The Sonoma Distilling Company is currently seeking an engaging and charismatic Tasting Room Associate for our whiskey distillery in Rohnert Park.
Your duties as an Associate would include but are not limited to:
-Hosting of distillery tours and whiskey tastings; providing an exceptional whiskey tasting experience; providing education about our whiskeys, grain to glass distilling techniques, company story, availability of products and brand awards
-Engaging and promoting whiskey bottle sales and related merchandise sales while ensuring excellence in service
-Monitoring and responding to customer emails and tour related questions
-Maintaining cleanliness of the tasting room interior, exterior and surroundings, including tasting area and restrooms
-Maintaining product merchandise presentation
-Occasional tastings outside of the distillery at local retailers, VIP & consumer events, festivals or shows
-Following responsible hospitality standards and practices at all times
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
-An affinity or knowledge of whisk(e)y, spirits, cocktails & cocktail-making and the ability to share that information with guests and members
-The ability to work weekends
-Occasional availability to work evening hours
-Experience in a tasting room environment
-Proven sales track record
-Strong and enthusiastic verbal communication skills
-Ability to work independently as well as with others in a small team setting
-Must be driven, possess an outgoing personality, and have the aptitude to solve problem
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment can range from low to moderate and occasionally high.
If you wish to be considered for this position please submit your resume and cover email
The Sonoma Distilling Company is a distillery founded in 2010 in the heart of Sonoma County tasked with producing high quality whiskeys for the discerning whiskey drinker. Grain to Glass is our focus - every level of the production is handled in-house including the mashing and fermentation of grains, traditional pot distillation, and packaging. Through hard work, time-honored techniques, and our ideal location in picturesque Sonoma County, we are California’s premier whiskey distillery.