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Notes From Pouring Room Pour Olive Oil Balsamic Charlotte North Carolina

The Available Position:
This will be a part-time position, typically working 2 days a week. Applicants must be available for the entire month of December (we are closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).

Position Description:
• Help our guests pick their favorite oils & balsamic by suggesting pairings
• Relaying some of the most important olive oil and balsamic knowledge to those who are curious
• Filling and stocking bottles and other products
• General cleaning like wiping counters, sweeping and mopping, cleaning dishes
• General opening/closing tasks
• Ringing up items on our register and completing transactions
• Preparing and packaging larger orders/shipments to our customer's specifications
• Preparing gift baskets
• Lifting and moving 20+ pound containers
• Stamping bags and other side-work
- Working with a team!

Skills, traits, & abilities needed for this position:
• Previous customer service experience in retail or a food related industry
• A respectful presence and attitude, must be able to follow directions and accept critiques.
• Knowledge of common food pairings and flavor compliments (for example: basil pairs well with strawberry or lemon)
• Ability to work on your feet for long periods
• Ability to maintain composure during a rush
• Efficient work ethic (multi-tasking)
• Basic mathematical skills
• Your own transportation
• Ability to work with a team! (Repeated as it's extra important.)

If you would like to apply, or know of someone who may be interested, please email your resume and other relevant information to:
[email protected]

September 01, 2018 admin

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Italy's Olive Trees Are Dying: Can They Be Saved?

A vicious bacteria has spread throughout the lower Italian region. Scientists and farmers are working diligently to find a cure for their precious olive trees...
This article was recently posted by National Geographic describing the ongoing battle to save Italy's olive groves and, ultimately, several families' futures.

August 21, 2018 admin