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Beer Buyer & Bottle Shop Assistant

Company: Grapes & Grains, Inc.
Location: Barrington
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Hello,Thank you for your interest in the Beer buying & Bottle Shop Assistant (BSA) role at G&G*. Please do not apply unless you have the following: prior Liquor Retail, Liquor Sales or Restaurant experience. This experience is required to apply.*Grapes & Grains, Inc. a "boutique" bottle shop located in Barrington, R.I. is hiring for the ever growing and changing beer category.The Grapes & Grains team is committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers. Always.We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, self-starting, task-oriented, friendly and hardworking person to join our dedicated team for the Beer merchandising, buying and event role.Duties include but are not limited to: weekly vendor meetings, new product tastings, weekly orders within set budget, proficient use of management system for ordering, receiving, returns and special orders, strong working knowledge of beer, understanding customer buying trends based on season, assisting customers with product recommendations, assisting customers with special orders, organizing and merchandising displays, scheduling in house weekly tastings by year end 2021, effective Inventory management to increase product turns, create systems that improve the day to day management of beer, rotating expired product, Cigar ordering, Keg delivery, shipping, Processing eComm orders for curb side pick up or delivery, completing sales transactions, BSA responsibilities while creating an upbeat environment.Therefore, an ability to interact comfortably with customers and vendors. Have a base knowledge of wine and spirits in addition to being passionate about beer is greatly valued.Grapes & Grains has built a brand with a reputation focused on customer service and enthusiastic sales by accurately describing products to the consumer.This is an hourly position for on average of 30 - 40 hours/week with evening and weekend shifts to be expected. Flexibility is key.Compensation will depend on experience, education and sales ability.Candidates will need to be able to spend the majority of their shift on their feet and must be able to comfortably lift 40 lbs.Must present good written and communication skills. This is very important within a small business and a collaborative team.TIPS certification and Barrington Liquor Training required. Must be over 21.Typical weekly schedule: Sunday & Monday OFF. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1 to 8. Friday 12 to 7. Saturday 11 to 7. Schedule is subject to change.We look forward to hearing from you and why you would like to be the next BEER BUYER at Grapes & Grains.Job Type: Full-timeSchedule:* 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Barrington, RI: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)* Negotiation/Sales: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* TIPS (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Grapes & Grains, Inc., Cranston , Beer Buyer & Bottle Shop Assistant, Hospitality & Tourism , Barrington, Rhode Island

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