Jobs At The Oak Barrel

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We're Looking For A Lover Of Great Drinks.

One of Sydney’s oldest and best-loved destination bottled stores is on the hunt for a new team member to join our team and work across our extensive wine, spirits, beer and sake ranges!

We’re looking for a retail gun to educate and help our customers discover their next favourite tipple while carrying out regular bottle-store duties and day-to-day retail maintenance. A strong knowledge and love of wine is required, with knowledge across the other departments a bonus.

This is a full-time position. We operate on a rotating roster; hours will include night shifts and some Saturdays (however, we’re closed on Sunday and most Public Holidays).

The Oak Barrel is one of Sydney's oldest bottle shops. Founded in 1956, it has been independent family-owned ever since. Specialists in wine, beer, whisky and other spirits, The Oak Barrel was named ALIA Bottle Store Of The Year in both 2016, 2017 and 2019, beating out major chain stores across Australia. We were the Single Outlet Retailer Of The Year at the 2019Australian Icons Of Whisky Awards. As well as a huge selection of products and expert staff, The Oak Barrel hosts regular tasting events and flagship Fairs across all departments. 

You will be providing these skills to the business (including but not limited to):

  • Typical retail bottle shop duties including serving customers, stocking shelves
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Sound knowledge of wines essential; knowledge of whisky, spirits and craft beer
  • Ability to grow with the business
  • RSA certificate required
  • You will ideally have a minimum of 12 months experience in the industry, be reliable, diligent and have a professional and friendly manner.
  • Above all you must be a good all-rounder and able to work independently within a small team.

Due to the nature of this position you need to have an excellent knowledge of English both written and oral.

Only applicants with permanent residency of Australia need apply.

If you feel you fit the requirements, please submit your resume by email only with ‘I Love Discovering Great Drinks’ in the subject line to sales@oakbarrel.com.au.

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The Oak Barrel is one of Sydney's oldest bottle shops. Founded in 1956, it has been independent family-owned ever since. Specialists in wine, beer, whisky and other spirits, The Oak Barrel was named ALIA Bottle Store Of The Year in both 2016, 2017 and 2019, beating out major chain stores across Australia. In 2018 we were named Single Outlet Retailer Of The Year at the Australian Icons Of Whisky Awards. As well as a huge selection of products and expert staff, The Oak Barrel hosts regular tasting events and flagship Fairs across all departments.