Distillery Ambassador

Organisation: Edinburgh Gin Distillery

Salary: £10.74 per hour

Location: Edinburgh Gin

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Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd… ‘An international, entrepreneurial, brand-led, successful, sustainable and respected, family business’

Thanks for your interest in this opportunity with Ian Macleod Distillers. We own some exquisite brands such as Glengoyne, Rosebank, Tamdhu and Edinburgh Gin. If you haven’t already, please browse around our company internet pages, immerse yourself in our colourful history and sample the details of our brands. As we start to tantalise your taste buds and whet your appetite for a career here with us at Ian Macleod Distillers, you will really get to understand just why our team members and customers are indeed so passionate about all things Ian Macleod!


Setting the scene…

We are Ian Macleod Distillers (IMD), a fourth generation family owned and managed whisky and spirits business operating across the UK and internationally. We are producers of multi award winning premium whisky and gin with many other whiskies and spirits as part of our exquisite portfolio. Crafting Spirits With Passion, is what we do best… not only are we brand builders, but we are also producers, distributors and suppliers in B2B and B2C channels. We are a brand led, successful family business with our spirits (people and brands), at our very core. Driven by passion, enthusiasm and solid business values, we are a business you will want to take a look at!


Our opportunity…

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a fun, energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our family as one of our prestigious Distillery Ambassadors at our Edinburgh Gin distillery. As a Distillery Ambassador, you will be a true advocate of Edinburgh Gin, delivering engaging distillery tours and tastings, virtual experiences, retail and event work.

We have a multi award-winning premium gin and our visitor experience is rated on Trip Advisor as one of Scotland’s top-rated tourist attractions! Our Edinburgh Gin Distillery can be found in the bustling Westend of its home city.

We’re looking for…

– A charismatic individual with an outgoing personality
– Real passion for both our product and providing only the best and engaging experiences for our visitors, customers and consumers
– Confident public speaker as the role will involve you professionally bringing to life the guided experiences on a variety of platforms, including face to face and in a virtual setting
– An individual with superb interactive and social skills combined with social media skills and being comfortable using and engaging with different types of technologies
– Flexibility to support the events team and representing our brand at various event activities both on and off site
– Previous visitor centre experience is highly desirable, although full training is provided.
– A full clean UK driving licence
– With our distillery shop, previous retail experience is also desirable

Our Distillery Ambassador role is a varied and rewarding role so… if this type of role excites you then we’d love to hear from you!

The working pattern is flexible hours on an annualised basis and will include weekend and occasional evening work. We are an equal opportunities employer, however unfortunately due to the age of the premises the distillery is not currently wheelchair accessible.


Next steps…

To apply for this opportunity, click the apply now button to create your own recruitment account with us and submit your application and CV. Please remember that along with your CV, you will need to answer some key questions and submit a tailored cover letter, clearly outlining why your skills and previous experiences are a perfect fit to what we are looking for! This is your opportunity to make yourself stand out from the crowd!

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 do not miss out!

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Proudly supporting the #OpenToWork movement.

Ian Macleod Distillers (IMD) are proud members of the Scotch Whisky Association, Drink Aware and the Portman Group. In our individual IMD way, we endeavour to follow best practice to help shape our commitment to wider social responsibility and industry standards. We are advocates of promoting responsible selling and consumption of alcohol.

Application Deadline: Friday 08/04/2022