Working With Us

Working at The Oxford Artisan Distillery means joining a small and friendly team, passionate about the distillery’s vision of producing high quality spirits in a sustainable way.

What we offer: Our philosophy is ‘do small things to make the world a better place’. For our team that means:

Oxford Living Wage
  • Making The Oxford Artisan Distillery a fun and safe place to work
  • Being open and communicative; we will trust and delegate; we will give space to achieve
  • Having staff policies that are fair, decent, flexible and open to all
  • Operating an open and transparent company
  • Paying at least the Oxford Living Wage

We believe that a diverse team of enthusiastic, hard-working, skilled & like-minded people is pivotal to success. Our employees help us make a difference and grow as a business. Therefore, creating equal opportunities is an intrinsic part of our recruitment process. We welcome applicants from all walks of life regardless of culture, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and disability. So, if you’re interested in joining us, we look forward to hearing from you.

Job Vacancies:


Sales Account Manager - The Oxford Artisan Distillery

Hours: 35 hours per week, worked flexibly as required with some evening/weekend work
Home-based working in London/Thames Valley region
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus bonus
Benefits: 25 days annual leave, pension

Having taken investment from Distill Ventures, we are expanding our Sales team at The Oxford Artisan Distillery. We are looking for three Sales Account Managers with a passion for sustainability and who thrive on building relationships and communicating a product they believe in. The team’s aim is to grow the distribution of Oxford Rye Whisky within the premium on trade and speciality/independent off trade across the UK. Based at home with regular visits to the Distillery in Oxford, you’ll need to be able to work independently and manage your appointments effectively. Travel within the UK is likely to be required.

We are looking for a candidate in this role who has proven brand/sales and commercial experience, ideally in the drinks industry. If you want to be part of developing sales within an innovative and growing company, we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested or would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Charlie Echlin (Head of Whisky) at [email protected]. To apply send your CV and a letter outlining why you are suitable for the role to Charlie via the email address above. Selection will be via an initial virtual interview followed by a face-to-face interview and presentation at the Distillery in Oxford.

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Tour Guide - The Oxford Artisan Distillery

Hours: from 15-35 hours per week
Salary: £22,400 (full-time) per annum
Benefits: 25 days annual leave, pension

We have a vacancy for a Tour Guide to work as part of our Tour and Shop team, leading tour groups of up to 15 people around the Distillery site and delivering tastings both on tours and in the shop. This role requires a flexible approach – when there are no tours booked, our Tour Guides take on a wide range of tasks around the distillery to support and improve our services to customers.

We are looking for a candidate in this role who has great communication skills and is confident presenting to a group. This is a customer-facing role and Tour Guides need to be able to actively communicate and engage for 5+ hours per shift, always with a smile!

Hours of work are built around tours and include weekend working, with most tours taking place Friday-Sunday. We would expect you to work a minimum of 15 hours, with opportunity to work up to full-time hours of 35 (actual) per week.

If you are interested or would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Esther Oakley (Tour and Distillery Shop Manager) [email protected]. To apply send your CV and a letter outlining why you are suitable for the role to Esther via the email address above.

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