Beer and Wine Manager

Position Type: Management Team
Apply By: February 28, 2018
Posted: February 8, 2018 - 12:57 pm EST
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op – TPSS Co-op
Organization Location: Takoma Park, MD
Organization Website: Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op
Contact Name: Irene Cox
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 301-891-2667
BEER AND WINE MANAGER at Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op
The mission of TPSS Co-op is to promote healthful living by offering wholesome foods, high-quality produce and community resources, in a clean, friendly, co-operative grocery store... that you own! Each staff member is asked to help create an environment which encourages respect, honesty and trust amongst all co-workers and also offers the highest degree of service to each customer; each staff member is asked to help maintain the store image as an ethical and positive place to work and to shop. In addition, TPSS Co-op is committed to being an educational resource to the community on ecological, environmental and food-related issues. 


  • Verify price tags are present for all products in the department.
  • Place weekly orders for the beer and wine department to ensure adequate on-hand inventories.
  • Facilitate tastings with beer and wine vendors.
  • Post proper departmental signage/shelf talkers to aid movement and customer education.
  • Create sales within the beer and wine department to correspond to tasting events and monthly DLC discounts.
  • Supervise Beer and Wine Stocker including scheduling, training and evaluating.
  • Meets margin target.
  • Participates in states promotion.
  • Maintain department cleanliness.
  • Organize front and back stock to facilitate ease of locating specific wine and types of wine.
  • Act as MOD as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Alcohol Service Certification.
  • Buying experience.
  • Available to regularly work on busiest sales days of beer and wine.
  • Relevant product and industry knowledge. Good working knowledge of the natural and organic foods market and commitment to the cooperative movement preferred.
  • Ability to train co-workers and serve as a resource to them.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Willingness and ability to learn to meet the changing requirements of the job.
  • Attend any required meeting.
  • Participate in quarterly inventory. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Available to work mornings/evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Have completed the state alcohol training.

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Application deadline is Feb.28, 2018.