Job Vacancies

Job opportunities from our Association Members are posted here.

As we are now heading into the Summer season, The Salopian Inn is looking for an experienced and passionate individual to join our team as a Casual Waiter.

If you have had experience and enjoy working in a busy restaurant, if you are passionate about service and fresh local ingredients, if you have a keen interest in local and international wines and gins, and if you are organized, methodical, hardworking and ready for new challenges, then we are looking for you.

The job will be around 30 hours per week & weekend availability is a must.

Please send your resume to Alex Marchetti

Fantastic opportunity to join an expanding family business in the Wine Packaging Industry.

Suit energetic, enthusiastic and personable individual. This is a busy hands-on role requiring an eye for detail and a professional manner.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, meticulously well organised, forward thinking, have excellent communication skills with a strong focus on quality and meeting deadlines.  A demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a team environment and excellent attention to detail.

Main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Manage & maintain our record management and filing system
  • Provide support to the dry good tracking function by reconciling usage of finished products
  • Maintain pallet tracking records
  • Monitor MSDS records for currency
  • Provide admin support to the Operations Manager and customer service team
  • General administrative and clerical support

We are looking for someone who has / is:

  • High level of attention to detail
  • A passion for filing
  • A whizz with numbers
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and show initiative
  • Experience in the wine industry
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure in a deadline driven environment
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Strong people skills and an excellent telephone manner
  • An enthusiastic and approachable attitude

This is a full time contract position working Monday to Friday in McLaren Vale

If this sounds like you please submit your application with resume and references to:

An exciting opportunity exists to join McLaren Vale’s oldest family owned winery, Kay Brothers, established in 1890. We are looking for a motivated and experienced Cellar Door sales professional looking to extend their wine knowledge and contribute to the ongoing development and success of our McLaren Vale cellar door.

Reporting to the Cellar Door Manager, the Cellar Door Sales Assistant will be responsible for maximising sales revenue and profitability by fully engaging and educating the consumer in all aspects of Kay Brothers wines and unique history, as well as looking for opportunities to increase our direct to consumer sales by highlighting the benefits of our members club. Other duties will include opening and preparing the cellar door in the morning, order processing and packing and closing cellar door at the end of the day.

You must be a self-reliant, calm team player who is well spoken and confident in hosting structured group tastings as well as other cellar door experiences, tours and on occasion, special events.

You will bring both your enthusiasm for customer service and a friendly, positive attitude with a minimum of 24 months experience of success in a Cellar Door and/or supervisory/customer facing wine related retail experience.

You will have a passion for quality wine, in depth knowledge of the wine making process and wine varietals along with an excellent ability to 'story tell' and communicate this information to customers. An existing knowledge of the McLaren Vale region and its unique position as a world class wine destination will be highly regarded.

A current RSA and Drivers licence are essential. Forklift license and First Aid certificate would be beneficial, but training will be available for these skills for the right candidate. Competence with Microsoft Office as well as being comfortable learning new programs and applications will be required with existing knowledge of H&L Exceed POS systems and/or Australia Post EParcel highly desirable.

The successful candidate must be available to work to a roster initially consisting mainly of weekends and public holidays, with potential for additional mid-week hours. The role will commence on a casual basis with a view to moving a permanent part-time position for the right candidate.

If this sounds like the role for you, please email a current CV with references to Cellar Door Manager, Josh Beare:

  • Brand new state of the art, multi million dollar facility
  • Idyllic southern region of McLaren Vale not far from Adelaide CBD
  • Thursday to Sunday afternoon

The recently launched d’Arenberg Cube is a massive emersion in an all senses provoking experience, with 360 degree views overlooking d'Arenberg's vineyards, alongside an award winning, globally recognised Winery.

We are currently seeking an experienced Kitchen Hand / Dishy with a professional manner, and a positive attitude.

Key duties will include:

  • Maintain cleanliness of all food service areas
  • Ensure counter areas are well presented and refreshed at all times
  • Washing and polishing dishes and glasses

Desired Experience :

  • Previous Kitchen Hand experience
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Impeccable presentation and grooming
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety, and Hygiene
  • High level of flexibility
  • Ability to work hard and take direction

We can provide you with;

  • A supportive and inclusive culture
  • A new bespoke designed kitchen
  • Lunch trades and tasting menus in an environment of excellence

This is a casual position within the vicinity of 15 hours a week from approximately 3.30 – 6.30 pm Thursday to Sunday, with the flexibility to work longer hours as required.

Please email a CV and cover letter, outlining your experience to

All enquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

Yangarra Estate Vineyard is a boutique McLaren Vale winery, situated 35 minutes south of Adelaide. Our intimate tasting room is set on our beautiful single vineyard estate amongst the vines. Yangarra is a reputable wine brand, specialising in premium Rhone varietal wines.

An exciting and rare opportunity for Cellar Door & Hospitality Supervisor has evolved due to internal promotion. Ideally suited to an ambitious candidate with the opportunity to own their own space. The right cultural fit is critical, you will be part of a highly supportive team and work with amazing staff.


  • Managing the day-to-day operations of our boutique cellar door
  • Hosting personalised cellar door tastings, winery tours and sales
  • Direct to consumer wine sales, stock management and logistics
  • Cellar door event implementation and execution
  • Organise and participate in consumer events, functions and tastings
  • Flexibility and ability to work 5 days, including some public holidays and weekend work


The candidate must have the following attributes:

  • Warm and hospitable personality
  • A passion for the wine industry, and a good understanding of wines
  • A strong work ethic, self discipline, communication skills and understands accountability
  • Hospitality experience highly desirable
  • Excellent records management and general office administration

Applications including resume and covering letter to be emailed to Sammi Davidson, Brand Manager at, and close Wednesday 28th February 2018.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Marketing Assistant

McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association

Only 45 minutes south of Adelaide in South Australia, McLaren Vale is home to sustainable winegrowing, world-class wines and culinary experiences, as well as pristine natural attractions and unparalleled tourism offerings.

The McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association is the peak representative body for all grape-growers, wine producers and tourism providers in one of Australia’s most valuable wine tourism regions – a combined representation of more than 550 businesses and over $500m in immediate farm-gate value.

The Association provides the major industries of the McLaren Vale region – wine, food and tourism – with a vision for the future in both domestic and international markets. The Association plays a crucial role in securing the region’s economic and environmental sustainability.

This crucial role requires a marketing graduate to assist the Marketing and Communications Manager and small MVGWTA team in executing the Association’s strategic plan for ‘brand McLaren Vale’.

Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, this part-time role will involve all aspects of strategic marketing and communications.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist in enhancing the national and international value of ‘brand McLaren Vale’ by supporting the Marketing & Communications Manager to implement various marketing and communications programs, events and activities
  • Provide effective, efficient and accurate administration of MVGWTA digital channels and assets, including management and maintenance of database management systems, CMS and social media
  • Build and reinforce ‘brand McLaren Vale’ by assisting with the implementation of marketing and communications campaigns that enhance the value of the region as both a tourism destination (consumer) and producer of fine wines (trade).

The successful candidate will possess the following qualities and experience:

  • A positive team player with a collaborative and easy manner
  • Excellent communication skills required to represent the Association and Brand McLaren Vale appropriately to all MVGWTA stakeholders
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Self-starting and proactive
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a marketing/communications related role
  • Demonstrated track record of efficient, effective and timely communications management
  • Demonstrated experience in management of multi-channel social media platforms
  • Knowledge of online database management systems and integrated EDM software
  • Experience and ability to create, design, and produce marketing campaigns including promotional activity implementation, print production, website maintenance, copywriting.
  • Graphic design experience (Adobe creative suite) - desirable, but not essential

This role will be appointed as a 12-month contract initially, and may be extended pending performance and the Association’s capacity.

This role is located in McLaren Vale; some intra and interstate travel may be required. A valid driver’s licence is required to fulfil this role.

To express your interest in this role, please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae to For a full role description, please click here.

Recruitment agencies need not apply. You must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 2nd March 2018.