Careers

Benjamin Bridge strives to nurture not only healthy soils but healthy lives in a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming workplace. Our winery runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate team, and we value diversity in the people we hire, the people we work with, and the people we serve. Benjamin Bridge is an equal opportunity employer with a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination in our workplace.

1996 White Rock Road, Gaspereau NS, B4P 2R1
wines@benjaminbridge.com | 1.902.542.1560
 

Sales Coordinator - Full Time - Posted July 28, 2022

The role of Sales Coordinator is a permanent, full-time position. Benjamin Bridge is a growing farm winery located in rural Nova Scotia. It seeks an engaged, motivated and hardworking individual who is willing to go the extra mile and values family-run businesses. This individual will take a deep dive into all aspects of the winery and be part of great working culture.

Job Description:

  • Maintaining and providing sales statistics for sales team
  • Managing company email accounts and customer correspondents
  • Handling orders by managing email and phone correspondents
  • Developing and maintaining filing systems to maintain sales records and prepare reports
  • Coordinating deliveries
  • Support Sales Team as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A combination of at the office and remote work
  • Up-to-date on COVID vaccinations
  • Previous administrative experience is considered an asset
  • Previous experience in the alcohol industry is considered an asset
  • Ability to multi-task and to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to appropriately manage tasks and people
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable using Excel and Microsoft word
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • A kind team player

Compensation:

  • Disclosed upon interview.

To apply:
Benjamin Bridge
Attn: Alexandra MacMillan
1966 White Rock Road, Gaspereau, NS
Email: wines@benjaminbridge.com

Account Manager - Full Time - Posted July 28, 2022

Job Description:
We are looking for a passionate and outgoing individual to support our Wholesale team. You will be working with a senior manager, Head of Wholesale, and senior sales team members. 

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with existing on-premise accounts, retailers and partners
  • Plan and action a daily schedule for calls and in-store visits
  • Lead sales training for any retail, on-premise or additional partners
  • Coordinate and lead off-site events, trade shows and consumer tastings
  • Controls business expenses in collaboration with the manager
  • Travel to different markets to represent the brand (Atlantic)
  • Support company sales objectives to increase market share and distribution
  • Promotes positive working relationships across the company
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A combination of at the office and remote work
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Up-to-date on COVID vaccinations
  • 2 years of sales experience preferred
  • Previous experience in the alcohol or grocery industry considered an asset
  • Ability to multi-task and to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to appropriately manage tasks and people
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • A kind team player

Compensation:

  • Salary disclosed upon interview.

To apply:
Benjamin Bridge
Attn: Alexandra MacMillan
1966 White Rock Road, Gaspereau, NS
Email: wines@benjaminbridge.com

Delivery Driver & Merchandiser - Full Time - Posted July 22, 2022

Job Description:
We are looking for a team-player who would thrive in a fast-paced environment with exceptional interpersonal skills and is passionate about working for a small agri-business. Wholesale sales from our farm winery have proved to be an important channel for our small business, one which we anticipate will rapidly grow in the coming weeks.

  • Full time, permanent position starting immediately.
  • 6-month probationary period
  • 40 hours / week

This entry-level position will be primarily focused on working with our wholesale and ecommerce sales teams to deliver orders to retailers and customers across the province, and do on-shelf merchandising. This job involves safely operating our fleet vehicles; providing friendly communication to our customers in-person, via email and phone; working efficiently and effectively with our wholesales team; and supporting the warehouse operations.
As a small, fast-paced business we all do many jobs and so this position would also require the candidate to be able to shift to work in our winery, production facility and supporting our hospitality team. Education and experience are not required if the candidate is friendly and eager to learn.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • transportation to and from work (Berwick),
  • willingness to drive long distances with overnight stays within the province,
  • clean driving record and valid, full driver’s license,
  • able to lift up 50 lbs / 22 kg,
  • highly detail oriented with excellent record keeping,
  • strong interpersonal skills and a team player,
  • self-motivated and can work independently,
  • ability to adapt to various tasks in a fast-paced environment, and,
  • customer service experience.
  • Must be over the age of 19.

Compensation:

  • Robust health, wellness benefits, with 3-month waiting period.
  • Smartphone provided.
  • Salary disclosed upon interview.

To apply:
Benjamin Bridge
Attn: Alexandra MacMillan
1966 White Rock Road, Gaspereau, NS
Email: wines@benjaminbridge.com

Production Support - Posted June 9, 2022

Production Support Team Members are a vital part of our business, allowing us to fulfill retail and wholesale demand for our Nova Scotia grown wines. We are looking for a team-player with strong attention to detail and a preference for physical work.

This entry-level position will be primarily focused on readying our wines for market, including bottling, labelling, and packaging bottled wine into cartons, as well as preparing pallets of wine for shipment. As a small, fast-paced business we all often do many jobs and so this position would also require the candidate to be able to shift to support other areas of the business, including deliveries or vineyard. 

  • Full time, starting immediately (at least 35 hours per week)
  • Health benefits after three-month waiting period
  • Probationary period of three months from start date
  • Starting wage of $16.00, with opportunity for advancement

Required:

  • transportation to and from work,
  • detail oriented,
  • a kind and energetic team player, who can also work independently,
  • ability to adapt to various tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • ability to lift at least 50 lbs and to provide a sustained effort with repetitive tasks
  • criminal background check 

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are requested to use masks while inside the warehouse.
PPE like gloves, masks and hand-sanitizers are available in several points in our warehouse.

To apply:

Benjamin Bridge 

Attn: Eric Ferraro

1966 White Rock Road, Gaspereau, NS*

Email: wines@benjaminbridge.com

IRAP Vineyard Research Student - Posted May 30, 2022

The role of IRAP Vineyard Research Student is full-time hourly position running for 15 weeks in the summer & fall of 2022. Benjamin Bridge is a growing farm winery located in rural Nova Scotia.  It seeks an engaged, motivated and hardworking individual who is willing to go the extra mile and values family-run businesses. This individual will take a deep dive in all aspects of the vineyards and be part of a great working culture.

Job Description

  • Count & map vineyard blocks
  • Collect & collate vineyard data 
  • Field drains & Soil moisture monitoring
  • Collect soil, petiole, leaf and wood samples for further analysis
  • Literature review
  • Maturity monitoring of grapes
  • Crop measurements at harvest
  • Assist with harvest
  • Becoming knowledgeable in all aspects of the data being collected & providing weekly updates to supervisors of the IRAP project.
  • At times, may be asked to take on tasks outside of the job description

Requirements & Qualifications: 

  • Transportation to and from work* (with some flexibility to work from home)
  • Up-to-date on COVID vaccinations
  • Student or recent university graduate
  • Ability to multi-task and to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to appropriately manage tasks
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment 
  • A kind team player

Compensation & benefits – disclosed upon interview

To apply:

Benjamin Bridge 

Attn: Alexandra MacMillan

1966 White Rock Road, Gaspereau, NS*

Email: wines@benjaminbridge.com