• Assist customers with questions about wine, beer, cheese, and other store products.
  • Offer suggestions on beverage purchases, and pairings.
  • Utilize suggestive sales techniques to increase sales.
  • Help customers place special orders.
  • Stock wine, beer, and other department products, and ensure products and displays are clean and attractive.
  • Cut, wrap, and merchandise cheese, and other gourmet items.
  • Report customer complaints, suggestions, and compliments to Department Manager.
  • Maintain department signage, to include tasting notes, sales sign, and price tags.
  • Receive and stock store deliveries of wine, beer, cheese, and other products while maintaining proper stock rotation (FIFO).
  • Notify Department Manager of returns and damaged bottles.
  • Maintain shrink logs to document waste.
  • Clean department shelves, equipment displays, aisles, and storage areas.
  • Participate in inventory counts as directed by Department Manager.
  • Serve guests beer & wine in The Beet as directed by the Department Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and interest in wine, cheese, and beer.
  • Minimum 1-year food and beverage experience.
  • Exhibit exceptional communication skills.
  • Exhibit outgoing and professional demeanor.
  • Exhibit attention to detail.
  • Able to handle multiple demands.
  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

Reports to: Indulge Manager

The employees of Ellwood Thompson’s are a proud, knowledgeable, and diverse group of down-to-earth, talented, quirky and inspired individuals who are dedicated to a clear mission. Because of this and because we are a locally-owned and independent market, we don’t take the hiring process lightly.

We only hire people who are as passionate and dedicated as the rest of our team.

Our full-time employees enjoy a benefits package that includes eligibility for comprehensive health and dental insurance (with an individual option at no premium cost), short-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost to them. All of our employees are offered store discounts as well as discounts from local businesses and other organizations we partner with, plus more.

If you believe you’d be a great addition to our team, be sure to browse the open positions listed below and follow the instructions on how to apply. Once you send us your application, there’s no need to follow up with a call – we’ll definitely let you know if you’re what we’re looking for.

If you are interested in this position please email your resume and cover letter or download and complete an application from our website.

Ellwood Thompson’s offers a great benefits package including group health and dental coverage with an option for health/dental insurance at no cost to the employee, STD and Life Insurance 100% paid by company, accrued paid time off, profit sharing, employee discounts, 401K after one year, and more!

How to Apply:

  1. Come in to our store! We love putting faces to names. When you get here, walk up to our Customer Service desk and ask for the Manager on Duty. Tell them what position you’d like to apply for and they’ll be sure to get you the right application. You can fill it out in-store or at home, but be sure to take your time. You’re free to attach your resume to your application – we love seeing resumes, too! Once you’re done, return your application to the Manager on Duty or anyone at the Customer Service desk.
  2. Download your Ellwood's Job Application (PDF) and fill it out, taking your time to make sure you give us everything we’re looking for. After you’re done email it to Jobs@Ellwoodthompsons.com or bring it in! Hand it to the Manager on Duty or anyone at the Customer Service desk.

Remember, most of our positions get filled quickly and we are looking for the best, so make sure you shine!

And again – no phone calls – you can bet we’re on top of it!

Thank you for your interest!

Download your application HERE.

Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We love all walks of life.

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