Grower Relations Administrator/Graduate Position


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Company: Villa Maria Estate Limited


Uploaded: 02 March 2023

Closes: 02 April 2023

Grower Relations Administrator/Graduate Position

About Us

We are all about authenticity and transparency here, so rather than bombard you with corporate jargon – here’s the real Indevin:

  • We are a good ol’ Kiwi company who is proud to be a wine industry leader and we have years of hard work to thank for it.
  • Our business is proudly spearheaded by the Villa Maria Brand.
  • We take our work, but not ourselves, too seriously.
  • We grow grapes and create wines that become international market leaders (that’s no small task).
  • We work with people from all over the world because our diversity makes us stronger.
  • We are very passionate about what we do. We love wine, sharing our knowledge and making Indevin an inspiring place to work.

The Role 

Based in Marlborough, the purpose of this role is to provide a high level of administrative support to the Grower Relationship Team, to ensure an excellent customer experience and service delivery to our external Growers as well as supporting the Grower Relationship Team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Comprehensive administrative support to the Grower Team
  • Maintain and update pricing and payment schedules
  • Prepare vine supply agreements as required
  • Act as a champion for the Grower Portal, updating content as required. Be the main contact for resolving issues and provide Portal training to Growers as required
  • Update and maintain Grower contracts as required
  • Update internal viticulture databases and systems as required
  • Running reports, exporting data and data analysis 
  • Preparing purchase orders
  • Assist with planning and delivery of Grower events and functions
  • Provide Harvest administration preparation and support as required
  • Coordinate production and delivery of Grower signage as required
  • Reconciliation Grower Team expenses 
  • Participation in key Grower projects as required
  • Provide Arc GIS support
  • Maintain and update the Grower Database as required

Reporting to the Grower Relationship Manager, this role is pivotal in ensuring the smooth running of our Grower Team. This is a varied role which will also require a high level of attention to detail and well-developed organizational skills. 

About You

The successful candidate may be a recent Viticulture Graduate or have at least 3 years’ experience working at Viticulture administration role, or in a role that displays similar responsibilities. 

Other skills you will possess include:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication 
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Suite
  • Problem solving and inductive reasoning
  • Commercial acumen/contract management experience
  • Self-starting with a high degree of initiative and flexibility

What’s in it for You? 

If you’re looking for a role that will keep you challenged, feeling energized and like you are a valued part of business success, then this is the role for you!

Our priority and investment in the wellbeing, development and diversity of our people is core to our purpose. You will be cared for, remunerated well, and supported in your career aspirations. 

Oh, and did we mention we’re in the business of making wine?! That in itself is a reason to join our team! 

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Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

  • For information about the Marlborough wine region, click here.

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