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Assistant tasting coordinator, New York office

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator seeks a highly motivated wine lover for an entry-level position in its New York tasting department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Data entry of wine samples and wine auction results
  • Handling wine, researching pricing, managing our wine room
  • Setting up tastings
  • Buying Guide production

What we are looking for:

  • Wine industry or restaurant experience
  • Computer knowledge (Excel, Filemaker Pro, Gmail, Word)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Candidate must be located in the New York Metro area

Please email cover letter and résumé to newyork@winespectator.com.


Advertising Assistant/Receptionist, San Francisco Office

Wine Spectator magazine seeks a full-time advertising assistant/receptionist for our San Francisco advertising sales office, to assist two Senior Account Managers, one in the office and one who works remotely. This entry-level job requires an organized, efficient and personable assistant with the ability to multi-task and communicate with various divisions within our busy advertising sales department. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Job will include talking with clients by phone, assisting in the writing of business proposals and working extensively with Excel and Gmail, as well as ordering office supplies, metering all postal mailings and managing office efficiency. Hours are to Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Four-year college degree
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs (to design PowerPoint and other creative presentations, promotional materials, etc.)
  • Familiar with Gmail, Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, etc.)
  • Familiar with Adobe Reader

Bonus skills/experience:

  • Background in marketing, advertising or publishing
  • Graphic design (Photoshop)
  • RFPs (Request for Proposals)
  • Insertion orders
  • MailChimp
  • Docusign
  • Dropbox

Please send résumé with a cover letter detailing your qualifications and why you are interested in working for our company to sfadjob@mshanken.com. In addition, please attach a writing sample, if available.

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