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On Premise Specialist – Washington DC

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you ready to learn and be challenged as part of a highly motivated, trusted team at the heart of a thriving business? Our US Commercial Sales team is looking for a rare character to support the Southeast Region as our On Premise Specialist (OPS) for Washington DC. The OPS – Washington DC will represent the William Grant & Sons portfolio in an assigned account base in the DC area through account sales calls, development of creative programming, and an overall passion for our brands.

Main Responsibility

The OPS will advocate for our core brands in the Washington DC and surrounding cities on-premise market. They will be a market expert influencing key thought leaders. They will attract, retain and develop business across specific accounts. This individual will work across departments, building relationships with key players at the partner distributor as well as with the WG&S Region Marketing team and Brand Ambassadors. This role will require the ability to work nights and weekends; with some travel.

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced sales person with a history of calling on the on premise market within the DC area. We are seeking a team member who excels at relationship building and enjoys engaging with buyers and consumers alike. A creative thinker who is also a clear communicator, good presenter and is well organized. Product/cocktail knowledge is a plus, but not essential. Must be able to manage a budget. 

This role is not eligible for international or domestic relocation.

Full job description of the role can be found below in the PDF attachment.

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous vacation entitlement.
  • Comprehensive Private Healthcare that includes Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Our employees can join our 401(k) savings plan. The company matches employees’ contribution up to 5%, in addition to a Discretionary Contribution.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life and AD&D cover is a multiple of three times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allowance so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands with your family and friends.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim funding each year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. We’re proud to provide equal opportunity to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

William Grant & Sons

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