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August 2012 Data Released on 09.14.2012Winery Job Postings Increase 19% in AugustA flurry of job postings for winemaking positions, sales and marketing positions boosted the index by 19% over last August. Hospitality job postings fell, however.
Winery Job Index » Month 12 Months August 2011 152 19% 129 24% August 2012 181 160
The August 2012 increase in job postings was driven by a big increase in sales and marketing jobs. The sales and marketing index increased 65 percent from its level in August 2011.
About the Winejobs.com Index
The Winejobs.com Index provides a way to measure and compare trends in the wine job market. January 2007 is set with a base index of 100. The following months’ indexes reflect percentage changes since that base index, providing a quick way to gauge rises and drops in job postings. Derived from the leading online wine job board, these changes can be interpreted as industry-wide trends.