyn, NY 11205
    Email: Irina@rooftopreds.com

    Posted: 3/11/20

  • Wine Sales Associate

    Job Type: Retail – Full-Time
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Quite knowledgeable to advanced
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience Plus Performance-Based Comission

    Job Description

    Overview

    WINE SALES ASSOCIATE

    Nolita Wine Merchants, a leading boutique wine store in downtown Manhattan offering a

    unique selection of quality wines and spirits, is looking for a full-time experienced wine

    sales associate. Candidates must be very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about wine, and

    have the capacity to articulate wine characteristics to customers. This position also provides support to our online and marketing efforts, so that the ideal candidate will have basic graphic and design competence. In addition to handling day-to-day operations, candidates must be able to write tasting notes and newsletters. We are looking for applicants that have a solid wine-industry sales background (retail, restaurant, other), with emphasis on delivering exceptional customer service. The applicants must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays. We are looking to hire as soon as possible. Only resumes with a brief cover letter explaining the candidate’s aptitude for this job will be considered.

     

    Wine Sales Associate qualifications:

    Strong wine and spirits knowledge;

    Graphic design know-how and technical aptitude;

    Energetic and enthusiastic;

    POS, and computer- and social-media literate;

    Solid wine industry sales experience (min. 3 years);

    Excellent customer service and verbal and written communication skills;

    Strong organizational and planning skills;

    Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative;

    Weekends and evenings are required

     

    Other:

    Compensation: salary commensurate with experience, plus performance-based

    commission

    Benefits: paid time off and discounts on wine

    Opportunity to taste and participate in the store’s product selection process, as well

    as meet a wide range of top industry participants

     

    Contact info:

    Please submit resumes and cover letters to tulio@nolitawinemerchants.com

     

    CONTACT INFO:

    Name: Tulio Vera

    Company: Nolita Wine Merchants

    Address: 227 Mulberry Street

    Telephone: 646-590-1472

    Email: tulio@nolitawinemerchants.com

     

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