Kontokosta Winery – Tasting Room sales positions for 2014 season
Kontokosta Winery is seeking sales/hospitality associates to join our great team.
A working knowledge of wine is a plus, along with a passion for learning about all things Long Island and New York wine, and sharing your infectious enthusiasm for the brand and this region with our guests. You will conduct tastings, host and provide VIP hospitality, sell wine, assist in winery events, vigorously promote wine club membership and benefits, operate the WineWeb POS system, and assist in daily upkeep of the hospitality space (stocking, washing glasses, inventory, shipping and other tasks).
If you are self-motivated, outgoing and a team-player with experience in a fast-paced wine, restaurant or other hospitality setting, and are available to work weekends from mid-May to mid-November, we’d like to meet you.
Professional appearance and enthusiastic, positive demeanor.
Respectful and mature with flexibility and willingness to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
Demonstrated ability for wine sales and first-class customer service.
Proactive problem solver.
Reliable, motivated and punctual team player.
Able to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Able to stand for extended periods.
Able to lift 40-50 lbs. repeatedly.
At least 21 years of age with valid and unrestricted NY drivers license.
TIPS certified or certification required within 21 days of employment.
Compensation: competitive hourly wage + tips + other incentives.
SUBMISSIONS ARE STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.