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

Full Time

  The Hong Kong Jockey Club

  Happy Valley, Islands

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charities and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2017/18, the Club made a record return to the Government of HK$22.6 billion in duty and profits tax and contributed HK$1.2 billion to the Lotteries Fund. Approved charity donations were HK$4.2 billion. The Club is Hong Kongs largest single taxpayer and one of the citys major employers. Its Charities Trust is also one of the worlds top ten charity donors. The Club is always "riding high together for a better future" with the people of Hong Kong.

The Department

Our Catering Department manages one of the largest and most diverse catering operations in Hong Kong. We provide a wide range of catering, sports and recreation facilities for Members and their guests in three Clubhouses. In addition, both Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses have numerous catering facilities used by Members, non-members and corporate organisations for a variety of functions.

The Job
You will:

  • Providing customer services by giving the advice about wine selections and promote products to customers in professional skill.
  • To assist in monitoring and evaluating the actual sales performance against target, and followed by actions
  • Managing operating costs at the Wine Shop (including stock management and staff rosters)
  • Assist in coordinating the marketing events and promotional activities (wine tasting, wine dinner and promotional campaign)
  • Provide on-floor support during events and promotional activities
  • Maintain smooth shop operation and tidiness with high quality presentation.
  • Prepare daily reports and handle ad-hoc assignments

About You
You should have:

  • a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in prestigious hotels or restaurants, plus Broad knowledge of tableside service, food, wine, beer, and liquor.
  • Accredited international wine master certification
  • Minimum of Advance WSET and or Certified Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommelier
  • Good knowledge of all products and specifications (vintages, grape varietals, correct blends,
  • pricing).
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts and team members.

Terms of Employment
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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