Front of House Wine Sales & Logistics position - Winelands - 7130

   
Cape Town  

Live out position

Salary Market related (medical aid, pensions fund and a sales incentive bonus for target reached).

Own transport Valid SA Driver’s licence

Required to work weekends and public holidays

Summer [Oct – Apr] – 6 days a week (open on Sundays – extra pay) 1 off day in the week

Winter [May – Sept] – 5 days a week (closed on Sundays) + 1 off day in the week

Start date ASAP

 Core function of the Sales and Logistics Assistant:

 The successful candidate will report to the Hospitality Manager.  This person will have at least two years’ experience in the wine industry with a sound knowledge of wine. The successful candidate will be expected to meet and greet the guests and ensure a memorable visit whilst building the brand. Guest interaction both on the farm through wine tastings and serving of wines during the farm visit. Playing a pivotal role in the guest experience whilst on the farm and assisting guests with wine choices for immediate consumption and to take home for maturing. Liaising with guest electronically whilst maintaining an up to date database. Informing all new and repeat guests of current releases whilst facilitating wine orders and executing successful delivery of ordered wines.

Tasting Room experience will be advantageous.

Managing the social media platforms. Assisting with wine inventories, deliveries and stock control.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes and experience:

  • Professional appearance and demeanor and an excellent ‘can do’ attitude at all times
  • Punctuality and ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests positively
  • Be passionate about serving guests and being a brand ambassador – have hospitality experience and exposure
  • A willingness to serve with a smile and create a memorable experience for the guests
  • Manage and maintain guest database
  • Actively selling wine to all estate visitors to attain monthly sales targets
  • Ability to present wine tastings with guests and accurately describe the wines to guests
  • Unpacking of wine pallets and ensuring wines are stored correctly – must be comfortable with carrying wine boxes
  • Multitask - administrative duties, answering of phones, emails, updating database, expediate orders received via email
  • Ensure that wine knowledge is maintained so as to impart the knowledge to the guests during tastings
  • Assist with all departments as and when needed
  • Excellent computer literacy specifically MS Excel and all social media platforms
  • Operate POS system and computer functions
  • Preparing all packaging stock ready for guest use
  • Fluent in English both oral and written

 

Email CV in Word format together with a motivation letter to carin@agileminds.co.za

Should you not hear from us within seven days from submitting your CV please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.