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Northcote Road Wine Advisor - Full Part Time

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Philglas & Swiggot was founded in 1991 on Northcote Road in Battersea. Over the next 30 years it expanded to add stores in Marylebone and became one of London's most loved independent wine merchants. We are currently looking to recruit experienced staff with an interest in wine retail to assist in our operations in London.

Here at Philglas & Swiggot wine is the hero. We are looking for dynamic individuals that are passionate for wine, food and delivering exceptional service. You will be interacting with guests and involved in all aspects of a busy hybrid retail wine business including store sales, drink in hospitality service, tasting events and developing private client fine wine sales. We also looking for delivery drivers to manage our comfortable electric van deliveries, this is a great way for those looking to get a start in the industry as full wine training will be provided a part of this role.

As part of the team, the right candidate should be proactive, quick-thinking and flexible with excellent client-facing sales skills. Previous experience in a busy retail environment is highly desirable as well as managing hospitality service alongside wine shop duties. A well-developed sales instinct and commercial awareness to grow general sales and private client fine wine opportunities is essential.

Both Full and Part Time positions available with extensive wine training and London Living Wage Paid.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Delivering Great Customer Service and processing sales
  • Managing both food and wine service
  • Stock management
  • Assisting with planning and hosting events
  • Opening and Closing duties
  • Logistics & fulfilment planning to maximize efficiencies
  • Undertaking customer deliveries in our own vehicle
  • Managing order completion & customer communication via our fulfilment platform

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Educated to A Level (or equivalent) or above
  • WSET Level 2 or equivalent experience and knowledge
  • Experience working in a retail environment.
  • Full UK driving license

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to influence and sell
  • Ability to work on their own and within a small team
  • Positive “can do” attitude and self-motivated
  • Punctual and dedicated

WE OFFER:

  • Training programs
  • Generous Staff Discounts

    PROBATION & REMUNERATION

    The role will be offered on a permeant basis with an initial 3-month probation period. The annual remuneration will be competitively matched with commensurate experience.

    Only candidates eligible to work in the UK or have a valid UK work permit/visa will be considered for the above position.

    To be considered for the open position please send a CV to jointheteam@philglas-swiggot.com

     

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