VISITOR CENTRE MANAGER JOB

VISITOR CENTRE MANAGER

  • Full-time postition at North Uist Distillery
  • Location: Nunton Steadings Visitor Centre, Benbecula
  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Start date ideally during March 2023
  • Closing date 10th Feb 2023

Do you love all things gin and whisky? Are you an expert in hospitality and excited by local produce? Do you have excellent communication skills to share the vibrant history of our 1700s steadings? Can you welcome guests to our visitor centre in English and in Gaelic? Do you have experience in events planning and managing a small team of staff? If so, we need your skills!

We’re looking for someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about creating an inviting and welcoming space at our visitor centre and showing off the best of our island to locals and visitors alike.

Over summer you will be running and managing the day to day of the bustling Downpour Shop, Island Life Bar and daily tastings. You must be confident to host daily Downpour tastings for groups of visitors, as well as running events and being front of house. You will be the face of the business and a positive Downpour Gin Ambassador as well as an ambassador for the islands and this popular stop on the Hebridean tourist map.

Over winter and during the quieter months you will be self-motivated to work independently, planning and preparing for the next season as well as organizing mainland events and creating a winter planner for events at Nunton Steadings.

Joining a new small business, you must be an all-round team player and be willing to help as and where needed, for example with bottling and packaging in the busy lead up to Christmas. You will be required to always lead by example and be highly motivated and hard working. You should be confident using technology, and office programs such as excel to help plan and schedule the year ahead.

You will be joining the team during an exciting chapter as we begin our long-anticipated whisky production. Our whisky equipment is due to arrive at Nunton in Autumn 2023 and you will oversee our transition into offering both gin and whisky visitor experiences from late 2023 onwards.

Desirable:

clean driving licence and willingness to drive our work van

spoken Gaelic

If you have some or all of these skills and qualities please apply by sending your CV to hello@northuistdistillery.com before Friday 10th Feb 2023.  For more information call us 07821959878 or drop us an email. www.northuistdistillery.com

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