Part Time Vineyard Manager
- Company: Dedham Vale Vineyard
- Closing Date: 30-06-2022
- Location: CO4 5TS, Colchester
- Salary: Negotiable
- Contact Email: email@example.com
To successfully manage Dedham Vale Vineyard to produce a high yield of best
Job Location: Green Lane, Boxted, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5TS
THE ROLE/KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Winter pruning operations
Canopy management including: budrubbing, tucking in, vine topping and
Prepare and implement a vine spraying programme suitable for Dedham
Vale vineyard weather patterns
Weed control and mowing
In some occasions you may need to contract and supervise external labour.
Organize and manage harvest.
Maintain the trellis in good condition all year round.
Keeping regular communication with the Vineyard owners.
Ensuring that all vineyard machinery and equipment stays in good order
Helping with vineyard tours
Support the sales team effort.
Non-Essential Job Functions
Assisting in labelling and order preparation when required.
Support other areas of the business as required.
2 years experience in vineyard work or management.
Competent tractor driving with vineyard implements.
Very strong organising, planning, and problem solving skills.
Excellent (English) verbal and written communication skills.
Competent computer skills in Microsoft Office/Mac.
Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a car.
PA1, PA2 and PA3.
Able to work on your own and as part of a team
Able to work outdoors in all weathers and capable of lifting 12Kg crates
Full right to work in the UK.
Knowledge of viticultural and winemaking equipment, processes and
procedures in wine production.
Online sales experience.
Some practical lab experience.
Experience of supervising contract labour
Experience of vineyard establishment highly desirable
Detail oriented, takes initiative.