Events & Special Visits Co-Ordinator

  • Cork
  • Pernod Ricard
About Irish DistillersAt Irish Distillers, we live and love whiskey. But in our world, it’s the people who come first and that’s why we think of ourselves as a family. We are passionate about what we do. We have kept our tradition alive because we believe that Ireland produces the best whiskey in the world. There are over 600 hundred of us, all working together to share our passion and products with whiskey lovers the world over.At our distillery campus in Midleton, we operate one of Ireland’s most impressive whiskey visitor attractions, the Midleton Distillery Experience, as well as the Irish Whiskey Academy – our whiskey education centre.Following a multi-million Euro investment, which will see us reopening in March 2024 an exciting employment opportunity exists for the new role of ‘Events & Specialised Visits Co-Ordinator’. The successful candidate will work with the entire Irish Distillers’ team to efficiently coordinate and execute events, Irish Whiskey Academy visitors and ad-hoc visits to the site here at Midleton Distillery Experience.The role of Event & Specialised Visits Co-Ordinator is a fun and creative role. It is this creativity that differentiates us and makes us agile and critical to the business. The successful candidate should be personable, energetic and enjoy interacting with colleagues and customers. If this sounds like you – come join our team!This is a full-time role, working over any 5 of the 7 days per week, including some evening work.What’s involved? Be the primary point of contact for external and internal event enquiries at The Midleton Distillery Experience.Taking full responsibility for all events and specialised visits from the planning right through to the final stagesWork with our on-site bar, experience, and catering team to plan and execute all event bookings.Implementing work processes to ensure all events and specialised visits run efficiently.Working closely with our Irish Whiskey Academy Tutor to coordinate and oversee visits to the Irish Whiskey Academy for visitors from Irish Distillers’ head office in Dublin, Pernod Ricard group employees and external visitors for the purposes of brand education and marketing.Manage the annual Irish Whiskey Academy calendar of events.Coordinate and manage visits for our Irish Distillers’ Production Ambassador Panel (Master Distillers, Blenders, Cooper etc)Carrying out administration tasks for all Events and Irish Whiskey Academy VisitsWhat are we looking for? 3rd level qualification in Business, Event Management, Hospitality, or related discipline2 years previous experience within the Events Management/ Hospitality industry.Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and digital.Proficiency in MS Office.Strong relationship management skills.High standards of organisational skills, with great attention to detail.Calm under pressure and professional at all times.An enthusiastic individual, with a positive attitude. The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.Life at Irish DistillersAt Irish Distillers, we live and love whiskey. Our shared spirit is guided by our values. Because special things happen when Real, Remarkable and Responsible people come together. We’re proud to be part of the Irish Distillers and Pernod Ricard family, and the magic moments we create through our brands.Our culture is a blend of curiosity and craic, where everyone can be author of their own verse. Our enthusiasm for what we do is infectious. The spirit we share gives us purpose and makes life at Irish Distillers special. And what’s life without a little spirit? What we offerWe understand our people are our special ingredient. We treat our employees with respect and offer an environment that is engaging, supportive and collaborative.  We understand that employees require different supports at different stages of their working lives and our benefits, perks and programmes look to support your employee journey. We want to make you feel recognised and valued for your contribution to our shared success. Some of offerings include;Profit share; - An annual profit share scheme to reward your contribution to the company’s success.Allowance;  an annual allowance to spend on our portfolio of products and merchandise, for you to enjoy responsibly.People Development: We enable continuous development for our people at every stage of their careers through our people development, online learning, and leadership training programmes. Family leave: fully paid maternity, parent and paternity leave, allowing you spend precious time with your new family member Parental Support: Our ‘Reconnect’ programme includes access to a workplace parenting coach, a phased return to work and a supportive environment for new parentsHealth & Wellbeing; Our Wellbeing Programme “THRIVE” supports employees across the three main pillars: Life, Body and MindCharity Days: up to 2 days paid leave every year to volunteer at a charity of their choiceLike a well-blended whiskey, we believe that diverse perspectives make us better and we welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, orientations, and differences to create together the spirit that makes us great.To learn more about our careers, go to our careers page www.irishdistillers.ie/careersJob Posting End Date:2024-03-082024-03-29