Career Opportunities

Senior Web Developer

Wine Enthusiast Magazine is seeking an organized, proactive and highly efficient developer to manage all front and back end development tasks for our publishing site, The site is built on WordPress and Elastic Search with a MYSQL database.

This individual will execute all web site improvements for the editorial, sales and design teams. Must have a great attitude and ability to prioritize and juggle a long list of projects with the help of the VP of Marketing who serves as Product Manager. A keen attention to detail and pride in one’s work is essential to be successful in this role. In addition, as the sole developer managing the website he/she should also be a driven, self-starter.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the connection to our database of over 200,000 wine, spirit and beer reviews to ensure information is reflected online at the correct time
  • Optimizing the rules and speed of internal site search and filtering using Elastic Search
  • Customizing the WordPress admin to meet needs of editorial team
  • Building custom templates based on specs provided by editorial team
  • Utilizing ad server technology to render ads
  • Ensuring the website operates quickly and uses best-in-class coding in accordance with SEO requirements

3-5 years front and back-end corporate development experience required.

Ideal candidates will have these skills

  • WordPress proficiency including plugins and Git
  • HTML/CSS, PHP, Javascript, JSON, MYSQL, mobile website development
  • SEO understanding
  • Analytics tools: Google Analytics, ChartBeat and Omniture

Bonus skills

  • Elastic Search experience
  • Publishing industry experience
  • SAS Smart Ad Server experience
  • WP-engine experience
  • Wine interest

Includes full medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K, employee discount, optional weekly yoga class and optional wine tasting class participation.

The position is 40 hours per week at our beautiful Valhalla, NY headquarters which has onsite covered parking, a cafeteria and a gym for employees.

Corporate Receptionist

Wine Enthusiast Companies, located in Valhalla, NY, is seeking a personable, articulate and dependable Corporate Receptionist who knows how to put customers and business partners first.  This position is key in our organization as it is the first person to greet and lend assistance to our visitors.

We depend upon our Receptionist to be professional and courteous and use exceptional customer service skills.

Outline of Job Responsibilities

  • Greet & welcome all visitors with warmth, enthusiasm and professionalism
  • Answer & direct all incoming calls
  • Register our business visitors and direct them to the appropriate individual
  • Receive and direct office deliveries
  • Assist with the mail
  • Ensure our Showroom products & publications are displayed well and inventory levels are appropriate
  • Maintain company phone directory
  • Reserve Conference rooms
  • Furnish administrative support to our Wine Storage Sales Team
  • Remain current and knowledgeable of our product line
  • Create visual product displays in our showroom
  • Assist customers with their shopping experience in our Showroom; selections, recommendations and sale
  • Ensure a safe and pleasant experience for all guests

The successful candidate will:

  • Have 1-2 years of Receptionist and or Customer Service experience
  • Utilize a clear, calm and pleasant speaking voice
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Have strong multi-tasking skills and outstanding organizational skills
  • Be able to work in a high demand environment with minimal supervision
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office & Adobe products
  • Be eager to learn about our business and have the desire to grow with us

This is a full time position working with a great group within a creative and unique environment. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision benefits, various life insurance products, 401k, employee discount program, on-site café and gym, opportunity to participate in weekly yoga and wine tasting classes, covered parking as well as a shuttle service to White Plains train station.

If this position interests you and your skills meet the requirements please respond with a cover letter and resume to We look forward to contacting those who best match this current opening.

Please no phone calls or third parties. We are proud to be an EOE

Inventory Planner

Wine Enthusiast Companies is seeking an Inventory Planner who is focused on driving sales and profit for the company by optimizing inventory levels by SKU at our warehouse.  Developing, monitoring and adjusting minimum inventory levels as well as purchases are the primary responsibility of this role.  The inventory planner will work closely with the Merchandise managers to develop a product/sales point of view which will inform inventory direction.  Additionally, this person would be accountable for ensuring that life cycle analysis of inventory is managed and recommendations made for liquidations either through reduced price sale or write-off.


Inventory Management 

  • Forecast SKU level demand for stocked products
  • Set, monitor and adjust minimum inventory levels by SKU for inventory based vendors to achieve sales, inventory turn and fill rate objectives.
  • Identify potential shortages and overages and take appropriate actions to bring quantity to a desired level.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with merchandise and sourcing partners to develop SKU plans, review currents trends and meet seasonal calendar due dates.
  • Initiate replenishment and initial stocking purchase orders.
  • Insure accuracy of inventory and forecasting data
  • Monitor and take action on (stocking) backorders, late orders, and other inventory issues
  • Analyze historical data and current trends to identify sales and inventory opportunities and risks for assigned categories and SKUs.
  • Recommend actions to optimize inventory turn and margin based on current trends, and report open to buy status to B2B partners each month.
  • Help propose inventory investments in key brands in order to improve customer experience, drive sales & profit.
  • Identify underperforming inventory and partner with merchandisers to drive liquidation strategies.
  • Communicate with vendors as necessary

Operations & Warehouse communications 

  • Collaborate across the organization to ensure inventoried products are prepared & available for sale
  • Communicate large inbound purchase orders with receiving team at warehouse.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years’ experience in retail inventory management.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and experience with planning systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills with a technical understanding of retail math and inventory management concepts.
  • The ability to summarize data logically and communicate information and recommendations clearly to all appropriate contacts.
  • Team player, comfortable in building effective cross functional relationships with business partners.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills to strategically manage and drive positive financial results for assigned categories.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast paced, changing environment with multiple priorities.
  • Ability to provide data for our buyers for more favorable MOQs and PO ship dates.
  • Passionate and accountable for delivering a high standard of results, competitive.
  • The perspective to think globally and strategically and make objective decisions in the best interests of the business and customer.
  • Proactive and persistent in addressing challenges and in developing innovative processes and solutions.
  • Comfortable presenting to executive management.
  • A working knowledge of world class supply chain practices, strong analytical capabilities and business savvy.

This positon will work at our headquarters in Valhalla, NY. We offer benefits, paid time off as well as a shuttle service to the White Plains train station. If this position interests you and your skills meet the requirements please forward a cover letter and resume to Please no phone calls or third parties. EOE

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