Career Opportunities

Wine Tasting Department Internship

Wine Enthusiast Companies, located in Valhalla, NY, has a unique internship opportunity in its Tasting Department within its magazine publishing division. This is an on-site, paid summer internship.

As the Tasting Department Intern you will learn database logging and inventory management of wines as well as setting up tastings and researching contact information. You will also receive an education in a variety of wine-producing countries and regions throughout the world, have interactions with industry experts, and (if over 21) the ability to taste international wine selections on a consistent basis.

What skills should you be comfortable with to get the most from this opportunity?

  • Possess basic wine knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Be comfortable with Web research

What else is important to being a successful Wine Tasting Department Intern?

You need to be reliable, be available from now until August, have up to 30 hours a week to be in our offices and have an interest in pursuing a career in wine (retail or education).

If you meet all the qualifications and are interested in this internship please forward your resume via email; hr@wineenthusiast.net.   We look forward to reaching out to those candidates who best match this opportunity. Please no phone calls or third parties. Wine Enthusiast Companies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Advertising & Marketing Services Intern, Summer 2017

Wine Enthusiast Media, a leading voice in wine and the culinary lifestyle worldwide, seeks an Intern to join their publishing group working at the Wine Enthusiast headquarters, in Valhalla, NY. We are offering this paid internship to someone who would like to garner experience within Advertising and Marketing.

As an Advertising & Marketing Intern, what are some of the key areas you will be involved with?

  • Sales Reporting: from data entry to compiling to learning how to analyze and provide summaries.
  • Advertising Sales Team: conduct competitive & in house research as well as learning how to coordinate campaigns & proposals.
  • Media Kits: provide assistance in updating both print & digital, coordinate & email our monthly magazine sell sheet
  • Sales and Editorial: pull ads & update the Magazine’s layout wall along with restocking the division’s magazines.

How to qualify for this position?

  • Be dependable and eager to learn
  • Be available during the months of May-August, 30 hours per week
  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s degree (preferably Sophomore or Junior)

Skills you need to have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with spreadsheets and performing data entry
  • Exceptional organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Level headed problem solver with a professional attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and be involved with 2 or more projects simultaneously
  • Be able to handle a high demand environment
  • Feel comfortable asking questions, offering suggestions and approach things in a positive way
  • An interest in learning and the ability to learn quickly

If you have the skill set we are looking for and are interested in this internship please forward your resume via email; hr@wineenthusiast.net.   We look forward to reaching out to those candidates who best match this opportunity. Please no phone calls or third parties. Wine Enthusiast Companies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


National Accounts Manager

Wine Enthusiast Companies is the world’s number one source for wine accessories, storage, information, education, events and travel, and is a driving force in the marketplace. Our products satisfy, inform, enrich, entertain and inspire. Founded in 1979, Wine Enthusiast Companies is a prominent multi-channel marketer of a growing line of wine related products addressing the wholesale, retail and consumer direct markets. Our headquarters is located north of Manhattan in Valhalla, NY.

As a nationally recognized brand and category leader, we have a unique opportunity for a dynamic and entrepreneurial professional to join us as our National Accounts Manager. Reporting to the president, this person will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic sales plans designed to ensure consistent growth and market dominance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The on-going development of a motivated sales force to maintain and expand our existing national presence with brick & mortar and e-commerce retailers.
  • The ability to establish and promote strong, long lasting customer relationships by partnering and understanding customer needs.
  • The talent to achieve targeted company goals in sales and profits.
  • Representing the organization at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.
  • Provide reporting to executive management in a timely manner.

Requirements:

  • Possess a minimum of 7-10 years of hands on selling experience with national accounts within Appliances, Housewares or Table Top categories.
  • Managed both company and independent sales professionals.
  • Have a strong record of achievement with proven leadership and mentoring qualities.
  • Utilize exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Maintain excellent follow-up and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet and various social media platforms.
  • A desire to excel.

Wine Enthusiast offers a competitive compensation package including bonus opportunity along with; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurances, 401(k) retirement plan, paid time off, on-site gym and café, covered parking and shuttle service to train station.

If you have the skill set we are looking for and are interested in this position please forward your resume via email; hr@wineenthusiast.net . We look forward to reaching out to those candidates who best match the position. Please no phone calls or third parties. Wine Enthusiast Companies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Junior Social Media Coordinator

Wine Enthusiast Companies is looking for a dynamic entry-level individual to join the digital team as the Junior Social Media Coordinator. The candidate will gather and analyze key market information, as well as identify areas of improvement to increase company revenue and brand recognition via various social media platforms. They should have command of best practices and trends in social media marketing, enjoy being creative, and understand how to both build and convert a digital audience.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate highly clickable and shareable daily product content for e-commerce side of business, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest platforms.
  • Conduct photo research and coordinate with Commerce department to obtain original photography that will result in optimal post engagement
  • Under the guidance of Social Media Coordinator, create 10-20 weekly posts on any given platform, including inputting tracking codes to monetize post reach
  • Coordinate with in-house Marketing team to build meaningful platform-specific campaigns and connections that encourages community members to take action
  • Act as a liaison between the Social Media Coordinator and the department in order to develop new campaign opportunities and product spotlights that adhere to the brand voice and the align with editorial social efforts
  • Interact with customers and fans in real time on various social platforms
  • Source, build, and maintain a network of social media influencers
  • Track social media influence measurement using reporting tools, and prepare reports
  • Assist with social media ad campaigns, including campaign creation execution, maintenance and analysis
  • Explore new ways to engage and identify new social networks to reach target buyers

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 1+ years business experience
  • Write weekly reports quickly and efficiently
  • Active and well-rounded personal social media presence, with a command of each network and its best practices.
  • A detail-oriented, analytical thinker who takes the initiative and is motivated to learn.
  • Working knowledge of and successful experience with Google Analytics
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, demand generation marketing, inbound marketing, and blogging.

If your skills and experience align with this full time position, please forward your resume to hr@wineenthusiast.net. The position will work at our headquarters in Valhalla, NY and along with a competitive compensation package and great employees we have an onsite gym and cafe, shuttle service for train commuters and covered parking.

Wine Enthusiast Companies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


2017 Wine Enthusiast Merchandising Intern

The Wine Enthusiast’s Merchandising Team is seeking a bright & talented individual to intern with them from now until August 2017 at the company’s headquarters located in Valhalla, N.Y. Our Merchandising Team develops and brands merchandise for our core categories, which includes wine refrigerators, racking, furniture, glassware, and related categories of gadgets, housewares, tabletop, beer and spirits.

During this paid internship you will be a “hands-on” associate who will be involved in a variety of functions, learning as well as sharing your knowledge along the way.

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Assist buyers with their follow up on new products
  • Assist in the preparation of competitive and current product mix analysis
  • Input, confirm, and update purchase orders as requested by the merchants
  • Oversee merchandise samples
  • Coordinate, document, and return samples to vendors
  • Prepare and label samples for photography
  • Proof product copy for the catalog and website
  • Create and maintain product files in inventory system

How to qualify for this position?

  • Be dependable and eager to learn
  • Be available during the months of May-August, 20-30 hours per week
  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s degree (preferably Sophomore or Junior)
  • Have previous retail experience preferred, but not required

What skills are needed?

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Able to use Word, Excel, Adobe

What is our work environment like? We have a great work environment and great employees. We provide a round trip shuttle service to White Plains train Station, have an on-site café and gym and covered parking, all within a park like setting.

If you have the skill set we are looking for and are interested in this internship please forward your letter of intent and or resume via email to; hr@wineenthusiast.net.   We look forward to reaching out to those candidates who best match the position. Please no phone calls or third parties. Wine Enthusiast Companies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Customer Service – Cooling Product Support Specialist

The Wine Enthusiast, a direct marketing and e-commerce leader in providing wine cellars, racking and wine accessories, is seeking a professional who can provide telephone product support and technical assistance to our customers, primarily with our cooling units, working from our headquarters in Valhalla, NY.

Our product support specialists provide general customer service and telephone troubleshooting assistance to customers and field repair technicians needing assistance with operating and/or repairing wine storage refrigerators and wine cellar cooling units. These products are either proprietary or imported and distributed, by the company.

Main responsibilities include:

  • handle incoming technical support calls
  • troubleshooting product malfunction issues with customer and repair technicians
  • contact service companies to dispatch repair requests
  • submit appropriate paperwork for processing (warranties, call tags, repair bills, order acknowledgements, etc.)
  • customer communications (warranty, drop ship, claims, etc.)
  • work with in house service technician on return unit repairs
  • work with Inventory planning to order replacement parts for cellar repairs

To be successful in this position you will:

  • have 2-3 years of product support experience. Familiarity with refrigeration principles and technology, HVAC, or other similar technical experience.
  • have 1-2 years of customer service experience
  • have a clear, calm and pleasant speaking voice
  • possess and continually exhibit genuine listening skills
  • possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • have strong multi-tasking skills and outstanding organizational skills
  • be able to work in high demand environment with minimal supervision
  • have automotive, refrigeration, construction, electrical, and/or other technical experience

We have a great work environment and great employees. We provide paid training as well as offer benefits, paid time off, an on-site café and gym, a round trip shuttle service to White Plains train Station, covered parking, all within a park like setting.  If this position interests you and your skills meet the requirements please forward a cover letter and resume. hr@wineenthusiast.net  Please no phone calls or third parties. We will contact those candidates who best match the job responsibilities. The Wine Enthusiast Companies is a proud equal opportunity employer.


Advertising Sales Executive

Wine Enthusiast Magazine is seeking an experienced, dynamic advertising sales executive with key contacts in the liquor, auto, and jewelry categories to join us at our headquarters located in Valhalla, NY. We are looking for a professional who is cultured with a competitive streak and inquisitive nature who will consistently demonstrate the values of the Advertising department’s culture of success.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience as a sales/marketing representative with a high concentration in digital & print ad sales. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • A strong knowledge of publishing/media industry.
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • A proven track record in achieving & exceeding advertising sales goals.
  • Demonstrable expertise in prospecting, inside and outside sales, closing deals, and maintaining multiple client accounts on a renewal basis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact successfully with clients and advertising agencies at all levels.
  • An established strong and widespread network of contacts within the media industry i.e. agencies and clients.
  • Good word processing and electronic communication skills. Any work in CRM data management systems is a plus i.e. salesforce.com.
  • A determined and self-motivated, organized and entrepreneurial nature. Self-starter, dynamic and results oriented all while working in a team environment.

This is a full time Media Sales position that includes salary, commissions, bonuses and benefits. Additionally we have an onsite gym and cafe, shuttle service for train commuters and covered parking.

Candidates that have an extraordinary track record of breaking non-endemic business in any media sales organization will be highly considered. To apply for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to HR@WineEnthusiast.net with Mag Sales in the subject area. We look forward to contacting those candidates who best match the position’s requirements. Wine Enthusiast Companies is proud to be an EEOC.

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