Wine Retail Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Michael Page Hong Kong

  Central, Central and Western

  • Established company with global presence
  • Reporting to the Head of Asia, Fine Wines 

About Our Client

Our client is a U.K. listed renowned international company with operations across the globe. One of the market leaders within the industry, they are now looking for a talented Retail Wine Manager to join their established and growing team in Hong Kong. Senior candidates will be considered for a Deputy Director position.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Asia, the selected candidate will be tasked to drive the wine business P&L in Hong Kong and manage the Retail Wine team. In addition, you will be:

  • Managing the retail store, overseeing a team of 3 to achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals; maintaining strong service levels and up to date client database
  • Representing the retail business both internally and externally; overseeing the inventory and working closely with the buying team to ensure correct inventory is sourced
  • Provide inventory recommendations and wine expertise through deep understanding of existing wine portfolio and demonstrate a strong knowledge of wine internally and externally to clients
  • Working with inter-departments on annual campaigns and retail marketing plans
  • Act as an Ambassador for the company's wine division, promoting the retail business through social networking, events, exhibitions and functions

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in business or equivalent
  • WSET qualified, min. Level 3
  • Min. 10 years relevant experience, with 5 years’ experience in team management
  • Strong knowledge for wine, with a general understanding of classic regions / investment grade wines; strong passion for the industry
  • Track record in sales management, overseeing full sales processes
  • Demonstrate passion and enthusiasm in leading teams and excelling in the wine industry
  • Personable, pro-active and outgoing with excellent communication skills
  • Overseas candidates who fit the description above are welcome to apply 

What's on Offer

Competitive remuneration and an excellent opportunity to join a talented / collaborative team. Kindly get in touch for more details.

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