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Join a winning team

Careers at

Join a winning team

Interested in joining our family of wine nuts?

We’ve travelled from Bolton to Bordeaux to Barossa and everywhere in between since 1969, going further than anyone else to find great wines for our customers. We go off the beaten track to find unsung winemakers and unexpected places because they’re the inspiration for the best stories and the tastiest wines.

We are people people. We’re wine nuts, pure and simple! When we’re not out there finding great wines, we’re enjoying them just like our customers.

We have great working culture here and there are plenty of opportunities for growth and development at all levels.

So, if you love adventure as much as we do and are ready to start a new one, we’d love to hear from you.

Check out our current vacancies below.

Retail Wine Advisor

Work as a team with the rest of the store, Area Managers and Ops to focus on achieving weekly, monthly and yearly sales, margin and stock targets.

  • Role: Permanent - Full time
  • Location: Beaconsfield
  • Posted: 06/06/2022
  • Expires: 14/06/2022

CRM Operations Co-ordinator

To support the delivery of CRM campaigns across our customer communication platforms, with a specific focus on email creation.

  • Role: Permanent - Full time
  • Location: Theale based with flexible hybrid working
  • Posted: 29/04/2022
  • Expires: 14/06/2022

CRM Operations Executive

You will deliver CRM campaigns across our customer communication platforms and optimize the efficiency, quality and performance of CRM campaigns and operational processes.

  • Role: Full time - Maternity cover - 9 months
  • Location: Theale based with flexible hybrid working
  • Posted: 11/05/2022
  • Expires: 14/06/2022

Events Assistant

We are currently looking to recruit an Events Assistant on a permanent full-time basis. Be part of a small, fun team dedicated to providing exceptional customer service for wine events. To take responsibility for the expansion of private hires over the weekend, as well as pre-event customer experience and supporting the team in delivering wine events.

Please send CV and covering letter to charlotte.wilson@directwines.com

  • Role: Permanent - Full time (will inc some weekends)
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 19/05/2022
  • Expires: 30/06/2022

Wine Sales Adviser

The Outbound Wine Sales Adviser team is a real cornerstone of Averys personalised approach and service. The team consists of a motivated group of empowered, independent, wine-knowledgeable Advisers who deliver the ultimate in personalised customer service and significant incremental sales. We are looking for a highly self-motivated, dedicated, target-focused individual, with a real passion and knowledge for sales and wine to join the team. This will be a significant step forward for those who wish to develop their careers in wine or sales.

  • Role: Permanent - Full time
  • Location: Bristol (Hybrid)
  • Posted: 19/05/2022
  • Expires: 30/06/2022

Find us

Head Office
One Waterside Drive
Arlington Business Park
Theale, Berkshire

Phone: 03330 148 168

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Core benefits

  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Rewarding and fully inclusive company bonus
  • Expansive choice of flexible benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Wine education (WSET)
  • Generous staff discount
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • Staff visits to vineyards
  • Life assurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Nudge financial education

Catherine Ryder

I work as part of The Wine Buying Team to ensure our wines look as great as they taste and the labels meet legal requirements. I get to speak with colleagues and suppliers all over the world (occasionally visit them) and also try lots of new wines on a regular basis - it's really not a bad job at all!

(Editor's note - Catherine also organises the popular office 'cake club'!)

Daisy Shepherdson

It's been over 10 years since I nervously started my first job in the wine world. In that time I've moved through the ranks, from call centre to Marketing and eventually Merchandising where I lead our promotional merchandising team. My personal highlight so far? Being part of the team that won Best Wine Retailer and Best Online Retailer at the International Wine Challenge. Oh and you really can't beat our weekly Friday tastings. Why work anywhere else?

Richard Ollerenshaw

I started work at Laithwaites back in 1998. Since then I've seen the company grow and develop in all kinds of ways, many of which I would like to think have helped shaped and develop me. In fact, I met my wife through Laithwaites and we've gained many good friends along the way. The company continues to be family led and to this day still retains its passion for delivering great wine - in every sense of the word.

Stephanie Voisin

I started out at Laithwaites as a summer temp 16 years ago and since then I've been a Wine Advisor, Wine Advisor Team Manager, Wine Advisor Campaign Planner and now I am a Business Analyst within IT. I consider myself really fortunate to have worked at Laithwaites for so long - I've been able to progress my career at the same time as growing my family and have made some great friends along the way.

Data Protection

During the recruitment process we may collect, store and process personal information about applicants and we recognise the need to treat this information in an appropriate and lawful manner. The information, which may be held on paper, on a computer or other media is subject to the current GDPR regulations. In respect of your personal data, if you consider any regulations have not been followed please raise the matter with us.

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