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Crow River Winery is hiring for an event and product sales position. Our ideal team member will serve as the “first point of contact” of Crow River Winery events and can connect with prospective customers, generate sales, is personable, organized, and driven to grow the business. To hit the ground running, you’ll need to make quality connections and build relationships with prospects and clients.


  • You love working in a fast-paced environment

  • You are outgoing and personable, with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • You are eager to learn and love developing new sales skills

  • You strive for 100% client satisfaction

  • You love talking to and selling customers

  • All leads are responded to in a timely fashion - same to next business day

  • You haven't met a goal you can't beat

  • Are a go-getter and can find the business through prospecting and networking

Job Responsibilities

Event Sales

  • Prospect, develop proposals, and close event sales to meet and exceed monthly goals numbers

  • Connect quickly and effectively with clients to develop rapport in all interactions

  • Be attentive and take quick action with client inquiries via email, phone, and in-person

  • Provide event space tours that showcase CRW services and products

  • Use our project management platform to track event details, payments, and client communication

  • Provide weekly, monthly, and yearly reporting and evaluation of sales leads and goal progress

  • Collaborate in forming marketing strategies and support their execution

  • Meet with and communicate directly with the client throughout the planning process – ensuring all parties understand relevant information and details

  • Clearly and accurately communicate event details with management and Crow River Winery staff

  • Perform post-event tasks promptly, such as meeting with clients to ensure satisfaction & rebooking, reviewing invoices and billing, documenting issues and resolutions

  • Be present at events to greet clients and ensure proper event execution

  • Work hand in hand with the Crow River Winery team to drive financial results

  • Your job includes everything listed above plus other duties as assigned. If you see a need, meet it; if you have an idea, share it; if you see a team member needing help, jump in and lend a hand.


Product Sales

  • Build and maintain relationships with wholesale customers

  • Maintain regular communication via email, phone, and in-person visits

  • Introduce opportunities to retail new and additional CRW products via education and samples

  • Collaborate in planning marketing strategies and support the execution of those plans

  • Become a product expert in order to be able to educate customers and prospects


Job Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience with hospitality, sales, and customer service skills

  • Have the innate ability to be self-motivated while working effectively with your team

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Genuine passion for delivering a memorable guest experience

  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously while remaining calm under pressure

  • Extremely Organized and Efficient

  • Flexible in approach, can readily adapt to business and team needs and changes

  • Consistently use time management skills to set priorities according to deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all levels of employees in a team-oriented environment


  • Available and willing to work a variable schedule, including evenings and weekends

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Professional appearance and personal demeanor

  • Some post high school education/training

  • 1 year experience in sales

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Strong proficiency using MS Word and Excel

  • Perform work in-person/onsite (Hutchinson, MN 55350) – ability to reliably provide your own transportation and/or planning to relocate before starting work

This is a full-time, salaried position - eligible for full benefits and employee discount program. Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience. Sound like a good fit for you? Apply today! Or pass this opportunity along to someone you know who would be interested.

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