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Job Description

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recently recognized by Glassdoor as one of the “Top 50 Best Places to Work”, we couldn’t be prouder of our employees. As a family-owned wine and spirits company with over 90 brands, the heart of our success story is our people. Our passions run deep and what unites us is an incredible culture of teamwork, innovation, and collaboration. Are you a passionate team player who is looking to grow your career? If so, apply today! Cheers! Your Talent & Gallo — A Perfect Pairing.

We are looking for a Tasting Room Representative 2 to work as part of a team to support tasting room operations in a manner that achieves the established financial goals, ensures a rich consumer experience, builds consumer loyalty and reflects the brand essence. Primary functions include cash register operations, product knowledge, product presentations, sales and service.

What You Will Do:

  • Opens and closes the Tasting Room daily.
  • Opens, tastes and inventories selected wines for pouring daily.
  • Executes all wine quality control procedures.
  • Participates in assignments that benefit the tasting room financially and operationally.
  • Presents selected wines and assists consumers with their purchases.
  • Functions as an informed resource for consumers regarding winemaking, wine growing, wine vintages and availability of products.
  • Executes food and wine experiences ensuring best in class service.
  • Leads Tasting Room personnel in assigned projects and initiatives. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of brand awards and accolades.
  • Operates cash registers accurately and provides training on POS systems for less experienced tasting room personnel.
  • Stocks wine and non-wine merchandise daily.
  • Maintains supplies based on business needs.
  • Participates in public outreach efforts within local hospitality industry.
  • Promotes the benefits of joining the Wine Club.
  • Participates in special events, pouring opportunities, demos and tastings as needed, including Wine Club Events.
  • Processes phone orders and wine shipping orders in compliance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Checks identification as required by state regulation for serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Recognizes the symptoms of intoxication and informs a manager.
  • Represents the company and Brand professionally, graciously and enthusiastically.

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 1 year of retail sales, wine marketing, or hospitality experience OR 5 years retail sales, wine marketing, or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Cash register experience.
  • Required to be 21 years of age or older.
  • Required to work weekends and a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Required to lift and move product weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Required to engage in frequent walking and standing.
  • Experienced in reading and comprehending simple instructions, correspondence, and memos.
  • Experienced in writing simple correspondence and procedures.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of tasting room, wine sales, wine marketing, or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Fine Dining Service experience.
  • Experienced in event planning.
  • ServSafe certified.
  • Knowledge of the different wine varietals.
  • Skilled in communication, presentation, sales and customer service.
  • Skilled in calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 
  • Skilled in applying concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and encourage others.
  • Experience identifying opportunities for driving sales and engaging others.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
Rvequisition ID: 39721 


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