WineTalent works closely with our clients as wineries look for new talent and as job seekers pursue new opportunities. Currently we are working on the following positions:
WineTalent is working with Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena to find a Controller to handle finance and accounting for the companies various entities. This position reports to the CFO and will manage a team of accounting personnel. The Controller will oversee the financial reporting, AP, AR and other general accounting functions. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration. MBA desirable. CPA Preferred. Requires a minimum of 5 years of industry accounting experience and prior winery accounting experience.
WineTalent is working with Long Meadow Ranch Winery to find a Central States Regional Sales Manager. The Central Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for managing the sales process in the Midwest and Central states. These states include Texas, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Additionally the Central Regional Sales Manager will be developing the sales markets in Oklahoma, Indiana, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Iowa and Alabama.
Distributor of winery equipment is seeking a technical salesperson to handle new equipment demonstrations and technical support for winery clients throughout the Northwest. This role will be handling interactions with current customers and potential customers at small, medium and large wineries. There also could be interaction with beer, spirits and related companies. The ideal candidate will have winemaking experience and understand lots of production equipment with the ability to explain technical and production information to customers. Bilingual in English and Spanish would be highly desirable. Must be self motivated and able to work both independently, with the winery staff and with the company’s internal staff. Proven sales capabilities and technical aptitude required. Bachelor’s degree in Viticulture and Enology, Fermentation Science, Food Science or related required. This role has some travel, possibly up to 10% overnight travel.
Family owned winery in St. Helena is seeking a Cellarmaster to handle the red and white wine production. The Cellarmaster will handled day-to-day cellar operations and assist in winemaking of the estate wines. Bachelor’s degree in Viticulture and Enology, Winemaking, Fermentation Science, Food Science or related discipline required along with at least 3 years of winery production work experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical skills and enological understanding.
Iconic Napa Valley winery is seeking a Midwest Regional Sales Manager to work closely with the distributors to generate strong sales with an established brand. The sales managers will be responsible for the sales in their region and will be managing the distributors and making market visits. Strong National Account experience is required. This position requires current relationships with distributors in the region, at least 5 years of supplier side sales experience in the wine industry, and a strong understanding of pricing and programming. Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or related highly desirable.
WineTalent is working with our client in St. Helena to find a Vineyard and Farming Operations Manager. The role will handle management of the estate vineyards and also the orchards, olives and row crops. The farming is all sustainably and organically farmed. This position will oversee farm crews, handle budgeting and participate in company management meetings. This person must be bilingual in English and Spanish.
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