Whisky Specialist

Job Description

If you have a deep love for whisky, proven expertise in whisky-focused bars, and a knack for delivering exceptional customer service, your perfect role is here. We are partnering with an outstanding hotel venue based in the Scottish Borders that requires a Whisky Specialist to curate an unforgettable experience for their guests.


What you will get in your new role

  • Annual salary of £27,284 per annum
  • Generous share of tips
  • Affordable staff accommodation
  • Delicious free meals while working
  • Free golf membership
  • Excellent food & beverage discounts
  • Employee and family rates and discounts across the group
  • Health and wellbeing programme
  • Weekly changing rota, 40 hours per week 
  • Complimentary on-site parking


Responsibilities in your new role as the Whisky Specialist

  • Ensure a consistent, luxurious, and personalised guest experience by welcoming and providing personal care to guests.
  • Execute all bar activities under the guidance of the F&B Operations Manager, including service, cost control, and expanding the whisky collection.
  • Develop creative ideas that drive revenue and deliver the ultimate guest experience, reflecting the venue’s Scottish spirit.
  • Coordinate with brand ambassadors and suppliers to enhance partnerships.
  • Identify opportunities to elevate quality standards in beverage setup, presentation, and atmosphere.
  • Maintain ownership of the bar area, ensuring cleanliness and readiness for service at all times.


Your personality, experience and qualifications

The ideal candidate will have over 2 years of proven management experience in a high-quality bar setting, preferably within a luxury hotel environment. They must possess a deep knowledge of whisky and demonstrate a strong passion for further enhancing this expertise. You should be a creative thinker with the ability to contribute innovative ideas to enhance the bar's offerings and guest experiences.


Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV, by clicking the Apply button. This position is only available to applicants who have immediate Right to Work in the UK and you will be required to provide evidence of such upon request. Also required are up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.

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