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Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including 1792, 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

Welcome to Barton 1792 Distillery, Barton Brands of Kentucky.  Our proud heritage dates back to 1879 with the founding of the Tom Moore Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky.  Renamed Barton 1792 Distillery, we continue to produce the highest quality spirits for over 130 years. 

 

In 2009, we became a part of Sazerac Company which was established in 1850 and is a leading U.S. spirits supplier, with the world's most decorated distillery, and a portfolio of award-winning brands.  Sazerac is an independent, family owned company; we attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people.

Job Description/Responsibilities

Barton Brands of Kentucky is seeking Part-time Distillery Tour Guides.  Below is an overview of the responsibilities:

  • Strive to make every consumer contact an influential raving fan of the Barton Brands Distillery and it's bourbon!
  • Lead accurate, informative and fun tours
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all Barton Brands visitors
  • Encourage tour visitors to visit the gift shop, make suggestions for purchases and help visitors to locate their desired items
  • Partner with other tour guides and gift shop associates to generate revenues and raving fans of the Barton Brands Distillery and bourbon

Qualifications/Requirements

Required

  • High School diploma or GED equivalentility
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Professionalism and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to meet the physical requirement of the role, such as, working on feet for 8 hours, sitting, climbing stairs and ladders, bending, kneeling, and squatting

Preferred

  • Experience in customer service and retail
  • Tourism experience

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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