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Tasting Representative

Contract
Rate of pay$20.00 - $25.00 depending on experience per hour
Summit Wine Tastings is seeking friendly, outgoing, knowledgeable wine and spirits promotion specialists to work three-hour shifts mostly on weekends. At our in-store tastings, we share samples and product information with shoppers with the goal to sell as much wine as possible. You don't have to be a wine expert to be successful in this work, but you do have to be a wine enthusiast. Our team members enjoy drinking wine and learning about it and sharing their knowledge with others. This work requires you to have a smart phone, portable table, table cloth, ice bucket and other demo related supplies as well as your own reliable transportation. Our team members share values of honesty, integrity and dependability. Experience is not required, but an engaging personality and a cheerful attitude are essential.

Responsibilities

• Sales
o Promote and sell wines to potential customers by offering samples and sharing the brand story and product features.
o Educate store employees and shoppers about wine brands.
o Set up an attractive demonstration table featuring the wines to be promoted and sold.
• Customer Service
o Communicate with all store employees and guests, co-workers, and business associates in a courteous and professional manner. Must be people and hospitality oriented.
• Care of the Tasting Area
o Maintain a clean and attractive demonstration table and clean up at the end of the shift.
• Event Documentation
o Complete recap form summarizing sales figures, customer interactions, and anecdotal comments as needed.
o Upload digital photograph of yourself beside the demonstration table with all the wines in clear view.
o Upload digital photographs of your receipt for the purchase of samples if applicable.
o Upload digital photograph of recap form signed by a wine department manager or other manager on duty.
• Dress appropriately, arrive and depart on time. Provide necessary supplies and equipment such as a portable table, table cloth, ice bucket, wine opener, and sampling cups

Qualifications and Physical Demands

• Experience in a retail environment is very helpful but not required.
• Experience in customer service
• Ability to use a smart phone, personal computer, and navigate an internet portal
• Must have current TABC safe alcohol service Certificate for all Texas events.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a contractor to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the contractor is regularly required to talk or hear. The contractor is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The contractor is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch. The contractor must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The contractor is frequently required to stand for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a contractor encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work may be performed either inside or outside.