The Wills Group

  • Beer and Wine Consultant

    Job Locations US-VA-Midlothian
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  • Overview

     Dash In Food Stores is a convenience store chain that prides itself on being a hub for convenient living, offering fresh and prepared food, beverages and fuel, 24 hours a day.


    The Beer and Wine Consultant is responsible for overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the beer and wine department within Dash In. The Consultant is responsible for assisting customers in selection and purchase of beer and wine. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Dash In’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include: bar management and product knowledge, and educating customers on craft beer offerings.


    A successful candidate will drive profitable store sales growth and lift life’s journey by delivering exceptional guest and vendor experiences, maintaining store merchandising stocks, engaging fellow associates, and delivering operational excellence as a team. 


    This position requires an in-depth understanding of beer and wine selection. This role collaborates with the Dash In Management Team and Sales Associates to create an environment for operation excellence with a focus on customer centricity.  


    As a part-time position, the requirements for availability will be afternoon and evenings where store traffic is expected to be heavy, as well as weekends.


    • Possesses a thorough knowledge of beers, wines and related products to include the most popular vintage years or brew types for particular brands. Communicates this knowledge to customers and associates.
    • Oversees all aspects of the bar experience to include: exceptional guest service, quality beverage presentation, pouring, bar/service bar cleanliness, and an engaging audio/visual experience.
    • Pour and give samples of beer and wine. Occasionally attend wine tastings or educational functions offsite. Occasionally taste/sample beer and wine, to be able to consult with our customers.
    • Executes TapHunter updates.
    • Performs daily, weekly and monthly inventories as determined by management. Specifically stocking and maintaining bar inventory. Conducts inventories of beer, wine, cigarettes and specific non-alcoholic beverages. Stocks all packaged beer Mix6ix and wine.
    • Ensures the cleanliness, organization & preparedness of immediate workspace & adjacent areas.
    • Logs all incidents of spillage and complimentary.
    • Oversees quality, consistency, and presentation of beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.
    • Ensures all preventative maintenance and maintenance of beer systems, beer walk-in and bar equipment.
    • Ensures security of beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and bar supplies.
    • Conducts routine follow through on a daily bar-related maintenance issues.
    • Must have a thorough understanding of local, state and federal regulations for the sale and distribution of alcohol.
    • Operate cash register and provide customer service in an accurate and efficient manner.
    • Opens and closes station in accordance with Dash In rules and regulations.


    Required Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Bar/restaurant/casino with high quality food, extensive beer and spirits offering, with a high energy atmosphere preferred.
    • Must complete the RSVP and MART Alcohol Beverage Courses
    • Intermediate Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) desirable.
    • Must be self-motivated
    • Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills
    • Must be able to work in a collaborative environment
    • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, intermittently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, occasionally move and/or lift up to 60 pounds and reaches from 6-72 inches.


    Applied Experience

    • Be knowledgeable of and perform fixed activities when business is light. (i.e. sweeping, cleaning, blocking, straightening, etc.)
    • Understand the overall Beer/Wine Department operation. Complete paperwork accurately and maintain proper records


    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, vendors, and other associates
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


    The ideal candidate will also be:

    • MART Online Alcohol Beverage Course Certified
    • RSVP Online Responsible Sellers and Servers Program Certified


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