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Assistant Tasting Room Manager - Orin Swift Cellars (hiring bonus included!)

Location: Saint Helena, CA, US

Date: Oct 15, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

$1,500 hiring bonus included!

The Assistant Tasting Room Manager manages the planning and day to day functions and provides direction to Orin Swift Visitor Center employees, ensuring that tasks are completed as assigned. Leads tasting room operations in a manner that achieves established financial goals, ensures a rich consumer experience, builds consumer loyalty andreflects the brand essence. Demonstrates superior product knowledge, leads educational/informative product presentations, and provides exceptional sales and customer service to winery guests.

What You Will Do:

  • Leads the training, instruction, and development of Visitor Center staff.
  • Helps develop innovative & profitable Guest Experiences that support the brand essence.
  • Ensures execution of strategic initiatives to increase wine sales, conversion to club membership andguest engagement at higher tier/luxury experiences.
  • Meets with Visitor Center staff to review product promotions.
  • Manages the assignment schedule for Visitor Center staff Ensures proper reporting of hours, tipsand incentives. Oversees the onboarding program of new Visitor Center staff.
  • Oversees group tastings, tours, small events and guest experiences at the winery.
  • Educates Visitor Center staff and winery visitors on winery brands.
  • Leads the promotion and procurement of memberships into the wine club.
  • Researches, develops, composes, and coordinates tasting room programs to facilitate “best of industry” experience for each guest. Provides expert responses to questions regarding winery brands.
  • Provides leadership to attract, develop, and retain high quality experience professionals.
  • Identifies, obtains and schedules staff resources and capability needed to accomplish objectives.
  • Ensures employee conformance to establish best practice and proper training of staff.
  • Participates in the development of and implements a successful vision/strategy through strongleadership skills.
  • Manages tasting room wine and soft goods inventory including wine ordering, wine receiving, cyclecounting, conducting quarterly inventories, and vintage transitions.

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of wine sales, luxury sales, brand marketing or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Associate’s Degree plus 6 years of wine sales, luxury sales, brand marketing or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 8 years of wine sales, luxury sales,brand marketing or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to work weekends and a flexible schedule.

What WIll Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years of wine sales, retail sales, or hospitality experience.
  • Possession of CSW, Certified Sommelier or WSET Advanced Certifications.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

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Requisition ID: 83682 




Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


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