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Event Coordinator & Tasting Room Associate – Gård Ellensburg

Gard Vintners is hiring for an Event Coordinator & Tasting Room Associate to plan and execute special events at our Ellensburg tasting room. The Event Coordinator will work with guests and team members to lead events from inception to conclusion. This will involve planning and managing a variety of details which may include: following up on leads and prospects, working and communicating with outside vendors, resource planning, budgeting, promotion (in collaboration with in-house marketing team), and any other unique requirements to ensure event success. When not handling event coordination responsibilities, this role will also provide food and beverage service in the tasting room. This includes knowledgably pouring wine and serving food to customers while collaborating with the team on duties including running the POS, cleaning, organizing the tasting room, and other roles as needed.

 

The ideal candidate will be:

  1. Hard working and a self-starter with a positive attitude.

  2. Highly personable and fun. Enjoy working with others and maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.

  3. Highly organized and detail-oriented, yet flexible and able to adjust to obstacles and unexpected changes.

  4. Excellent written and verbal communicator, with a high level of professionalism when working with others.

  5. Passion for wine, and/or an interest to learn more about wine.

  6. Strong willingness to learn on the job.

  7. Experience in event planning or a related career field preferred, but not required.

 

Requirements:

  1. Must be over 21 years old with a MAST permit and Kittitas County food handler’s card.

  2. Must be available weekends and evenings.

  3. Must enjoy working with people and be capable of handling a fast paced, but fun atmosphere.

  4. Able to lift and walk with 40 pounds.

 

Compensation:

  • Full time salaried, DOE

  • Benefits after 60 days employment

  • Employee discount

Please email your interest and resume to michelle@gardvintners.com

Mission Statement
Our mission at Gård is to capture and bottle the unique characteristics of the land we farm. We humbly craft value-driven, award-winning wines from our sustainable estate vineyards to create lasting memories for our customers.

About Working for Gård Vintners
We are a family-owned business and encourage a warm, friendly professional business culture for employees, vendors and customers.  We expect Gård representatives to maintain a friendly disposition at all times, treat others with kindness and respect, and always work as a team to provide the best experience to our customers. We believe in full transparency and expect all issues to be addressed directly and immediately with the appropriate team members involved. We encourage new ideas, out-the-box thinking and a supportive atmosphere to accomplishing tasks and goals, especially as it relates to serving our customers and enhancing their experience with Gård wine.

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