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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 three shops – in Chiswick, Kew & now in Richmond in south west London.

Various Wine Roles (Full & Part time)

We are currently seeking Wine Advisors to join our teams across our shops in Kew, Richmond & Chiswick in south west London for the forthcoming Christmas period and possibly beyond. Working between 10-40 hours per week, including weekends and evenings, you should be flexible and available between now and the end of January 2020.

The position requires energy and enthusiasm as well as the following attributes or experience:

  • Excellent communication and engaging customer service skills together with a minimum of one years wine retail experience.
  • A passion for and ability to discuss in depth and advise on of wine, spirits & beer purchases at all levels including fine wine (ideally WSET level 2)
  • Hospitality or table service experience would be beneficial for our drink in offering.
  • Organisational & IT skills and an attention to detail, energetic and physically fit .
  • A high level of integrity, reliability and flexibility with a warm and friendly manner.
  • A smart and professional image and attitude as well as a sense of humour.Salary or hourly pay based on experience.

Salary or hourly pay based on experience.

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining your experience and suitability for the role to careers@thegoodwineshop.co.uk

 

Administration Assistant(Part-Time)

Requirements:

Flexible working hours, up to 10 hrs per week, ideally 2 weekday 5hr shifts to be based at our new Richmond Hill site.

Job Description

    • Accounting data entry(65%) and general company administration tasks(35%).
    • Entry of all supplier invoices and credit notes into accounts software
    • Checking supplier statements and reconciling against Xero
    • Contacting suppliers re missing invoices/credit notes or Statement discrepancies.
    • Reconciliation of credit card statements
    • Filing of all statements and invoices
    • Other minor supplier, utility contracts, insurances & paperwork collection
    • Some pension and payroll administration
    • Some HR administration including placing recruitment adverts
    • Providing additional administrative support to the Director.

Requirements

  • Eye for detail and accuracy, diligence and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Numerate and must have some accounting data entry experience and preferably familiar with Xero.
  • Opportunity to progress and take more responsibility depending on ability, aptitude and ambition 
  • Excellent communication skills – dealing with public, suppliers and staff
  • Experience using Excel and Word

Pay is by the hour and based on experience.

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining your experience and suitability for the role to careers@thegoodwineshop.co.uk 

 

Store Manager – Richmond Shop

This is a really exciting opportunity for an experienced Wine Retail Specialist to further develop their career in the wine industry. We are a growing and ambitious company and will be opening our third shop site on Richmond Hill in south west London in the coming months. We are looking for a highly motivated & experienced manager to lead our team from opening. You will be responsible for running all aspects of a hybrid retail wine business including sales, tasting events, private client relations, range management, marketing and social media.

We are looking for the following attributes or experience:

  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Strong ability to build rapport with customers and advise on wine, spirits and specialist beer purchases at all levels
  • A well developed sales instinct and commercial awareness and track record of growing general sales and private client fine wine opportunities.
  • Strong retail skills and experience of delivering on-site wine service(hospitality) will be important.
  • Demonstrable experience of the ability to develop and implement local marketing and PR plans.
  • A high level of integrity, reliability and trustworthiness together with a positive, driven and self-motivating attitude.
  • Strong organisational skills and an attention to detail as well as being energetic and physically fit.
  • A good degree of common sense as well as the ability to problem solve and be flexible where required.
  • A smart, professional attitude coupled with a warm and friendly manner and a sense of humour

You should also have the following:

  • A passion for and excellent knowledge of fine wine, spirits & beer(minimum WSET Level 3 or Ideally Level 4 or equivalent experience)
  • Excellent numeracy, with strong excel and written communication skills.
  • Experience of organising, hosting and marketing tasting events – both formal and informal
  • Ability to take full responsibility for the day to day running of the store.
  • An awareness and experience of using social media and other relevant online marketing channels effectively.

We already have a strong business model and systems and are looking for individuals who can establish this store in the same business mould and framework and enhance it with the experience and drive which they will bring.

Benefits: A competitive salary based on experience, performance related bonus, company pension scheme, staff discount scheme.

Additional Application Instructions

Please send your CV with cover letter explaining your suitability for the role as outlined to careers@thegoodwineshop.co.uk