Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Planters Ridge Winery - Port Williams, NS (30+ days ago)

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We are currently hiring for the full-time position of Marketing and Communications Coordinator reporting to the Owner/Operator.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the wine industry

with a marketing focus and strong communications and customer service skills and have a proven track record for achieving sales and financial goals.

Please find job description and qualifications below.

Responsible for all aspects of the marketing and communications, including but not limited to:

  • Providing an exemplary tasting room guest experience including hosting wine tastings, Tours, sharing knowledge regarding our story, philosophy, wines and vineyards
  • Responsible for posting and updating to all social media platforms
  • Prepare ads, event posters and newsletters.
  • Wine and Barrel Club (logistics, planning, and customer relations) as well as direct to consumer sales
  • Maintain brand continuity throughout all marketing initiatives
  • Provide support with marketing, communications and event initiatives as required
  • Maintain website brand continuity, design layout and navigation and manage website updates as required.
  • Represent winery at off-site events, tastings and venues as required
  • Achieving set sales and financial goals
  • Educating customers, licensees and staff about our wines, our story and our brand
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with community partners to drive traffic to the tasting room
  • Overseeing additional sales channels including Farmers’ Markets, seasonal shows and sales opportunities

Application qualifications include:

  • A business degree with a sales/marketing focus
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a marketing related role
  • Professional warm and welcoming personal presentation
  • Dynamic, outgoing and motivated with the capabilities to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organization skills, project and time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software with concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of social media platforms
  • Wine industry-related marketing, communications and digital experience an asset
  • Basic Food Safety, First Aid, and Serve Right certification are considered an asset
  • Must be available to work evenings, and weekends, and holidays as required
  • Able to stand for long periods, and lifting up to 40lbs

Team Member Compensation:

  • Each team member has the opportunity and is expected to be involved in many aspects of running a small winery
  • Planters Ridge Winery offers competitive wages with full employee benefits

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • English (Required)