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Marketing Manager (40 hours)

Marketing Manager in the Wine Industry – 40 hours per week

Here’s an exciting job opportunity if you’re a marketeer looking to work in the wine industry. The Whalley Wine Shop is an award-winning, growing and ambitious company with nine very successful years under our belt. To help us to grow and take us to the next level we need a highly motivated Marketing Manager to join our current team of 5 staff. Marketing experience is required, marketing experience in retail would be fantastic.

This is a new position. The job involves reviewing our existing marketing strategy, creating an annual marketing plan, implementing all marketing tactics and, specifically, we are looking for someone who can kick off our online sales, and raise our online presence across all social media platforms.

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities….

Online

> Full control of our website, adding content to keep it up to date, driving increasing numbers of visitors to our site. Familiarity with WordPress is useful.
> Starting e-commerce sales with a limited product range. Creating online offers, changing them monthly, or when they have sold out.
> Running our Social Media – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. Producing and posting content, responding and engaging with customers, driving an ongoing increase in follower numbers.
> Creating and sending out weekly e-mails. Building our customer database. Familiarity with Mailchimp is useful.
> Writing content for a weekly blog, changing our ‘by the glass’ offering monthly.

Off line

> In-store – Responsibility for ongoing point of sale material, window displays, promotional activity.
> Events – Creating a schedule of events and tastings both off site and in store, and organising supporting marketing materials.
> Press Releases – Developing media contacts, writing and distributing occasional press releases.
> Advertising and Brochures – Responsibility for all advertising and printed materials.
> Direct selling to customers – One day a week will be spent on the shop floor helping customers to choose wines they will enjoy.

So, do you have a genuine interest and passion for wine? Do you fancy the challenge of being your own one-man marketing department?  If your answers are YES, and you like the idea of moving our company forward then send in your CV straight away.

It’ll help if you’re the sort of character who enjoys being in a fast paced, vibrant, buzzing environment and likes tasting, enjoying and buying good wine. It will also help if you need flexible working hours. The shop’s opening hours are 10am to 10pm seven days a weeks and we can plan your 40 hours to suit. To fully understand and engage with our customers on a regular basis you will be expected to work on the shop floor helping our sales guys for one day a week.

We will encourage your career development in retail and specifically in the wine trade. We will immerse you in the wine business! You will be encouraged to taste the wines and spirits we sell, meet wine makers, wine importers and distributors and attend industry wine tastings.  We will take every opportunity to help you increase your knowledge of this fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable industry.

You will receive a package which includes:

> Starting salary c £22K with yearly review.
> Generous staff discount.
> Financial support for WSET qualifications.
> 28 days holiday.

If this sounds good to you then please apply for this position by sending us a CV to tom@thewhalleywineshop.com with a short covering letter by Fri 19th April.

Date Added: 29/03/19

Contract: Full Time - 40 hours

Closing Date: 19/04/19

Wine Sales Assistant (Retail) – 30 hours per week

Here’s an exciting job opportunity if you’re looking to develop a career in the wine industry. The Whalley Wine Shop is an award winning, growing and ambitious company with nine very successful years under our belt. To help us to grow we need a highly motivated individual to join our current team of 5 staff.

So, do you have a genuine interest and passion for wine? Do you have a decent knowledge of wines, beers and spirits and maybe even hold a WSET qualification? Do you have retail experience? Can you deliver excellent customer service, with a professional look and attitude and a friendly and warm manner? If your answers are YES, and you’re a team player who can help us move the company forward then send in your cv straight away!

It’ll help if you’re the sort of character who loves talking to customers, is happy being constantly on the go, enjoys being in a fast paced, vibrant, buzzing environment and likes helping customers taste, enjoy and buy good wine. It’ll be good if you hold a full clean driving licence as you will be expected to use our van, and are happy to do a physical days work on your feet. It will also help if you need flexible working hours. The shop’s opening hours are 10am to 10pm seven days a weeks and we can rota your 30 hours to suit.

We will encourage your career development in retail and specifically in the wine trade. You will be encouraged to taste the wines and spirits we sell, meet wine makers, wine importers and distributors and attend wine tastings both in the store and at external events. We will take every opportunity to help you increase your knowledge of this fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable industry.

You will receive a package which includes:

>Competitive salary with yearly review.
>Generous staff discount.
>Financial support for further WSET qualifications.
>28 days holiday.

If this sounds good to you then please apply for this position by sending us a CV to tom@thewhalleywineshop.com with a short covering letter by Fri 19th April.

Date Added: 19/03/19

Contract: Full Time - 30 hours per week.

Closing Date: 19/04/19