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.
New York, NY
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.
• 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.