Vacancy: Junior Distillery Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a new team member to join us here at Saxa Vord Distillery as a Junior Distillery Assistant!

The new position is available thanks to funding from the Scottish Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee.

The Young Person’s Guarantee provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for people aged between 16 and 24.

The overall aim of the project is to support young talent and help them succeed – despite the economic impacts of coronavirus - through the creation of jobs and apprenticeships across Scotland.

The Junior Distillery Assistant will be provided with support and training in-house by the Shetland Reel team, developing their skillset and responsibilities in relation to all aspects of distillery operations.

General day-to-day duties for the successful candidate will include bottling, labelling, packaging, cleaning and processing of orders generated online.

The position is based at Saxa Vord Distillery in Unst, working 25+ hours from Monday to Friday each week. Accommodation is also available for any candidates looking to relocate.

The application form is available here, with the closing date for applications set at July 9th 2021.

For more information and to submit your application, please contact

More about the Young Person’s Guarantee:

For all the information regarding the Guarantee, visit the official website at

In relation to the job advertised, Young people who are entitled to support through this fund are those who are:

  • Unemployed (excluding those in full time education)
  • About to leave school without a positive destination
  • School leavers without a positive destination
  • In low paid employment
  • At risk of redundancy
  • At risk of losing an apprenticeship
  • Leaving training, volunteering, college or university without a positive destination
  • Low-skilled
  • Without qualifications at SCQF 5 or above
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