minimo wine shop is looking for a dynamic, experienced, and dedicated Sales Associate to join our team part-time on Sundays.
minimo is a unique retail wine shop in Oakland focusing on small-production natural wines. We offer weekly thematic tastings, and allow customers to drink purchased bottles in the shop. minimo is a community-minded business where we create experiences for discovering and learning about wines, and offer highly personalized customer service. We are passionate about the wines we carry, and committed to sharing their stories with our customers. minimo is a local, women-owned business committed to inclusivity and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer, seeking a diverse pool of applicants.
The Sales Associate will be involved in retail sales, serving wines by the glass at the bar, pouring and sharing information during wine club pick-up parties, and building customer relationships. The ideal Sales Associate will enjoy interacting and engaging with all types of customers, be outgoing and personable, knowledgeable and passionate about the types of wines and ciders represented at minimo, and competent in writing skills.
Pro-active, friendly, and thoughtful customer service
Assist customers in the selection of wines and ciders
Serving wines by the glass, or assisting with bottles purchased for in-shop consumption
Pouring and sharing information during monthly wine club pick-up parties
Contribute content for shelf talkers, website, e-newsletters, blog posts, or social media channels, as needed
Inventory and supply stocking
General cleanup and maintenance tasks
Open or close the shop
Knowledgeable in all aspects of wine (especially American & European), with a strong interest in natural wine
Experience required, either in retail or in wine/food/hospitality industries
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Skilled at sharing information about wines in an accessible and engaging way
Outgoing, personable, and social
Organized, efficient, professional, trustworthy, and reliable
Experience with social media or marketing preferred
Must be able to lift 30-40 lbs frequently
Must be 21 years of age or older
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