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Tuesday, 15 December 2015 05:00

We are hiring a Sales & Marketing Assistant

Founded in 2005, the Wine Scholar Guild is the leading provider of French wine study and certification programs internationally. 

The Guild also provides study & certification programs on the wines and wine regions of Italy and Spain.

Our programs are taught online as well as in classroom around the world.

Our members and students range from wine industry professionals to advanced students of wine; they hail from all over the globe. Yet, as diverse as they are, all have a passion for French, Italian and Spanish wines and are serious students of wine.

Location: Home Office or Washington DC

What You Will Do:

  • Write effective, sales-driven promotional content (newsletters, brochures, etc…)
  • Write pertinent educational and editorial content to help drive traffic and interest
  • Develop and implement marketing solutions that generate sales
  • Develop and implement public relation plans that raise media, trade and consumer awareness and encourages sales
  • Develop and implement digital, mobile and social tactics to maximize student engagement 
  • Partner with the marketing and graphic team to execute content and original creative ideas
  • Identify new business opportunities that will drive the greatest return on investment for the sales effort 
  • Create awareness and interest among key segments
  • Develop membership registrations and retention
  • Develop further valuable benefits for our members
  • Develop partnerships and corporate account sales
  • Analyze promotional and marketing campaigns and adjust actions accordingly
  • Assist in customer relationship

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Equally willing to be both a creative thinker and hands-on executer 
  • Solid skill set of writing, editing, idea creation, storytelling and organization is essential
  • Must have ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize and work collaboratively with a team
  • A passion for wine and strong wine culture/knowledge
  • Understanding of the wine education industry
  • Skilled in the use of MS Office

What Would Be A Plus:

  • PhotoShop & basic web-design experience
  • E-commerce & email marketing experience
  • Experience in digital marketing, social media strategies and SEO
  • Experience working with a CRM
  • Fluency in French, Italian and/or Spanish in addition to being a native English speaker


  • Offers the flexibility of working from home
  • Possibility to start part-time and expand
  • Must be available immediately

How to Apply:

Send your resumé and motivation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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