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Sales Associate Fermented Grapes

  • Date Posted May 18, 2022
  • Location Brooklyn, NY
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description At Fermented we start with “Hello.” From there, a conversation as unique as the customer unfolds. We navigate the diverse selections on our shelves — from wines that are dry or sweet, red, white or rosé, natural or conventional, to vodka or mezcal — with ease. We present the dynamic growers, producers, and artisans from around the globe, sharing their vision in a way that frees customers to make an authentic, personal choice. Job description Fermented Grapes, a neighborhood wine and spirits shop in Prospect Heights, is looking for an experienced sales associate to join our team. Our inventory is a blend of wines and spirits from around the globe, including a strong representation of BIPOC and female producers. Your role as part of our team will be to grow sales efforts, engage with a loyal customer base, and provide friendly, knowledgeable service to the community.

Wine knowledge and experience is a must for this position, as is the ability to translate this into everyday lingo for customers. This role will also provide growth opportunities in the industry — including wine tastings, events, etc.

Here’s what we are are looking for:

• A love for all things wine
• In-depth knowledge of wines, from cru Beaujolais to South African reds to cava
• Knowledge of spirits, cocktail preparations, and even sake, cider, amaro. etc.
• Excellent command of food and wine pairing, and the ability to guide customers in selecting wines to go with a variety of cuisines from around the world
• Ability to communicate wine knowledge to customers and offer an effective, thorough customer service experience, whether the purchase is $15 or $500
• Punctuality, reliability, attention-to-detail
• Strong organizational skills and efficient verbal and written communication
• Experience working in retail wine sales is a plus; the ability to hand-sell wines or assist customer with mixed case selections
• Experience with POS systems
• Ability to assist with incoming deliveries, stocking shelves/managing inventory, and lift at least 50 lbs.
• Opening and closing responsibilities

This is a full time role, paid hourly commensurate with experience. Shifts will be Wed-Sun from 12-8. If you feel you are qualified for this position based on the above, we would love to hear from you!  Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $15.00 - $23.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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