Taymouth Castle, Discovery Land Co.

Discovery Land Company is a US-based developer and operator of private residential club communities with a world-renowned portfolio of domestic and international properties.

Taymouth Castle Golf and Sport Club is Discovery Land’s second European private members-only golf & sport community. Nestled between two national parks and at the head of Loch Tay in Kenmore, Perthshire, the club incorporates several land estates and is rich in history with dramatic views and the offer of endless adventures.

This private lifestyle-driven community will offer 125 residences, a world-class golf course and practice facility, wellness and recreation facilities, a range of outdoor pursuits as well as a refurbished 19th century castle to offer a clubhouse with a range of food & beverage outlets and indoor activities when fully established. The Club also offers additional facilities at Glenlyon, a nearby farm and mountain estate. Taymouth Castle will offer a membership that values its relationships, its health, its leisure time, and is a modern community that honours Scotland’s strong legacy of history, outdoor adventure and, most importantly, fun.

Please note the selected candidate must have the right to work in the UK as we cannot offer visa sponsorship and offers are subject to successful completion of our reference and background checks.

Discover Something Unique

“O thou, my muse! guid auld Scotch drink! Whether thro’ wimplin worms thou jink, Or, richly brown, ream owre the brink, In glorious faem, Inspire me, till I lisp an’ wink, To sing thy name! “

By Robert Burns

This poem captures beautifully Robert Burns description of Whisky and the joys of sharing the experience with friends while celebrating with your favourite dram. With a selection of over four hundred different Whiskys on offer we need an enthusiast and poet like Robert Burns who can capture the spirit of celebration with ‘Slainte Mhath’ our traditional toast which means a little more than a simple ‘Cheers’.

At Discovery Land Company we like to find interesting and different ways to approach everything we do and for the first time in Taymouth Castle’s long history we have a fantastic opportunity for a Whisky Ambassador. An individual with the imagination and creativity, the knowledge and training. Everything one should or needs to know about our national drink.

Discover Your New Path

This exciting opportunity as part of our food and beverage team is for a Whisky Sommelier who is a trained and knowledgeable professional, a specialist in Whisky. With a deep understanding of the history, production processes, tasting notes and appropriate pairings of different types of Whisky you are dedicated and passionate with a commitment to continual learning and professional development.

Aspiring to be one of the finest Whisky experiences in the world. You introduce our members and their guests to the art of Whisky tasting; through assessing the aroma, flavour, colour and the different finishes. Identifying nuances and characteristics of various whisky styles and brands.

A true Ambassador in every meaning of the word you organise tasting events and help your audience learn more about the brands and products. Providing recommendations based on preference and tastes making the whole experience fun, educational and interesting.

An excellent public speaker you can discern and describe flavours, aromas and textures with a natural ability to convey information clearly and engagingly through your in-depth understanding of Whisky production, regions, brands and history.

As curator of our Whisky culture, you build and grow our rare collection in adding to some of the most expensive Whisky’s in the world. Stock-taking and inventory control of each bottle stored and each dram that is served.

Its about striking a balance between luxury surroundings and a non-formal approach to service we are the people who like to do things differently that makes for a truly unforgettable experience and redefines what service can be.

Discover Your Full Potential

This is a rare opportunity and ideal if you thrive in a multiskilled role offering both variety and challenge with the added twist of acting as a custodian of this truly unique 19th century castle.

Join us in creating history by becoming part of a team that is committed to excellence and a new approach to laid back luxury. We are on a mission to providing the most unique dining experiences in the UK and we want you to be a part of this exciting journey. Together, we can achieve great things and make a mark in the industry. Your talents and dedication will help us reach new heights and set new standards.

You are a Whisky Sommelier, a trained and knowledgeable professional who specialises in Whisky. With a deep understanding of the history, production processes, tasting notes and can pair different types of Whisky’s. Using some of the most eloquent glassware in the industry we will give you the opportunity to get creative and will back your ideas.

 

To be successful you will have attention to detail to be able to deliver a luxury experience with a warm, casual style letting your genuine personality shine through. You will get to know and build relationships with the members; their families and friends as you welcome them time and time again.

You exude a positive attitude taking pride in a job well done, celebrating success and enjoy being part of a team. Warm and friendly you have a genuine interest in people with a willing ‘can do’ approach and open to seeking advice and support when needed.

 

Discover The Benefits and Perks

Embracing the breathtaking scenery in this part of Scotland and immersing yourself into the local community, working at Taymouth Castle Golf & Sport Club is more than a job, it offers a ‘lifestyle’. Offers a chance to be part of the team building a project for generations to come.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Uniform Provided
  • Meal on duty (free of charge)
  • Travelling and relocation assistance
  • Use of on-site staff gym
  • Access to staff activities
  • Various benefits including discounted local accommodation for friends and family to visit
  • Work-Family Culture
  • Free Car Parking

We are situated on the A827 between Kenmore and Aberfeldy.

Close to the A9. Perth (1hour) Stirling and Edinburgh Airport (1.5hours) Glasgow (2 hours).

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