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Assistant Tasting Coordinator, New York Office

Wine Spectator seeks a highly motivated wine and/or spirits lover for an entry-level position in its New York tasting department. Our tastings encompass the breadth of the wine and spirits market, including some of the most allocated bottlings. We’re searching for individuals to join the team overseeing these tastings, with additional editorial duties as needed. This represents a unique opportunity for someone pursuing a career in the beverage industry to develop general wine and spirits knowledge, tasting ability and publishing experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Data entry of tasting samples and wine auction results
  • Handling wine and spirits, researching pricing, managing our cellar and tasting room
  • Setting up in-house tastings
  • Buying Guide production

What we are looking for:

  • A strong basic foundation in wine and/or spirits
  • Beverage industry, restaurant or retail experience
  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft Office, Gmail, Filemaker Pro)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

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

 


Assistant editor, WineSpectator.com, New York Office

Wine Spectator seeks an assistant editor to help develop news, features and other content for its website, e-mail newsletters, social media platforms and apps. Candidates should have one to three years of journalism experience in a digital environment, ability to handle daily deadlines and a passion for wine and food. Attention to detail and a strong work ethic are prerequisites. Experience with content management systems, social media and search engine optimization required. Other pluses:

  • Experience with e-mail newsletters
  • Copy editing skills
  • Some familiarity with HTML5
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics or other analytics tools
  • Experience with app content creation, development or testing
  • Experience working in or writing about food / restaurants

Position is based in New York City; no exceptions. Please e-mail cover letter and résumé to manager@winespectator.com.


If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Wine Spectator, please contact WineSpectator.com managing editor Dana Nigro at (212) 684-4224 ext. 362 or email us at accessibilityjobs@winespectator.com.



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