Social Media & Marketing Associate (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Part Time

  The Gilbert Family Wine Company Pty. Ltd.

  Mudgee, NSW 2850 Australia, NSW

Position Description



Position:              Social Media & Marketing Associate    (Maternity Cover)

Reporting to:      Marketing & Sales Manager + Managing Director

Supported by:     Marketing & Sales Manager

                            Administration | Accounts | Office Manager

                            Cellar Door & Events Manager


Gilbert Family Wines is a family-owned premium & Award-winning wine business, located in Mudgee - drawing fruit from Orange, Mudgee and Eden Valley.

Job Description:

You will manage all aspects of our Social Media accounts (relating to hand-over descriptives), and assist in the execution/completion of export orders in a timely and required manner.

You will also be working with the Marketing & Sales Manager to manage our marketing strategies and initiatives (through periodical planning) for the gilbert brand.

The Role:

  • 12-month maternity leave position – 32-hour/4-day week
  • There will be opportunity for the right candidate to expand to a permanent role within the business

The Candidate:

  • Passion for wine!   Along with a willingness to further develop your wine knowledge
  • RSA Certified – ideal & essential for furthering role (online course)
  • Must be self-motivated, creative and hard working
  • Ability to work as part of a team, take direction and work autonomously towards deadlines
  • Ability to priority multi-task and be adaptable to role requirements
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills
  • Well presented & strong attention to detail
  • Be prepared to work hard, have fun and build our brand
  • Further opportunity to assist within Cellar Door, planned events & tradeshows
  • Live in the Mid-Western Region or is in a position to commute to or relocate to Mudgee, NSW
  • Have the right to work in Australia

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage both our Social Media accounts, including responding to messages/comments in a timely and appropriate manner, uploading stories/planned insights and sharing regulated posts; whilst maintaining approved advanced planning (Ie. promotional events)
  • Prepare & dispatch periodical trade samples & stockist orders; when required
  • Assist with The Collector Wine Club preparation/execution; order supplies, collate tasting notes, ensure subscriptions are maintained & wine box pack-up, dispatch/tracking
    (March, June, September, December)
  • Prepare and send out Monthly consumer EDM's and trade EDM's; as required
  • Assist with market research and purchase of investment worthy event paraphernalia; discussed with the Marketing & Sales + Cellar Door Managers’
  • Assist the Marketing & Sales Manager with the implementation of the new e-commerce system and website. Eg. mapping pages and assisting with design collaboration
  • Work with the Office Manager for the execution to completion of our Export orders; ensuring wine labels are accurate and in line with the export guidelines
  • Work with the winemaker/s to create & maintain wine labels for current vintages; design, ordering and receival
  • Ongoing creation of marketing assets as required. This could include our trade portfolio, Collector recipe cards, tasting notes, wine award/review portfolio, and likewise
  • Assist the Cellar Door & Events Manager in promotional strategies to increase awareness of The Cellar by Gilbert as a venue; in conjunction with the Marketing & Sales Manager + Winemaker/s
  • Support and liaise with the Managing Director, Winemakers’, Marketing & Sales Manager, Cellar Door & Events Manager & Administration|Accounts|Office Manager to ensure that the business requirements are met in a timely and cohesive fashion – this may require attendance/reporting within the fortnightly WIP Meeting
  • Provide effective customer service at all times; where required
  • May be required to work at consumer events & functions at times – this requires an RSA
  • Be a brand ambassador for Gilbert in all aspects of your role
  • Always maintain confidentiality at all times & maintain a positive work culture within the business

Why work for us?

  • This is a great opportunity to be a part of the continued evolution of The Gilbert Family Wine Company!  
  • Work with a passionate, supportive and hardworking team of people
  • Great lifestyle in the heart of NSW wine country. Enjoy wide open spaces, great coffee, food and wine within a fantastic community!

Check out our website and social’

@thecellarbygilbert                           @gilbertfamilywines

/thecellarbygilbert                            /gilbertfamilywines


To Apply:

If you are interested in wine, marketing and sales, we'd love to hear from you!

Please email your resume to [email protected] and tell us why you'd like to join the team!   (Resume and Cover Letter; max 3 pages total)

NOTE: We have other in-house & Cellar Door opportunities available, if you’re looking to make the move to Mudgee and/or have a partner who is also in the industry – let us know!

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