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Gift Shop Associate

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.

 

We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. During COVID-19, Sazerac distilleries began producing hand sanitizer for some of the world’s largest organizations in healthcare, government, military, retail, distribution, airline, pharma, and banking. Also, during this time, while many companies are wading through uncertainty, Sazerac is poised for acquisition and growth – recently acquiring 18 more brands, two companies and a distillery.

 

Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Company/Location Overview

Barton 1792 Distillery is a family-owned company based in Nelson County, Kentucky, whose rich distilling tradition dates back to 1789. Barton 1792 is a fully operational distillery producing bourbon, rye, and corn whiskey on site and bottling more than 60 labels. www.1792bourbon.com

 

Job Description/Responsibilities

Barton 1792 Distillery is seeking a Gift Shop Associate to work Friday and Saturday every other weekend.  Successful Gift Shop Associates strive to make every consumer contact an influential raving fan of the Barton 1792 Distillery and its Bourbon! Provide exceptional customer service to all Barton 1792 visitors. Encourage tour visitors to visit the gift shop, make suggestions for purchases and help visitors to locate their desired items. Monitor inventory in the gift shop and re-stock as necessary. Partner with other tour guides and gift shop associates to generate revenues and raving fans of the Barton 1792 Distillery and bourbon. Successful candidate must have strong communication skills; ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights and weekends). Customer service/retail and or tourism experience preferred. This position is needed to work at least 2 Saturdays per month and weekdays as needed.

 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time: Must
  • Ability to project a professional image: Must
  • Experience dealing with VIP guests: Preferred
  • Good physical health. For example; capable of working on your feet, sitting, climbing stairs and ladders, bending, kneeling, and squatting.: Must
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent: Must
  • Willingness to travel.: Must
  • Good physical health, capable of working on feet: Must
  • At least 21 years of age: Must
  • Experience in customer service, retail: Preferred
  • Tourism experience: Preferred

Sazerac and its affiliates engage in personnel decisions and administer our personnel policies without regard to race, religion or creed, color, sex or gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We affirm in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws.

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