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Event Manager

Full Time

A premier winery estate owned by NASCAR team owner and Hall of Fame member Richard Childress, located in Lexington, NC is seeking an Event Supervisor. The winery opened in 2004 and produces over 30 wines ranging from sweet to dry. In addition to offering award-winning wines, the winery estate also offers state-of-the-art services and hospitality. Childress Vineyards offers multiple event venues allowing for specialization in small and large weddings, corporate meetings, private dinners, and a variety of other events.

Qualified applicants preferably have two years of hospitality and or event coordinating experience.

Job responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

– Oversee event staff members with a high level of professionalism and provide efficient solutions to any problems that arise
– Design thorough and detailed layouts and timelines for events
Maintain communication with Chef on behalf of clients to secure event menus, food orders, service style, and catering supplies
Oversee setup & breakdown of all events
Assign staff for events through an online scheduling program
Update and maintain event calendar
Other duties as assigned
Provide superior customer service in all interactions with clients, prospects, vendors, and co-workers

Qualifications:

– Wedding and corporate event planning experience preferred
– Strong verbal and written communication skills needed
Able to work flexible schedule to coincide with scheduled events
Must be able to work weekends and nights
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience with Microsoft RMS a plus
Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team in a constantly changing environment, as well as individually with minimal supervision
Strong customer service, time management, problem-solving, and organizational skills are necessary
Ability to portray the Childress Vineyards brand and core values

Physical Requirements:

– Must be able to lift 35+ pounds on a daily basis
– Ability to remain on feet for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend, and stoop

A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

Pay rate will be based on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

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Event Attendant/Banquet Server

Part-time

Childress Vineyards offers multiple event venues allowing for specialization in small and large weddings, corporate meetings, private dinners, and a variety of other events. Qualified applicants preferably have hospitality and/or formal dining experience.

Job responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
– Provide superior customer service in all interactions with clients, prospects, vendors, and co-workers.
– Assist in the setup and breakdown of event venues.
– Provide food and beverage service to event guests.
– Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
– Wedding and/or formal dining experience preferred.
– Must be able to work nights and weekends.
– Strong customer service, time management, problem-solving, and organizational skills are necessary.
– Ability to portray the Childress Vineyards brand and core values.
– Professional in appearance.
– Strong attention to detail.
– Sense of urgency when providing service to guests.
– Team-oriented mindset.

Physical Requirements:
– Must be able to lift 35+ pounds on a daily basis.
– Ability to remain on feet for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend, and stoop.

Must be 18 years or older. A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

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Tasting Room Assistant Manager

Full Time

A premier winery estate owned by NASCAR team owner and Hall of Fame member Richard Childress, located in Lexington, NC is seeking an Assistant Manager for the Tasting Room. The winery opened in 2004 and produces over 30 wines ranging from sweet to dry. Qualified applicants should have a minimum of two years of managing a team as well as retail and hospitality experience.

  • The Assistant Manager will supervise a team of 4-12 people
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the Tasting Room
  • Assist in tours, tastings, and operating retail POS
  • Provide outstanding customer service to all guests
  • Assist with providing customer service to our Wine Club with over 1,800 members
  • Work closely with the Tasting Room Manager to accomplish the vision and overall goals of the company
  • Will be responsible for balancing and closing cash and credit card accounts at the end of each day
  • Will at times be responsible for closing the winery building
  • Must be able to work with other departments within the company
  • Some wine knowledge is preferred, however general wine knowledge and information on specific wines can be taught by Tasting Room manager
  • Must be able to lift 45 pounds and be able to stand on feet for extended periods of time

This position requires work on weekends and holidays, as well as occasional night shifts and winery events.

A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

Full time benefits include: Health and dental insurance, paid time off.

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Tasting Room & Gift Shop Associate

Part-time

Childress Vineyards’ award-winning Tasting Room & Gift Shop is seeking a team member who believes that all of life’s winning moments should be celebrated. A fast-paced winery owned by NASCAR team owner, Richard Childress, is currently seeking a highly motivated individual who’s ready to exceed expectations in day-to-day operations and guest hospitality. The ideal fit for this position is someone who has a team-oriented mindset, a readiness to learn and grow and finds joy in making others happy. You will be working directly with the Tasting Room manager, and closely with the entire Tasting Room team. Job specific requirements include the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and can provide outstanding customer service. Prior retail and buying experience, as well as some wine knowledge, is preferred.

Must be able to lift 45 pounds and be able to stand on feet for extended periods of time.

This position requires work on weekends and holidays, as well as occasional night shifts and special winery events.

A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

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Lawn Attendant

Part-time

The Bistro at Childress Vineyards in Lexington, NC is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with weekend yard maintenance. The Lawn Attendant has the responsibility of meeting or exceeding Childress Vineyards’ standards of the general upkeep of the outdoor common areas.

Responsibilities include:
– The cleanliness of outdoor common areas, including the Back Lawn, Courtyard, and Bistro Patios
– Keeping the stairways, walkways, sidewalks and parking areas free of trash and yard debris
– Observing the condition of the grounds looking for reportable problems and notifying the Maintenance staff
– Arranging and transporting all trash debris containers for morning pickups, washing and returning to the appropriate areas
– Outdoor Furniture Organization
– Ensuring that the back lawn area is left in a neat and orderly fashion at the end of each day

Requirements include:
– Patient and friendly with demonstrated experience in problem-solving
– Professional appearance
– Attention to detail

Working Conditions:
– May be required to work a flexible schedule
– Must be able to manage multiple priorities
– The majority of work is performed in outdoors. Exposure to high temperatures (95 degrees and above) and a variety of weather conditions is common
– This position can be exposed to wet or humid conditions
– While performing the duties of this job, the individual will regularly be required to stand, walk, and to lift up to forty pounds

This position requires work on weekends and holidays, as well as occasional night shifts and winery events. A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

Please apply with Bistro Manager Sarah Kneiss at Childress Vineyards
Monday through Wednesday, from 2pm to 4pm.

1000 Childress Vineyards Rd, Lexington, NC 27295
336-236-9463

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Bistro Line Cook

Part-time

As an OpenTable Top 25 Restaurant, the Bistro at Childress Vineyards is seeking a team member who’s eager to bring their sharpened skill set to the table. The Bistro, a fast-paced restaurant currently hiring a highly motivated individual with a team-oriented mindset and a readiness to learn and grow. The ideal fit for this position has high expectations for themselves and should be able to work under pressure in a high-stress environment. You will be working directly with the executive chef, and closely with the entire kitchen and serving team. Job-specific requirements include at least 1-2 years of experience in commercial kitchens, catering, or restaurants, and has been trained in sanitation standards.

A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

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Bistro Dishwasher

Part-time

The Bistro at Childress Vineyards is seeking a team member who is dedicated to providing the best service to patrons.The Bistro is open from 11am to 4pm daily, with occasional evening hours and banquet events.

Requirements include:
– Prior experience in a commercial restaurant environment preferred
– Ability to work in a fast-paced kitchen atmosphere
– Positive attitude
– Good communications skills
– Ability to stand for extended periods of time
– Attention to detail
– Availability to work weekend and some events

This position requires work on weekends and holidays, as well as occasional night shifts and winery events. A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

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Bistro Waitstaff

Part-time

The Bistro at Childress Vineyards is seeking experienced and professional waitstaff. The Bistro is open from 10am to 4pm daily, with occasional evening hours and banquet events. The Bistro is seeking professional, hospitable waitstaff who are dedicated to providing the best service to the patrons.

Requirements include:
– Proven professional work experience as a server
– Excellent customer service skills
– Patient and friendly with demonstrated experience in problem-solving
– Ability to ensure customer satisfaction
– Professional appearance
– Attention to detail
– Sense of urgency when providing service to guests

This position requires work on weekends and holidays, as well as occasional night shifts and winery events. A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

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Bistro Host & Wine Bar Attendant

Part-time

The Bistro at Childress Vineyards is seeking an experienced and professional host and wine bar attendant who is dedicated to providing the best service to patrons. The Bistro is open from 10 am to 4 pm daily, with occasional evening hours and banquet events.

Requirements include:
– Proven professional work experience as a hostess
– Excellent customer service skills
– Patient and friendly with demonstrated experience in problem-solving
– Ability to ensure customer satisfaction
– Professional appearance
– Attention to detail -A sense of urgency when providing service to guests

This position requires work on weekends and holidays, as well as occasional night shifts and winery events. A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

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Winery Receptionist

Part-time

The Winery is looking to hire a highly-motivated individual who is dedicated to providing the best service to patrons. Qualified applicants should have a minimum of one year of experience in guest services or hospitality-related role. Core requirements include:

– Proven professional work experience in guest services or hospitality
– Excellent guest service and communication skills – Excellent computer skills
– Experience with reservation software
– Ability to manage reservations for multiple departments
– Patient and friendly with demonstrated experience in problem-solving
– Ability to ensure guest satisfaction
– Professional communication skills, including verbal and written
– Professional appearance
– Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

This position requires work on weekends and holidays, as well as occasional night shifts and winery events. A background check and drug screening will be required prior to employment.

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