General Manager

Location
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
Posted
Jun 08, 2017
Closes
Jul 08, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Winery General Manager Job Description—

 

Dancing Dragonfly Winery is a family-owned winery located in St. Croix Falls, WI. We are dedicated to making some of the best wine the Midwest has to offer. We are an innovative, fast-growing winery that offers competitive salary and benefits.

 

We are currently accepting applications for General Manager. The General Manager is part of a three-person, Senior Management decision-making team, and is responsible for all aspects of winery management. We use a close knit, highly collaborative approach to management.

 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is personable, with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Understands profit/loss statements and related reporting;
  • Is able to work with Microsoft Excel and Word.\;
  • Be able to manage time well, including task prioritization;
  • Be able to juggle multiple tasks well;
  • Has relevant managerial experience. Ideally:
  • At least 2 years of retail management;
  • At least 2 years’ financial reporting responsibility; and
  • Experience in managing wine production.

Duties of the General Manager:

  • Work with owners and department heads in developing annual strategic plan;
  • Be responsible for all day-to-day activities at the winery;
  • Maintain the Senior Management Agenda for a weekly meeting; and
  • Manage implementation of senior management decisions by Department Managers

Financial:

  • Annually, work with department managers in developing and proposing yearly department budget;
  • Annually, work with winery owners and department heads to finalize and approve yearly overall budget;
  • Assist all staff in managing to budget; and
  • Manage Comprehensive Pricing on an annual basis.

Staff:

  • Manage nine direct reports (department heads);
  • Manage weekly department meetings;
  • Assist department managers in achieving their goals on a continuing basis; and
  • Oversee the hiring/firing of winery staff, including managing the interview process.

Compensation: Aside from salary, the General Manager participates in the senior management bonus, based on cash gains earned for the year.