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Tasting Room Associate (Full-Time Seasonal)

Company Overview

At Prairie Berry, we’re committed to quality, authenticity, learning, growth, and innovation. We’ve learned that an attitude of gratitude and humbleness makes our business better. We work as a team, cheering each other on, creating fun and making laughter part of every day. We know success is not about today. We strive to make decisions that will brighten the future, not just of Prairie Berry, but of nature and the world. Ultimately, our success depends on balance. We strive for balance in nature and in meeting the needs of the company, co-workers, and family. 

Job Summary

The primary focus of this Associate is to share Prairie Berry wine, knowledge and history with guests at Prairie Berry. This involves quickly absorbing a great deal of information and being able to relevantly relate it to each guest. Tasting Room Associates are responsible for creating a positive experience for every guest they encounter. Teamwork, a sense of humor, a strong work ethic and a true enjoyment of both wine and people are vital for success.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Working weekends and evenings
  • Providing the first line of information to the customer by greeting, directing, and answering questions regarding our wines, merchandise, history, and facility
  • Serving samples of wine, along with appropriate information concerning the wines, to customers in both individual and group settings
  • Ensuring wines are adequately stocked in the Retail Area
  • Stocking and pricing merchandise
  • Handling routine purchasing transactions, including operating cash registers and accounting for daily sales
  • Performing facility housekeeping, to include Tasting Room, restrooms, patio, and break areas, daily
  • Serving and attending to guests during Prairie Berry-sponsored events, on and off-site
  • Providing assistance to guests carrying out purchases, as required
  • Attending scheduled training classes and seminars
  • Completing duties from opening and closing checklists
  • Expanding wine education and knowledge
  • Willing to work in other Prairie Berry departments or on special projects
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Has at least one year of related experience to include fulfillment, sales, and/or customer service
  • Is at least 21 years of age
  • Has a reputation for providing great service to guests and co-workers
  • Has strong interpersonal skills
  • Communicates professionally in person and on the phone
  • Is able to lead by example
  • Is passionate about selling great food and wine and providing great service
  • Is self-motivated, especially under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly accurate, organized and detail oriented, with strong multi-tasking, problem-solving and time management skills
  • Ability to anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately
  • Ability to work in a team environment and perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the company’s policies
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as well as flexibility in scheduling to ensure business-staffing needs are met
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Likes to have fun at work

2019 Season -  May 2019 - September 2019

Benefits and Perks

  • Starting wage of $11.00 per hour
  • Training Completion Wage Increase
  • Commuting subsidy for 20+ miles
  • Completion Bonus Potential ($150)
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible Scheduling

Prairie Berry LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prairie Berry does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Prairie Berry does participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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