working at vanguard wines means growth, quality, and partnership
Working at Vanguard Wines means being part of a greater community that values not only great wines, but collaboration and integrity.
We are a company who is keen on ever-lasting education, so we implement tools for our team to learn, grow, and improve their skillsets and knowledge. We value quality, when it comes to wine and when it comes to our culture. And most importantly, we care– about how our actions affect the Vanguard experience, and of course, about each employee's journey and support.
Learn our core values
Our core values reflect how we aim to do business with our partners and how we connect with our team. We are guided by these values in our daily efforts, growing our company culture, and in the way we create bridges to connect the right wine for each person.
commit to the team
We collaborate to learn, grow, and succeed. Our individual contributions build upon each other to reach shared goals, much like the elements of bottled wine harmonize to reach greatness.
Individual accountability leads to team success. We're deeply aware of our actions and reflect on the way they influence outcomes. We aren't afraid to ask questions or learn from mistakes.
work with urgency
We do whatever it takes to uphold our promises. We earn trust by maintaining reliability, prioritizing quality, and delivering to plan.
We believe there is always something new to learn. Everyone has a story to tell. Every business has a purpose. Every bottle of wine has an experience to offer. Our thirst for uncovering more everyday brings opportunity to create more meaningful connections.
live the mission
We're inspired by the people and places that produce wine at the highest level of quality. We're passionate about what we do and have fun educating others. Our expertise and positivity set us apart.
See where you Fit
Can't find what you're looking for?
We may not be currently hiring at all times, but we're always interested in connecting with those who are passionate about wine for future opportunities. If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please fill out our online application and you will be added to our pool of candidates.
More than a job – Benefits and Support
We value support when it comes to our team. That's why it's important for us to share the various options and benefits we offer our team.
Private health insurance
Full-time employees are eligible for healthcare coverage.
Training sessions, team education workshops, quarterly company addresses
Contributions to retirement and 401K savings.
You will receive company-provided workspace equipment.
Competitive commission rewards for sales achievements.
Enjoy discounted prices for personal purchases of products on our shelves.
Employee referral program
Financial rewards offered to current employees who refer a full- or part-time hire.
Develop and build skills through collaboration with leadership.
Did you get an interview? Here's what to expect from our interview process.
A hint for success: come as you are! We are excited to learn about your professional experience, but we always are excited to learn more about you as a person.
General screening call with our HR Lead
If you are moved forward, you will then have a 30-45 minute interview with the position's department lead.
If you are moved forward, you will have a 60 minute interview with our Leadership panel.
Do you have some questions? – FAQ
Here are some answers for your frequently asked questions about working at Vanguard Wines.
I got a job offer! Now what?All employment offers are contingent upon our receipt of your signed employment agreement letter, and the passing of a pre-employment background check and drug screening.
What should I wear for my in-person interview?Our Columbus office dress code is business casual. If you would wear it to a professional networking event, it’s appropriate for our office!
What is the timeline for making a hire?We put a strong emphasis on putting the right people in the right seats. We want to make sure the fit is right for us and for you. We try to keep the process to no more than a month but will do what is necessary to ensure a successful hire!
How can I send a follow up thank you to my interviewers?Your recruiter can provide the names and contact information of your interviewers if you’d like to send thank you notes.
What steps are included in the hiring process?A first-round screening call will take place with our HR Lead (usually 15 minutes to a half hour). The second round is an interview with the position’s department lead, either by phone, Zoom, or in person. The third and final round is an in-person interview in Columbus, OH with our leadership panel.
How should I submit my resume?You can apply for a specific position on our Careers page, use our online application form, or send your resume directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should I ask questions?Thoughtful questions demonstrate your level of understanding, your interest, and your passions, so don’t hold back. Your interview(s) is/are an opportunity for you to get to know us, too.