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Wine Consultant

VSF Group, Riviera

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230 route des Dolines
Sophia Antipolis

VSF is specialist wine supplier to the yachting industry based on the Côte d'Azur in the South of France. This year marks our 25th anniversary and we are looking to add a talented Wine Consultant to our sales team. This primarily, office-based role will be an ideal opportunity for someone looking to develop a career in the wine trade, dealing with some of the finest wines in the world from our extensive stock holdings. As a seasonal business, the ideal candidate would also be able to run wine courses, tastings and events for yacht crew during the quieter months. This varied and interesting position will suit a passionate and confident person who enjoys building personal relationships and shares our customer-focussed service ethic.


Principal roles:

Responding to customer enquiries by email and telephone.

Preparing quotes, including suggesting wine selections for on board cellars as well as individual charters or events.

Order processing using Sage, creating sales orders, picking lists and invoicing.

Providing tasting notes and food matching suggestions to accompany wine orders.

Organising deliveries with the warehouse and logistics team, liaising with transport agents and booking couriers.

Arranging tax free deliveries with Customs Agents.

Outside the busy yachting season, organising and delivering wine courses, tastings and events for yacht crew.


Key skills/qualifications:

WSET qualified, preferably to Diploma level.

WSET certified wine educator an advantage.

A can-do attitude to customer service.

Strong problem-solving skills.

Attention to detail and ability to multitask.

Excellent communication skills in English, with a good working knowledge of French.

Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of Sage a plus but not a requirement.


How to apply:

Please email your CV and covering letter to by 9th February 2018

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