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Posted November 23rd

Retail Wine Director/ Buyer

Barnstable, Massachusetts


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Cape Cod Package Store Fine Wine & Spirits

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Posted November 23rd

Retail Wine Director/ Buyer

Barnstable, Massachusetts

Function

Sales

Experience

Senior Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Wine knowledge is a core requirement, as is a working knowledge of spirits and beer.
To be a positive and energetic role model in all job responsibilities for staff and customers.

Key Responsibilities to include;
Wine Sales 
  • Engage with customers on a daily basis to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction 
  • Manage wine displays and the operation of the Enomatic Wine Serving System in the Wine Room
  • Educate customers and encourage the exploration of new wines
  • Educate and train staff to assist customers with a focus on new products and in use of the Enomatic Wine Serving System.
Wine Purchasing 
  • Monitor and manage Wine Inventory
  • Responsible for direct interaction with vendors, creating weekly purchase orders on a weekly basis.
  • Aligning wine purchases with seasonal and annual budgets.
  • Explore new offerings from importers and distributors as the opportunity arises.
  • Responsible for training staff to ensure accurate receiving of wine purchases. 
Wine Promotion - Marketing
  • Utilize support from suppliers and merchandisers as required.
  • Implement merchandising strategies to maximize overall store appearance, customer traffic flow and sales
  • Encourage wine sales by organizing and coordinating Wine events; including tastings, seminars, dinners.
  • Wine Promotions to include; bi-weekly sales ad monitoring products on website,  providing tasting notes, weekly / monthly cheese and wine pairings, and creating 'special offer' programs 
  • Development and Management of a Wine Club
  • Development of Wine Blog 
  • Develop skills and knowledge through on-going training, as provided by store, distributor or elsewhere subject to store approval.
 Store Management
  • Daily monitoring of wine inventory and stocking displays and shelves.  
  • Assist with daily operations of the store, including assisting customers and staff in all departments.
  • Manage health, safety, security video and emergency systems and provide staff and 
     customer awareness according to store policy and relevant law, including  Id Policy.
  • Assist Store Manager with training employees in all areas related to wine.
Computer and Social Media competency will be considered a plus; 
  • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Publisher
  • POS - Spirits, Retail Operating System
  • Website 
  • Social Media, including Facebook , Instagram
  • Email Communications
Professional Experience    Applicant should demonstrate; 
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Responsibility
  • Accountability
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Wine Certifications preferred, yet not required
Personal Requirements
  • Ability to lift / stack cases, up to 40lbs. 
  • Availability to work Evenings, Weekends, Holidays
Full Time Benefits include;
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K Profit Sharing with 3% Match
  • Two weeks Paid Vacation
  • Disability and Life Insurance offered with employee contribution
Location
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Function Details
  • Reports To Store Manager, Owners
  • Direct Reports 5