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Specialist, Wine Department


Establish the luxurious Fine Wine business in Asian market and penetrate the company brand name into the wine collector community by developing business, cataloguing and co-ordinating the sale and property.


Key Responsibilities/Tasks: (Duties include but are not limited to the following)

  • Proactively develop and expand business opportunities for wine consignments around Asia to meet operational, managerial, and financial objectives

  • Establish new business contacts while maintaining long-term relationships with clients, dealers, and collectors 

  • Assist and advise on business getting proposals, taking part in client discussions and presentations to win business

  • Participate in departmental hilling sessions (meetings to determine value, condition and marketability of property) and ensure proper maintenance of wine valuation records

  • Inspect and evaluate wine stocks to ensure the quality and authenticity of the wines in auctions fulfil the standards in Christie’s and the conditions of wines are accurately stated

  • Manage catalogue production process including cataloguing, photography, essay writing, lotting up and monitor and enforce all relevant deadlines

  • Actively participate in client dinners, tasting events, touring, and lectures or forums as appropriate

  • Coordinate with Marketing and PR to prepare interviews, tasting notes and other wine related articles

  • Provide professional advice to client’s wine-specific enquires

  • Assist in sale registration, phone bidding, and post-sale enquires

  • Analyse buyer activities and assist in developing auction and private sales strategies with the Head of Department and the Business Manager

  • Any other duties the Manager or the company request from time to time


Qualification Requirements:

  • A recognized university degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience in business getting and brand building in wine industry

  • WSET Level 3 completion is preferred

  • In-depth knowledge in fine wine business

  • Articulate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proactive and sales-driven with a strategic mind-set

  • Independent and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Customer-oriented and confident in handling prestigious customers in a polite and professional manner

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Closing Date: Sunday October 15th, 2017

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