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005: The Corkery, NYC: Seeking Sales Associate


Job Title: Sales Associate
Job Type: Retail (Full Time/Part Time)
Salary: Subject to Experience
Level of wine proficiency: Basic to Intermediate

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 looking to hire a part time or full time Sales Associate with basic to intermediate wine knowledge who is looking to grow and further his or her wine education. Wine School certifications are encouraged but not required. Candidates must be 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:
-        Operating a point-of-sale (POS) system
-        Restocking & inventory organization. This involves lifting, carrying and stacking cases of alcoholic beverages
-        Opening & closing procedures
-        Accepting shipments of merchandise
-        Partaking in regular tastings with Wine & Spirits Distributors
-        Coordinating in-store wine tasting events
-        Providing excellent customer service
-        Social media & web maintenance
-        Light cleaning and local deliveries
-        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