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Bourbon Specialist

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Loretto, KY, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Maker’s Mark a Subsidiary of Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day. Maker’s Mark Distillery, a beautiful historic landmark currently has the following position 


Bourbon Specialist  open in Loretto KentuckyUnited States.


What makes this a great opportunity?

Bourbon Specialists are comfortable in their knowledge of the bourbon industry and advance distilling process.  Their main responsibility is to host guests buy way of tours of the Distillery. They are responsible for on-site hospitality which includes hosting visitors upon arrival, monitoring tour size based on capacity, tours, tastings, tasting set-up and tear down, assisting visitors in dipping bottles in our signature red wax and working in the retail shop.  In addition, they may assist with special events both at the distillery and in market.


Role Responsibilities

  • Working with the public in a friendly manner
  • Learning the history of Maker’s Mark
  • Ambassador Hospitality
  • Special events set-up/tear down
  • Manage Tour Size
  • Responding to Customer Service & Ambassador email/vmail calls
  • General cleaning and maintenance of facilities
  • Stocking retail shelves
  • Dipping of bottles and merchandise
  • Tasting Set-up and clean-up
  • Assist Team as needed
  • Other Duties as Assigned by Manager or Director of Visitor Relations


Qualifications & Experience

  • Positive Attitude
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Friendly, outgoing personality with guests and your team
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Team Player
  • Organizational talents
  • Good work ethic
  • General office equipment knowledge
  • Speaks English clearly


Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience in beverage alcohol industry
  • Point of Sale Application Software
  • Experience in tourism or hospitality related field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications
  • Foreign language experience



At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville