Distillery Ambassador (Glengoyne)
Organisation: Ian MacLeod Distillers
Salary: £12.00 per hour
Location: Glengoyne Distillery
Do you have a passion for whisky and a dedication to provide an exceptional visitor experience in one of Scotland’s top-rated tourist attractions? Well, we may just have the perfect role for you…
Since 1833, we have been making our wonderful malt whisky… We have a multi award-winning premium whisky and our visitor experience is rated on Trip Advisor as one of Scotland’s top-rated tourist attractions! Nestled in a beautiful and picturesque setting just north of Glasgow, stands our beautiful Glengoyne Distillery. At the heart of our brand, product and experience are our people… it’s our people who make the magic happen!
We currently have opportunities for experienced, hardworking and reliable individuals to join the Glengoyne family within our visits team, in the role of Distillery Ambassador. As part of our visits team you will be responsible for providing our visitors with a world class experience through the delivery of immersive and engaging experiences.
We’re looking for someone who is charismatic, can use their own initiative, has a positive work attitude and a strong focus on providing an exceptional visitor experience. Our experience offering is varied and our visitors come from all over the world to learn about Glengoyne whisky, so the ability to adapt and build rapport with different groups is essential. Typical daily tasks include hosting tours of the distillery, guiding guests through in-person or online tastings, and assisting with the preparation and clearing down of experience spaces on-site.
The visitor centre typically operates between 10.00 – 18.00, seven days per week however, this is dependent on the needs of the business and hours may vary in line with consumer demand. We are looking for individuals who can be flexible.
Glengoyne is located North of Glasgow on the A81 at Dumgoyne, and it is anticipated that applicants should be within commuting distance of the distillery and ideally with their own transport given the remote location. In addition, given the industry and product we service, to be considered for a role applicants must be aged 18 or over. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate that they currently have the required documents to live and work in the UK.
Glengoyne is part of Ian Macleod Distillers, an entrepreneurial, family owned whisky and spirits business who own other premium and luxury brands such as Edinburgh Gin, Tamdhu, Smokehead, to name but a few! ‘Crafting Spirits With Passion’ is what we do best. This is a rewarding role with a competitive hourly rate and excellent staff benefits. If this role appears to be ‘right up your street’, then we’d love to hear from you…
Please note, this is an open application window therefore we may close the advert at any point depending on the candidate applications received so our recommendation is that you apply early to ensure you don’t miss out!