Curator of Visitor Experiences

Job Locations US-KY-Frankfort
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/28/2021 2:23 PM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka. 


We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Curator of Visitor Experiences will assess, collect, organize, and preserve the archives of the Sazerac Company and its facilities through appraising, maintaining, and editing permanent records and historically valuable documents and artifacts; provide access to significant records determined to have long-term value to the company; and manage implementation of the Homeplace Master Plan at all Sazerac Company facilities


  • Identify number one skill development yearly with manager and improve on that skill. Use PDS as a tool to monitor performance and evaluate skills.
  • Oversees the acquisition, organization, cataloging, processing, care and accessibility of archival materials, as well as maintaining Sazerac Company institutional archives.
  • Participate in outreach efforts to grow the reputation of the Sazerac Company Archive. Efforts may include attending/speaking at conferences, working with community organizations and Universities, and applying for awards that highlight projects completed at our facilities to generate interest in visiting our Homeplaces.
  • Develop and maintain processes and procedures as they relate to company collections. Take lead role in development and implementation of the Homeplace Master Plan across all facilities. Design plans to incorporate assets with new acquisitions and visitor experiences.
  • Interpret the history of the buildings and make recommendations on how to move forward with restoration and preservation plans. Ensure correct historic guidelines are met and correct materials are used in work completed at all Sazerac Homeplaces.
  • Assist in the development of the Homeplace Master Plan at all Sazerac Company locations. Document the HMP database with themes for all locations within each facility. Work with designated HMP lead at each facility to design and implement plan.
  • Work with team on ensuring historic integrity and brand standards of the Buffalo Trace Distillery, and all other Sazerac Company Homeplaces. Research and build brand histories on all priority brands acquired by Sazerac.
  • Works with fabricators to aid in the development of visitor experiences at Sazerac Homeplaces through exhibits and artwork. Manages Archive staff in the development and installation of displays.



  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems/processes
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • developing and managing collections


  • Must be a self-starter and able to work alone.
  • Skilled in photography and video editing
  • Solid computer skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • 3 years experience developing and managing collections


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