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    Seattle-based Precept Wine is the largest privately held wine producer in the Pacific Northwest and a top 13 American wine producer. With deep roots representing more than 30 years of Northwest investments in the wine industry, Precept owns and maintains nearly 5,000 planted vineyard acres across Washington, Idaho, New Mexico and Oregon; such leading wine brands as Waterbrook, Gruet, Browne Family Vineyards, Canoe Ridge Vineyard, House Wine, Pendulum, Primarius, Washington Hills, Battle Creek Cellars, Primarius, Ste. Chapelle, Cense, Colby Red and Dearly Beloved, plus tasting rooms and hospitality throughout the Northwest. Founded in 2003 by Andrew Browne and Dan Baty, the company’s wineries have garnered more than 700 combined best buys and critical scores exceeding 90 points. 

    We are seeking applicants for the following opportunities:

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@preceptwine.com

     

    JOB TITLE:  DIRECTOR OF PRECEPT EXPERIENCE (HOSPITALITY / EVENTS / EDUCATION)

    Precept Wine is searching for a Director of Precept Experience to build our 2.0 Hospitality, Events and Education program. This role on the Marketing & Communications team will work closely with the contacts within the wine industry, key partner accounts, client teams and end consumers to introduce them to exceptional experiences hosted by Precept Wine and its portfolio of brands.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Facilitator of Education: utilizes internal resources and subject matter experts to provide ongoing wine education and tasting programs to showcase Precept Wine’s portfolio of brands, wineries and winemakers
    • Directs on-site hospitality and events programs
    • Owns program as strategic plan integration (food, wine, vineyard activity, tasting rooms)
    • Manages ongoing wine education and tasting programs for clients and customers
    • Develops and hosts immersive events that promote our wineries and wine brands
    • Coordinates programs with PR to invite members of trade to see what we do on our Ranch property in Prosser and at our winemaking facilities in Walla Walla
    • Facilitates program information between marketing and sales teams, tasting rooms, wineries, winemakers, etc.
    • Manages annual budget for events, hospitality and education programs
    • Supervises Events Manager and Events interns
    • Negotiates collaborative partnerships/sponsorships, as required
    • Drives logistics and event coordination outreach efforts
    • Leverages program initiatives to drive engagement and build long-lasting customer relationships

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years management experience in retail or restaurant service industry
    • Comprehensive event planning and logistics experience
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    Skills

    • Strong project management skills; detail-oriented, with the ability to take multiple projects from concept to execution, accompanied by the ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks
    • Outstanding team player with ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Skilled in leadership, communications and problem-solving
    • Creative and strategic thinker who brings fresh ideas, new perspectives, and a wealth of enthusiasm
    • Represents Precept Wine and all brands/properties in a positive and professional manner
    • Passion for wine and the wine/food experience

    Requirements

    • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds
    • Acceptable insurable/driving record
    • Available to work weekdays, weekends, evenings as required by events and business travel
    • Willingness to travel, including overnight stays and air travel, as needed

    Position is based in Seattle

    Seniority Level:           Director Level

    Industry:                      Wine & Spirits

    Employment Type:      Full-time

    Job Functions:            Marketing, Events, Hospitality

    Precept Wine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    For consideration, please include a cover letter and your resume when replying to this posting.

     

    JOB TITLE: TASTING ROOM MANAGER, BROWNE FAMILY VINEYARDS (SEATTLE)

    Reporting Structure: Reports directly to the SVP of DTC Sales & Retail Operations.

    Requirements– Lead with integrity, honesty, and experience while promoting an environment focused on excellent customer service, hospitality, and sales.  Ensure policies and procedures are followed consistently by all employees and always represent Precept Wine in a positive, professional manner.

    Specifics:

    • Responsible for achieving monthly and annual tasting room sales and revenue goals
    • Provide leadership, direction and motivation to staff to foster a productive, efficient and positive work environment, consistently model the behavior that is expected from tasting room staff
    • Managing tasting room staff, responsibilities include training employees, employee scheduling, assigning/directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving conflicts
    • Maintain standard operational excellence for tasting room: ensure customer service standards and service recovery, opening and closing procedures, point of sales system maintenance, and housekeeping
    • Supervise and work in conjunction with the wine club manager to maximize and grow the wine club and other direct to consumer sales channels
    • Ensure staff is trained on wine, history of winery and brand as well as appropriate sales techniques, promotions, and incentives
    • Conduct inventory counts, place purchase orders, review and accept invoices, accurately check in and accept orders, etc. to ensure accurate inventory management
    • Have a valid server’s permit and a valid food handler’s permit for the state of Washington, follow Washington health and food safety protocol and ensure all TR staff are properly licensed and consistently follow all health, alcohol and food safety standards and protocols
    • Manage all hospitality experiences at tasting room – hosting consumers & members of the trade to ensure an optimal experience
    • Work with the catering managers and food establishments to plan the sales and execution private functions including catering and private events to meet or exceed the budgeted revenue for events category
    • Work closely with the retail events & merchandising manager to ensure strong retail merchandise displays which are fully stocked and promote the facility, increase revenue and enhance the overall consumer experience
    • Ensure consistent and appropriate brand message is effectively communicated at all times
    • Analyze and report sales information in a timely and accurate manner
    • Ensure adherence to human resources policies, accounting and inventory procedures
    • Manage donation requests as scheduled
    • Multi-task and manage own time efficiently to assure deadlines are met
    • Work on the floor as a member of the tasting room management team and consistently display exemplary customer service and coach employees in a timely and professional manner to ensure they are doing likewise
    • Maintain an inviting, organized, clean and fully stocked tasting room at all times 

    Summary of Experience

    • 5 years’ experience in customer service related to hospitality
    • 4 years’ experience supervising staff
    • 1-year experience in a tasting room setting

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • A passion for and sound knowledge of wine
    • Committed to providing an unsurpassed level of customer service
    • Demonstrated sales ability
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail with excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
    • Ability to train and develop a team of highly motivated employees
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Ability to motivate the team to consistently achieve goals and expectations
    • Ability to resolve conflict and provide honest, respectful coaching
    • Strong computer skills and knowledge of point of sale
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time
    • Ability to lift items up to 40lbs

    Job Location:  Seattle, WA          

    Start Date:   Immediately

    Compensation: Base salary with competitive benefits and bonus based on achieving sales goals

    Precept Wine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    For consideration, please include a cover letter and your resume when replying to this posting.

     

    JOB TITLE: ILLINOIS TERRITORY MANAGER (ILLINOIS)

    Position Summary This is a field-based position dedicated to selling and developing the Precept Wine Brands. Focus will be on both on and off premise channels and key accounts. Responsibilities include developing relationships with key customers and wholesaler sales team as well as calling on select headquarter buyers in the Illinois markets.

    Responsibilities:

    Market Execution

    • Responsible for sales and distribution in specified list of 100 accounts as well as developing new business in on and off premise customers
    • Identify sales opportunities, e.g. compliance and sell in with planograms, feature and display mandates, distribution authorizations, and sell in and correct as possible
    • Measure the effectiveness of volume driving initiatives and suggest new approaches to improve the impact of these initiatives on sales results.
    • Provide support and follow through for key National and Regional On-Premise account programming (e.g. program execution including closing mandated distribution gaps)
    • Share execution best practices to wholesalers
    • Provide market intelligence to their Regional Manager, continuously improving Precept Wines approach to highest quality retail execution
    • Support wholesaler training

      Develop initiatives for local and regional key accounts

    • Identify market specific business development opportunities
    • Maintain calendar of industry events, winemaker travel and marketplace activities
    • Ensure required reports and expenses are turned in timely and as necessary
    • Manage Travel & Expenses and non-price budgets to company guidelines and deliver on financial goals

    Sales

    • Achieve monthly and annual sales goals across all Precept Wine Brands.
    • Visit and review a rotating sample of key accounts within area of responsibility based on sales goals
    • Support local wholesaler with selling in all aspects of the monthly focus for distribution, display and feature support
    • Work with and assist the Region Manager in building an On-Premise and Off-Premise annual business plan including sales, distribution and promotional efforts

    New Products

    • In conjunction with Regional Manager and Strategic Account Managers, execute new product roll-out plans
    • Report weekly market activities to both the wholesaler and Region Manager

    Minimum Qualifications: 
    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience

    • Minimum four years’ experience in the beverage alcohol industry
    • Proven track record in building good relationships with customers as well as internal associates
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the Illinois markets.
    • Outgoing, self-starter, charismatic and articulate
    • Willingness to work non-traditional hours as needed (including nights and weekends)
    • Strong math skills with ability to understand wholesaler margin, retailer cost of goods calculation and market discount structures
    • Computer literate with the ability to use software applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Extensive local travel and frequent overnight Travel required within designated Illinois territory
    • Reside in territory
    • Demonstrates diligence and ability to follow through on all commitments
    • Demonstrates strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Demonstrates ability to achieve performance goals with a minimum direction

    Compensation:

    DOE + Bonus Opportunity

    Car Allowance Provided

    Travel & M&E budget provided

    Local candidates only. No recruiter inquiries.

     

    JOB TITLE: PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR (SEATTLE, WA)

    Precept Wine is searching for a Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator to support the efforts of the Communications team to increase consumer awareness and engagement, with the overall objectives of building customer loyalty and generating sales for Precept Wine and its portfolio of brands.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Managing master PR calendar (short lead/long lead media outreach initiatives)
    • Coordinating media relations efforts and wine association communications
    • Managing the submissions program for wine award/scoring, tracking honors received, and coordinating promotional efforts with marketing for acclaim and awards
    • Managing media sampling and tracking media placement clippings and alerts
    • Preparing and distributing weekly Media Acclaim report
    • Managing media subscriptions and the circulation of internal publications
    • Supporting Direct to Consumer (DTC) communications outreach and events, as needed
    • Coordinating and administering website content updates for new varietals, media acclaim, etc.
    • Managing quarterly social media content calendar
    • Driving content development and posts for individual wine brands on Instagram and Facebook
    • Regularly monitoring social media sites and responding to inquiries
    • Coordinating social media influencer program initiatives
    • Leveraging outreach and events to drive email list acquisition efforts
    • Providing additional copywriting support, as needed

    Qualifications

    • 2+ years public relations experience
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms (Hootsuite experience a plus) 

    Skills

    • Strong project management skills; detail-oriented, with the ability to take multiple projects from concept to execution, accompanied by the ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks
    • Outstanding team player with ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Excellent copywriting, proofing and editing skills
    • Creative and strategic thinker who brings fresh ideas, new perspectives, and a wealth of enthusiasm
    • Represent Precept Wine and all brands/properties in a positive and professional manner
    • Flexible schedule and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed for events 
    • Passion for wine and the wine/food experience

    Requirements

    • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds
    • Acceptable insurable/driving record
    • Available to work weekdays, weekends, evenings as required by events and business travel
    • Willingness to travel, including overnight stays and air travel, as needed

    Position is based in Seattle

    Seniority Level:           Entry Level

    Industry:                      Wine & Spirits

    Employment Type:      Full-time

    Job Functions:            Public Relations, Marketing

    Precept Wine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    For consideration, please include a cover letter and your resume when replying to this posting.

     

    JOB TITLE: ASSOCIATE BRAND MANAGER, SEATTLE, WA

    The Associate Brand Manager is responsible for the development of strategic initiatives driven by new innovation which deliver on Precept’s growth and profit objectives. Additionally, the Associate Brand Manager will develop, create, and implement brand positioning and programs.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Develop and execute the strategic planning process among multiple nationally distributed wine brands
    • Partner with multiple cross-functional teams (sales, production, winemaking, design, etc.) to create brands and provide strategic input towards product development
    • Analyze market, channel and category trends/opportunities and develop strategic performance enhancing recommendations
    • Determine brand focus areas through competitive set research and data, i.e. AC Nielsen, industry studies and trade publications
    • Monitor brand performance and identify new growth opportunities
    • Present annual brand plans, line extensions and launch strategies through clear and consistent communication
    • Reviewing and managing production forecasts, inventory, pricing, COGS and GP with Finance and Sales team
    • Analyzing effectiveness of pricing, programs and brand performance to present and share with key executive stakeholders
    • Developing and managing supporting marketing programs and tools, including robust calendar of activities, displays and collateral, point-of-sale and brand standards
    • Managing key brand deliverables and digital assets, including package development, selling tools, technical specifications and vintage specific information
    • Managing and developing cross-promotional partner relationships and outside vendors in line with brand objectives
    • Developing and managing budgets to effectively and efficiently execute key brand strategies
    • Ensuring compliance with all legal regulations and company policies and procedures
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years marketing experience
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, DropBox, and social channels.

    Skills

    • Strong project management skills, including the ability to take multiple projects from concept to execution, accompanied by the ability to prioritize multiple projects.
    • Outstanding communication skills, including formal presentations and one-on-one communication.
    • Creative and strategic thinker who brings fresh ideas, new perspectives, and a wealth of enthusiasm.
    • Proven ability and experience with branding and marketing.
    • Passion for wine and the wine/food experience.

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds.
    • Acceptable/insurable driving record.
    • Available to work weekdays, weekends, evenings as required by events and business travel.
    • Ability to travel, including overnight stays and air travel.
    • Ability to drive self and others to various location.

    JOB TITLE: BRAND MANAGER, SEATTLE, WA

    The Brand Manager is responsible for the development of market driven strategic initiatives that deliver on Precept’s growth and profit objectives, as well as the creation and implementation of brand positioning and programs.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Developing and executing the strategic planning process among multiple nationally distributed wine brands
    • Analyzing market, channel and category trends/opportunities and developing strategic performance enhancing recommendations
    • Determining brand focus areas through competitive set research and data, i.e. AC Nielsen, industry studies and trade publications
    • Monitoring brand performance and identifying new growth opportunities across all channels of distribution (on and off premise, direct-to-consumer)
    • Presenting annual brand plans, line extensions and launch strategies through clear and consistent communication
    • Partnering with multiple cross-functional teams (sales, production, winemaking, etc.) to provide strategic input towards product development
    • Reviewing and managing production forecasts, inventory, pricing, COGS and GP with Finance and Sales team
    • Analyzing effectiveness of pricing, programs and brand performance to present and share with key executive stakeholders
    • Developing and managing supporting marketing programs and tools, including robust calendar of activities, displays and collateral, point-of-sale and brand standards
    • Managing key brand deliverables and digital assets, including package development, selling tools, technical specifications and vintage specific information
    • Managing and developing cross-promotional partner relationships and outside vendors in line with brand objectives
    • Developing and managing budgets to effectively and efficiently execute key brand strategies
    • Ensuring compliance with all legal regulations and company policies and procedures
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Skills and Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA a plus
    • Three – Five plus years of consumer products brand marketing experience, luxury goods or wine / beverage experience preferred
    • Demonstrated analytical skills and experience in forecasting and marketing research
    • Proven track record designing and integrating marketing strategy and consumer brand positioning into product, promotions, media, public relations, branding and merchandising
    • Ability to execute effective project management skills within designated budgets and timelines
    • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure and to think creatively and strategically
    • Willingness to travel as required

    The applicant must be flexible, professional, highly motivated, and must be able to manage multiple responsibilities and complete tasks with minimal supervision.

    For consideration, please include your resume when replying to this posting.

    Precept Wine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    JOB TITLE: CENTRAL FLORIDA TERRITORY MANAGER 

    Position Summary This is a field-based position dedicated to selling and developing the Precept Wine Brands.  Focus will be on both on and off premise channels and key accounts.   Responsibilities include developing relationships with key customers and wholesaler sales team as well as calling on select headquarter buyers in the Tampa Bay & Orlando Florida markets.

    Responsibilities:

    Market Execution

    • Responsible for sales and distribution in specified list of 100 accounts as well as developing new business in on and off premise customers.
    • Identify sales opportunities, e.g. compliance and sell in with planograms, feature and display mandates, distribution authorizations, and sell in and correct as possible.
    • Measure the effectiveness of volume driving initiatives and suggest new approaches to improve the impact of these initiatives on sales results.   
    • Provide support and follow through for key National and Regional On-Premise account programming (e.g. program execution including closing mandated distribution gaps).
    • Share execution best practices to wholesalers.
    • Provide market intelligence to his/her Regional Manager, continuously improving Precept Wines approach to highest quality retail execution.
    • Support wholesaler training
    • Develop initiatives for local and regional key accounts.
    • Identify market specific business development opportunities.
    • Maintain calendar of industry events, winemaker travel and marketplace activities.
    • Ensure required reports and expenses are turned in timely and as necessary.
    • Manage Travel & Expenses and non-price budgets to company guidelines and deliver on financial goals.

    Sales

    • Achieve monthly and annual sales goals across all Precept Wine Brands.
    • Visit and review a rotating sample of key accounts within area of responsibility based on sales goals.
    • Support local wholesaler with selling in all aspects of the monthly focus for distribution, display and feature support.
    • Work with and assist the Region Manager in building an On-Premise annual business plan including sales, distribution and promotional efforts.

    New Products

    • In conjunction with Regional Manager and Strategic Account Managers, execute new product roll-out plans.
    • Report weekly market activities to both the wholesaler and Region Manger

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience.
    • Minimum four years’ experience in the beverage alcohol industry.
    • Proven track record in building good relationships with customers as well as internal associates.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the NY and NJ markets.
    • Outgoing, self-starter, charismatic and articulate.
    • Willingness to work non-traditional hours as needed. (Including nights and weekends).
    • Strong math skills with ability to understand wholesaler margin, retailer cost of goods calculation and market discount structures.
    • Computer literate with the ability to use software applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Extensive local travel and frequent overnight Travel required within designated NY/NJ territory
    • Reside in territory.
    • Demonstrates diligence and ability to follow through on all commitments.
    • Demonstrates strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Demonstrates ability to achieve performance goals with a minimum direction.

    Compensation:

    DOE + Bonus Opportunity

    Car Allowance Provided

    Travel & M&E budget provided

    Next steps: With the subject line “Central Florida Territory Manager,” please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@preceptwine.com.

    Local candidates only. No recruiter inquiries.

     

    JOB TITLE: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (WALLA WALLA, WA)

    Currently we are looking for the best and brightest to fill an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic in our Walla Walla, WA at our Waterbrook Winery location.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Ensures operations on all machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance on all winery production machines
    • Controls downtime by informing winery production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques, monitoring compliance
    • Provides mechanical maintenance resources by answering questions and requests
    • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with regulations, rules and procedures
    • Perform upgrades with new equipment and technology in a timely manner
    • Provides emergency unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production
    • Oversee special projects and outside contractors
    • Reads and interprets equipment manuals, schematics and blue prints to perform required maintenance and service
    • Comply with OSHA Safety and Health rules
    • Ordering and sourcing maintenance parts
    • Perform changeovers and complete all associated paperwork
    • Report to work in a clean and neat uniform at scheduled starting time
    • Perform job duties adhering to quality specifications and policies
    • Perform other duties as assigned or needed

    Ideal candidate will have:

    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
    • Good understanding of electrical controls and plumbing from waterlines and valves
    • Solid understand and operating skills on all machine equipment
    • Must be a skilled and trained machine operator
    • Basic experience with mig and tig welding
    • Must be able to twist/turn, reach over shoulders and stand/walk on a continual basis
    • Advanced understanding of hand and power tools
    • Be required to follow direction from supervisor and company rules and regulations
    • Obligation for working weekends, holiday and mandatory overtime
    • Previous work experience

    The applicant must be flexible, professional, highly motivated, and must be able to manage multiple responsibilities and complete tasks with minimal supervision.

    For consideration, please include your resume when replying to this posting.

    Precept Wine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    JOB TITLE: QUALITY CONTROL TECH, WALLA WALLA, WA 

    We are looking for the best and brightest to fill an immediate opening for the Quality Control Tech at our Waterbrook Winery in Walla Walla, WA.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Perform specific duties and responsibilities based on standard operating procedures, good laboratory practices, good manufacturing practices to ensure the consistency and quality of our products
    • Perform quality control analysis of finished goods, and other materials as required
    • Is knowledgeable of particular scientific instrumentation techniques
    • Follow laboratory standard operating procedures; attention to detail is essential
    • Complete and maintain all required documentation for procedures, recording work and results.
    • Monitor and insures compliance with all applicable company policies and procedures
    • Perform basic and routine analytical on tank samples, finished goods to verify accurate results and consistencies
    • Procure all supplies needed to perform required duties and notify lead/supervisor of any issues or needs
    • Keep other personnel informed as to the status of analysis, lab supplies and equipment usages
    • Able to follow all QC Department’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’S) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and other policies and procedures established by company
    • Takes initiative to make sound decisions in their work, communicate with operator/line lead of any adjustments that need to be made to bring quality back into specifications
    • Ensures all tasks for finalization of controlled documents are completed and saved on share drive for easy access
    • Make a positive contribution to achieving departmental performance targets for safety, product quality and throughput by operating within specified procedures
    • Ensure that all bottling line documents are completed accurately prior to the day of production.
    • Involve daily communication with management, Quality Control, Maintenance, Warehouse and all employees necessary in the operations process
    • Visually inspect products and or operations to insure quality of products and or work.
    • Safety awareness, identify and correct conditions that effect employee safety, uphold safety standards, notify supervisor of any unsafe conditions
    • Ensuring compliance to product safety procedures and report and take corrective actions for product safety and incidents within specified limits
    • Assist with departmental needs and vacancies
    • Perform other duties as assigned by manager

    Skills and Requirements:

    • Must be able to read, understand and comply with the SDS sheets
    • Ability to work an 8, 10 or 12-hour shifts or required necessary hours to meet business requirements
    • 3+ years assisting leads with QC productions.
    • Experience working with all major winery BoM’s structure
    • Strong organization skills and closer attention to detail
    • Prior experience is highly desirable including working knowledge
    • Ability to identify business process improvements and report existing deficiencies to management
    • Experience with authoring Standard Operating Procedures

     

    JOB TITLE: LINE OPERATOR, WALLA WALLA, WA 

    We are looking for the best and brightest to fill an immediate opening for the Line Operator at our Waterbrook Winery in Walla Walla, WA.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Make a positive contribution to achieving departmental performance targets for safety, product quality and throughput by operating within specified procedures
    • Oversee daily activities of assigned shift, use high degree of concentration and thorough knowledge of the operations process to lead employees
    • Monitor, measure and adjust to help reduce labor cost, high waste, reduce downtime/change over times, increase line efficiency and throughputs
    • Assist in developing and implementing an aggressive cross training program to improve overall bench strength for all production lines
    • Ensure that all bottling line documents are completed accurately prior to the day of production
    • Involve daily communication with management, Quality Control, Maintenance, Warehouse and all employees necessary in the operations process
    • Plan, coordinate and advise production employees of work to be completed daily
    • Oversee daily set up of machinery and equipment prior to production for efficient and effective operations
    • Monitor production process to insure expected cases and efficiencies are met, receive and resolve operations problems for production lines
    • Visually inspect products and or operations to insure quality of products and or work
    • Safety awareness, Identify and correct conditions that effect employee safety, uphold safety standards and notify supervisor of any unsafe conditions
    • Follow established programs, policies, and practices to produce safe quality product that meets regulatory and company requirements
    • Ensuring compliance to product safety procedures and report and take corrective actions for product safety and incidents within specified limits
    • Plan and direct established sanitation activities while following all company policies and procedures and keep work area clean at all times

    Skills and Requirements:

    • Read, understand and comply to the SDS sheets
    • Excellent communication skills
    • 1-2 years of manufacturing experience
    • Ability to work an 8, 10 or 12-hour shifts or required necessary hours to meet business requirements
    • Able to work night shifts when need it
    • Able to stand for long periods of time
    • Must work well under minimal supervision

     

    JOB TITLE: PRECEPT WINE INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS 2018-2019 – MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

    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!