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Beverage/Mixology Specialist Part-Time

Posted April 6, 2021

Miraval Austin
Austin, TX
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Description

More than a spa resort, health retreat, or luxury hotel, Miraval Austin is an unrivaled wellbeing space that puts purpose and people at our core, serving as a catalyst for changing lives and celebrating individuality. We are currently seeking part time Beverage/mixology specialists share our Vision – to be the most imaginative, authentic and meaningful wellness experience. This Specialist is accountable for facilitating beverage programming in the form of hands-on instruction, workshops, and presentations as well as providing one-on-one consultation services to help Miraval guests discover balance and nurture wellbeing. This includes beverage programming including but not limited to beer, spirits tastings, mixology lessons (primary), wine and non-alcoholic beverages such as coffee and tea (secondary). We are looking for a creative mind with the desire to learn, teach and provide exceptional and personable classes with the concepts of mindfulness and well-being at the forefrontA sommelier certification is required for this role.

As part of the Hyatt and Miraval family, we offer a complete benefits package including:

  • Robust PTO.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance for full-time colleagues
  • Free parking and colleague meal.
  • Complementary and discount Hyatt nights.
  • Use of facilities, ability to participate in classes, and discounts on Spa services.
  • 401(k) and ESPP. 

Miraval Austin’s Life in Balance Spa is honored to receive not only one, but two distinguished awards in 2020 – North America’s Best Resort Spa and Texas’ Best Resort Spa. We are seeking candidates who are driven and committed to helping us achieve continued success. Miraval colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it is career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you. 

Miraval Austin demonstrates a relentless commitment to a creating a safe working environment for all colleagues and guests with comprehensive protocols and training. Current procedures in our spa include:

  • Accredited as a Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ Facility which recognizes Miraval Austin as a showcase example of commitment to ensuring a clean, safe, and healthy environment for our employees, customers, and stakeholders.
  • All Colleagues required to complete a wellness screening and temperature check upon arrival for their shift.
  • All colleagues required to wear masks at all times, in addition to other PPE (gloves, smocks, faceshields, etc.) as required by their position.
  • Guests must wear masks inside (with minimal exceptions) and outside if they are not able to socially distance.

Essential Functions

  • Provide a variety of lectures, workshops and classes for Miraval guests
  • Provide one-on-one guest consultations on lifestyle issues
  • Maintain materials used in facilitation of programs
  • Develop new curriculum, as well as manage changes and improvements to existing programs based on current research
  • Manage attendance numbers for facilitated classes 
  • Participate in additional Miraval programs as needed
  • Must be able to respond to a wide variety of individual guest needs in the areas of lifestyle management:
  • be familiar with health and wellness issues and be able to respond appropriately
  • be familiar with community, national and international resources for a variety of guest needs
  • be able to relate empathically and helpfully to individual guests 
  • be able to meaningfully facilitate groups and workshops
  • possess good communication and public speaking skills
  • understand, practice and model mindfulness
  • Fulfills marketing requests (article requests, blog posts, etc.)

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Polished and professional physical presentation, appropriate for brand representation
  • Computer proficiency including effective use of email, routine database activity, word processing, graphics and spreadsheets 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 
  • Impeccable service skills with keen ability to foster and grow client relationships 
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in facilitating beverage programs, preferably in a hotel or restaurant setting
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About this Employer

Miraval Austin

13500 Farm to Market Road 2769
Austin, TX 78726

(512) 258-7243

120 Room Resort

www.miraval-austin.com

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Our Resort

Surrounded by protected lands full of ancient live oaks and hills and free of any outside distractions, you can now embrace the Miraval spirit outside of its flagship Tucson location. 

Where 220 acres offer an imaginative array of Miraval's signature luxurious spa services, outdoor activities, equine and culinary experiences as well as new programming that incorporates Austin's culture and attributes.