Cellar Door Manager - Oakvale Wines

Oakvale Wines
1596 Broke Road
Pokolbin, NSW 2320
02 49987088 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Cellar Door Manager to join our team, someone who can draw on their experience in front of house operations, managing teams and importantly, someone who is passionate about creating a truly memorable experience for our valued members and guests.

Based in the beautiful Hunter Valley, Oakvale is a rapidly growing Certified Organic winery focused on premium organic wines and sustainable grape growing. We recognise that winemaking is both an art and a science and that state-of-the-art- technology can work hand in hand with traditional winemaking practices. In the vineyard and winery, we implement a philosophy of minimal intervention, employing modern winemaking practices to showcase the true expression each of season.

Our tasting room has expanded to offer premium tasting experiences, has an open and inviting bar, a private tasting room and an outdoor terrace where guests can taste some of the best organic wines in the Hunter Valley.

Under the direction & support of the existing Management Team, this role will be responsible for:

• Overseeing the day-to-day operation of all sales areas and customer experiences
• Create a warm and welcoming environment for our valued members and guests
• Conduct and provide training to the cellar door team on how to provide engaging and memorable wine tasting experiences in line with our brand ethos
• Developing new and growing existing sales strategies
• Manage the cellar door team, including staff rostering
• Work collaboratively with our Wine Club Manager to drive membership
• Organise and execute onsite and offsite events
• Regular inventory management and reporting
• Sales and budget reporting

This role is a full time position, with attractive base remuneration plus sales incentives for the right candidate. The Cellar Door Manager is part of a small but experienced team of professionals who work collaboratively with the Owner to curate a premium and seamless guest experience with our wines.

Job Requirements

• Positive and friendly nature that enjoys all aspects of guest interaction
• A passion for wine and delivering a seamless front of house experience
• Proven experience managing and mentoring teams
• Rostering of staff
• High level of attention to detail and organisational skills
• Experience in POS, daily takings reconciliation, sales reporting, inventory management
• Managing budgets essential
• Highly motivated with the ability to sell wine
• Availability to work weekends
• A proactive leader who can connect with our guests at all levels to drive a positive team culture
• Australian Drivers licence and RSA required
• Food Handling Certificate, Forklift licence and WSET desirable

Applications via the 'Apply for Job' link, please include a copy of your CV and cover letter.

Applications close on Friday 10th June 2022.

Employer Contact Information
Oakvale Wines
1596 Broke Road
Pokolbin NSW 2320
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Oakvale Wines, established in 1893 is located in the Hunter Valley and is one of Australias most historic wine companies. We make hand crafted wines and cider with minimal intervention.

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