Marketing and Social Media Associate

Napa, California
Competitive annual salary + full benefits
Feb 16, 2017
Entry Level
Metro Area
San Francisco
Full Time

Quintessential Wines is a family-owned wine importer based in Napa, CA. We work with wineries around the world that are exclusively family-owned and, often, multi-generational. We are seeking a Marketing and Social Media Associate to work in our headquarters in beautiful downtown Napa, CA. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter with a strong work ethic, a creative approach to marketing, and a finger on the pulse of social media trends. If you happen to have a passion for wine and culinary culture, all the better! Excellent organizational skills, a high degree of attention to detail and the ability to work independently are crucial to the position.


  • Provide support for administrative and web content needs as necessary; manage online retail shop inventory, pricing and content on a bi-weekly to monthly basis and process orders received from online retail shop.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining brand standards, fact sheets, and creative briefs in a timely manner.
  • Research and assess relevance of current trends and best practices in social media engagement, including audience habits, etc., to inform overall communications strategy.
  • Draft and develop compelling, shareable content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and manage engagement across all channels.
  • Support the brand managers with developing and executing overall marketing strategy and initiatives.
  • Organize and maintain event image database.
  • Assist in updating all images and content for SevenFifty (an online sales platform) as needed.
  • Monitor all customer service inquiries via the Customer Service inbox and follow up accordingly, maintaining internal tracker for events, consumer inquiries and “find a retailer” requests.
  • Provide assistance for our sales team at consumer tasting events as needed.


  • Exemplary team player also able to work independently to manage multiple simultaneous projects through to completion; a strong work ethic.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills 
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to perform work with high degree of accuracy.
  • Innovative, creative, trend-conscious and digitally savvy.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
  • Basic graphic design skills and fluency with design software including Photoshop and Canva.
  • Experience with basic web design and html; experience with CMS such as Wordpress.
  • Ability to lift and carry approximately 40 lbs.
  • At least 1-2 years relevant experience in marketing, social media, or wine industry.
  • Graphic design experience or interest.

Additional Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Proven track record for growing a substantial social media presence through relevant and engaging content
  • 4-year degree (Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Speaks Foreign Language(s)
  • Wine knowledge

Salary: DOE.