Wine Advisor

Weekly Hours – 39 hours split across various days and evenings (excluding Sunday)

Due to continued expansion, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a chance to join the team the Cellar Door wine shop. As part of House of Townend, a family run Wine Merchant established in 1906, the Cellar Door is an award winning wine shop with a range of top quality, great value wines, beers and spirits from all over the world. We are looking for an ambitious and hardworking person to assist in all aspects of the business.

The role includes:

  • Serving customers and offering exceptional levels of customer service
  • Maintaining high retailing standards in the Cellar Door
  • Being involved in both the setting up and hosting of tasting events
  • Being involved in purchasing decisions by tasting wines with a view to selling them in the Cellar Door
  • Working closely with all departments at House of Townend head office and field staff

Ideally we are looking for people with a retailing background who have impeccable retail standards. Wine knowledge is preferable ideally holding the WSET advanced certificate however full training will be given in house and potentially through the WSET programme. The successful candidate must also have:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • An ability to work alone and as part of a small dedicated team
  • Good communication skills
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft office in particular excel

This is a challenging and demanding role but one that will give you the opportunity to be involved with a forward thinking, progressive and long established Wine Merchant.

If you would like to apply for this position then please send a CV & covering letter to



At this present time we are not recruiting for any other positions. However, at House of Townend we are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our team, so if you wish to submit your CV along with a covering letter about your particular area of interest please forward them by mail to:

John C. Townend
Managing Director
House of Townend
Wyke Way
Melton West Business Park
East Yorkshire
HU14 3BQ