Work with us

Please see our current job vacancies outlined below.

Rathfinny Vineyard

Marketing Executive

We’re hiring a Marketing Executive to support the growth of our luxury global wine brand and Sussex wine tourism business.

We are looking for an exceptionally organised Marketing Executive with a particular passion for wine to join our small and agile in-house marketing team. You will take a largely executional role, supporting the marketing strategy and activities, creating content, and oiling the wheels of the everyday marketing functions.

We are looking for someone with at least three years’ experience in a similar role with a driver’s license and ability to commute to our East Sussex Vineyard.

Submit your current CV and covering letter addressing the job description to hr@rathfinnyestate.com

Rathfinny Winery Building
6 Month Contract

Cellar Hand

Rathfinny Wine Estate is looking for a cellar hand to fulfill a 6 month contract, assisting in the production of our world-class Sussex Sparkling wines.

The role involves:

  • Blending, clarification, filtration, stabilisation activity.
  • Tirage preparation and bottling for secondary alcoholic fermentation.
  • Laboratory work.
  • Fruit receival and press operations.
  • Vintage winery activities including racking, transfers, additions.
  • Primary and malolactic fermentation management including inoculations and cultures.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a winery and be able to handle all cellar and laboratory tasks. They will also be fit to handle pumps, hoses, grapes, bottles and additives (up to 16kg), be self-motivated and able to perform repetitive tasks at a good speed, have an eye for detail and confidence with record keeping and figures. They should also be enthusiastic about the production of Sussex Sparkling wines and enjoy working with a small team.

Submit your current CV and covering letter addressing the job description to hr@rathfinnyestate.com


Rathfinny harvest
Harvest only

Grape Pickers

With our grape harvest taking place during October, we are always on the lookout for keen fruit pickers. If you have never picked grapes before, no worries. We take on plenty of new hands every year.

More information will be released over the coming months, but in the meantime, please feel free to register your interest by signing up to our harvest recruitment newsletter.

For questions or further information, please contact vineyard@rathfinnyestate.com

Seasonal Hospitality
Hospitality Team Members

Front of House Team Members

We are looking for part-time Front of House Team members to join us at Rathfinny.

We are looking for part-time team members to join our growing team:

  • Full product and coffee training provided
  • 3-4 days a week available
  • Applicants must be willing to work some weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Own transport is essential due to the rural location of our Estate

For more information and to apply, please email your CV to HR@rathfinnyestate.com

Chef Chris Bailey Plating up on the Pass
Full time & part time

Chefs

We are looking for chefs to join our hospitality team at the Rathfinny Wine Estate as we continue to expand the catering offer across the Estate.

We are looking for flexible, hard-working staff who have a good attitude and a willingness to learn.

We can offer training, a stunning work location, flexible hours (part time and full time), exposure to cooking in one of Sussex’s finest hospitality offerings using some of the best ingredients available and a very good level of service charge on top of the hourly rate.

Various positions you could be working in:

If you are interested in applying or would like any more information, please send your CV to HR@rathfinnyestate.com

BCorp Employment Statement

As a business, we care about the environmental, social and economic impact we have on our employees, community and wider environment. We encourage all our employees to actively participate in our B Corp certification and the adoption of the highest standard in social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. The Rathfinny team will discuss our annual targets and as a permanent or temporary member of that team, you will be expected to contribute to them.