lunes, 8 de diciembre de 2014

How to Write a Curriculum Vitae / Resume for the Wine Industry



HOW TO WRITE A CURRICULUM VITAE / RESUME FOR THE WINE INDUSTRY

A CV Curriculum Vitae (or Resume in the USA) is a one or two page summary of your personal details, education, skills, achievements, work experience and interests. Your CV's purpose is to get an interview where you can sell yourself. A successful CV should be simple, concise and easy to read. It should be written with the prospective job in mind.

A CV should include:
- PERSONAL DETAILS: Name, address, telephone, email, date of birth, nationality...
- PERSONAL STATEMENT: A brief summary of your status and personality, relevant to the job you are applying for.
- EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Including dates and places.
- WORK EXPERIENCE: Including detailed data relevant to the job you are applying for
- LANGUAGES: Specify your command of languages: level, certification,
etc.
- INTERESTS AND HOBBIES:
- OTHER INFORMATION: Any other information that has not been included before and can be relevant for the job i.e.: driving licence, own car, computer skills...
- REFERENCES/REFEREES: Two people that know you professionally so that they can give reference about your work when asked; you should provide as much information as possible about them (email, telephone, work address, etc) so that your future employer can contact them easily.

CURRICULUM VITAE - PEDRO BENITO SÁEZ URBINA

– Personal details:
Email: pedro@urbinavinos.com

Date of birth: 31 Jan 1979. 

Marital status: Single

– Personal statement:
I am self-motivated and hardworking. I have initiative and can work as part of a team. I have excellent communication and leadership skills and I am good at solving problems.

– Education:
2004-2005 Technician in wine making: I.E.S Duques de Najera, Logroño (La Rioja - Spain)
1999-2003 BS Business Administration / Marketing - Business Studies (San Jose State University, San Jose, USA)
1998-1999 Ukiah High School, USA

– Professional Experience:
2014 Appointed new member of the "Cofradía del Vino de Rioja".
2012 Partner of the "Diario La Rioja". Spreading  the culture of wine, with a full page every week. Seventh oldest newspaper in Spain that publishes and distributes since 1889, with a current circulation of about 16,000 copies a day.
2010 Appointed member of the "Association of sommeliers from Rioja".
2009 Nominated Golden Nose of La Rioja (The most prestigious sommelier competition in Spain): Over 400 working professionals attend each year to become the new Golden Nose.
2006 Appointed member of the Committees Tasting the Regulatory Council of the Denomination of Origin Rioja.
2005-2014 Bodegas Urbina (La Rioja - Spain): Head of Sales; Development and production of wine; Maintenance of the vineyard.
2003-2004 Frey Vineyards (California - USA): Organization and presentation of wine tastings; Representative at trade shows; Winemaking and wine production; Maintenance Vineyard

ADVANTAGES OF THE DIFFERENT WINE JOBS

1. Vintner: You are creating something beautiful. Is artistic in nature, it feels good.
2. Wine Shop Owner: You interact with people, good social and network life.
3. Vineyard Owner: You are in contact with nature, is healthy, good physical work.
4. Tasting Room Host: You interact with people, good social and network life.
5. Sommelier: Always looking for the best foods and wines. It is great and fun.
6. Vineyard Worker: You are in contact with nature, is healthy, good physical work.
7. Cellar Manager: You lift a lot of barrels, wine cases, etc. Good for your muscles.
8. Wine Tour Guide: You interact with people, good social and network life.
9. Wine Club Owner / Manager: You always work indoors, with the comfort of air conditioning or heating systems, and you write about the things you like the most.
10. Cooper: You are creating something beautiful. Is artistic in nature, it feels good.

SPEAKING ABOUT YOURSELF AND OUR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

- What do you do?
- My name is Elisa Errea. I work for Codorn'iu as a Fine Wine Specialist. How about you?
- My name is Pedro Benito. I work as a winemaker in the Rioja Valley in Spain. Nice to meet you, Elisa.

Ways of explaining our occupation:
- I am in charge of...
- I am responsible for...
- I take care of...
- I deal with...
- I am in the ... department I look after.

- Occupations:
Wine-grower (owner); Vintner; Winemaker; Sommelier; Buyer; Consultant/Adviser; Sales representative (Rep); Foreman (encargado); Cellar master; Sales representative; Sales manager; Assistant winemaker; Brand manager; Export manager; Communication manager; Agricultural engineer.

- Places: Winery; Cellar; Vineyard; Vine cooperative; Wine cooperative; Wine growing estate (gran explotación vitícola); Laboratory; Headquarters; Offices; Viticultural school; Specialised shop.

- Fields of work: Viticulture, vine growing; Winemaking; Oenology / Enology; Winery and cellar management; Sales; Training, education; Export; Administration; Hospitality; Education.

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