Posted
15-Feb-2024
Job type
Full time
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Aberfeldy
Function
Operations
Reporting Line
Experiential Manager
On-site/Remote
On-site
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type
Permanent

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

YOUR OPPORTUNITY
Brand Home Hosts are an integral part of the team at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery, providing a consistent exceptional quality of customer care across admissions, tours, retail, bar and catering. Event and VIP hosting may also be included.

Guides must reflect our incredible brands in everything they do, whilst observing Safety, Quality and Sustainability standards to ensure that Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery is a responsible and successful part of Bacardi.

ABOUT YOU
We are looking for people who can deliver an exceptional experience for all our guests, exceeding their expectations and taking pride in educating them on our whiskies like a founder. 

You should be fearless in taking initiative to keep visitors safe and happy, whilst being flexible in a very fast paced environment.

Teamwork is essential, you need to support the whole team like a family in our exciting and varied distillery environment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

RESPONSIBILITIES - WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE
  • Conduct distillery tours ensuring that key messages and safety procedures are included in every experience. Communicate our incredible story and inspire people to love our brands.
  • Give an exceptional welcome, help guests to understand our tour options and to select the one most appropriate for their interest level. Handle general enquiries and clearly explain the tour process (timing, access rules, etc).  
  • Engage with visitors in our shop to ensure recommendations are suitable and sales uphold the 5 licensing objectives. Restock, merchandise and clean the shop to the highest standards.
  • Prepare and serve food/dinks in our café, following food hygiene and quality training. Support, recycling, wastage and stock rotation targets. Ensure the café displays the highest standards – food displays, clearing tables, potwash, etc.
  • Ensure the bar is the heart of the Brand Home, showcasing our wonderful whiskies in tasting flights and cocktails. Support the 5 licensing objectives at all times and take chances for continuous knowledge development.
  • Assist with the co-ordination and implementation of events (both internal and external) to reflect our brands and promote them to a wide audience.
  • Put the safety of our guests, the team and yourself at the centre of everything you do. Understand and comply with Safety, Quality and Sustainability legislation, support audits and report any concerns.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY
  • Experience delivering excellent Customer Service in a top-quality hospitality environment. Recognising that human interactions are key to delivering an excellent experience.
  • Experience communicating with people from around the world and with different access requirements. Ability to balance different needs so that everyone has an outstanding experience.
  • Sales experience with the ability to understand a customer’s needs and confidence make appropriate recommendations.
  • Food hygiene experience understanding the risks of poor practice in the bar or café and how to minimise this.
  • Teamworking skills enabling you to recognise where support is needed and proactively step in to make guest’s experience seamless. 
PERSONAL QUALITIES – SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • Flexible attitude to with a determination to deliver a great service and achieve business targets.
  • Uncompromising focus on the highest quality standards in line with our status as a Visit Scotland 5 star attraction.
  • Whisky knowledge not essential, but a passion to learn certainly is.

LEADERSHIP AGILITY

At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience


Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 


U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

PERKS OF WORKING WITH US

At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.

BEHAVE LIKE Family

We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.

THINK LIKE A Founder

The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.

LIFE INSIDE BACARDI Career Stories

Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.