Wine Lounge Duty Manager - Smith & Sheth Oenothèque (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Part Time

  Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates

  Havelock North, Hawke's Bay

This is a fantastic fine-wine, hospitality opportunity with life-friendly hours. Looking for a wine lover to join our team as a Duty Manager at our cosy and upmarket Smith & Sheth Wine Lounge and Cellar Door in the heart of Havelock North! As Duty Manager you’ll be responsible for ensuring our guests have a memorable experience enjoying fine wines from our three family brands, Smith & Sheth, Pyramid Valley and Lowburn Ferry, amongst a wider selection of specially curated wines from around the world.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Outgoing, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about wine, with a desire to keep learning
  • Have at least 3 years’ of hospitality experience, ideally some of this in a wine-focused environment
  • Available to work daytimes, weekends or evenings – Wednesdays to Sundays (but never too late!)
  • A team player who possesses excellent communication and organisational skills and would love to be part of an exciting and knowledgeable team

As Duty Manager you will assist in the day-to-day operations of the running the Wine Lounge, this will include managing a small team whilst on duty and you will be responsible for creating a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for our guests, while acting as a wine tasting ambassador, focusing on hosting and delivery of an exceptional guest experience.  

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Great team environment with knowledgeable and passionate hospitality people
  • Opportunities to learn and develop your wine and hospitality skills and knowledge
  • Centrally located in the heart of Havelock North Village, so easily accessible

Only people currently eligible to work in NZ will be considered for this role.

How To Apply

If you are ready to join our friendly team and share your love of wine with others, we want to hear from you!

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