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Current Job Opportunities at Woodinville Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

Submitted: 12/13/19

Job Description: Dining Room Setup
Company: The Herbfarm
Job Location: 14590 NE 145th Street, Woodinville

To Apply: Please visit www.theherbfarm.com and click on employment at the bottom of the home page where you will find detailed descriptions and instructions on how to apply. We encourage you to come and tour any day between 10 and 3–just c’mon in and ask for Rosemary.

Job Description:

The Herbfarm service 9-course chef-selected meals Thursday through Sunday. This position is part of a small team that is dedicated to keeping The Herbfarm guest service areas at their peak appearance so we can continuously exceed the guest’s expectations. This team also provides the infrastructure to allow kitchen team and servers to focus on their jobs at night. Schedule is most Wed-Sun from about 9a-3p.

Laundry: wash/dry/press tablecloths, chef coats, etc. Folding of napkins, towels, linens for each weeks needs. Polishing of Silverware and glassware. Attention to detail in setting silverware, glassware, dishes and napkins. Maintain candle lanterns. Changing light bulbs as needed. Noticing maintenance needs. Monthly inventory of supplies.

Submitted: 11/21/19

Job Description: Guest Services Representative
Company: Chateau Ste Michelle
Job Location: 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Apply Here: Guest Services Rep

Job Description:

We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates for Guest Services Representatives – Fall/Holiday Seasonal, part-time to join our team in Woodinville, WA. (Must be 21 or over)
We are looking for “hospitality stars” to join our amazing Guest Services team. We have multiple seasonal, part time positions available. If you are ready to be our brand ambassador and provide our guests with remarkable wine experiences in our newly remodeled Visitor Center, while having a whole lot of fun, we’re looking for you! Must be at least 21 years of age.

In this role, you will:

  • Work in the wine shop, selling and ringing purchases, assisting customers, stocking, cleaning, inventory, etc.
  • Conduct tastings and work a variety of events for guests of the winery.
  • Opportunity to learn and conduct winery tours.
  • Set up, take down and service of wine and food at corporate and VIP specialty events including the summer concert series and occasional events off-site.
  • Promote events at the winery and the wine club.
  • Provide winery information and assistance in person and over the telephone.
  • Must be able to meet the current availability requirements as stated in the following:
  • Available for all weekends and required special events. Additional weekday availability preferred.
  • You will be scheduled on a weekly basis, up to 30 hours per week. Work schedule is available 2 weeks in advance.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • 2 years of customer service and/or sales experience required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team.
  • The ability to speak comfortably and audibly in front of groups of people.
  • Interest /knowledge of wine industry.
  • Must have basic typing and computer skills.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be willing and able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must have or obtain valid Food Handler and Class 12 Permits before first day of work, at employee’s expense
  • History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.

What’s In it for you?

50% Employee discount on wine
On the job paid training, learning about the Ste. Michelle portfolio of wines
The possibility of staying on with our team after the season
Bonus club sign-up Incentives

We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 425-488-1133.

Submitted: 11/20/19

Job Description: Part-time Stock Position 
Company: Chateau Ste Michelle
Job Location: 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Apply Here: Stock-WW-PT

Job Description:

The part-time stock position supports the operation of the Visitors Center and VRC wine clubs, through the handling of all the wine and merchandise that comes into retail, and the shipping of all retail, club related orders.

In this role you will:

  • Maintain Club Room wine inventory
  • Stock wine and product in all areas of responsibility
  • Supply and stage wine for events as needed
  • Organize and prepare wine stock and wine bags for club releases
  • Responsible for accurate use of sample sheets
  • Provide customer assistance as necessary
  • Assist in shipping of merchandise and wine
  • Support resolution of shipping issues as needed
  • Assists with set-up and tear down of wine tents during the summer concert season

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required (Must be 18 years of age)
  • 1 year of stock experience preferred
  • Must have the ability to work weekends and nights and have open availability for scheduling
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Forklift experience a plus
  • Use of UPS/FedEx shipping systems is a plus
  • History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.

We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 425-488-1133.

Submitted: 11/13/19

Job Description: Winery Manager
Company: Eye of the Needle Winery
Job Location: 19501 144th Ave NE Suite D-1200, Woodinville, WA

Send Resume: info@eotnwinery.com

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Support all systems related to the efficient functioning of winery business operations
  • Conduct business performance analysis for the purpose of developing operational metrics and recommending improvements
  • Maintain Shopify system and training with TR team
  • Manage the Private Eye Wine Club for online growth with specified goals; work with social media & marketing for campaign development and execution
  • Monitor expenditures, revenues and profits through analysis, budget preparation and review
  • Monitor wine inventory, including maintenance of files and records
  • Shipping of wine and non-wine merchandise

Roles:

Wine Club Management

  • Maintain Private Eye Wine Club master lists – process new members, handle cancellations, change requests, etc.
  • Process members’ wine club releases, including shipping where necessary
  • Troubleshoot problems

Systems Maintenance

  • Maintain the POS, website and e-commerce platforms
  • Weekly updates for event page, new photos placed, wine page, testimonials, trade… when necessary
  • Work with BLOOM on updates and system training
  • Access online orders; follow-thru with order shipping

Winery Support

  • Assist in planning and execution of bottling; order supplies (corks, caps, glass); inventory
  • Keep updated record of Wine Competitions and assist in completing required registrations, wine shipments, and meeting deadlines
  • Winery facility issues (ie: plumbing, electrical, mechanical) troubleshoot with Owners
  • Attend industry meetings as needed: Chamber, WWC, etc.
  • Assist Winemaker as needed, including occasional cellar work

Skill Set/ Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3yrs. experience in a tasting room and overall winery systems
  • Self-starter, work independently, communicate effectively with all EOTN personnel, team player, optimistic-happy-driven-competitive-enthusiastic-self-motivated-upbeat-positive attitude
  • Proficient with MS Suite
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds frequently
  • Passion for wine and knowledge of WA wine industry
  • Forklift certification desired; MAST & Food Permit certified

Benefit Package:

  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • Paid Vacations
  • Generous Wine Discount

Flex Work Schedule:

  • Full Time/ Salaried
  • Monday – Friday, flex hours for backup TR work on weekends or evenings

Submitted: 11/5/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Lobo Hills
Job Location: 18506 142nd Avenue NE, Woodinville, WA

Hiring Manager: Diana Dollar
Send Resume: diana@lobohills.com 

Job Description:

We are seeking to fill a part-time, weekend position (3-5 days a month) in the Lobo Hills Tasting Room, located in the Artisan Hill area of Woodinville.

Lobo Hills Philosophy:
We want each person who enters into the Lobo Hills tasting room to have an experience that reflects warmth and genuine hospitality. It’s our way of saying they are a guest in our home. This experience opens up the opportunity to enjoy the wine, which is based on a philosophy of minimalism that is captured in the way the winemaker expresses reservation and avoids at all costs any chemical intervention (only sulfites and natural acids are used). Each member of the Lobo Hills team ensures that our tasting room offers an inviting and appealing environment with a truly enjoyable wine experience.

What You’ll Be Doing:
The Tasting Room Associate is responsible for ensuring that every customer has a positive tasting experience. Your goal is to promote Lobo Hills wine in a manner that enhances the company brand and provides excellent customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
– Promote and sell wine by assisting and educating customers in tasting wine and making purchasing decisions.
– Promote membership in the Lobo Hills Wine Society, as applicable.
– Fulfill customer orders and use cash register to complete sales.
– Greet all customers promptly and graciously and provide consistent and courteous customer service.
– Ensure the tasting bar and table areas are kept in immaculate condition.
– Assist with customer shipping needs.
– Other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Bring to Lobo Hills:
– A friendly, respectful and approachable demeanor
– Excellent customer service skills
– Strong attention to detail
– Sales confidence
– An appreciation for a minimalism approach to winemaking
– A curiosity of wine making and the people who enjoy learning about the wine making process
– Experience working in a hospitality setting (tasting room, restaurant, retail) is a plus
– Excellent communication skills
– Ability to stand on your feet for several hours
– Comfort working in a fast-paced environment.
– Can safely lift 30 lbs
– Be 21+ years of age and have/acquire a Class 12 MAST Washington state server permit

Compensation:
– $17/hour, plus tips
– A supportive, team culture driven by transparency and respect in which every person has equal opportunity to inform and lead ideas that further enhance the customer experience
-Staff receive employee discount on wines they purchase

Lobo Hills Diversity & Inclusion Commitment:
We embrace our employees’ differences in age, race, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

At Lobo Hills our practices include:
– Respectful communication and cooperation between all employees.
– Teamwork and employee participation, permitting the representation of all groups and employee perspectives.
– Employer and employee contributions to the communities we serve to promote a greater understanding and respect for diversity.
– All employees of Lobo Hills have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times.
– All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other Lobo Hills-sponsored events.

Submitted: 10/25/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associates
Company: DeLille Cellars Winery
Job Location: 14300 Northeast 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Hiring Manager: Deb Stadelman
Send Resume: deb@delillecellars.com

Job Description:

DeLille Cellars located in Woodinville, WA is getting ready to move into its new tasting room at Hollywood Station, the former Redhook Brewery location. Our 3 story tasting room will offer seated tastings, food pairings, library tastings and 2 private rooms. We are looking for hard working service-oriented individuals to provide an elevated tasting experience for our guests. Ideal candidates have a passion for wine and providing excellent customer experiences in a sales focused environment.

Desired Qualities:

• Professional, personable, welcoming, with excellent hospitality and customer service focus
• Strong general wine knowledge is required along with familiarity of Washington wine industry.
• Public speaking experience preferred but not required.
• Previous sales and customer service experience in the hospitality industry.
• Enthusiastic, passionate and an astute listener.
• Positive attitude in customer interactions and with co-workers.
• Proficient computer skills
• Evening, weekend and Holiday shifts required (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
• Flexibility in an ever-changing fast paced environment
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment
• Working knowledge of WineDirect preferred, but not required

General Duties and Responsibilities: (this list is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.)

• Ensure all visitors are greeted in a timely fashion and leave with a positive, memorable experience.
• Present wine and provide wine education and accurate winery history. Washington State Class 12 servers permit is required.
• Effectively promote and sell wine and wine club memberships to guests
• Represent the company and brand professionally, graciously and enthusiastically
• Participate in special events as well as off-site winery functions.
• Replenish wine and merchandise as needed — ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs.
• General housekeeping duties to ensure the appearance and cleanliness of the tasting room are up to standard
• Ability to handle routine purchasing transactions with accuracy
• Follow all rules of the WSLCB
• Some food prep and serving. Food Handlers Permit is required.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

• Valid Washington State MAST Class 12 Permit
• Valid Washington State Food Handlers Permit
• Must be 21 years of age
• Ability to stand and walk and climb stairs for long periods of time
• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
• Ability to read, understand and comprehend instructions, correspondences and memos
Salary:
DOE + tips + commissions.
DeLille Cellars provides a generous wine discount to its employees

Submitted: 10/25/19

Job Description: Concierge
Company: DeLille Cellars Winery
Job Location: 14300 Northeast 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Hiring Manager: Deb Stadelman
Send Resume: deb@delillecellars.com

Job Description:

DeLille Cellars located in Woodinville, WA is getting ready to move into its new tasting room at Hollywood Station, the former Redhook Brewery location. Our 3 story tasting room will offer seated tastings, food pairings, library tastings and 2 private rooms. We are looking for hard working service-oriented individuals to provide an elevated tasting experience for our guests. Ideal candidates have a passion for wine and providing excellent customer experiences in a sales focused environment.

Desired Qualities:

• Outgoing, professional, personable, welcoming, with excellent hospitality and customer service focus
• Warm and welcoming personality
• Previous sales and customer service experience in the hospitality industry.
• Enthusiastic, passionate and an astute listener.
• Positive attitude in customer interactions and with co-workers.
• Proficient computer skills
• Evening, weekend and Holiday shifts required (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
• Flexibility in an ever-changing fast paced environment
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment
• Working knowledge of WineDirect preferred, but not required
• Working knowledge of Tock reservation system, but not required

General Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.)

• Ensure all visitors are greeted in a timely fashion and leave with a positive, memorable experience.
• Effectively promote and sell wine and wine club memberships to guests
• Represent the company and brand professionally, graciously and enthusiastically
• Participate in special events as well as off-site winery functions.
• Captures walk-in customer contact information by entering information into the reservation system
• Assist guests in making reservations over the phone for all of the Visitor Center experiences
• Using Tock reservation system, to strategically seat guests, update table status to expedite service, and ensure wait times are kept to a minimum
• Maintain and organize a wait list, while notifying guests when tables are available using the reservation system
• Provide information and history about DeLille Cellars, our wines, Wine Club, and the retail products
• Assists guests with inquiries about local attractions, including other wineries, restaurants, hotel, etc.
• Replenish wine and merchandise as needed — ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs.
• General housekeeping duties to ensure the appearance and cleanliness of the tasting room are up to standard
• Ability to handle routine purchasing transactions with accuracy
• Follow all rules of the WSLCB
• Some food prep and serving. Food Handlers Permit is required.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

• Valid Washington State MAST Class 12 Permit
• Valid Washington State Food Handlers Permit
• Must be 21 years of age
• Ability to stand and walk and climb stairs for long periods of time
• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
• Ability to read, understand and comprehend instructions, correspondences and memos

Salary:
DOE + tips + commissions
DeLille Cellars provides a generous wine discount to its employees

Submitted: 10/25/19

Job Description: Barback
Company: DeLille Cellars Winery
Job Location: 14300 Northeast 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Hiring Manager: Deb Stadelman
Send Resume: deb@delillecellars.com

Job Description:

DeLille Cellars located in Woodinville, WA is getting ready to move into its new tasting room at Hollywood Station, the former Redhook Brewery location. Our 3 story tasting room will offer seated tastings, food pairings, library tastings and 2 private rooms. We are looking for hard working service-oriented individuals to provide an elevated tasting experience for our guests. Ideal candidates have a passion for wine and providing excellent customer experiences in a sales focused environment.

Desired Qualities:

• Professional, personable, welcoming, with excellent hospitality and customer service focus
• Enthusiastic, passionate and an astute listener.
• Positive attitude in customer interactions and with co-workers.
• Evening, weekend and Holiday shifts required (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
• Flexibility in an ever-changing fast paced environment
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment

General Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.)

• Ensure all visitors are greeted in a timely fashion and leave with a positive, memorable experience.
• Represent the company and brand professionally, graciously and enthusiastically
• Wash and buff glassware, dishware, and flatware.
• Complete food orders according to presentation guidelines.
• Provides and receives clear, on-going communication to other staff members.
• Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment.
• Serves as a busser for tables, clearing off used dishes, wiping down tables, and refilling water for customers as necessary.
• Communicates any customer needs to other staff members.
• Follows all King County Health Department food handling rules.
• Participates and assists with special events that occur when a barback is needed.
• Assists with closing routines as directed by management
• Replenish wine and merchandise as needed — ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs.
• General housekeeping duties to ensure the appearance and cleanliness of the tasting room are up to standard
• Follow all rules of the WSLCB
• Some food prep and serving. Food Handlers Permit is required.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

• Valid Washington State MAST Class 12 Permit
• Valid Washington State Food Handlers Permit
• Must be 18 years of age
• Ability to stand, walk and climb stairs for long periods of time
• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
• Ability to read, understand and comprehend instructions, correspondences and memos
Salary:
DOE + Tips

Submitted: 10/25/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Lead/Wine Club Assistant
Company: DeLille Cellars Winery
Job Location: 14300 Northeast 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Hiring Manager: Deb Stadelman
Send Resume: deb@delillecellars.com

Job Description:

DeLille Cellars located in Woodinville, WA is getting ready to move into its new tasting room at Hollywood Station, the former Redhook Brewery location. Our 3 story tasting room will offer seated tastings, food pairings, library tastings and 2 private rooms. We are looking for hard working service-oriented individuals to provide an elevated tasting experience for our guests. Ideal candidates have a passion for wine and providing excellent customer experiences in a sales focused environment.

Desired Qualities:

• Professional, personable, welcoming, with excellent hospitality and customer service focus
• Strong general wine knowledge is required along with familiarity of Washington wine industry.
• Public speaking experience preferred but not required.
• Previous sales and customer service experience in the hospitality industry.
• Ability to problem solve in a professional and courteous manner
• Enthusiastic, passionate and an astute listener.
• Positive attitude in customer interactions and with co-workers.
• Proficient computer skills
• Evening, weekend and Holiday shifts required (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment
• Detail oriented, organized, excellent written and verbal communication
• Previous Wine Club Management experience
• Previous tasting room experience
• Working knowledge of WineDirect preferred, but not required

General Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.)

• Ensure all visitors are greeted in a timely fashion and leave with a positive, memorable experience.
• Effectively promote and sell wine and wine club memberships to guests
• Assist Wine Club Manager with all wine club related tasks
• Assist Tasting Room with Wine Club member information, club updates, marketing campaigns, and upcoming events
• Assists the Tasting Room with events, pouring and other related activities as needed
• Assists with marketing efforts to wine club and mailing list customers, including preparation and implementation of membership benefits and promotions, such as welcome letters, events calendar, newsletters, new releases, invitations, announcements and other collateral material. May assist in writing Wine Club marketing material and with Internet coordination of information to be posted on the company’s website
• Collaborate with all retail sales staff to support club membership and activities
• Assist with tastings room activities as needed
• Interact with wine club members in person, via phone and email
• Maintain all wine club member data with accuracy
• Ensure all company policies and procedures are followed
• Represent the company and brand professionally, graciously and enthusiastically
• Participate in special events as well as off-site winery functions.
• Assist marketing with wine club social media postings

Physical/Mental Requirements:

• Valid Washington State MAST Class 12 Permit
• Valid Washington State Food Handlers Permit
• Must be 21 years of age
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
• Ability to read, understand and comprehend instructions, correspondences and memos
Salary:
DOE + Commissions + Tips
Benefit package including: Health, Dental, Vision and generous wine discount

Submitted: 10/25/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Lead
Company: DeLille Cellars Winery
Job Location: 14300 Northeast 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Hiring Manager: Deb Stadelman
Send Resume: deb@delillecellars.com

Job Description:

DeLille Cellars located in Woodinville, WA is getting ready to move into its new tasting room at Hollywood Station, the former Redhook Brewery location. Our 3 story tasting room will offer seated tastings, food pairings, library tastings and 2 private rooms. We are looking for hard working service-oriented individuals to provide an elevated tasting experience for our guests. Ideal candidates have a passion for wine and providing excellent customer experiences in a sales focused environment.

Desired Qualities:

• Outgoing, professional, personable, welcoming, with excellent hospitality and customer service focus
• Warm and welcoming personality
• Strong wine knowledge of Washington State Wine and Wines of the World is required.
• Public speaking experience preferred but not required
• Previous sales and customer service experience in the hospitality industry.
• Enthusiastic, passionate and an astute listener.
• Positive attitude in customer interactions and with co-workers.
• Proficient computer skills
• Regular evening, weekend and Holiday shifts required (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment
• Previous Wine Education experience
• Working knowledge of WineDirect preferred, but not required
• Working knowledge of Tock

General Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.)

• Ensure all visitors are greeted in a timely fashion and leave with a positive, memorable experience.
• Effectively promote and sell wine and wine club memberships to guests
• Assist with tastings room activities as needed
• Ensure all company policies and procedures are followed
• Represent the company and brand professionally, graciously and enthusiastically
• Oversee and manager tasting room associates
• Participate in special events as well as off-site winery functions
• When serving as floor manager, create daily schedule and supervise Tasting Room operations on the sales floor
• Lead and motivate sales and support teams to achieve revenue goals; update staff on new promotions, assist tasting room staff as needed
• Audit tours and programs regularly, provide timely and relevant feedback to TR Associates, Tasting Room Manager and Director of Retail Operations
• Maintain the overall appearance of the sales floor, tasting rooms and private tasting area
• Troubleshoot POS system issues when required; support sales by successfully operating the POS system, ringing sales, placing shipping orders, opening and reconciling cash drawers accurately
• Resolve customer or staff complaints promptly, seeking positive outcomes
Staff Development:
• Train and develop staff with an emphasis on a wine education and exceptional customer service. Build opportunity for advancement, and provide timely and relevant feedback
• Mentor new employees to assist them in assimilating quickly, with particular attention to winery history and brand messaging as well as general operations
• Seek, suggest, and supervise training and educational opportunities for the entire team
• Update training manuals as needed
• Assist in seasonal and full-time hiring, including interviewing

Physical/Mental Requirements:

• Valid Washington State MAST Class 12 Permit
• Valid Washington State Food Handlers Permit
• Must be 21 years of age
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
• Ability to read, understand and comprehend instructions, correspondences and memos
Salary:
DOE + Commissions + Tips
Benefit package including: Health, Dental, Vision and generous wine discount

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