Junior Wine Associate

Junior Wine Associate

Leon & Son Wine and Liquor
Brooklyn, New York
Retail · Store

$18/hr - $22/hr · Part time


About Leon & Son
Founded in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn in 2015, we are an ambitious neighborhood wine and spirits store known for curating benchmark bottlings from classic growing regions alongside hidden gems from progressive natural winemakers. We aim to capture an ever-evolving snapshot of the world of wine, with referential producers defining their categories alongside young winemakers rethinking those categories altogether.

The Opportunity
We are currently seeking enthusiastic and energetic candidates to join our busy neighborhood wine store team as a Floor Associate.

What You’ll Be Doing

The Junior Wine Associate perform a variety of duties include:

Assist walk-in customers to navigate our wine and spirits selections
Picking and packing online orders at our Brooklyn Navy Yard warehouse
Maintain our shop and storage areas, ensuring they are clean and organized
Stocking shelves and merchandising inventory
Shifts for this role will be at both the Fulton Street wine shop and Brooklyn Navy Yard warehouse.

The Ideal Candidate

Organizers – you are detail oriented, accuracy driven and able to manage time effectively.
Self-motivators – you are a go-getter and are always looking for ways to improve efficiency and customer relations.
Team players – you want to work together with your other team members to make sure each customer has an unforgettable experience.
Enthusiasts - you love to learn, experience and share your enthusiasm for wine and spirits.

1-5 years of wine experience at a retail or hospitality environment
WSET Level 2 or Sommelier Certified
Weekends a must
Ability to work at both locations (Fulton Street wine shop & Brooklyn Navy Yard warehouse)
Fluent in both written and spoken English
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, and variable schedule per the needs of the business

Competitive pay rate based on experience – ranging from $18.00 - $22.00/hour plus tips.
Medical benefits with a 70% employer contribution for all full-time team members.
Generous discounts on our wine collection.
A collaborative and exciting environment with other wine enthusiasts.
An opportunity to grow, learn about wine and further your career with the team!

Sick leave