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THE TASTING ROOMS MANAGER

The Vineking are looking for a Wine Bar Manager for our Tasting Rooms in Reigate, Surrey.

The Tasting Rooms is our wine bar, that we successfully opened in 2018. We offer 30+ wines by the glass on wine dispensing machines, excellent cheeses/charcuterie and a range of simple dishes. Following the various lockdowns/restrictions, we have re-opened with renewed energy and are looking for someone who will join us.

The successful candidate will have had previous experience in a wine focused bar or restaurant and/or beverage retail, at management level. We are looking for a pro-active and driven candidate who is looking to take that next step within their career.

This role presents a great opportunity to hold a key position in a proactive and idea-driven business that has ambitious plans to grow over the next decade. We are looking to make The Tasting Rooms, not just the best place to enjoy wine and food in Reigate but to being one of the best places in the South East.

The role is offered on a permanent full-time basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build on the progress made since opening in 2018
  • The continued establishment of Tasting Rooms as a destination throughout the local area.
  • Continue to build and train the team to the highest possible standards.
  • Running of service on a daily basis
  • Achieve Sales targets as set by the Directors.
  • Maximise sales revenue through enhancing the guest experience, high standards and personable service.
  • Build relationships with your guests/customers, leading to increased customer numbers and loyalty to The Vineking.
  • Adhere to and train the team to maintain the Companies safety and hygiene regulations times.
  • Work as part of a team to create a positive and motivated working culture.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and team members via email, phone and meetings as required.
  • Maintain and develop the excellent understanding of our products and services offered.

QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

Essential

  • Experience of a leadership role in wine focused hospitality business
  • Comprehensive IT skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • UK Driving License

Preferable

  • WSET 2 or above

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to influence and enhance the customer experience within a high-pressured busy environment
  • An unwavering attention to detail
  • High levels of personalised customers service
  • Passion for and willingness to learn about wine and hospitality
  • Self-starter with an ability to attain targets and overcome all realistic obstacles
  • Takes ownership of actions and learns constructively
  • Constantly strives for high standards and maintains the standards of those around them
  • Ability to work on their own and within a small team

REMUNERATION

The role is offered on a permanent full-time basis with an initial 3-month probation period. In addition to salary there will be bonus opportunity agreed with the Directors, as well as the opportunity to attend trade tastings, engage in wine education, holiday & a generous staff discount.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00-£32,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
All customers are required to wear masks when not seated at a table with food. All covers are logged in our booking system for track and trace compliance.

Reference ID: TTR Manager

Expected start date: 01/11/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00-£32,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Hand sanitisers, masks until seated

Please email a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position together with your current CV to [email protected]