Eye of the Needle is a family-owned winery, recognized for their award-winnig wines and community philanthropy. We are located in the Warehouse District of Woodinville, WA. The person we seek will be a a self-motivated, highly independent, hard working, polished, experienced professional who is passionate about the wine industry, working with the public and giving our visitors and club members an experience they will remember. Our dedicated team is one of the best in the business and the high expectations come with high rewards. Loads of potential growth here for the enthusiastic team member.
Achievement of sales goals includes wine club sign ups.
Effective engagement with guests while educating them about our offerings.
Development and growth of TR traffic and business from outreach efforts.
TR Associate Responsibilities:
Educate guests on winery history, wine making practices with a warm, enthusiastic manner.
Generate and execute ideas to build TR traffic, track results.
Daily retail sales, wine club sign ups.
Host various levels of tours, tastings and guest experiences for both consumer and trade.
Assist with daily opening and closing duties including wine inventory.
Maintain cleanliness of the TR at all times.
Participate in event programs, on and off site.
Attend and participate in monthly tasting room meetings.
Work weekends, holidays and some evenings on a rotating schedule with a minimum of 3 weekends per month.
Reliable transportation required.
Qualifications / Skills:
"Can Do!" attitude, excellent communication and customer service.
Have a healthy constitution; able to lift 50 pounds; stand for long periods of time.
Have a current MAST permit license and WA Driver's License.
Knowledge of general wine making techniques.
Experience with wine service and sales skills.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities.
Work as a team in a courteous and respectful manner at all times.
Restaurant or previous hospitality/retail sales experience.
Knowledge of wine wine industry and WA wine industry.