Private Sales Wine Advisor Asia (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Vivant

  Hong Kong, Central and Western

Company Description

VIVANT is an interactive experience platform connecting conscious consumers, responsible winemakers, and expert wine advisors. The company’s immersive, live-streaming, professional-led wine experiences transport consumers to wine regions, vineyards, and producers around the world, anywhere, anytime. VIVANT’s proprietary Live Experiences®, Interactive Tasting Method®, Tasting Tubes™, and gamified learning platform make wine education accessible, entertaining, and effective. The company is empowering a sustainable future for the wine industry by educating consumers, supporting responsible producers, and employing passionate wine educators. Founded in 2019 with offices in San Francisco, Paris, and Pommard France, VIVANT will publicly launch in 2020 with access available by the waitlist at the company’s website www.vivant.eco.

Job Description

We are expanding our team and looking for knowledgeable and ambitious wine advisor professionals to join our Private Client team. If you have a passion for and experience selling fine wines direct to clients, then this position might be for you. Of course, you must also genuinely love Burgundy.

The ideal candidate will have a highly developed understanding of wine along with the sales ability to match. In this role, you will build relationships, introduce our more than 30 Burgundy cuvées, and close opportunities directly with both new and repeat private clients. You must have a natural ability to build trust with clients as their go-to source for wine education. If you have the drive and passion for sales and share our belief in unrivaled service as the most effective way to build the business, then let's talk.

In This Role, You Will

  • Become educated and stay up-to-date on our portfolio and vintages 
  • Qualify new leads from onsite and online visitors 
  • Develop and manage a pipeline of new opportunities 
  • Close opportunities to meet monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets 
  • Organize and manage our quarterly wine experience events 
  • Represent our company at our private and public events 
  • Collaborate with our Marketing and Business Development teams 

Qualifications

About You

  • University degree in business or wine
  • 5+ years of successful sales experience with fine wines 
  • Fluency in French and English
  • Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 3+, Certified Sommelier, Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) or equivalent training 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a sales pipeline and meet sales targets 
  • Proficiency in Salesforce.com or other similar CRM systems 
  • Working knowledge of and passion for the Burgundy wine region 
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and "get it done” mindset 
  • A true sales instinct and comfort with performance-driven compensation 

Additional Information

Our Team

  • Smart: we possess the intellect needed to innovate and execute
  • Spirited: we have boundless energy and passion for our work and life
  • Confident: we bring a can-do attitude to get the job done
  • Open-Minded: we are open to alternative approaches and types of people
  • Fun: we enjoy sharing a bottle of wine with each other

How To Apply

https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/ChateaudePommard/743999708068346-private-sales-wine-advisor-asia