Tasting Room Associate Russian River Vineyards Forestville, CA. 95436 About us: At Russian River Vineyards (RRV), our wine comes first. Located in the heart of the Russian River Valley wine-making region of Sonoma County, RRV has been producing outstanding wines since its first planting in 1963. Winemaker Giovanni Balistreri, a 4th generation Sonoma County farmer, lovingly crafts award-winning wines year after year. We are a small, welcoming winery with no pretensions. We nurture a friendly, casual, and easy-going atmosphere across our operations…but we are serious about the quality of our wines and about taking care of our customers. Salary: From hourly plus tips and Wine Club sales commissions. Our top associates make upwards of $60/hr. with tips. Job Type Part-time to begin (weekends a must) Qualifications • Tasting Room Experience (preferred) • Retail Sales (preferred) • Restaurant Experience (preferred) Responsibilities • Perform daily tasting room and outdoor tasting duties: conduct tastings and tours, restock wine, wipe down tables, serve food, bus and wash glasses, perform inventory, etc. • Understand and exceed sales monthly goals • Assist with hospitality special events, as needed • Represent brand at outside functions, as needed • Create a warm and memorable experience for the guests, building brand loyalty • Describe wine club options • Promote and procure tastings, glass pours and bottle-sales • Sell wine club memberships Requirements: • Professional appearance and demeanor • Must be at least 21 years old • Must be able to work weeknight events and weekends • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods as required by job duties • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills • Proficient on the computer (familiarity with POS systems desired) • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously • Professional, personable, welcoming, with excellent hospitality and customer service focus • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm Additional Information: Job Posted:Monday, April 17th Type of Work:Part Time Job Category:DTC, Tasting Room and Retail Job Level:Associate Compensation:Hourly + Tips + Commission Contact Information: Russian River Vineyards John Peterson