Merliance—the alliance of Long Island producers of quality merlot and merlot-based blends—seeks an Executive Director to run its non-profit trade association. The group, formerly known as Long Island Merlot Alliance, needs to replace Donnell Brown, who has left the group to become SeniorMarketing Manager at Wolffer Estate.

From the announcement:

[box_light]Our Executive Director will work from home on a part-time basis (approximately 16 hours/week), ensuring our organization runs smoothly, gains stature and new members, achieves our marketing and research goals, and annually produces our cooperative blend, also called Merliance. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter, capable of/comfortable with working independently from home, has good communication and people skills, and excellent organizational and project management skills. Please have at least 5 years’ prior experience in PR/marketing/communications, and Web and social media skills. Experience in the wine industry is preferred, and experience in grantwriting is a plus.[/box_light]

To request a detailed job description and/or apply, please send resume and cover letter to Donnell Brown, dbrown@longislandmerlot.com.

To learn more about Merliance, visit www.longislandmerlot.com.