Fresh Direct Wines and Spirits is looking for part time Retail Associates for our boutique South Park Slope store. Retail Associates help walk-in customers select wines & spirits and provide good, friendly customer service to our loyal local base as well as new customers. Retail experience is preferred; basic to good knowledge of wine and spirits is essential.
We're a hands-on store where everyone works together to ensure a stellar customer experience. We maintain an unpretentious, relaxed atmosphere and we focus on great customer service. Shifts available will either be Friday & Saturday nights or Saturday & Sunday, with the opportunity to pick up additional shifts. Flexibility in schedule is a plus.
Recipe for Success:
* Assists walk-in customers and focus on developing repeat customers. * General store management - opening / closing, checking in deliveries, cash drops, etc. * Assists with daily in-store tastings. Engaging with customers on new and featured wines & spirits. * Restocking and maintenance of shelves * Maintenance of the basement, including organization * Accepting shipments of merchandise once or twice a week. This involves lifting, carrying and stacking cases of alcoholic beverages up and down a flight of stairs. * Basic maintenance of the store, including sweeping, mopping, dusting, cleaning of kitchen, bathroom, etc.
* An appreciation of wines and spirits of all price levels * Basic to good wine and spirits knowledge * Previous wine and spirits retail or sales experience * Excellent customer service, and strong verbal and written communication skills * Punctual and detail oriented * WSET Certification or equivalent a plus * Knowledge of MS Word/Excel a plus * Able to lift 40 lbs. * Able to work weekends and nights consistently
Associated topics: account executive, account manager, courteous, counter, outlet, sales, sales leader, sales management, solitation, store associate
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.