Job Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities at Woodinville Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

Submitted: 5/19/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Armstrong Family Winery
Job Location: 19151 144th Ave NE Ste I, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Lisa Armstrong
Send resume to: 
lisa@armstrongwinery.com

Armstrong Family Winery is seeking to employ energetic, honest, and responsible people to assist in staffing our Tasting Room as well as working at outside wine events. This position will be part time with shifts scheduled during our tasting room hours; additional availability for events on an needed basis as well. The tasting room is open Friday 3-8pm, Sat and Sun 12-5. We are looking for staff willing to work primarily on Saturdays (and every other Sunday); hours may change based upon seasonal business needs.
Our Tasting Room staff will be trained regarding our wines, wine making philosophy, and providing an excellent wine tasting experience for our guests. Additional responsibilities and skills are listed below.
• Provide an excellent and individual wine tasting experience for our guests by taking them through our wines and answering their questions.
• Utilizing our point of sale software.
• Selling wines and wine club memberships.
• Cleaning tables and bar as needed daily.
• Washing glassware as needed.
• Restocking TR with glasses, bags, wine as needed daily.
• Attending Team Sales meetings/Calls as needed at an agreed upon time.
• Following opening/closing tasting room operations
• Assisting with signage and merchandise displays for tasting room (indoor and outdoor)

Job Requirements:
• WA MAST & Safe Food Handling permits
• Excellent guest service skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Cash handling skills
• Must be able to stand and walk for up to an eight+ hour shift
• Minimum lifting, pushing and pulling of 45+ pounds
• Some flexibility in schedule when needed for events

Submitted: 5/19/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Milbrandt Vineyards and Ryan Patrick Wines
Job Location: 14450 woodinville Redmond Rd NE, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Sara Hollander
Send resume to:
sara@milbrandtvineyards.com

Job Description:

Milbrandt Vineyards and Ryan Patrick Wines are hiring for Tasting Room Associates. On Thursday May 23rd candidates are invited to join us at our Woodinville location from 12pm – 2pm for interviews. Please bring a copy of your resume. Woodinville Address: 14450 Redmond-Woodinville Rd NE, Woodinville, WA 98072

If you are unable to attend email your resume to info@milbrandtvineyards.com.

Woodinville Tasting Room Associate:

Acclaimed and award-winning Milbrandt Vineyards and its sister winery, Ryan Patrick Wines, are seeking motivated and sales oriented individuals for the position of Tasting Room Associate.

This position is ideal for a polished individual that enjoys creating exceptional AND approachable experiences for customers, assuring guests receive distinguished service with warmth.

The following job description is subject to change and is not limited to the responsibilities attached.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Greets all visitors to the tasting room, pours wines for flights, discusses wine club memberships and responds to guest questions as appropriate.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately.
  • Ability and willingness to up-sell & effectively promote and sell wine and wine club memberships to guests.
  • Exceptional oral interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to function independently and make empowered decisions that positively affect the customer’s experience.
  • Handles routine POS transactions, including operating cash register, accounting of daily sales, and processing returns and discounts and shipping orders.
  • Work & communicate positively & respectfully as a team with all members of the tasting rooms.*Maintain clean and organized tasting room and area open to the public.
  • Participates and assists with special hospitality events, & represents winery at outside functions upon request.
  • Wash and polishes glassware for tasting room, unpack, stock and move wine.
  • Maintain accurate customer contact information.
  • Presents a positive outlook when faced with challenges or change.
  • Passion and knowledge of wine, wine production and the wine industry in general.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks while remaining focused and organized.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Schedule Requirements:

  • Must be available to work weekends and wine release parties.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and move 40 pounds repeatedly.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

This an hourly position plus commission. Rate TBD upon accessing experience.

Submitted: 4/25/19

Job Description: Assistant Tasting Room Manager 
Company: Sparkman Cellars
Job Location: 19501 144th Ave NE, E-400, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Bryan Keay
Send resume to:
bryan@sparkmancellars.com

Job Description:

Sparkman Cellars is a local, family owned winery that operates with the mantra of “Family. Good Livin’. Damn Fine Wine.” as our guide. Our internal philosophy is based on a four-letter word: LOVE. Founded in 2004, we operate two tasting rooms in Woodinville and will be opening a large, new facility at the old Redhook building this year that will be the leader in tasting room experiences in Woodinville. We have received multiple national accolades including Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Winery in the World and most recently, Wine Spectator’s #21 Wine in the World.

Do you enjoy helping make another person’s day brighter while working in an unpretentious environment? We do too and we’re seeking an outgoing, detail-oriented person to join our expanding family as Assistant Tasting Room Manager. Solid wine knowledge with previous experience at a winery/tasting room, restaurant or other hospitality related business is strongly encouraged and those with previous server experience are more likely to excel in this position.

We’re looking for that special person who embodies the following: enthusiastic, outgoing, positive, dependable, strong work ethic, team player, professional, excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills, self-motivated, a strong attention to detail, excellent “floor vision”, highly organized, able to multi-task and is comfortable with POS program applications and technology in general.

A passion for wine and the Washington wine industry is necessary to succeed in this position, as well as the ability to excel without supervision. Although not required, schedule flexibility is extremely helpful. Additional details are listed below.

• 35-40 hours per week
• A typical workweek is Wednesday through Sunday (consistent weekend availability required)
• Competitive pay plus spiffs, tips, wine discounts and health insurance are available
• Opportunity for growth and education within a fun, family atmosphere
• Principal duties of the Assistant Tasting Room Manager are to provide leadership of tasting room staff, wine tastings and a memorable experience for our guests

Additional duties are, but not limited to, the following
• Help create positive experiences and memories for our guests and wine club members
• Help execute winery events and promotions
• Provide strong, positive leadership
• General tasting room opening, closing and side-work duties
• General tasting room maintenance and upkeep
• Assist with inventory, stocking and shipping
• Assist the Tasting Room Manager and Sparkman team as needed

Must be in good physical condition, able to stand for long periods of time and able to lift 45lbs (frequent heavy lifting is required). Also, must be 21 years old and have a valid Class 12 pourer’s license within 30 days of hire.

Whenever possible, we strive to promote from within and there is opportunity for growth within our winery. Please send along a separate cover letter detailing why you believe you’d be a good fit for us along with your resumé. Any applications without a cover letter will not be evaluated. Qualified candidates who we also believe will be a good fit within our culture will be contacted to set up an interview. Thanks for looking!

Submitted: 4/24/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Patterson Cellars
Job Location:  19501 144th Ave NE D600, Woodinville

Send resume to: heidi@pattersoncellars.com

Job Description:

We are seeking a tasting room associate with the highest level of customer service. Service industry preferred but not required. Must be able to work Saturday and Sundays. If you have a heart to serve others, a passion for wine and a desire to work with an enthusiastic, fun loving team, please contact us! Must have a current Food Handler’s Permit as well as MAST Permit.

Submitted: 4/23/19

Job Description: Wine Tour Guide
Company: Evergreen Escapes
Job Location: 2960 4th Ave S #115,  Seattle

Qualified local candidates should send a resume, a cover letter detailing your connection to the Northwest and to wine, and 2 references to: bookings@evergreenescapes.com
We’ll respond to applicants within 48 hours. Positions are open until needs are fulfilled. Thanks for reading!

Job Description:

Evergreen Escapes guides lead all-inclusive, small-group (generally 10 travelers or fewer) public & private wine tours and nature adventures that depart from Seattle, WA. We seek guides for the 2019 peak season with the possibility of long-term positions in our growing wine tour program. We operate tours year-round. Our tour volume is highest April through October, during which time we need Part-Time Hourly and On-Call Hourly wine guides to join our team. Our guides work varied schedules that are tailored to their lives & schedules.

We have a lovely team of guides/educators and a few administrators. We enjoy spending our time outside in the great Pacific Northwest and we genuinely care about the travelers that choose to spend their relaxed moments with our team. We work hard to serve travelers and to ensure we’re happy & fulfilled in our shared work lives. We’re looking for teammates that are curious, kind, and open!

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Lead half- to full-day, small-group wine tours in the Greater Seattle area.
  • Provide interpretive commentary about the Pacific Northwest, wine & wine making, local history, ecology, sustainability, and travel.
  • Safely transport clients in Mercedes vans or SUVs and ensure that clients are picked up on time.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and conduct with all clients, colleagues, and partner organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS – REQUIRED

  • Resident of Greater Seattle (a must).
  • You must possess strong curiosity, a drive to learn, and a love of people.
  • You must be very comfortable with the thought of leading groups of strangers on beautiful full-day wine trips by yourself.
  • Responsible, independent, creative-thinking, and charismatic individual.
  • Able to provide 5-star service for individuals from various backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Comfortable driving 10-passenger luxury Mercedes vans or SUVs in all conditions (including heavily-trafficked city streets and winter roads that require chains to be installed/removed).
  • Within first two weeks of hire, must have completed First Aid & CPR certification, in-house driver training, WA Food Handlers permit, and alcohol handling “mixologist” permit (all reimbursed by Evergreen Escapes).
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs/18 kg.
  • Pass a Washington State Patrol background check.

QUALIFICATIONS – DESIRED (any)

  • Sommelier certification/diploma.
  • Vintner and/or viticulture experience.
  • Experience in environmental, outdoor, and/or adventure education.
  • Ciserone/beer sommelier certification.
  • Brewing experience (home or commercial).
  • PNW region-specific knowledge of geography, AVAs, culture, natural & human history, and ecology.
  • Multilingual.

COMPENSATION

  • Our base pay is $16.00 to $20.00 hour with opportunity for advancement and raises.
  • Gratuity from guests can significantly increase guide income (appx. $3 to $10 per hour).
  • Friends and family discounts on tours.
  • Opportunities for training, networking & professional development in the industries of adventure & wine travel, and outdoor environmental education.

Submitted: 4/22/19

Job Description: Part-Time Tasting Room Associate
Company: Woodhouse Wine Estates
Job Location: 15500 Wood-Red Rd NE Suite C600 Woodinville, WA 98072

Email Resume: info@twwe.com

Job Description:

Woodhouse Wine Estates is seeking a confident, energetic, and professional, seasonal part-time tasting room associate with a passion for and proven track record in sales and customer service/hospitality. Must have outgoing personality and the ability to simultaneously meet sales goals while providing superior customer service experiences.

The majority of available shifts will be on the weekends only. Please do not apply if not available on all/most weekends.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Greet all guests, pour wine, and demonstrate excellent hospitality
  • Actively sell wine and wine club memberships to meet company sales goals
  • Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of Woodhouse and its wines
  • Host and educate guests on our story and products
  • Provide excellent, friendly customer service experience for all guests
  • Perform all aspects of tasting room operations, including accurate operation of POS system, inventory management, stocking, cleaning, and minimum food prep
  • Capture vital customer contact information for database.
  • Represent the company in a professional, courteous and friendly manner to develop and solidify customer relationships
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of proven, successful sales experience
  • Customer Service experience
  • Basic wine knowledge and passion for our products
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to speak to large groups
  • Ability to take direction from management and work with a team
  • Weekend shifts are mandatory, and will be the primary hours for this position.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, and routinely lift up to 40 pounds
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Class 12 and Food Handler permits must be obtained upon hiring

Submitted: 4/15/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Warr-King Wines
Job Location: 19501 144th Ave NE Suite D700, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Darcy Sheriff
Email Resume: darcy@warr-kingwines.com

Job Description:

As a member of the Warr-King Wines team, you will be part of an awesome and fun group of friends dedicated to making people happy, one glass of wine at a time.

Tasting Room Associates serve as the first point of contact for our customers. They are ambassadors of the Warr-King Brand and are expected to embody the customer service ideals of the winery. We want every customer to feel welcome when they walk through the door!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Greet all visitors to the winery and pour wines for tasting. Create a memorable experience for the guests. Describe wines and winery history; answer visitors’ questions about wines. Provide general tourist information. Handle routine sales transactions which include operating cash register and accounting of daily sales. Assist with display and stocking of retail items and wines. Assist in maintaining cleanliness of facilities. Assist with hospitality special events as needed. Represent winery at outside functions as needed. Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of winery and its wines.

These are the essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. You may be assigned or reassigned duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Wine related experience helpful. Knowledge of wines and wine production. Commitment to excellence and high standards. Proficient on the computer (familiar with POS systems). Excellent oral communication skills. Excellent presentation skills. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Ability to manage priorities and workflow. Professional appearance and demeanor is a must. Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm. Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a Food Handler’s card and a MAST 12 or 13 card and be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to bend, squat, climb, push, stoop and crouch repeatedly. Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods as required by job duties. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs on a regular basis and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be able to work weeknight events and weekends.

Submitted: 4/8/19

Job Description: Wine Club Ambassador
This is a Part-time, hourly position plus commission. Rate TBD upon accessing experience.
Company:
Milbrandt Vineyards & Ryan Patrick Wines
Job Location: 14450 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE #101A, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Vickie Llorente
Email Resume: vickie@milbrandtvineyards.com

Job Description:

Acclaimed and award-winning Milbrandt Vineyards and its sister winery, Ryan Patrick Wines, are seeking creative, motivated, and sales oriented individuals for the position of Wine Club Ambassador. With recent awards including Wine Spectators Top 100 of 2018, Wine Press Northwest Washington Winery of the Year, and 90-point scores on several reserve reds, the brands are primed for a bold journey in our Woodinville Hollywood District tasting space.

Butch Milbrandt, a pioneer of Washington wine and celebrating 20 years in the industry, is expanding his family-owned brands, Milbrandt Vineyards and Ryan Patrick Wines. The Wine Club Ambassador will follow through with direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales and wine club acquisition.

This position is ideal for a polished individual that enjoys creating exceptional AND approachable experiences for customers, assuring guests receive distinguished service with warmth. At the core of this position- executing memorable tasting flights that will elevate wine lovers’ experiences and drive sales at the DTC level. Understanding the value of repeat customers and wine club memberships over one-time transactions is key.

The following job description is subject to change and is not limited to the responsibilities attached.

Daily Responsibilities:
*Greets all visitors to the tasting room, pours wines for flights, discusses wine club memberships and responds to guest questions as appropriate. *Excellent attention to detail and ability to anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately. *Ability and willingness to up-sell & effectively promote and sell wine and Wine Club memberships to guests.
*Exceptional oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
*Ability to function independently and make empowered decisions that positively affect the customer’s experience.
*Handles routine POS transactions, including operating cash register, accounting of daily sales, and processing returns and discounts and shipping orders.
*Work & communicate positively & respectfully as a team with all members of the tasting rooms.*Maintain clean and organized tasting room and area open to the public.
*Participates and assists with special hospitality events, & represents winery at outside functions upon request.
*Wash and polishes glassware for Tasting Room, Unpack, stock and move wine.
*Maintain accurate customer contact information.
*Presents a positive outlook when faced with challenges or change.
*Passion and knowledge of wine, wine production and the wine industry in general.
*Ability to perform multiple tasks while remaining focused and organized.
*Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
*Ability to lift and move 40 pounds repeatedly
*Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
*Must be 21 years of age or older. Must acquire a Washington MAST Class 12 Permit.
*Experience with Wine Direct and Microsoft excel a plus.

Submitted: 4/3/19

Company: Chateau Ste Michelle
Job Location: 14111 NE 145th St, Woodinville

Apply Online: www.ste-michelle.com

Job Description:
Now hiring for these exciting opportunities. Outdoor work environment, 50% Employee wine discount for 21+, paid wine training. Most jobs starting at $15 an hour!

Guest Services Customer Support
Concert and wine shop runner, assist Cashier with customer purchases
Set up & Break down of concerts and special events
Be part of our top level support team

Stock Worker
Maintain club wine inventory
Supply and stage wine for Concerts and Special Events
Set up & Break down of concerts and special events
Provide world class customer service.
For the following positions applicants must be 21+ at time of hire:

Guests Services Representative
Assist guests with purchases and wine selection
Enhance the tasting experience & work special events
Provide world class customer service
Help create Ste. Michelle Wine Ambassadors

Concert Security
Crowd control and Alcohol enforcement.
Incident reporting and policy enforcement
Work Concerts and special events
Provide world class customer service, maintain a safe environment and have fun in the Sun!!!

FREE Parking available on site!!!

Submitted: 4/3/19

Job Description: Wine Sales
Company: Warr-King Wines
Job Location: 19501 144th Ave NE Suite D700, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Lisa Packer 
Email Resume: lisa@warr-kingwines.com

Job Description:

We’re looking for an experienced part-time salesperson who can help take our award-winning boutique winery to the next level. As a member of the Warr-King Wines team, you will be part of an awesome and fun group of friends dedicated to making people happy, one glass of wine at a time.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct wine sales and distribution in the Seattle metropolitan area. You’ll be responsible for sourcing new retail and restaurant accounts as well as maintaining and selling to our existing customers. You’ll also represent the company at selected consumer and industry events throughout the year.

COMPENSATION:

We pay a base hourly rate for up to 20 hours/week of sales activity, plus a generous commission structure with guaranteed minimum commission for every bottle of wine sold.

QUALIFICATIONS:

2+ years of experience in food or beverage sales. Knowledge of wines and wine production. Commitment to excellence and high standards. Proficient on the computer (familiar with POS systems). Excellent oral communication skills. Excellent presentation skills. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Ability to manage priorities and workflow. Professional appearance and demeanor is a must. Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm. Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a Washington State Food Handler’s card and a MAST 12 or 13 card and be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs on a regular basis and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously. You’ll need a car or truck for sales calls and deliveries.

Submitted: 4/2/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate / Event Support
Company: Basel Cellars
Job Location: 15029 Woodinville Redmond Rd. NE Ste. 400, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Maxx McGoff 
Email Resume: maxx@baselcellars.com

Job Description:

I am looking to hire people for weekend availability. Currently we have only a few staff members and with the transition into 7 days a week, we need more help! This job would be occasional weekends as well as events.

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Engaging with customers
-Selling wine
-Pouring Wine
-Washing glasses
-Basic cleaning
-Moving wine cases around (about 40 lbs)
-Being on your feet for hours at a time

Submitted: 3/22/19

Job Description: Part-time tasting room associate
Company: Matthews/Tenor
Job Location: 16116 140th PL NE  Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Barbara Marshall
Email Resume: Barbara@matthewswinery.com

Job Description:
Matthews’ winery is a celebrated winery, located on 8 spectacular acres, just 20 minutes outside of Seattle in Woodinville wine country. We are a well-established venue and farm serving award winning wines and specializing in executive chef farm to table dinners.
We are currently looking for new tasting room associates who are capable of providing superior guest service in a fast paced tasting room. Tasting room staff are key in representing the Matthews/Tenor brand in both the tasting room setting, and in our community. A passion for our wine is a must, as is a commitment to delivering your best in every transaction.

Job Responsibilities:
• Create positive and memorable experiences.
• Guide guests though a tasting that connects each guest to our wine, our brand, and our unique tasting room.
• Acquire and maintain a thorough knowledge of our wine, brand, winemaker, and family.
• Describe wine making techniques and know the differences between our wines and brands.
• Work well with other Tasting Room and Event staff to ensure quality service never misses a beat, and moral remains high.
• Communicate in a clear, respectful and timely manner with staff, management and ownership.
• Accurately handle routine purchasing transactions, and wine club releases.
• Display sound judgement and problems solving issues when they arise.
• Meet and exceed industry standards.
• Provide general tourism information about our area.
• Follow all company, state, and federal policies and laws.

Qualifications:
• Possess a passion for Matthews and Tenor wines
• 2 years of customer service experience.
• Hospitality driven with a positive and engaging attitude.
• Obtain a current Washington State Food Handler’s permit and Washington State Class 12 Liquor Permit prior to your start date.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to follow through with direction.
• Consistent availability and reliability.
• An ability to routinely complete a minimum of 28 hours each month.
• Must be in sound physical condition, able to repeatedly lift more than 50lbs., and stand on your feet for up to 8 hours.

Matthews offers a competitive salary plus incentives. Please note, you cannot be simultaneously employed by another winery.

Qualified candidates should send their resumes and cover letter to Barbara Marshall: Barbara@matthewswinery.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Submitted: 3/20/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Lobo Hills 
Job Location: 18510 142ND Ave NE Woodinville

Salary: $17.00/hr

Hiring Manager: Katie Briggs
Email Resume: katie@lobohills.com

Job Description:

• Welcome and engage all guests to Lobo Hills in a friendly, positive, and timely manner and educating them on Lobo Hills’ history and wines
• Provide all guests with an educational, fun and memorable experience
• Sell wine and wine club memberships in a gracious and professional manner consistent with our brand essence
• Work behind the tasting room bar pouring, discussing and selling our wines
• Build relationships with guests, answer questions about wines, be able to give recommendations
• Work with registers, stock wine supplies, maintain restroom, clean tables and general housekeeping duties as needed, empty garbage, wash glasses,  and sweep floors
• Continue to develop your knowledge of Lobo Hills wines, philosophies and goals
• Perform other duties or related activities as assigned by tasting room management
• Handle sales transactions, fees, cash register, and accounting of daily sales
• Go above and beyond for the customer

Submitted: 3/18/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Lachini Vineyards
Job Location: 14455 Redmond – Woodinville Rd NE, Woodinville

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $14.00/hr + commissions & gratuities

Hiring Manager: Ashley Mckenna
Email Resume: ashley@lachinivineyards.com

Job Description:

IMMEDIATE OPENING! Tasting Room Concierge (Woodinville, WA) You are outgoing, positive, sophisticated and have lots of energy! You enjoy people and have a passion for fine wines! We want your A+ attitude & values; while our customers love to interact with fun, interesting folks! Lachini Vineyards, Oregon producer of ultra-premium Estate Pinot Noir , has an immediate opening for a Tasting Room Associate (12-25hrs/week to start and potentially 30-40hrs/week summer 2018) in our Washington tasting room. The right person has the strong potential to move into our Tstg Room Mgr/Lead!

We are seeking a dynamic individual with a professional demeanor and experience in the wine industry (preferable) to join our great team and serve an upscale clientele of all ages. A high wine IQ and sales background is strongly desired; however an exuberant spirit and can-do attitude is essential! Experience with POS and technology/software systems; while social media is also a plus. There is potential for growth into management, marketing or wholesale sales. At a minimum, this position involves flexible weekend days – primarily Fri-Sun shifts. Must be available holidays (except Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Days).

Responsibilities and Duties:

Responsibilities Include but not limited to: Greet Tasting Room visitors, present Lachini wines, share information and winery history, administer wine tastings, develop customer relations (including with tour group operators & local businesses), conduct wine and wine club sales including entry into POS system and daily closing reconciliations, restocking, database entry, maintain organization and cleanliness of the Tasting Room. Will also include working special events — both on & off-site. Qualifications: Sales background necessary, with a preference for wine/spirits, restaurant, or hospitality industry. Must be social, positive, dependable, professional, have excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills, understand POS program applications, have a strong work ethic, be able to work well independently and as a team player and be customer service oriented.

Qualifications and Skills:

Applicants must be 21 years of age and have a valid WA drivers license with clean driving record. Will need to obtain a MAST certificate as well as Food Handler’s permit. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs and stand for shifts of 4-8 hours.

Hourly Compensation DOE + gratuities & commissions Please email your resume & cover letter. No phone calls please.

Submitted: 3/15/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Manager
Status: Full-Time Employee – Reports to General Manager
Company: Novelty Hill · Januik Winery
Job Location: 14710 Redmond-Woodinville Rd NE, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Dana Jackson
Email Resume: dana@noveltyhilljanuik.com

Novelty Hill-Januik Winery is an iconic winery located in Woodinville wine country, twenty minutes outside of Seattle, Washington. We are a well-established venue with an exceptional culinary program, award-winning wines and state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities.

This role is pivotal for providing superior customer service to all tasting room traffic and guests, while maintaining and running a very fast paced tasting room that exists inside an equally busy venue space.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set the standard for service skills, salesmanship, and hospitality for all staff
  • Develop and construct elevated tasting room experiences with distinct goals and measures of success
  • Design programs to increase sales and average check
  • Manage and develop tasting room Leads and Associates
  • Manage a large, high-volume Tasting Room from the top down
  • Work with Winery Leadership on organization-wide development and growth
  • Set and meet department budget and budget goals set on an annual basis
  • Develop and implement a training and education program for all Events and Tasting Room staff
  • Develop and implement incentive program for tasting room team
  • Motivate and mentor tasting room staff for absolute success
  • Supervise and run a tasting room representing veteran wine maker Mike Januik with exemplary poise and flexibility
  • Maintain tasting room data for trends in sales
  • Manage and communicate wine inventory and availability for retail sales
  • Participate in all wine club events, including release weekends
  • Manage the hiring, and training all Tasting Room staff
  • Work with Sales Department for VIP guests
  • Problem solve with vendors 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of winery experience with a proven track record of sales success in a fast-paced, guest-centric environment
  • Hospitality and/or food and beverage industry experience preferred
  • Schedule flexibility is a must; work week will be Thursday – Monday
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year university preferred
  • Seasoned professional who is ready to contribute to our company on day one and who can contribute to our long-term strategic goals
  • Strong attention to detail and superb organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be self-managed, yet also a team player

Novelty Hill-Januik Winery offers a generous benefit package and competitive salary.

Qualified candidates should send resumes and salary requirement to Dana Jackson: dana@noveltyhilljanuik.com. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Due to the high volume of applicants, we will only offer interviews to those candidates who meet our minimum qualifications and who we feel would be the right fit for our organization.

Submitted: 3/15/19

Job Description: Line Cook/Pizza Maker
Salary:
$16-$18 per hr. DOE, Benefits and Paid Vacation, Reports to Executive Chef
Company: Novelty Hill · Januik Winery
Job Location: 14710 Redmond-Woodinville Rd NE, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Liam Spence, Executive Chef
Email Resume: chefliamspence@gmail.com

Novelty Hill-Januik Winery is a full-service Tasting Room and Events venue located in Woodinville, WA. Under legendary Washington winemaker Mike Januik, the winery creates award-winning wines, produces world-class corporate and private events, including weddings, and hosts over 40,000 Tasting Room guests per year.

Summary:
We are in search of a talented and motivated Line/Pizza Cook to assist the Executive Chef and Sous Chef in managing kitchen operations, executing private and Wine Club events, and advancing our food program. The right person is flexible, eager to learn and has a “Can do attitude” and willing to assist where ever needed. A deep passion for customer service, and a desire to execute to the highest standards. This candidate is comfortable working with multiple departments and thrives in an ever-changing environment.

Duties:

  • Support Executive Chef & Sous Chef in all aspects of culinary execution
  • Follow Executive or Sous Chef’s instructions
  • Ensure stations are set up and stocked to chef’s specifications
  • Ensure food comes out simultaneously, in high quality, and in a timely fashion
  • Garnish and finish plates to Executive or Sous Chef’s specifications
  • Clean up station and manage leftover food appropriately
  • Follow all procedures regarding food safety and health code regulations
  • Follow regular and thorough cleaning procedures for all kitchen areas, walk-in cooler/freezer and equipment
  • Exercise safe equipment operation and regular maintenance
  • Ensure compliance with all recycling rules and standards
  • Report any maintenance issues as soon as they occur
  • Comply with all nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Performing other duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years related experience
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds and work on feet for long periods of time
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and evening events
  • Must be a motivating team player who can work efficiently in high volume situations
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude with coworkers and customers
  • Must hold a valid food handlers certification card and have HACCP knowledge
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to work
  • Ability to work 50+ hours per week, in accordance with business needs

Qualified candidates should send resumes and salary requirements to Liam Spence, Executive Chef at, chefliamspence@gmail.com. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Due to the high volume of responses, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Submitted: 3/11/19

Job Description: Guest Service Representative
Company: Market Vineyards 
Job Location: 14810 NE 145th Street, Ste A-2, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Cassie Cabuag
Email Resume: cassie@marketvineyards.com

About Us:
Market Vineyards is a high-end boutique Washington winery with tasting rooms in Richland and Woodinville. We take pride in offering remarkable wines created with hand-picked fruit sourced from premiere vineyards in the Columbia Valley and Red Mountain growing regions.

Guest Service Representative:
Market Vineyards is hiring a Guest Services Representative to provide superior customer service for all guests, members and visitors while acting as a brand ambassador and providing an environment of exceptional guest experiences. Candidates must possess strong customer service skills, be able to share our story with guests and be able to easily and skillfully sell our wine and wine club. This individual must be passionate about wine and able to communicate this enthusiasm to guests and staff while maintaining an inviting atmosphere and enthusiastic attitude.

Compensation:
Guest Service Representative start @ $13.00/hr + tips
Tasting Room Lead start @ $15.00/hr +tips

Submitted: 3/11/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Lead
Company: Market Vineyards 
Job Location: 14810 NE 145th Street, Ste A-2, Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Cassie Cabuag
Email Resume: cassie@marketvineyards.com

About Us:
Market Vineyards is a high-end boutique Washington winery with tasting rooms in Richland and Woodinville. We take pride in offering remarkable wines created with hand-picked fruit sourced from premiere vineyards in the Columbia Valley and Red Mountain growing regions.

Tasting Room Lead (Thursday-Monday availability required):
In addition to guest service representative duties in the tasting room, our lead will oversee functionality in the day to day tasting room experience. Including but not limited to: wine club management, in-house event organization, customer relations and inventory regulation. Tasting room lead will work a set schedule between Thursday-Monday (set days open for change).

Compensation:
Tasting Room Lead start @ $15.00/hr +tips

Submitted: 2/26/19

Job Description: Tasting Room Associate
Company: Torii Mor Winery
Job Location: 14525 148th Ave NE Ste. 112 Woodinville

Hiring Manager: Nichole Cruz
Email Resume: nichole@toriimorwinery.com

Torii Mor Winery is an Oregon based Pinot Noir producer located in the Willamette Valley. We operate a remote tasting room located in Woodinville, Washington.

The Torii Mor Woodinville Tasting Room is now hiring for a part-time/fill-in Tasting Room Associate position. Candidate must have a flexible schedule and be willing to work holidays and weekends.

DUTIES:

– Promote wine sales as well as Wine Club memberships
– Create a positive and memorable tasting experience for guests
– Expand brand awareness and educate customers on products through face to face interaction.
– Assist with onsite/offsite special events
– Operate POS system
– Maintain a clean and tidy environment for guests
– Responsible for daily opening and closing procedures
– Data entry

REQUIREMENTS:

– Demonstrate ability to increase sales and meet weekly/monthly sales goals
– Friendly, enthusiastic and professional demeanor
– Exceptional customer service skills
– Wine knowledge preferred, but not required
– Must be team-oriented, reliable and dedicated
– Positive interpersonal skills
– Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
– Ability to stand for extended periods of time
– Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office and social media skills a plus
– Must be 21+ years of age and have/acquire a Class 12 MAST Washington state server permit

No phone calls. Please email your resume for consideration.

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