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Spirited Apprentice (Caledonia Spirits)

Organization Caledonia Spirits
Location 46 Buffalo Mountain Commons Dr.
Hardwick, VT 05843

Caledonia Spirits, distiller of Barr Hill Gin & Vodka and Tom Cat Gin, is looking for a Spirited Apprentice to join our marketing team. This is a 6-month paid position, housing stipend included, and a great opportunity to learn more about our purpose-driven business.

The Spirited Apprentice role combines Direct-to-Consumer retail sales shifts and customer service support with unique cross-learning opportunities in various parts of our bar and distillery operation. The ideal candidate will be:

  • An enthusiastic team player interested in learning more about multiple aspects of the craft distilling industry
  • Passionate about connecting with people and providing a great guest experience
  • Open to a variety of work opportunities


  • Perform retail set up and sales at the distillery and at a variety of events, markets and in-store tastings
  • Perform fulfillment of online orders and address service issues through email and social media
  • Assist in writing emails and creating social media content
  • Provide support for virtual events and cocktail classes
  • Represent the Barr Hill brand to customers through conversations, sales and tours
  • Assist with set-up, clean up, serving and preparing food as necessary for on-site events
  • Participate in cross-learning shifts in other departments including production, sales, bar, human resources or office administration
  • Complete off-premise errands in company vehicle as needed
  • Perform other duties in support of company goals and objectives, as requested


  • Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the skills, knowledge, and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. 1 year or more customer service experience preferred.
  • Must be 21 years of age 
  • Valid drivers’ license and two years’ experience driving
Date Posted April 15th, 2021
Deadline May 15th, 2021
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Agriculture and culinary tourism, Other: Marketing, Distillery / Spirits
Type Full Time
Compensation Hourly pay for 32-40 hrs / wk, plus a monthly stipend that can be used for housing, transportation, etc. A laptop and smart phone will be provided.
How to Apply Please email a resume and cover letter sharing why you are interested in this position to: