Drinks consulting and in-house mixology for fast-growing drinks start-up in Central London (Fitzrovia)
Salary: £20/hr (Fridays only, 10am to 5pm)
Are you passionate about gin cocktails and at-home mixology? Are you an experienced bartender/mixologist looking to take a step into drinks consulting? Then you may have just found your perfect job…
We’re Craft Gin Club - a Sunday Times Fast Track 100 UK startup and the world’s biggest gin subscription service.
Ever since our founders pitched successfully on Dragons’ Den, we’ve been hard at work, scouting the country - and the globe! - to find the world's finest small-batch gins. Every month, we send thousands of gin lovers across the country a surprise box packed with craft gins, mixers, foodie treats and our club magazine.
We’ve built a brand around our exciting, innovative and accessible gin content, and we’re looking for a Mixologist in Residence to help up mix up some ginny magic in our central London offices every Friday. This part-time role offers the opportunity to play a key role in developing first-class cocktail recipes for our print and online publications, and making our product better than ever.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to step out from behind the bar and establish an amazing career in the drinks consulting industry. We’re growing fast and making waves in the gin world, and we’re looking for someone who can grow with us.
Of course, a passion for gin is essential. Think you can teach us a thing or two about our favourite spirit? We’d love to meet you!
Key responsibilities will include:
Joining us in our central London offices one day per week (Friday).
Working with our in-house editorial staff to develop fun, creative and easy-to-make cocktails for publication in our magazine and online.
Consulting with our commercial team on which garnishes, cocktail ingredients and snacks will make our specially-selected Gins of the Month shine.
Stocking and running our in-house bar, plus mixing up drinks for staff and special guests.
Helping our team learn more about the fabulous world of gin and cocktail making!
Ad hoc projects across the business, which could include: consulting with other teams, running gin tastings and attending or running events. We’re growing fast, and want you to grow with us!
What we’re looking for:
An experienced (5+ years) bartender/mixologist looking for their first foray into a consulting role.
A gin lover, with an encyclopedic knowledge of and passion for gin cocktails!
An evangelist of the at-home mixology movement, excited by the prospect of bringing new and exciting flavours to gin lovers, regardless of skill level.
A flexible,reliable and friendly team player.
Self-motivated, and able to work well as part of a small team in a busy environment.
A diligent, disciplined work ethic and genuine desire to be part of a fast growing company.
What we offer:
Chance to join a successful company in a vibrant industry, at an exciting point in its development
Central London offices (Fitzrovia)
Real career progression opportunities, with the chance to grow as we do
Dynamic working environment in our small and dedicated team
Opportunity to take part in regular product tastings and attend industry events
Pension scheme, 25 days holiday (pro rata)
Weekly gin tastings
Free Gin of the Month box every month
Employee options scheme
Job Type: Part-time
How to apply:
If you feel this role is right for you, please drop us line with your C.V. and covering letter to [email protected].