Cellar Door Manager - Elephant Hill, Hawke’s Bay
Please Quote Reference Number 86820
  • Exciting opportunity to work for a highly regarded NZ, luxury winery brand
  • Experience in delivering high-end or luxury, customer sales or service
  • Enjoy the sunny Hawke’s Bay region, climate & lifestyle

  • Elephant Hill is a luxury, family-owned winery & vineyard estate on the picturesque coastline in Hawke's Bay. We specialise in producing hand crafted, small batch, fine wines from our three sustainably farmed vineyards. The wines are highly rated by critics in New Zealand and globally and are exported to many markets around the world.

    Our architecturally designed Cellar Door which overlooks the Pacific Ocean has attracted many visitors over the years and is considered a 'must visit' destination in Hawke's Bay. We are very optimistic that the year ahead will see a return of wine lovers, domestic and international, to our winegrowing region. In anticipation of this, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in a permanent full-time role as Cellar Door Manager, based at the winery in Te Awanga. We are committed to offering the ultimate cellar door wine experience and we need someone to help us deliver this.

    What's on offer:
    • Work for a highly regarded New Zealand, luxury winery brand
    • Based at a stunningly located cellar door by the ocean
    • Enjoy the sunny Hawke's Bay region, climate & lifestyle
    • Join a small high-performance team that values a healthy work life balance
    • Benefit from a generous staff wine allowance
    • Join our free weekly staff yoga class
    • Represent some of the best, world class, quality-driven wines in New Zealand
    • Support to achieve WSET qualifications (if required) and work experience in our vineyards & winery to develop your wine knowledge
    • An opportunity to build and lead the Cellar Door team, and design & deliver the ultimate visitor wine experience
    What we are looking for:
    • Relevant experience in delivering high-end or luxury, customer sales or service e.g. Cellar Door, hospitality, or retail
    • Good team leadership and organisational qualities
    • Exceptional presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Great wine knowledge, and a genuine passion for talking, presenting, and selling fine wines
    • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and help out where needed, and lead by example
    • A high level of customer service standards. Professional & friendly, attentive & responsive
    • A Duty Managers Certificate is preferred (or the ability to attain one for which support will be given)
    The Cellar Door is open 5 days per week, 11am - 5pm, Thursday - Monday, so there will be requirement to work weekends and public holidays. However we endeavour to allow staff weekends off whenever possible.

    If you would like to play an important role in the future of Elephant Hill and its Cellar Door, and join a small but passionate team, in a company where your ideas and innovations are welcomed, please APPLY NOW through the online application form below with a current CV and cover letter.

    All applications must have the right to legally work in New Zealand.

    Elephant Hill Holdings Ltd
    www.elephanthill.co.nz
    Please Quote Reference Number 86820

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