Join Our Team!
Since 2011, Wigle Whiskey, Pittsburgh’s first distillery since Prohibition, has worked to restore Western Pennsylvania’s legacy as the Rye Whiskey epicenter of the country. Wigle is a community distillery which makes spirits from grain to bottle, using local, certified organic ingredients. The Distillery serves as a community educational space and a dedicated innovation space for spirits. Wigle promotes transparency in distillation, as we build our collective spirits palate and return terroir to whiskey.
Wigle is committed to maintaining a collaborative environment that supports the work and spirits of its very talented and eclectic crew members. While our staff has diverse backgrounds, all crew members share some common traits: Wigle team members are passionate about craft spirits, energetic, endlessly curious, kind, optimistic and full of grit.
See below for our current openings at Wigle and at our sister company Threadbare Cider and Mead.
About The Position
Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare Cider and Mead are hell bent on creating a vital, educated community around the highest quality, most inventive, bursting-with-terroir fermented and distilled products in the world. We make high quality spirits from the best local ingredients, treat one another as family and customers as friends. We invest in our communities to support the agricultural, social and economic systems of which we are apart.
As we prepare for a busy and festive holiday season, we are looking for individuals who have an unreasonable love of Wigle, craft spirits, and Pittsburgh to join our team of Customer Care Associates at our new Ross Park Mall location. Please know that this position is seasonal. While the start date is negotiable, the end date is set as January 8, 2021. Continuing beyond the defined season is contingent on Company needs and the performance of the employee.
Essential duties of the role include, but are not limited to, leading customer interactions in our tasting room, selling bottles and other merchandise using a Point of Sale system, opening and/or closing the store, and maintaining the cleanliness of the retail spaces. This is not an all inclusive summary of duties and responsibilities required of the Customer Care Associate and may change at any time with or without notice.
Successful candidates are curious, smart, fun and completely unafraid to engage perfect strangers in their love of local spirits. Candidates must be able to learn a great deal about Wigle Whiskey and/or Threadbare cider in a short amount of time.
This is a part time role from 15-30 hours a week. Candidates need to have week day daylight availability. Please include a cover letter with your resume that details why you are interested in the position.
Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare Cider & Mead are proud to be equal opportunity workplaces.We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
- Must be 21+ years of age
- Must have a valid driver’s license
- Must not concurrently be employed at a bar, as per Pennsylvania law
- Must have week day daylight availability
- Fast learner
- Positive attitude and team player