Online retailers joining holiday hiring spree
Leading online retailer Wine.com has an aggressive hiring plan for the upcoming holiday season.
The company says it plans to hire at least 800 new employees, including a mix of permanent and seasonal, full-time and part-time positions in its fulfillment centers and customer service operations.
This represents a 20 percent increase over last year's hiring, and reflects the strong and accelerated growth the company has been experiencing in recent years.
"We will sell, ship and service an average of a million dollars of wine per day during the month of December," said Rich Bergsund, CEO of Wine.com. "We're looking for people with high energy and positive attitudes to come join the Wine.com team and help deliver the stellar experience our customers have grown to expect."
Wine.com Fulfillment Centers will be hiring experienced Team Leads and training entry-level staff in receiving, pick/pack, quality control and inventory management. Positions are available in the company's six regional fulfillment centers across the country.
Wine.com Customer Service will be hiring experienced and entry level staff for its call centers in Berkeley, Calif. and Westbury, N.Y. – as well as remote Customer Service and Live Chat Wine Recommendation agents.
Wine.com is the nation's leading online wine retailer, offering selection, guidance and convenience not found in brick and mortar stores. The company provides its customers access to the world's largest wine store, with live chat wine experts available 7 days a week on its mobile and full websites.
Wine.com delivers in 1-2 days to most addresses, offering date-certain delivery and the convenience of shipping to over 10,000 Walgreens and FedEx Office local pickup sites. The company's popular StewardShip program provides unlimited wine delivery and exclusive access to new releases for $49 per year.