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The Good Wine Shop is a growing, independent, small business which employs people with a real passion for wine, craft beers and artisan spirits. We have two shops – in Chiswick and Kew in West London.

Intern Position: 3-6 Months

Job Description
This is an exciting opportunity for an Intern to join our company and obtain valuable experience and exposure to the UK retail wine trade in London.

We are a growing and ambitious company and recent winner of Decanter and DRA Champagne Retailer of the Year 2017 award and founders of Grower Champagne Month. We are looking for a well motivated individual to join our energetic team and get exposure to all aspects of the business from marketing & events, website & social media as well as direct importing & stock management. In addition you will support the teams in the shops helping them deliver a unique customer experience.
This is an ideal position for a candidate studying for a wine business based undergraduate degree course looking to experience the London wine trade.

Requirements:

Strong English language skills, both verbal and written. One additional European language would be useful, ideally French, Italian or Spanish, written and verbal skills.

A good communicator with a warm and friendly manner and a sense of humour.

Good knowledge of wines and ideally some knowledge of spirits and beer.

Numerate with good writing skills and a high level of integrity, reliability and trustworthiness. Some retail or restaurant experience would be useful.

Some experience of wine marketing together with a good grasp of major social media platforms and web site experience would be useful.

Ideally some experience of organising and marketing tasting and other wine events in support of our efforts for around Grower Champagne Month and other events throughout the year.

In addition you need to be energetic, physically fit (e.g. no back problems) have a good degree of common sense and be flexible and willing to get involved in all aspects of the business. A good attention to detail is a key skill we require.

Internships are available for a period of 3-6 months

Application

Please forward your CV and cover letter explaining your suitability and availability based on your course requirements to careers@thegoodwineshop.co.uk