Wine Steward

629 San Ramon
130 Market Pl
Category
Store Operations
94583

Overview

This year in recognition of Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill’s outstanding wine selection and service, the chain received the 2016 Wine Star Award from Wine Enthusiast Magazine for Retailer of the year. To help sell their award winning assortment from all over the world, Raley’s is looking to expand their wine steward program by hiring outgoing individuals who have a real passion for food and wine. Candidates must have great communication skills, both in oral and written form to help current customers find their perfect wine. Additionally, the best applicants will bring ideas and experiences to attract new customers to the store to buy wine. Previous sales experience is a must and tasting room/wine retail experience desired.

Hours: 24-28 hour per week

Responsibilities

The Wine Steward will complete the following tasks:

  • Be present in the aisle to help customers during peak sales hours (including weekends and holidays)
  • Educate customers about the world of wine and its many regions on the sales floor and at weekly tastings
  • Build and manage a customer database for special orders and events
  • Post to social media sites to drive traffic and awareness about the store selection
  • Create signage and displays at the store level to enhance the store experience
  • Work with other areas of the store to feature wine, beer and spirits out of department

Qualifications

  • Positive attitude and excellent customer services skills
  • Previous sales experience in a retail position (wine shop or tasting room preferred)
  • Ability to pass the WSET Level II certification within 6 months of start date
  • Passion for learning food and wine
  • Willing to work weekends
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
  • Familiarity with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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