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Palmers Wine Store: Manager

Published:  02 October, 2018

Are you an Assistant Manager who is looking to take the next step and become responsible for a thriving independent wine store?

Do you have a proven track record in retail and are looking to bring your experience to this unique retail environment?

Are you already a Manager in a wine retail environment who is looking for greater autonomy and buying experience?

Palmers Wine Store is one of the South West’s leading independent wine merchants. Part of Palmers Brewery, a fourth generation family brewery that has been in continual operation since 1794. The Wine Store stocks a continually changing range of between 850 and 1000 wines & spirits. It is also the retail outlet selling and promoting the brewery’s range of award winning real ales, ciders and spirits.

Key responsibilities include managing the store’s sales team to maintain the highest standards of customer service. Overseeing the store’s fantastic range of wines & spirits including listing, buying, promoting and selling wines from all the major wine producing regions.

You will have responsibility for stock control and profitability. Organising and running promotions, tastings and managing a limited range of specialist ontrade accounts. You must have an enthusiasm for wine, a desire to increase your wine knowledge and an ability to pass this knowledge onto your retail team and customers.

The position benefits from a competitive salary package and associated bonus scheme.

Palmers will support the successful candidate progress through their WSET training up to and including Level 4 Diploma.

The position is a unique opportunity to work within a small but well-established family business, operating with a great degree of autonomy in a thriving retail environment, to develop your skills, knowledge and experience of the wines and spirits trade and put your own stamp on the business.

CV and covering letter to Quote reference number: PWS1794

Closing date 16th October 2018