Tassel Ridge Winery is now hiring for the following positions:

Seasonal Vineyard Staff
Tasting Room Coordinator

Tassel Ridge Winery is looking for a Tasting Room Coordinator to provide social media expertise and merchandising skills to provide leadership within the company.

The Tasting Room Coordinator position is a full-time, benefit-eligible position. Hours are typically 9:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m. with rotating weekends with the Tasting Room Manager along with some evening and holidays.

Candidates should process, excellent written, verbal, and listening skills, along with some pervious design experience, photography background would be a bonus. Candidates should also possess strong leadership skills and have the ability to work independently.

Duties include but are not limited to:  

Provides customers with a delightful experience which results in raving fans and wine sales.

  • Includes verbal communication with customers physically at the winery or on the phone as well as written communication via email or social media
  • Projects a professional phone voice gathers through and accurate information so the customer’s needs, including the need to order and ship product, are met on the first phone call.
  • Enlightens the customer to the vast possibilities of utilizing wine (i.e., gifts, celebrations, cooking, etc.) and looks for opportunities to up-sell or cross-sell when appropriate

Creates and routinely updates merchandise displays that are informative and entice shoppers to purchase gift shop items.

  • Uses product photography and marketing material to create product shelf talkers or displays that highlight a product’s appearance, features, benefits, and use.
  • Ensures written information is factual and contains proper spelling and grammar
  • Conducts regular merchandise cycle-counts, problem solve discrepancies, communication status with Manager, and adjusts in related computer programs.

Leads and Maintains a professional social media presence on all platforms that attracts followers and aligns with strategic and marketing plans

  • Monitors all social media outlets for mentions of Tassel Ridge Winery.
  • Partners with the Graphic Designers to make signs or take photos.
  • Creates and posts photos videos for all social media platforms, including Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram

Assists with leading the tasting room and preforms managerial duties in the absence of the Tasting Room Manager

  • Demonstrates knowledge required to answer a wide range of questions regarding Winery operations from internal or external customers.
  • Accurately describes the characteristics of each Tassel Ridge Winery’s wines
  • Properly trained and accurately performs opening and closing activities within the tasting room.

Provides operation support to team members with enables the Winery to achieve its mission.

  • Pulls product for Sales Reps on an as needed basis
  • Performs wine transfers when sales reps order extras
  • Assists in other areas of the Winery when needed

 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Tassel Ridge Winery
Attn: Ashley Tratchel
P.O. Box 115
Oskaloosa, IA  52577

Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-offer background check required
Pre-employment physical and drug screen required.
Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

 

 


Now hiring for Seasonal Vineyard Staff

Meadowcreek Vineyard, a subsidiary of Tassel Ridge Winery, is looking for Seasonal Vineyard Staff. Seasonal staff will begin working in the vineyards in March and will continue working through harvest in October. Days and hours vary depending on the weather, but typically are 40+ hours Monday- Friday with weekend work as necessary. Successful applicants must be able to work very early mornings (3:00 A.M.) during harvest which runs from August through October.

Duties include, but not limited to: building and continued maintenance of the trellis (support) systems, tying vines, planting, pruning, irrigation, weed control, tending to the above ground portion of the vines, harvest, and general vineyard maintenance or other duties related to vine care.

Candidates will spend their days outside working in the vineyards and must be able to stand, walk, squat, and/or kneel for prolonged periods of time. The need to work in inclement weather, including extreme cold or heat is required. Candidates will also have exposure to different allergens, such as, pollen, bees, and dust as well different field critters.

Candidates must have a valid drivers license and acceptable driving record. An understanding of basic growing practices and procedures for hybrid grapes is desired, but not required.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-offer background check required
Pre-employment physical and drug screen required.
Job Type: Temporary (Seasonal)

How to Apply

 

 


 

Applications, resumes, and cover letters can be submitted via mail, fax, or e-mail to the following:

Attn: Human Resources

Tassel Ridge Winery

P.O. Box 115

Oskaloosa, IA 52577-0115

Fax: 641.673.0566

Email: jobs@tasselridge.com

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