Lauren Ashton Cellars – Tasting Studio Associate

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Tasting Studio Associate

Lauren Ashton Cellars is award-winning and family owned winery located in the heart of Woodinville’s Wine Country.

We are growing, come join our team! Are you an enthusiastic, professional, passionate Tasting Studio Associate with excellent customer service, communication and sales skills? If so, we cannot wait to meet you!

Job Description: 
Tasting Studio Associate is our brand ambassador and first point of contact and who is passionate about superb customer service, loves storytelling and educating our customers about our story and wine. At Lauren Ashton Cellars we value every customer with a priority always raise the bar.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Welcome guests to the tasting studio
Represent Lauren Ashton Cellars brand as ambassador
Create a warm and welcoming tasting studio atmosphere
Build and maintain relationships with our guests and wine club members
Provide an outstanding tasting experience with a focus of wine sales and wine club membership sales
Educate guests about our wines & history while providingmemorable tasting experience
Ability to confidently to use the POS system with accuracy on purchases and attention to detail
Maintain a friendly, warm and clean tasting studio environment (inside and outdoor area) 
Assist with the set-up and working of wine releases, special events and/or private tasting experiences
Work private events and occasionally work off-site events
Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and the ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality 
Ensure proper opening and closing procedures
Maintain standard tasting room duties like cleaning stemware, stocking wine shelves, keeping the tasting room organized and clean etc
Create and serve food menu items
Flexible schedule to work a minimum of 2 weekends per month, more as needed/desired
Performs other duties as assigned 

Required Skills:
Must be available and willing to work evenings and weekends
Must be flexible in scheduling
Excellent and effective communication and superb customer service skills
Team player
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment maintaining attention to detail
Must be able to multi-task, follow-through on tasks in a timely manner, and have a sense of urgency 
Able to take direction, work independently or as a team
Passion for wine and willingness and enthusiasm to learn more
Excellent hospitality, sales, organizational, and customer service skills
Able to stand for extended periods of time
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, repeatedly
Must obtain Washington State Class 12 Liquor Permit and Washington State Food Worker Card within 30 days of hire. 

Pay: Competitive and DOE

To Apply: riinu@laurenashtoncellars.com with resume.