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FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT

FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT

Location: Hawick, Scottish Borders
Hours: Friday’s & Saturday’s 9.30am–4.30pm & occasional holiday cover
Part Time Role

Position Overview
The Borders Distillery in Hawick opened in 2018 – the first Scotch Whisky distillery in the Scottish Borders since 1837. The distillery primarily produces Single Malt Scotch Whisky but also makes Kerr’s Gin and Puffing Billy Steam Vodka.

The distillery's production tours are one of the South of Scotland’s most popular tourist attractions, rated 5 stars by Visit Scotland. Our Visitor Centre is the ‘shop window’ into our distillery, where we welcome tourists and Scotch Whiskyenthusiasts to discover our collection of award-winning products.

This is an opportunity to join the Borders Distillery team and develop your skills in customer service and retail.

Role & Responsibilities
• Supervision of our Visitor Centre on Fridays and Saturdays and occasional holiday cover.
• Welcoming and serving customers.
• Replenishing stock.
• Maintaining a presentable retail space & bar area.

Qualifications & Skills
• All applicants must be over the age of 18 years old.
• Customer orientated.
• A background in Scotch Whisky or the drinks industry is not necessary, but an enthusiasm and willingness to learn is crucial.
• Organised and detail orientated with good practical skills.
• Works well as part of a team, and willingness to work flexibly.

Working at The Borders Distillery
You will be entering a thriving industry that offers excitement, creativity and innovation.

• This role covers Fridays and Saturdays on a part time basis.
• Occasional evening and holiday work may be required, but always with advance notice and by mutual agreement.
• Full training will be provided, and self-development will always be encouraged.

The team at The Borders Distillery is committed to broadening representation in the Scotch Whisky industry. Scotch Whisky should be for everyone, as should Scotch Whisky jobs. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

To apply, please send a cover letter and your CV to distiller@thebordersdistillery.com.

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