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Jobs available - St George's Distillery

Postby Rob Allanson » Mon Mar 19, 2007 1:33 pm

St. George’s Distillery

England’s first and only Whisky Distillery are looking for a
Distiller and a Visitor Centre Manager.

The English Whisky Company have built a new, traditional malt whisky distillery on the banks of the River Thet at East Harling; the complex includes a visitor centre, tasting area, and shop. Iain Henderson has already started distillation.

Distillery Operator
Job Description:
The successful applicant will be in charge of operating England’s 1st and only whisky distillery. This is a hands on position with responsibility for making whisky and the associated excise paperwork.
Applicants will have previous experience in the distilling or brewing industry, including boiler and fork lift operation and have a love of whisky. The job is physically demanding and therefore good health, and physical fitness are essential. The successful applicant will have a clean driving licence and have no criminal record.
Salary by negotiation.
The successful applicant will be required to live in a new 3 bed. house on site
Visitor Centre Manager
Job Description
The successful applicant will be responsible for operating all aspects of the visitor centre at the Distillery.
The successful applicant will need to have previous experience in managing a tourism led business and be proficient with Microsoft Office and EPOS. Applicants must have a driving licence.
Salary by negotiation

These positions could suit a couple.

Apply in writing to: Mr. A.L. Nelstrop. Roudham House, Roudham, Norwich NR16 2RJ

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Postby r900p » Mon Mar 19, 2007 1:48 pm

'England’s first and only Whisky Distillery are looking for a
Distiller and a Visitor Centre Manager'.

Isn't there already a distillery up and running in Stavely, nr Kendal Cumbria

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Postby fishboy » Mon Mar 19, 2007 2:11 pm

My understanding was that the Staveley distillery (owned by Andrew Currie, previously of Arran) wasn't operational as yet. My Father-in-law lives just down the road and sends regular updates as to their (non)progress. It's clearly taken the Lakeland distilery a lot longer than anticipated to get going and St. George's is the "first and only" English Distillery currently operating. Jim Murray mentions this in the 2007 Whisky bible (in ihs review of the year)

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Postby Deactivated Member » Mon Mar 19, 2007 7:11 pm

Would love to apply ......... but the daily commute is just a bit too far :cry:

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