The Good Wine Shop Ltd

Store Managers

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Store Managers

The Good Wine Shop is a growing and ambitious company, with four shops – in Chiswick, Kew, Richmond and Teddington in south west London, and multiple industry awards including Decanter Organic & Biodynamic Specialist Retailer 2022, Best London Neighborhood Wine Shop 2020 (Richmond) and Best London Wine Shop 2019 (Kew).

The Good Wine Shop is on the Home Office accredited list of Sponsors License Holders. Successful candidates who require visa sponsorship must meet all relevant immigration rules and regulations.

We are now looking for highly motivated Store Management caliber individuals with a demonstrable passion for wine to join our team. You will have the chance to be involved in many aspects of the wine industry including sales, events, hospitality and stock management.

We are looking for the following attributes or experience:

· Excellent communication and customer service skills

· Strong ability to build rapport with customers and advise on wine, spirits and specialist beer purchases at all levels.

Experience in the running of a wine store, restaurant or bar with a track record of delivering results.

Organized and able to manage your time in order to focus on both short-term priorities as well as longer term ambitions.

A sales instinct and commercial awareness to help grow retail sales and private client fine wine opportunities.

A high level of integrity, reliability and trustworthiness together with a positive, driven and self-motivating attitude.

 Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail as well as being energetic and physically fit.

A good degree of common sense, as well as the ability to problem solve and be flexible where required.

· Experience of organising, hosting and marketing a diverse range of in-store tasting events.

· A smart, professional image and attitude coupled with a warm, friendly manner and a sense of humour.

You should also have:

A demonstrable passion for and good knowledge of wine, spirits & craft beer (minimum WSET Level 2 or similar experience)

Confidence working with a range of both unique and iconic producers from around the world

· Excellent numeracy, with good excel and written communication skills.

Good IT and technology skills

· A willingness to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis.

A passion for developing, mentoring and encouraging team members to grow within the business.

· Hospitality experience would be beneficial for our drink-in offering.

We have a strong business model and systems and are looking for individuals who can help grow our stores within that framework and enhance it with the enthusiasm, professionalism and drive which they will bring.


· We offer a highly competitive salary + bonus package based on your experience for 45hrs per week over five days (incl. paid breaks)

Opportunity to earn additional pay for hosting and delivering in store and private tastings

Quarterly £250 restaurant voucher for the best performing team

28 days annual holiday entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays)

Company funded WSET training support up to diploma level

Generous staff discount

Staff samples allocation on a quarterly basis

Staff social events funded by the company

Cycle to Work scheme

Company pension scheme

Opportunities to gain exposure to all areas of the business including e-commerce, marketing, forecasting, international logistics and wine buying.

Having established ourselves over the last two decades in the neighborhoods of south west London, our success has been driven by the enthusiasm and passion of our wine specialists, and their ability to build relationships with the local community.

We promote a vibrant workplace where everyone is encouraged to contribute with new ideas and initiatives whilst also identifying opportunities to grow the business.

We also work with many of the best specialist wine importers in the country and as such, have plenty of opportunities for our staff to taste, debate and propose new listings to the buying team as we continue the search for the future classics that keep our wine range evolving!

If you feel like a management role with us is for you, then please send a cover letter outlining your suitability together with your current CV to by 31st August 2023. Please state on your application whether you have the right to work in the UK or would require sponsorship.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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