Wine Business Manager

at Stanton & Killeen Wines
Location Rutherglen, Victoria
Date Posted 2nd Jan 2017
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time


This is an exciting opportunity to join one of Australia’s oldest family-owned wineries in beautiful North East Victoria. Established in 1875 in Rutherglen, Stanton & Killeen Wines has a proud history as a pre-eminent producer of full-flavoured red table wine and award winning fortifieds. We are seeking a team member that will not only help build on the S&K reputation of tradition and quality but also be a part of a new journey taking the business into the next generation with a focus on new varietals, innovation, consumer trends and growth whilst pursuing the highest standard of excellence.


This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and career driven individual to manage our business administration, cellar door team, enhance our customer and supplier relationships and grow our wine club. The team member we are seeking will be a highly motivated and experienced individual with a genuine passion for the wine and tourism industries.


Reporting directly to the CEO and working closely with the Marketing & Communications Manager, key responsibilities include:
• Management of day to day running of the S&K office, cellar door operations and financial responsibilities
• Lead by example in managing an exceptional tasting room experience for our customers
• Staff recruitment, management and training
• Wine club management
• Develop initiatives to increase visitation to the cellar door
• Assist in the development and management of our customer relationship marketing strategy
• Daily, weekly and monthly financial reporting
• Represent the business in off-site promotional activity as required
• Assisting the CEO with general business administration tasks including process orders, export documentation, correspondence and answer phones.
• Manage position specific tasks in EZY Systems software


Position Requirements:

• A demonstrated passion and knowledge of wine and food
• At least three years management experience in the tourism, hospitality or the wine industry
• A team player and great motivator and manager of people
• Reliable, flexible, articulate, creative and well presented
• Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent time management skills
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Skills and creative implementation of direct marketing sales initiatives
• Demonstrated financial acumen and budget management
• Victorian RSA
• A solid understanding of social media and digital marketing
CRM and database management will be highly regarded
• Current drivers licence
This is a full time position that is mostly Mon - Fri but will require some occasional weekend work, and a salary will be offered commensurate with experience and qualifications.Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

How to Apply

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter to Wendy Killeen via email


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