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004: The Corkery, NYC: Seeking Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager

Job Title: Assistant Manager
Job Type: Retail (Full Time)
Salary: Subject to Experience
Level of wine proficiency: Intermediate to Advanced

Job Description:
The Corkery Wine & Spirits, Inc. is a fun and dynamic family-owned retail shop in Financial District of Manhattan. We specialize in unique wine and spirits from all over the world. We maintain strong customer relationships and strive to educate our customers on a daily basis.

We are seeking a motivated and reliable individual with an extensive wine and spirit knowledge to join our team for a position of Assistant Manager. The candidate must have experience in retail with excellent interpersonal skills. Wine School certifications are encouraged but not required. We are looking for someone who is outgoing, confident, and sales-oriented. This is not a job where you will be sitting in front of a computer, though there will be down time for you to brush up on your wine knowledge and on our specific selection of wines to help you in your sales efforts.

We expect our candidates to have an interest in and passion for wine as well as the willingness and ability to be outspoken about wine to our customers. This job is perfect for someone who is looking to break into the wine industry or just feed their passion by surrounding themselves with interesting wine and spirits.

Primary responsibilities include:
-        Providing excellent customer service (including wine recommendations, wine & food pairings)
-        Overseeing other Sales Associates
-        Operating a point-of-sale (POS) system
-        Inventory organization and restocking
-        Opening & closing procedures
-        Accepting shipments of merchandise
-        Partaking in regular tastings with Distributors and assisting us in wine and spirits purchases
-        Coordinating in-store wine tasting events
-        Writing wine descriptions
-        Social media & web maintenance
-        Light cleaning and local deliveries when necessary
-        Willingness to work a flexible schedule including working nights and/or weekends

Salary is based on experience and perks include:

-        Tasting great wines and spirits with us as we find our newest picks
-        Attending Industry related functions
-        Significant discounts on personal wine and spirits purchases

Please email us your resume and let us know why you are interested in a job at The Corkery Wine & Spirits.

Name: Joanna Shawe
Company: The Corkery Wine & Spirits, Inc.
Address: 15 Bridge Street, New York, NY 10004
Telephone: 212-785-7285 x5

The Corkery Wine & Spirits, Inc., NYC, NY

The Corkery Wine & Spirits, Inc., NYC, NY