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Tastings Editor


Wine & Spirits' print and digital magazine is published eight times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America's wine community. Consumers and wine professionals access our website and magazine for information on established and up-and-coming regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, industry happenings and food and wine pairing. Wine & Spirits, the only wine publication to win the James Beard award five times for excellence in wine writing, evaluates more than 15,000 wines each year.



Location:
New York, NY

Type:
Full-time, Part-time

Min. Experience:
2+

Salary:
$44-50,000

Contact:
W&S Jobs

Wine & Spirits Magazine is seeking a Tastings Editor to work in our midtown Manhattan office.

We’re looking for someone who is pursuing a career in wine and would benefit from the wine tasting experience this position provides. We regularly taste many of the most sought-after wines imported to the US in our NYC office. The tastings editor will work on a team dedicated to insuring the high quality of our tastings, including soliciting wines from importers and distributors; scheduling, organizing and running tastings; maintaining our database of wine, and seeing the wines through to publication on the web and in print.

An aptitude for writing is an asset, along with a mature understanding of one’s preferences and biases related to wine, and an ability to communicate fluently about wine to others.

Qualifications
• Strong background in wine with at least two years of experience in the wine industry
• Comfort with Microsoft Office suite (esp. Access and Excel)
• Strong database and organizational skills
• Excellent communication skills

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resumé showing experience and interest in the wine business to W&S Jobs.

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