Retail Sales Associate

Retail Sales Associate

Acker Merrall & Condit Co.
Newark, Delaware
Retail · Store

Acker Merrall & Condit, the oldest wine merchant in the U.S., is hiring a full-time sales professionals for the position of Sales Associate. Previous Wine & Spirits sales experience is necessary. We want high-energy, customer-focused individuals that enjoy the art of the honest sell in a fast-paced, exciting retail environment.

Provide exceptional customer service skills and a desire to meet and surpass sales goals
Make wine & spirit recommendations to customers
Build trustworthy customers relationships, both in-person and over-the-phone
Write descriptions and shelf talkers for new items as required
Assist in special events & in-store tastings
Work with Microsoft Office base applications, including word, excel, and outlook
Cash register duties and handling phone orders

3+ years of sales experience preferred
High-energy, team player with excellent communication skills
Sommelier experience, coursework and/or advanced WSET (or similar) education preferred
Must be coachable and be willing to take direction from management
Work Evenings, Weekends and have schedule flexibility
Appreciation of and passion for the Wine & Spirits industry
Trustworthy, punctual, personable
Ability to lift 40+lbs
Ability to stand for extended periods of time

About Acker
Established in 1820, Acker is the oldest wine shop in America and the world’s largest fine and rare wine auction house. Since third generation wine merchant John Kapon, Chairman of Acker, started the auction business in 1998, the house has gained worldwide recognition. Acker offers a vast array of services, including cellar consultations, a deep retail inventory of fine and rare wine for immediate sale, first class wine education amenities and fine and rare wine auctions.

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
Company Sponsored Life, AD&D, and LTD benefits
401(k) program with discretionary employer match
Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule
Wine discounts & More

Acker Merrall & Condit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations for disability are provided to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law.

Sick leave
Professional development

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