Career Opportunities

Assistant Tasting Coordinator

We are looking for an Assistant Tasting Coordinator to support the Tasting & Review Department of our Magazine Division.

The successful candidate will possess basic wine knowledge (Intermediate WSET certification preferred), be proficient with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and web, be very detailed oriented, be highly organized and capable of multi-tasking. Good communication skills and database experience is a plus for this entry-level position.

The main responsibilities of the Assistant Tasting Coordinator include database entry and maintenance: entering & updating wines and reviews as well as tagging and organizing submissions. Additional tasks of setting up tastings and obtaining contact information may occur, with more responsibilities possible depending on wine proficiency and knowledge development. An unmistakable interest in and passion for wine is a must for this full-time, entry-level position, with responsibilities conducted at our headquarters in Mount Kisco, NY. Interested applicants must be available to work Monday-Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, in our Mt. Kisco office.

Please email cover letter and résumé to: LBuzzeo@wineenthusiast.net, or fax to 866-887-0946. Please put Assistant Tasting Coordinator in the subject line. We will contact those candidates who best fit our requirements. EEO. Please no phone inquiries.

Communication Intern (Summer 2014)

Wine Enthusiast Companies, a leading voice in wine, its enjoyment and the culinary lifestyle worldwide, seeks a Summer Intern to join their Magazine Division at the Wine Enthusiast headquarters in Mt. Kisco, NY.

Ideally we are seeking someone who may have some experience with or has an interest in advertising, events or public relations. This summer position will provide opportunity to be an active member of the team who turns our initiatives into reality. Whether promoting an event or a special publication, skills will be honed in all aspects of each venture.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
•    Calendar management and facilitation of meetings, conference calls, events.
•    Assist with the generation of marketing materials.
•    Provide support with mass advertising & mailing campaigns.
•    Assist with on-site event setup and execution.
•    Handle special projects as needed.
•    Perform all tasks in accordance with the Company’s policy and procedures while demonstrating a high degree of ethical and professional standards.

Qualifications we would like the person to have:
•    Minimum 1 year experience in a professional business environment.
•    Minimum BA/BS degree, a Communications concentration would be a plus.
•    Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office programs and internet. Experience with CisionPoint would be favorable.
•    An interest in the wine & spirits industry would be a plus.

Skills required:
•    Utilizes exceptional organizational skills.
•    Keen attention to detail.
•    Ability to smoothly adapt to situations while maintaining multiple tasks.
•    Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment.
•    Positive and consistent work ethic.
•    Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
•    Ability to work as part of a team as well as work independently.
•    Ability to prioritize and organize workflow to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and reach target dates.
•    Understands own skills and is proactive requesting assistance and or training.

This is a paid Internship position which will begin in May with a proposed end date of September, working at our headquarters in Westchester County, Mount Kisco, NY.

If this position interests you and your skills, with experience meet our requirements, please forward a cover letter and resume to HR@wineenthusiast.net and place “Intern” in the subject box. You may also fax your materials to 914-218-9187. EOE   Please no Third Parties.

Integrated Sales Manager

Wine Enthusiast Magazine, a leading voice in wine and the culinary lifestyle worldwide, seeks an outside sales & advertising professional to join their publishing group working at the Wine Enthusiast headquarters in Mt. Kisco, NY.

We are seeking someone in a business development role as an Integrated Sales Manager within the Advertising department.  This role will be responsible for selling a combination of digital, print, custom content and sponsorships.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
•    Develop advertising business by selling a combination of digital, print, custom content and sponsorships.
•    Perform a variety of internet research functions and report findings utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.
•    Generate reports and present an analysis of the data; Competitive Research / Reports
•    Create & edit documents; sale presentations, event wrap-ups, internal communications, etc

Qualifications required:
•    Minimum 3 years of experience selling a combination of digital, print, custom content and sponsorships.
•    Have active relationships at the client and agency level in the Spirits, Financial, Auto and Technology categories.  
•    Candidate must possess a track record of breaking new business and be able to act with autonomy at all levels of the sale.  Special consideration will be given to candidates    who have a strong background in either the wine or spirits industry.  The ability to understand the trade and consumer worlds in the beverage industry is an additional consideration.
•    Minimum BA/BS degree, a Business and or Marketing concentration would be a plus
•    Extensive computer skills, especially Microsoft Office programs; Sales Force, InDesign and Adobe Photoshop desirable, internet research

Skills required:
•    Keen ability to listen to clients and develop a campaign which exceeds their expectations
•    Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
•    Positive and consistent work ethic
•    Ability to smoothly adapt to situations & re-prioritize appropriately while maintaining multiple tasks
•    Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
•    Meticulous with details
•    Must be perceptive and thorough with an exceptional ability to anticipate the “what ifs”
•    Keen ability to prioritize and organize workflow to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and reach target dates
•    Understands own skills and is proactive requesting assistance and or training

Competitive compensation to include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off.

The successful candidate will be working at our headquarters in Westchester County, Mount Kisco, NY.

If this position interests you and your skills, with experience meet our requirements, please forward a cover letter and resume to HR@wineenthusiast.net and place “Sales” in the subject box. You may also fax your materials to 914-218-9187. EOE   Please no Third Parties or phone calls.

WINE STORAGE SALES SPECIALIST

We are seeking candidates with a competitive spirit and positive attitude to join our energetic group of professionals in our Sales department.  Our Sales Specialists are motivated team players working in an exciting wine culture environment. They have high earning potential without the need of cold calling.

At Wine Enthusiast our impeccable reputation, catalog circulation and innovative online marketing keep the customers calling us. 

Responsibilities: 

1.    Handle over 50-100 in bound sales calls per day in a call center environment.
2.    Become an expert on Wine Enthusiast products and use that expertise to close sales.
3.    Provide accurate pricing and delivery information to potential customers.
4.    Gather market and customer information via incoming sales calls.
5.    Represent the organization at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.
6.    Help our customers select the wine storage solution, or accessory, that is best for them.
7.    Ensure customers receive high quality customer and technical service.
8.    Perform wine cellar consultations and design wine cellars utilizing CAD Software programs from the information provided.
9.    Be able to upsell and cross-sell among all of the Wine Enthusiast product lines.
10.    Assist with showroom customers and navigate customers through our website.
11.    Attend team sales meetings and contribute pertinent information with colleagues.
12.    Review your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets.

Requirements

1. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and ability to relate to all kinds of people.
2. High personal standards and performance expectations – must have a passion to be the best.
3. Intent on achieving goals and executing a consultative sales model.
4. Proficient Computer Skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Internet and Social Media     
     platforms.
5. Intense desire to help customers achieve their personal objectives.
6. Minimum of two years sales experience in professional selling and customer service environments.
7. Four year Bachelor’s Degree required.

Wine Enthusiast offers a competitive salary with commission opportunities and a benefits package including, health insurance, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, paid time off, etc. Please forward resume via email to HR@wineenthusiast.net.

Please no phone calls or third parties EOE.

 

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