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St. Helena is known as a destination for expanding and growing a career.  With the nation's top culinary school in the center of town, hundreds of world-class wineries, and high-end shopping, St. Helena is a mecca for hospitality careers.  Along with wine hospitality careers, St. Helena offers a variety of careers within the agricultural side of wine.  

Chamber partners are committed to their community and provide desirable work environments.  With over 215 partners of the St. Helena Chamber of Commerce, there are many opportunities to work and live in desirable St. Helena.

March 27, 2024

Sportago

Full Time

Store Manager

Job Description:

The home for Great Outdoor Clothing, Sportago, celebrating 40 years in downtown St. Helena is seeking a store manager to run our day-to-day store operations. We offer competitive salary, health insurance, vacation, retirement, great discounts, a set schedule and hours and a positive, fun working environment that you will be able to help nurture and shape.
A little bit about the job:
We are seeking a store manager who can lead daily operations in the store. You will manage and reinforce a sales culture that perpetuates the love of the outdoors and the activities that we all enjoy doing. You will instill those values in the rest of our sales team and help with larger retail planning and events with our principal owners. Your goal is not only to help run a successful business, but to also run a shop that is awesome for our community, our customers and our staff.

Day to Day:
1) Create a positive employee experience focused on engagement, retention and instructional training. You are the people person!
2) Actively work the sales floor, interacting with customers and staff. You are the product expert and customers and staff come to you with their questions and needs.
3) Help in the ordering, receiving and managing of the store merchandise and vendors.
4) Create retail and merchandising plans that include seasonal offerings and support local activities and events.
5) Engage with customers and help create a community around the store and its product including identifying new business opportunities within our area.
6) Manage daily tasks, including simple bookkeeping, reporting, sales goals and operations.
Qualifications:
1) 3-5 years retail store management experience preferred.
2) Great at communicating and building relationships, both inside and outside the store.
3) An innovative thinker that can resolve problems in a beneficial and constructive way.
4) Ability to thrive in times of change and shifting priorities and have a strong ability to stay flexible to the unforeseen.
5) A passion for the outdoors and a mind for the protection of our natural environment and access to it for all.
The wonderful thing about working in the outdoor industry is that customers are shopping to go do something fun! Be it a trip, a hike, a run, we get to help them realize their goal and join in on their excitement. If you feel like you have a passion for the outdoors and for helping to create a retail environment that supports these values, we would love to talk!

Directions to Apply:

Please email resume & cover letter to info@sportago.com

January 11, 2024

Oak Avenue Catering

Full Time

Event Manager

Job Description:

We are looking for energetic, positive individuals who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and can provide consistent, friendly and responsive service to all of our guests.
Successful candidates will be professional, detail-oriented, organized, and possess exceptional customer service skills and the ability to multi-task efficiently.

You will be responsible for executing high-end special events, through effective collaboration with the Oak Avenue sales team and event client. You will oversee set up, execution and post event processes.

Must have the ability to train servers/bussers on site when needed, communicate clearly and effectively with the kitchen staff and maintain a positive and calm attitude at all times.

Directions to Apply:

If you would love to grow with us, and you feel you would be a great candidate, please send us your resume and current references. Please include a short cover letter on why you feel we should hire you!

Please send your cover letter, resume and reference to: angela@oakavenuecatering.com. We’re looking to fill this position immediately.

January 10, 2024

Tweed & Vine

Full Time, Part Time

Sales Associate

Job Description:

Seeking friendly professionals with great social and sales skills, able to sell beautiful high quality clothing from Italy, Spain, Germany and the U.K.

Previous sales experience of luxury goods required.
Must be very organized and self motivated.
Merchandizing skills and POS experience preferred.

Directions to Apply:

Send resume to ken@tweednvine.com

November 6, 2023

The Charter Oak

Full Time, Part Time

Sommelier

Job Description:

Chef Christopher Kostow of The Restaurant at Meadowood has created The Charter Oak as a gathering place for members of our community.

Sommeliers at The Charter Oak will be responsible for serving guests and orchestrating the flow of dining room service. Successful members of the wine team will be polished, poised, comfortable having wine conversations of varying depths, all while balancing their floor and non-floor responsibilities. This position reports to the Head Sommerlier and the General Manager. Sommeliers at the Charter Oak must be capable of assisting Captains in curating each guest experience and managing a station of tables on the dining room floor. If the Head Sommelier is not working, the Sommeliers must be manage the day to day needs of the wine program (POS management, stocking, replenishing, updating staff, etc). Sommeliers are expected to assist with inventory at the close of each financial period as well as other upkeep and administrative tasks throughout the month. Our sommeliers are expected to be constantly growing, learning, and expanding their knowledge base. Finally, it is crucial that this position act as an ambassador to the Napa Valley community by building relationships with vendors, winemakers, industry professionals, and locals.

Sommelier Responsibilities: 90% Service / 10% Administrative

General Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years experience in Front of House, full-service dining room operations
Previous experience working as a floor sommelier, or retail wine sales, are encouraged but not required assuming you can provide adequate working knowledge of our wine list and basic food and wine pairing
Court of Master Sommeliers, WSET, or similar certification programs are encouraged, but not required
Must be able to demonstrate an extensive depth of knowledge on wine, specifically Napa, California, Burgundy, and other “classic” regions
Must be comfortable with basic financial calculations and controls including pricing wines correctly, conducting inventory, etc
Comfort and confidence speaking directly with individuals and leading group discussions
Approach service with an eye to detail and an always be improving mentality
Financials:

Have a sound understanding of how we price wines and how to effectively manage cost in a high volume restaurant
Assist in holding our team accountable for their average check and item sales goals
Assist in controlling inventory through pour size and responsible service guidelines
Administrative:

Assist with implementing wine training for new and existing staff members
Provide constructive input on the pairings, BTG, and bottle programs to best match menu offerings and price points
Ensure the POS (TOAST) is up to date and accurate for staff

To join our team, apply to this post or email careers@thecharteroak.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you might be an excellent fit. A member of our team will be in touch promptly.

For more information about The Charter Oak, visit us at: www.thecharteroak.com or @the_charteroak on Instagram and Twitter

Directions to Apply:

May 22, 2023

Edward Anthony Luxury Estates

Part Time

Part-Time Host

Job Description:

Seeking a reliable, personable and presentable host to assist our boutique bed and breakfast team with check-ins and questions.

Directions to Apply:

Please reach out to Federico at federico@ealuxuryestates.com to schedule a call!

April 20, 2023

Casey Miller Anjejo

Full Time, Part Time

Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor

Job Description:

We’re looking for qualified personal trainers and group fitness instructors.

Directions to Apply:

Please email Casey at casey@fitnvonmain.com

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