Wine Store Sales Associate, Brooklyn NY

Merchandising Long Island City, New York


Recipe for Success Fresh Direct Wines and Spirits is looking for full-time Retail Associates for our boutique South Park Slope store. Retail Associates help walk-in customers select wines & spirits and provide good, friendly customer service to our loyal local customer base as well as new customers. Retail experience is preferred; basic to good knowledge of wine and spirits is essential.

  • Assists walk-in customers and focus on developing repeat customers.
  • General store management – opening/closing, checking in deliveries, cash drops, etc.
  • Assists with daily in-store tastings. Engaging with customers on new and featured wines & spirits.
  • Restocking and maintenance of shelves
  • Accepting shipments of merchandise once or twice a week. This involves lifting, carrying and stacking cases of alcoholic beverages up and down a flight of stairs.
  • Assists in management of inventory and sales in POS.
  • Basic maintenance of the store, including sweeping, mopping, dusting, cleaning of kitchen, bathroom, etc.
  • Competitive hourly salary, commensurate with experience
  • A generous and flexible PTO plan
  • Discounts on wine and spirits, along with discounts at FreshDirect and Foodkick
  • 40 hours per week


Key ingredients 

  • An appreciation of wines and spirits of all price levels
  • Basic to good wine and spirits knowledge
  • Previous wine and spirits retail or sales experience
  • Excellent customer service, and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Punctual and detail oriented
  • Self starter with the ability to work independently
  • WSET Certification or equivalent a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Word/Excel a plus
  • Able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Able to work weekends and nights consistently 


WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.


Who is FreshDirect?

FreshDirect is a food tech company and the Northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, and the greater D.C. metropolitan area. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. In 2016, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio in NYC with the launch of FoodKick, an on-demand business that caters to the needs of urban dwellers with a curated selection of fresh food, alcohol, and essentials—all delivered within an hour. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Long Island City, NY. For more information, visit or  


Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!


Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and family


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.