Wine Consultant and Buyer
Marketing, consultation, and customer service representative for an established, local and web-based wine shop generating $1 million plus in annual sales.
- Developed promotional strategies and point of sale materials for retail and web-based sales.
- Consulted with collectors, retail customers, gourmet groups, and hospitality entities.
- Researched and recommended cellar-worthy wines to collectors.
- Lead wine buyer for regions of Australia, Oregon, Germany, and Austria.
- Oversaw inventory, distribution, and product placement.
- Planned, strategized, and managed operations of wine bar.
- Served as business liaison to distributor.
- Represented business at regional and national conferences and seminars.
- Created and maintained a web-based client database through aggressive point of sale and web marketing.