Duty Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Bridge Estate

  Gisborne, Gisborne

We are seeking a full time Duty Manager to work at Bridge Estate. We are a cellar door with accommodation, in Gisborne. You will be responsible for hosting guests, manage staff on their shift and the day to day functioning of the cellar door.


You will need to be comfortable speaking to groups and offering exceptional customer service to everyone that visits. When the cellar door is quiet you will be responsible for making sure everything is in place and the space is clean and tidy. 


Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing food platters
  • Running the cellar door at sole charge 
  • Organize functions
  • Stocktakes
  • Working behind the bar
  • Wine tastings after extensive training
  • Payroll


We are looking for a vibrant, outgoing person who has a passion for wine and are keen to learn as they go. You will be a natural peoples person and are able to read a room in order to offer the best experience for the customers you are hosting. Experience in the wine or hospitality industry is an advantage with the following seen as necessary.


  • Able to work weekends/evenings and flexible hours
  • A duty managers license 
  • A reliable mode of transport 
  • Be able to multi-task
  • Be proactive and have a willingness to learn 
  • Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident 


Bridge Estate is a growing, tight knit family business and we are seeking a talented individual who wants to be a part of a fantastic team in a fast paced, fun environment.  

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