Pontchartrain Vineyards – Employment

Job Listing – Pontchartrain Vineyards – Tasting Room Assistant

Tasting Room Assistant Wanted – Are you interested in working in and learning about the wine industry, hospitality, and service? Are you looking to become a professional in the wine or food and beverage service industries? Pontchartrain Vineyards is looking for a part-time tasting room assistant. The job requires a fun, friendly personality and a presentation of professionalism. The role is to provide hospitality for guests visiting our tasting room by pouring wine, showing the facilities, and handling sales of wine and merchandise. Additionally, the job requires discussing and selling our Wine Club, assisting with events planning and management, and occasional off-premise representation of the winery (typically, wine pouring events.) Opportunities exist to assist with outside sales with incentives for the right candidate.

If you are up and coming in the service or wine industry, you could be the right fit for us. You will have the opportunity to learn about wine and hospitality at a working winery. The tasting room is open from Noon to 4 pm Wednesday thru Sunday. The job would require working 1 to 2 shifts per week (including opening and closing responsibilities that require an additional 1 to 2 hours per shift – approximately, then, 5-6 hours and some flexibility is required to accommodate guests before or after normal tasting room hours.) Must be available weekends. Occasional special events may require more hours and shifts outside of normal tasting room hours.

If you are interested in learning more, please send a resume and contact us at Wine “at” PontchartrainVineyards.com or call the winery at 985-892-9742. Some service and/or wine/beverage industry experience preferred. An open mind and a willingness to be trained and grow in the position are required. We are looking for someone looking to gain valuable experience on their way to becoming a wine or food and beverage service industry professional. If this does not describe your career goals, please do not apply. Compensation is $9/hr. Additional incentives and locations are possible through potential for outside sales opportunities for the right candidate.