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The Urban Grape, a Best of Boston winning wine store currently located in Chestnut Hill, is expanding to a second location in the South End of Boston. We are currently hiring for all positions. All applicants must have full shift ability (days, nights, weekends and holidays). Training will begin in late August, and shifts will start mid-September, 2012.
Floor Staff (8): Ideal candidates have hospitality and/or restaurant experience and are engaging and enthusiastic with a love of wine, beer, spirits, conversation and sales. Our sales associates work as wine concierges to our clients; therefore, outstanding customer service and a willingness to work one on one with customers is essential. However, we are not wine snobs. We believe in making wine fun for everyone. Applicants do not need to know everything there is to know about wine, but a working knowledge and a demonstrated ability to learn about wine are essential. But, we hire on personality first!
Special Orders, Events and Marketing Assistant (1): Ideal candidates have a working knowledge of wine and an interest in learning more about the industry. Events and marketing experience are mandatory. We are looking for someone who is extremely detail oriented while also being a creative thinker. Must be an independent worker with great self-motivation. Duties will include managing the special order process, working with distributors to fulfill special orders, working with clients to plan in-home tastings and corporate events, and supporting marketing initiatives. This job has great potential for growth.
Delivery Person (1): The Urban Grape is hiring one full-time delivery person to make deliveries in Chestnut Hill and Boston and the surrounding communities. This person must be physically able to move large amounts of wine all day. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record are also mandatory. Applicants must be trust-worthy and self-motivated.
Candidates for hire must:
- be 23 years or older
- be comfortably able to lift 50 pounds
- be available for all shifts and holidays
- pass a criminal record and DUI check
- have a valid driver’s license
Candidates who do not fulfill these basic requirements will not be interviewed.
Candidates who do fulfill these requirements should be:
- willing to expand their knowledge of wine, spirits, beer and sake
- willing to share their knowledge of wine and spirits in and engaging and open manner
- comfortable creating a welcoming environment for customers in the store
- self-motivated individuals who are excited to be employees in a growing business venture
- excited to reach for growth opportunities within the company.
We work hard at The Urban Grape, but we have fun and treat our clients with respect. Our goal is to change the face of wine retail in Massachusetts.
To be considered for employment, please send a cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com. We will not review applications without a cover letter that demonstrates your personality and the reasons you are applying for a job.