Wine Sales Representative

POSITION STARTS: January 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Positions will remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION: We are seeking self-motivated, energetic, and knowledgeable wine sales representatives. We recently started a boutique wine distribution as part of our larger farm business. We distribute wines from several importers and domestic producers in addition to a few wines that we make here on the farm.

This facet of our business is growing fast, and we are seeking 1-2 more reps to help us expand our presence in St. Louis and establish new territory in Columbia and Kansas City. Responsibilities will include soliciting sales in assigned retail accounts, identifying and establishing new accounts, ensuring supplier distribution goals are met on a monthly basis, deliveringproducts or other related merchandise when required and providing outstanding customer service.

The focus of our portfolio is on natural wines, specifically those made with organic, biodynamic, or sustainable-farming techniques. An understanding of these types of wines is a must.

REQUIREMENTS: Wine expertise and passion for wine. Strong organizational skills. High level proficiency of oral and written communication skills. General computer knowledge with a focus on email, Word, and Excel.  At least two years of experience in beverages, sales, or hospitality. Ability to secure and maintain a valid driver’s license and auto-liability insurance in accordance with state laws.  Ability to secure and maintain a Missouri Sales Permit in accordance with state laws and be 21 years of age or older.

HOW TO APPLY: Email us a cover letter describing your background and experience level. Please attach a resume to your email and provide two references. Please include each reference's name, how you know him/her, phone number, and email address if possible. Email your application to Rachel at rachel.shulman@claverachwine.com.


Farm Hand/Vineyard worker

POSITION STARTS: March-April 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Positions will remain open until filled.

HOURS: 20-40 hours per week, depending on the candidate

DESCRIPTION: We are seeking a skilled farm hand/vineyard worker for the 2017 season to help us with production and general farm maintenance.  A strong back and the ability to lift up to 75 pounds regularly is a must.  The ability to work independently is also required.  The position requires at least two years of vineyard or farming experience, high proficiency at operating a chainsaw, tractors and other heavy machinery. Mechanical expertise and experience would be a plus.

Winter and early spring responsibilities will include forestry management, collecting and splitting firewood for our wood-burning furnace and wood oven, fence building/repair, putting up high tunnels, controlled burning, pruning grapevines and other perennial crops, as well as dismantling and erecting vineyard trellising.

Spring, summer, and fall responsibilities will include cultivating, mowing, weed-eating, grafting, spraying (with both tractor and backpack), canopy management in the vineyard, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, andgeneral grounds maintenance.

Rate of pay dependent on experience level.

HOW TO APPLY: Email us a cover letter describing your background and experience level. Please attach a resume to your email and provide two references. Please include each reference's name, how you know him/her, phone number, and email address if possible. Email your application to Rachel at rachel.shulman@claverachwine.com.


Cook

POSITION STARTS: March 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until filled.

HOURS: 20-30 hours per week

DESCRIPTION: Claverach Farm is looking for an excellent cook to join our small, talented team.  We host Friday and Saturday dinners in our 100-year-old renovated barn using ingredients that we grow on the farm. 

Candidates should have experience cooking at a professional level. Focus, passion, and good communication skills are essential.

Weekly changing menus and high quality farm ingredients will keep the right cook inspired and engaged. Sane hours and an idyllic setting make this a uniquely sustainable position for the right person. Rate of pay dependent on experience level.

HOW TO APPLY: Email us a cover letter describing your background and experience level in the kitchen. Please attach a resume to your email and provide two references. Please include each reference's name, how you know him/her, phone number, and email address if possible. Email your application to Joanna at claverachevents@gmail.com.