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    Precept Wine is the fastest growing wine company in one of the country’s most exciting regions: The Pacific Northwest. We offer the best quality-to-price wines of any producer in America. Comprised by a combination of owned vineyards, estates and passionate employees, we are uniquely poised as an industry leader. As we grow, we seek team members who work with creativity and drive. Precept Wine is an entrepreneurial company where each employee’s job description evolves over time.

    We are seeking applicants for the following opportunities: 

     

     

    JOB TITLE: FULFILLMENT CENTER COORDINATOR

    We are looking for the best and brightest to fill an immediate opening for a Fulfillment Center Coordinator at our Waterbrook Warehouse in Walla Walla, Washington. The applicant must be flexible, professional, highly motivated, and must be able to manage multiple responsibilities and complete tasks with minimal supervision. This position is a very critical role in our organization. They will be sending out samples to key retailers, distributors, regional sales people, wine writers, etc. All of this has a direct impact on our business. 

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Maintaining inventory of fulfillment center-maintain adequate stock of all Precept skus
    • Requesting orders from Americold on a weekly basis in order to re-stock the fulfillment center
    • Responsible for processing all Sample Request Forms. Processing will include picking inventory, packing, and mailing all samples as requested on the Sample Request Forms  
    • All inventory samples will be recorded in NAV and charged to the correct expense account
    • Responsible for procuring all shipping (UPS, Fed Ex and DHL) supplies
    • Ensure that products are properly packed, stored and transported to avoid any accidents and damages
    • Provide support with accounting inventory counts
    • Preform other duties and tasks as assigned
    • Provide outstanding service to and ensure customer satisfaction

    Sills & Requirements:

    • Must have at least 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills
    • Flexible and the ability to multi-task
    • Handle and transport product safely

    Physical Requirements:

    • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds

    Compensation:

    Competitive

    NEXT STEPS: For consideration, please forward your resume along with a letter of introduction to jobs@preceptwine.com with the subject line “FULLFILLMENT CENTER COORDINATOR.”

     

     

    JOB TITLE: TASTING ROOM ASSOCIATE

    We are looking for the best and brightest to fill an immediate opening for a Tasting Room Associate at our Browne Family Vineyards Tasting room in Pioneer Square, Downtown Seattle. The Tasting Room Associate reports directly to the Tasting Room Manager.

    The Tasting Room Associate will consistently provide above-and-beyond customer service while employing effective selling techniques in a team environment.  Meet or exceed operational standards and strengthen daily operations by working cooperatively with the Tasting Room Manager and members of the management team.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide a welcoming atmosphere and unique tasting experience to all guests
    • Describe wines, winemaking techniques, and winery history
    • Effectively suggest and sell wine
    • Encourage wine club sales and promote membership
    • Communicate with a diverse clientele
    • Create a memorable experience for customer
    • Accurately handle routine purchasing transactions, including operating cash register and accounting of daily sales; processing returns, discounts, etc.
    • Provide general tourist information and assist guests as local concierge
    • Stock both wine and non-wine items
    • Assist with hospitality special events
    • Knowledge and maintenance of POS system
    • Display sound judgment and problem solving when issues arise
    • Communicate clearly, respectfully and in a timely manner with employees and manager
    • Follow all company, state and federal policies and laws

    Sills & Requirements:

    • 2 years’ customer service experience
    • 1-year sales experience and demonstrated sales ability
    • Hospitality driven individual
    • Wine knowledge is a plus but not required
    • Ability to understand and accurately follow written and verbal instructions
    • Strong problem-solving skills and sound judgment
    • Demonstrate strong communication skills
    • Positive and engaging attitude

    Special Requirements

    • Must be 21 years of age with current Washington State LCB Class 12 mixologist permit
    • Flexible schedule including weekends and occasional evenings

    Physical Requirements:

    • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to stand, walk, and talk for lengthy periods of time

    Compensation:

    • Competitive
    • This position will average about 20-30 hours per week, including weekends and occasional evenings.

    NEXT STEPS: For consideration, please forward your resume along with a letter of introduction to jobs@preceptwine.com with the subject line “TASTING ROOM ASSOCIATE.”

     

     

    JOB TITLE: DIRECT TO CONSUMER, BUSINESS to BUSINESS MARKET MANAGER

    • Responsible for supporting and growing existing business accounts as well as sourcing new business to increase sales
    • Manage, develop and mentor DTC sales representatives and ambassadors
    • Event and program coordination, communication, execution and follow-up
    • Liaising between Production, Northwest Sales Team, and Accounts
    • Proactively manage wine fulfillment to ensure adherence to contractual obligations and State regulations
    • Drive operational efficiencies
    • Maintain relevant reporting packages to manage expenses and grow profit for Retail

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Develop productive meaningful working relationships with both customers, distributor sales teams and fellow employees
    • Utilize Precept resources and be committed to operational excellence to drive sustainable growth
    • Understand the purposeful communication and follow up are crucial to individual, team and company success
    • Be a strategic thinker who is motivated and solution oriented
    • Be passionate and have a sincere desire to grow
    • Be willing to admit and learn from mistakes
    • Embrace change, work in a fast-paced environment and have fun

    Sills & Requirements:

    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to develop and manage relationships with key customers and constituents
    • Experience managing people
    • Previous sales and/or retail experience
    • Basic knowledge of NW wine and region with interest to learn more
    • Ability to create strategy and drive results with appropriate planning and follow-up
    • Be accountable and manage team to achieve or exceed goals and budgets
    • Strong work ethic (responsive, timely, able to balance multiple priorities, detail-oriented)
    • Computer literacy: MS Office – Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • BA in Business or Communications preferred
    • Strong communication skills – both verbal and in writing

    Special consideration will be given to candidates with: 

    • Previous sales (particularly retail and/or wine) experience
    • Immediate availability
    • Familiarity with Washington wines
    • Proven track record of achievement in sales and marketing
    • History of leadership
    • Management experience

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to routinely lift and move 45 pounds
    • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

    Compensation:

    Competitive salary, performance-based commission, benefits and 401K option

    NEXT STEPS: For consideration, please forward your resume along with a letter of introduction and salary expectation to jobs@preceptwine.com with the subject line “Business & Consumer Market Manager.”

     

     

    JOB TITLE: PRECEPT WINE INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS 2017-2018

    Internships at Precept Wine offer a well-rounded experience of working for a dynamic, vertically integrated wine producer, while gaining a solid understanding of the three-tier distribution system. Opportunities of focus include assignments among Brand Management, Communications and PR, Graphic Design, and Field Sales. We strive to align internships with specific areas of study while scheduled to fit student demands.

    INTERNSHIP POSITIONS

    • Brand Management / Marketing – Work hand in hand with brand managers to develop essential marketing collateral and sales tools. Gain a solid understanding of the strategic planning process and tactical execution behind our nationally distributed wine brands.
    • Communications / PR / Events – Assist in variety of PR related function, including press outreach efforts, event planning and social media execution.
    • Graphic Design – Work closely with Precept Wine’s award-winning in-house design team to develop key brand tools, from packaging to marketing collateral.
    • Sales – Develop an essential understanding of the sales role within the organization, including distributor presentations, cultivating retailer relationships and exceptional field execution.

    COMMITMENT & PERKS

    • 150-hour commitment in Precept Wine’s Seattle office (10-15 weeks, 10-15 hours per week)
    • Hours may also be accrued through evening/weekend events or hospitality trips
    • School credit where allowed OR stipend after successful completion of internship
    • Ongoing wine education and tasting opportunities (for students age 21 and over)

    SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

    • Open to all majors
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills
    • Excellent organization, time management, and prioritization skills required
    • Demonstrated abilities in confidentiality, initiative, judgment and discretion
    • Computer skills: Word, Excel, Power Point
    • Ability to lift and carry a full case of wine (approx. 50 pounds)
    • 21+ years of age preferred

    NEXT STEPS: Please submit your resume and cover letter stating specific area of interest, time frame and/or quarter of availability to internship@preceptwine.com.

     

    Precept Wine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we look forward to hearing from you!