Distillery Events Associate

2 weeks ago(1/10/2018 3:34 PM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Company/Location Overview

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a family-owned company based in Franklin County, Kentucky. The distillery’s rich distilling tradition dates back to 1787. Buffalo Trace is a fully operational distillery producing bourbon, rye, and vodka on site, and is listed on the National Historic Register. Buffalo Trace has been awarded several distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Malt Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Buffalo Trace has also garnered more than 170 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. The distillery is part of the Sazerac family of companies.


For more information, please visit www.buffalotrace.com, www.buffalotracedistillery.com or www.sazerac.com


Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Supervise and facilitate all events which occur Buffalo Trace.
  • Seek opportunities to control costs and generate repeat business.
  • Escort potential meeting, event planners, etc. during site visits and address all questions pertaining to the event.
  • Increase number of events to meet yearly goals.
  • Research efficient ways to manage revenue generated from consumer events.
  • Meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Work with events team on follow up reports after consumer events.
  • Set up VIP visits which may include lunches, tastings and transportation.
  • Act as back up tour guide as needed.
  • Be familiar with Visitor procedures.
  • Assist Master Distiller in coordinating promotional needs to successfully execute off site tastings. 


Required Qualifications


  • 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
  • Experience dealing with VIP guests
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to perform work with high degree of accuracy


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years relevant experience in a fast paced environment
  • Minimum 2 years successful work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience



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