Sazerac House Events Manager

US-LA-New Orleans
3 weeks ago(1/4/2018 1:51 PM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Company/Location Overview

Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is one of America’s oldest family owned, privately held distillers with operations in Louisiana, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, New Hampshire, Maryland, California, United Kingdom, France, Australia and Canada.

Sazerac produces and markets the most award winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, Van Winkle, Blanton’s and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Margaritaville Spirits, Dr. McGillicuddy’s and Platinum Vodka.


From 2008 to today, Sazerac has experienced double digit growth! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people.


For more information, please visit us at

Job Description/Responsibilities

Position: Sazerac House Events Manager

Location: Intersection of Canal and Magazine St., New Orleans, LA

Why Open?: New Position, New Location!


The Sazerac House Events Manager is responsible for managing all Sazerac House events including VIP events and implementing and directing consumer and community events and coroporate and leisure meetings.  


As the Sazerac House Events Manager, one is held accountable to, however not limited to the following priorities:

  • Develop complete understanding of the focus brands for the Sazerac House and work with marketing team to generate brand-specific events.
  • Work with LA State Manager on participation in New Orleans events and solicit involvement where appropriate.
  • Manage Sazerac House and Brand activities such as Tales of the Cocktail and other tasting opportunities to generate "raving fans" of Sazerac Company brands.
  • Work with Marketing Services Team to control costs, generate revenues and ensure exceptional customer service.
  • Ensure world class customer service is provided to Meeting and Event attendees as well as Sazerac Sales & Marketing teams on VIP visits.
  • Work with Marketing Services Team to generate increases in meetings and events throughout all Sazerac House facilities, as it relates to Meeting and Events Visitors through implementation of the strategic plan. Assist PR & Events Manger in producing press releases and developing schedule of releases to maximize publicity for all Sazerac House events.
  • Work with the team in the development, organization and implementation of the Sazerac House HomeplaceStrategic Plan, as it relates to meeting and event generation.




Required Qualifications:

  • 5 - 10 years relevant experience
  • A valid driver's license
  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights/weekends)
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Ability to project a professional image
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience dealing with VIP guests
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products
  • Sales experience
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in New Business Development


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