Responsible for the growth, direction and maintenance of the Tasting Room and Wine Bar at Messina Hof Winery and Resort. The purpose of the Messina Hof Tasting Room is to welcome visitors of Messina Hof as family guests into the Messina Hof “living room” and to embrace them as personal friends of our Messina Hof family. The Wine Bar is the Messina Hof family table where we assist our guest in any way possible in selection, education, and consultation.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Develop sales, achieve sales goals and control expenses to make the Tasting Room and Wine Bar most profitable and run within budgetary guidelines
Assist with the budgeting preparation
Develop and achieve sales goals for the Wine Club and VIP department
Facilitate Messina Hof’s high standard of cleanliness and organization in all areas of the Tasting Room and Wine Bar including, food areas, deck area, preparation areas and restrooms
Responsible for facilitating communication via written and verbal with administration and staff
Plan and Execute training programs for all staff in the Tasting Room and Wine Bar
Responsible for all inventory control including scheduled transactions, movement of inventory and daily knowledge of floor stock
Target, promote, solicit, lead and coordinate groups for tours, tastings, and events.
Promote education, sales, tastings, and parties at the winery
Identify and communicate all items to be promoted based on goals to sales staff
Responsible for cash handling duties including making cash transactions, verifying cash drawer, and giving change
Responsible for opening and closing procedures
Communicate with guests, co-workers, and business associates in a courteous and professional manner. Must be people and hospitality oriented.
Responsible for assisting with general winery operations
Perform other duties as required including assisting other departments as needed
Related degree and/or 3-5 years related experience in a retail closely related field
Experience in customer service
Good management skills and ability to supervise
Ability to use a personal computer to run registers, post daily sales and reconcile monies
Must have active TABC and Food Handler certifications at all times.
The physical demands described her are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee 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 an employee 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.
Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
Bryan, Texas 77808