• Student Services Coordinator - International Wine Center

    Job Type: Full Time
    Level of Wine Proficiency: All Levels

    Job Description

    International Wine Center, a licensed career school, is seeking full-time team members who can learn and assume a varied role in handling student relations and support for our wine and spirits classes.

    This position is in office Monday through Thursday, most Fridays are remotely

    Areas of involvement include, but are not limited to:

    Student Services

    • Advising students about available courses and procedures for enrolling
    • Registering students into classes and exams
    • Serving as students’ main contact point for all in-person and online courses
    • Maintaining student records
    • Processing student invoices, exam results, certificates, etc.
    • Marketing new classes to prospective students

    School services

    • Reception duties and managing general inquiries
    • Assisting with class set-up by organizing materials for students and instructors
    • Monitor course enrollments, registrations, and deadlines
    • Review TA applications, assign TAs for courses and monitor TAs
    • Shipping and Receiving

    We are seeking individuals with some experience in the wine industry with excellent customer service and communication skills, who is well-spoken, a team-player, pleasant and patient, flexible, able to multi-task and very organized. Candidates will be passionate about wine and interested in pursuing additional learning; be fluent with MS Office, including Excel; and have some database management experience. Knowledge of Filemaker is a plus.

    This position is entry level and offers the opportunity to take WSET courses and to earn career certifications. It offers opportunity to network with people from all aspects of the wine, spirits and hospitality industry. Benefits include a contribution to company healthcare and pre-tax transit vouchers. Hours are 9:30am to 6pm (Monday-Friday); Some Fridays are work-from-home.

    If interested, please submit résumé and cover letter to: operations@internationalwinecenter.com

    We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Teaching Assistants - International Wine Center

    Job Type: Part Time (+-3hrs/week)
    Level of Wine Proficiency: All Levels
    Salary: Volunteer with Discount on Course

    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.

    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

    Please indicate the specific class number in which you are interested, e.g., IC 722, 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
    Email: operations@internationalwinecenter.com

  • Customer Service - Wine

    Job Type: Retail

    Work Hours: Full Time

    Level of Wine Proficiency: Intermediate

    Salary: Commiserate with experience

    We are hiring a customer service representative to manage customer queries and complaints. You will also be asked to process orders, modifications, and escalate complaints across a number of communication channels. To do well in this role you need to be able to remain calm when customers are frustrated, be very organized, and comfortable working mostly online or on the phone.

    Wine knowledge is also required, and you will have the opportunity to taste new wines as well.

    Responsibilities

    · Maintaining a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers at all times.

    · Responding promptly to customer inquiries.

    · Communicating with customers through various channels.

    · Acknowledging and resolving customer complaints.

    · Desire to learn more and understand wine terminology.

    · Processing orders, forms, applications, and requests.

    · Keeping records of customer interactions, transactions, comments, and complaints.

    · Communicating and coordinating with colleagues as necessary.

    · Providing feedback on the efficiency of the customer service process.

    · Ensure customer satisfaction and provide professional customer support.

    Requirements

    · WSET Level 1 or 2

    · High school diploma, general education degree, or equivalent.

    · Ability to stay calm when customers are stressed or upset.

    · Comfortable using computers.

    · Experience working with customer support.

    Seniority level: Associate

    This is position is on-site.

    Please send an email with your resume and some points about yourself to lisa.carley@sherry-lehmann.com

    CONTACT INFO:

    Name: Lisa Carley

    Company: Sherry Lehmann

    Address: 505 Park Avenue

    Telephone: 212.838.7500

    Email: lisa.carley@sherry-lehmann.com

  • Wine Buyer & General Manager

    Job Type: Retail

    Level of Wine Proficiency: Minimum 2 years full-time wine buying experience in a retail OR hospitality environment preferred.

    Salary: 65-75k annually based on experience; Paid sick leave upon hiring, vacation pay and professional development available after probationary employment period.
    Bonus compensation available for particular sales growth initiatives

    DRINK is an established and ambitious wine and spirits store in the rapidly growing neighborhood of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, with a stunning in-store shopping experience. We feature a thoughtfully curated selection of low-intervention wines and craft spirits but we emphasize education and accessibility for our clientele over formality or pretentiousness. We serve a vibrant and diverse community in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and we have an equally vibrant and diverse team.

    The candidate we’re looking for is passionate about the industry and culture of wine and committed to making a successful career in it. If you are looking to work in a professional and supportive environment and if you want to grow with an established company that has built an exciting platform for expansion, we would love to speak with you.

    Please submit a résumé, with cover letter and references.

    Contact Info

    Name: Leif Young Huckman, General Manager DRINK PLG

    Email: leif@drinkplg.com

  • NY Sales Lead

    Job Type: Distributor /Importer

    Work Hours: Full Time

    Level of Wine Proficiency:  Intermediate to advanced

    Salary: Base salary + Commission + Bonus

    Job Description:

    Business Overview: Wine is about creating an emotion, a moment, or a memory with others to be remembered forever. Sapere Originis – Know the Source is a boutique, woman-owned, international wine ambassadorship company. We bring people together through wine. We focus on sustainably farmed, organic, or biodynamic producers of quality, unique wines from French & Italian wine regions.

    Job Overview: Our fine wine business is in full expansion and we have an excellent opportunity for the right person as our sales lead for our New York market and support of our New Jersey distribution.

    About you:

    • You possess the “hospitality DNA” of caring about going that extra mile to make it happen, regardless of the “it.”
    • Independent & Team Player: Have an entrepreneurial mindset, lead with a positive attitude, think on your feet, and listen to and apply feedback.
    • You have balance in your skill set. Wine sales requires: you need to know wine, provide outstanding customer service, be organized, punctual and keep up with the fast pace of ever-growing orders and client base while you are on the move.
    • Work Ethic: Thrive in a fast-paced environment and be willing to work long days, evenings, weekends, and travel.
    • Continuous Education: Seek out and be open to learning about wine, sales, and other aspects of the work as needed
    • You have been looking for a smaller, family-owned company with large growth potential where your work and contribution will stand out and allow you to build a great career while also providing stability, benefits and the tools you need to do your job.
    • You are a people person, and past colleagues would use the word “integrity” when describing you.

    Job Qualifications:

    Accounts:

    • Business Development: Identify qualified potential (on and off premise) clients and cultivate new accounts
    • Client Relations: Develop and maintain great relationships within current accounts and find ways to grow accounts.
    • Communication Skills: Demonstrate superb written, oral, and non-verbal communication skills, adapt message and style to fit your audience.
    • Strong sell-in and sell-through (get the placement; support the account with tastings, dinners, events, etc.).
    • Provide exemplary customer service.
    • WSET Level II or equivalent is appreciated. A strong knowledge of all wine regions; strengths in Italian, French, and Domestic.
    • Seek out creative opportunities to build brands.

    Territory Management

    • Organization & Self Management: Employ time management, keep CRM updated to manage leads, contacts, sales, and follow ups and send out a weekly email to accounts.
    • Goal orientation: Set, be motivated, and work to attain regular and routine sales goals
    • Plan your work. Develop a plan of attack for your territory and keep it updated. Which accounts are you going to grow, who else are you going to open, what are you going to achieve?
    • Work your plan. Continuously assess cold/warm/hot opportunities, prioritize your time and activity, accordingly, hit your targets.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience in Salesforce and Google Sheets a plus. Able to utilize these tools to set smart priorities, develop goals and targets, and assess results.

    Overall

    • Self-directed, motivated, organized.
    • Great communication skills. This role is very entrepreneurial, so when challenges arise, transparent, open communication is essential.
    • Attend sales meetings, annual portfolio tastings, and other company events.
    • Basic admin: Manage samples budget, sample shipments, and expense account.
    • You are the face of Sapere Originis in New York – do what you say, say what you mean, be the extension of our winery family partners.
    • Industry experience required.

    Work Hours & Benefits:

    Full-Time

    Your hours are based on what is needed by your accounts and sales development goals. Weekly phone calls and video meetings. Travel and evening and/or weekend work is an essential aspect of the position.

    Compensation

    Base + Commission + Bonuses + Benefits

    This is a great opportunity for a sales professional with a love of wine to build their career with a well-organized, fast-growing, and dynamic company.

    All inquiries will be held in the strictest of confidence. Additional details about the company, portfolio, and compensation will be provided upon your selection for further discussions.

    To apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and at least 3 position or industry-relevant references by November 28, 2022. Interviews for finalists will take place beginning December 5, 2022.

     

    Benefits:

    • Dental insurance
    • Flexible schedule
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekend availability

    Supplemental pay types:

    • Bonus pay
    • Commission pay

    COVID-19 considerations: As per New York City requirements for entering restaurants and entertainment venues where our wines are sold, wearing a mask when needed with customers is at the discretion of the establishment being called on.

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • New York, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
    • New Jersey:  1-2/month depending on the time of year and events or support needed by our distributor.

    Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

    Experience: Wine Industry: 1 year (Required)

    Work Location: On the road

    CONTACT INFO:

    Name:  Meredith Hyslop

    Company:  Sapere Originis – Know the Source

    Address:  671 Abbott Rd., Walla Walla, WA 99362

    Telephone:  509-540-6508

    Email:  meredith@sapere-originis.com

  • Sommelier

    Job Type: Restaurant

    Work Hours: Full Time

    Level of Wine Proficiency: Intermediate to advanced

    Job Description: Chef Driven Group is seeking a Sommelier to join our professional, celebrated, and respected wine team for our new restaurant, Monterey. We are known for our award-winning wine and beverage programs that are famous for friendly service, vintage depth, and accessible prices. Tasks include conducting wine and beverage service, receiving beverage orders, organization of wine cellar and beverage storage as well as the bar.

    The ideal candidates should have passion for hospitality, food and beverage. Offering competitive wage and benefits.

    Chef Driven Group Includes- Barbounia, Cafe D’Alsace, Dagon, French Roast, L’Express, Le Monde, Marseille, Nice Matin, Nizza, Playa Betty’s and 5 Napkin Burger

    https://montereybrasserie.com/

    CONTACT INFO:

    Name: Vanessa Arroyo

    Company: Chef Driven

    Address: 37 E 50th Street, New York, NY 10022

    Email: v.arroyo@chefdriven.com

  • Restaurant: Management, Prep Cook, Line Cook

    Job Type: Restaurant; Part time, Full time

    Level Of Wine Proficiency: Intermediate to Advanced

    Salary: $10-$22

    Job Description

    Restaurant: Management, Prep Cook, Line Cook

    Contact Info

    Name: Elliott Bey

    Company: The Franklin

    Address: Brooklyn, NY
    Email: Elliott@NYPerks.com
  • Sales Associate for New Wine+Spirits Store (Midtown West)

    Job Type: Retail/

    Hours are flexible, but looking for consistent schedule and availability on key holidays.

    Level Of Wine Proficiency: 

    Salary: Compensation is based on experience, $18-$27.
    Advantage will be given to candidates with experience in retail and wine and spirits sales.

    Job Description

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic wine and spirits sales person for a Brand New retail location across from Bryant Park. This is a great opportunity to help build a new business and share your passion for customer service.

    If you have a hospitality background, we can teach you about wines and spirits – this is a supportive environment for the right person.

    Qualifications:
    Experience in food/beverage/hospitality desired.

    Ability to professionally interact with customers looking for all types of wines and spirits – we’re looking for people who can provide and maintain strong customer relationships.
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Social media experience would be amazing!

    We are a small team, and everyone must be able to lift and carry 40lbs on a regular basis.

    Shifts will require mostly standing and walking around.
    Computer skills would be great, but we can teach you the POS system. We need people who are detail oriented and can accurately process all types of retail transactions.
    We’ll have procedures set up for opening and closing the store, and all of the things that take place during the day (receiving orders, entering in customer profiles, updating product information, others tasks to be determined).

    Please be prepared to provide references.

    Contact Info

    Please send your resume to doumiwineconsulting@gmail.com

  • Retail

    Job Type: Part-time – Friday 12pm-10pm, Sunday 12pm-9pm and Monday 12pm-9pm

    Level Of Wine Proficiency: 

    Salary: $22 per hour

    Job Description

    Busy, small neighborhood Natural Wine & Spirits shop in South Williamsburg seeking a hardworking, responsible, trustworthy individual. This is a fast-paced environment requiring multi-tasking between running the register, helping customers on the floor, fulfilling online orders and phone deliveries. Knowledge of natural wines and spirits and excellent interpersonal skills are required. The ability to lift 50 pounds with ease is also required. Immediate part-time is available. Email your resume and a brief cover letter describing your retail experience and any qualifications related to wine and spirits.

    Ideal Candidates:

    • A high level of organizational skills
    • Are professional, articulate, friendly and punctual
    • Have 2+ years of wine experience
    • A drive to continuously improve their service, knowledge, and experience
    • Open availability on weekends
    Contact Info

    Name:

    Heather Collis

    Manager / Buyer

    We Love to Drink LLC

    20 Broadway

    Brooklyn, New York 11249 

    Email: Please send resumes to heather@spiritanimalbk.com
  • Sales Associate - Vintry Fine Wines

    Job Type: Retail/Part Time

    Level Of Wine Proficiency: Intermediate To Advanced

    Salary: $20 per hour

    Job Description

    Well designed boutique retail wine store located in the Goldman Sachs building in Battery Park City is looking for an entry level, part time sales person. We cater to corporate and local retail clients. You must be presentable with a positive attitude, have some knowledge of wine and wine regions and a desire to learn. Flexibility in scheduling a big plus. The rest will be on the job training.

    Learn while you earn. Key benefit to working at Vintry Fine Wines is the unique ability to meet winery owners, wine makers and portfolio representatives and a chance to sample some of the great and unique wines of the world. A real plus and a huge addition to your education.

    Contact Info

    Name: Paul Brown

    Company: Vintry Fine Wines
    Address: 230 Murray Street
    New York, New York 10282
    Phone:  212 240 9553
  • Cellar Master - Mel’s, Al Coro and Discolo

    Job Type: Restaurant/Full Time
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Quite knowledgeable to advanced
    Salary: $25

    Job Description

    The cellar master will work directly with the Wine Director to ensure that all the cellars are in stock & in working order, that inventory is accurate and that all upcoming orders have been placed & deliveries received. The Cellar Master role is vital to the success of the wine programs for Mel’s, Al Coro and Discolo. 

    The ideal candidate is a person who wants to learn about wine and help manage the inventory of one of the greatest wine cellars in NYC. If you are looking to “break” into the world of sommeliers in fine dining… this is the perfect position! This position requires someone who is organized, has a passion for wine and seeks to grow within a dynamic and continually growing company. This position is best suited to a ‘self starter’ with an eye for small details and who can manage their time and tasks wisely. 

    CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: 

    • • Must have basic knowledge of viticulture & vinification. Experience with Italian wine is a plus. 
    • • Must be able to lift & carry at least 50 pounds. 
    • • Must be able to stand for long periods of time. 
    • • Must be comfortable with repetitive motions (such as walking, bending & standing). 
    • • Must have full schedule availability 
    • • Must be able to take constructive criticisms and work well in a team dynamic 
    Contact Info

    Name: Catherine Fanelli 

    Company: 8510 Hospitality (Al Coro, Mel’s Pizzeria, Discolo) 

    Address: 85 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011 

    Telephone: (212)-970-2200 

    Email: cfanelli@alcoro-nyc.com 

  • Experienced Wine Sales Associate - ANA Wine & Spirits in Hudson Yards

    Job Type: Retail/Full Time
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Intermediate to advanced
    Salary: Competitive Hourly Rate

    Job Description

    Wine background in either wine store setting or restaurant, relevant certifications a plus (WSET, ASA etc) passionate about the food and wine industry with an ability to suggest wine as well as food and wine pairings.   Understanding of POS systems.  Responsibilities include:

    • Greeting customers
    • Offer friendly and knowledgeable service
    • Cash handling
    • Host wine tastings / pouring and keeping tasting area clean
    • Opening store
    • Closing store
    • Light to medium administrative duties
    Contact Info

    Name: David Smith
    Company: ANA Wine & Spirits
    Address: 20 Hudson Yards, RU101, New York, NY 10001
    Email: dsmith@anafoodandwine.com

  • Wine and Spirit Specialist - Gnarly Vines

    Job Type: Retail/ Full Time
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Intermediate to advanced
    Salary: Starting at $18-22 per hour commensurate with skills and experience.

    Job Description

    Are you someone who loves talking and writing about wines and spirits as well as engaging customers?

    If so, we would love to welcome you to our team.

    Gnarly Vines is a vibrant, adored neighborhood wine and spirits shop in Fort Greene, Brooklyn since 2007 with a devoted clientele.  We offer a considerably larger selection than a ’boutique’ shop but we’re much more approachable and selective than a huge superstore.

    We have a strong emphasis on small production wines and spirits that are ‘sustainable or stricter’. Yet we’re not crusaders. We believe in the broad spectrum of wines and spirits from different regions and varietals, in different styles, that appeal to a wide range of tastes and budgets.

    Seeking a responsible, bright, detail-oriented person to roll up their sleeves and contribute in all aspects of customer service for our vibrant neighborhood wine shop. The candidate must be personable, presentable, team-focused, communicate well and be motivated to provide the highest level of customer service possible. This is a very hands-on position.

    Desired Qualifications
    -Serious (or at least budding) interest in wines and spirits with solid writing skills.

    -Prior experience in a restaurant with a well-curated list, a retail shop or formal study (i.e. WSET certificate)

    -Solid computer skills – Mac savvy with POS experience

    -Must be able to commit to approx. 36-40 hours per week, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays.

    Note: If you’re only looking for part time work, we may be able to accommodate you as well.

    -Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb case of wine up and down stairs

    Perks
    -Generous staff discount on wines and spirits
    -Regular in-store tastings
    -Invitations to trade-only, supplier tastings and events
    -Opportunity for growth and advancement

    Contact Info

    Name: Brian Robinson
    Company: Gnarly Vines Wines and Spirits
    Address: 350 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
    Email: bjr@gnarlyvines.com

     

  • Beverage Director - Chef Driven Group

    Job Type: Fine Dining restaurant
    Level of Wine Proficiency: All Levels
    Salary:95K plus health benefits and PTO

    Job Description

    Overseeing the wine cellar, bar, inventory, schduling

    Contact Info

    Name: Aviram Turgeman
    Company: Chef Driven Group
    Address: 37 E 50th Street
    Email: a.turgeman@chefdriven.com

     

     

  • Sommelier - Chef Driven Group

    Job Type: Employee Choice
    Level of Wine Proficiency: All Levels
    Salary: 18-$22 hourly plus a share of gratuity from daily service

    Job Description

    Conducting wine and beverage service, receiving beverage orders, organization of wine cellar and beverage storage as well as the bar.

    Contact Info

    Name: Aviram Turgeman
    Company: Chef Driven Group
    Address: 37 E 50th Street
    Email: a.turgeman@chefdriven.com

     

     

  • Wine Runner - Balthazar Restaurant

    Job Type: Restaurant/Part Time/ Flexible
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Beginner/Intermediate
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience

    Job Description

    Pulling wines from our wine cellar (one level down from the restaurant) to restaurant floor as per Floor Manager/as ordered by guests.  Some decanting and bottle opening, wine label removal, preparing wine take-away bags as needed.  While you are Front of House, you will not be approaching tables. This is a great starter position for someone new to the field.  Other opportunities include trade tastings, in-house trainings, and other related events!

    Must be able to lift a full case of wine (~40lb)

    Contact Info

    Name: Rebecca Banks
    Company: Balthazar Restaurant
    Email: rbanks@balthazarny.com

  • Spirits Focused Stock Position – Seaholm Wine and Liquors 

    Job Type: Retail/ Full Time
    Level of Wine Proficiency: Beginning to Intermediate
    Salary: Hourly

    Job Description

    Seaholm Wine and Liquor is a retail wine and spirits store that has been in Huntington, Long Island for decades. We are looking for a reliable team player to fill a full time, spirits focused stock position. Duties include assisting customers, answering their questions and making recommendations, maintaining and stocking products on shelves, receiving deliveries, organizing and putting away cases in our storage areas. Good communication skills, a customer focused, service based attitude, working on your feet for hours at a time and the ability to lift 40+ pounds regularly are essential qualities for the successful candidate. Experience is preferred but an inexperienced candidate with a willingness to learn is also welcomed.

    Contact Info

    Name: Chris Lin
    Company: Seaholm Wine & Liquor
    Address: 134 Wall Street, Huntington, NY 11734
    Email: info@seaholmwines.com

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