Brown-Forman Distillery Host - Slane Distillery in Meath, Ireland
Who is Brown-Forman?
For nearly 150 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Chambord, BenRiach, GlenDronach, Slane and Fords Gin. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by approximately 4,700 employees and sold in more than 170 countries worldwide.
Created with the barrel-raising art and whiskey-making expertise of the Brown Family and born on the historic grounds of the Conyngham Family, our award-winning Slane Whiskey brings the legacies of two historic families together for generations to come.
Meaningful Work From Day One
The Distillery Host functions as an ambassador for the distillery and brand, providing quality guest experience to those visiting Slane. This role includes conducting tours through the distillery and tastings as required for all internal and external trade, distributor and bartender groups alongside supporting the public guest experience.
What You Can Expect
Conduct tours of the production facilities and tasting experiences for guests visiting Slane homeplace.
Host brand education visits for internal groups and trade visits including but not limited to distributors, media, on and off trade guests.
Provide a complete guest experience for public tours including: welcome host, story telling, and retail clerk.
Prepare and serve drinks including cocktails and hot drinks within the bar area.
Promote sales of products through the retail shop and use of POS retail software.
Work with Homeplace Manager to continue developing tour scripts and SOPs for training.
Support training to all temporary/seasonal tour guides and hosts.
Host events held at day or night and weekends/holidays as required.
Ensure the Slane Homeplace is kept clean, tidy and free from hazards at all time.
Drive safety initiatives. Ensure that safe working conditions exist and that all programs and policies are effectively implemented and practiced.
Ensure compliance with BF quality policies, standards, and systems.
Support sales and marketing teams when required.
Respond to emails, letters, phone calls and other individual requests as requested.
What You Bring to the Table
Willing to work a rotating schedule to cover a 7-day/week operation, which includes day and evening work, including holidays.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with people at all levels including internal and external; management groups; sales, marketing.
Demonstrated time management and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. (case of whisky).
Previous experience in a collaborative team environment.
Fluent in English.
Nothing Better in the Market
Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to offer our people a Premium Experience to ensure our sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay & bonus based on individual and company performance. We offer a range of benefits that reflect company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.
At Slane Distillery, we can offer a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to, medical insurance, product samples, private pension plan and vacation days above the statutory, along with global career opportunities.
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Marketing
Req ID: JR-00004685