visit our tasting room in the oldfield valley on fridays, saturdays & sundays from 12 - 5pm

Tasting Room Associate/ Administrative Assistant (full-time, seasonal)

We are looking for a dedicated, energetic candidate to fulfill a versatile role for the upcoming 2022 season.  This role will be a full-time position that is split between sales-focused tasks in our tasting room and weekly administrative duties. This role will work closely in support of the General Manager and will provide excellent insight into the day-to-day management of a small business operation.

 

The right candidate will be:

  • A wine enthusiast (WSET or ISG certification an asset, but not required)
  • Customer-service driven and eager to deliver personalized hospitality
  • Professional, organized and punctual
  • A core contributor to the daily culture of the business
  • Able to manage a fast-paced environment
  • 19+ years of age
  • Serving It Right certified
  • Able to lift 40 lbs
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Class 5 or 7 Driver's licence*
  • Able to work weekends and some evenings throughout the season

Duties will include:

  • Lead a curated tasting room experience to deliver personalized customer service and share the philosophy of our winemaking and farming practices
  • Be a gracious host who is familiar with the Vancouver Island wine region, including local offerings and attractions
  • Execute weekly/monthly sales targets
  • Support direct to consumer (DTC) sales, including fulfillment, processing and shipment of orders
  • Assist with packaging, including management of product inventory
  • Maintain cleanliness of the tasting room, retail shop, patio and all public areas
  • Operate farmer's market stall (occasional)

* due to the location of the winery, applicants must have their own method of transportation

 

To apply for this position, please submit resumé by email only to admin@rathjencellars.com

 

Contract length: 7 months (April to October)
Salary: $20.00/hr + gratuities (& wine!)
Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal

Application deadline: 2022-03-11
Expected start date: 2022-03-15 or 2022-03-22