THE CARLING PARTNERSHIP

 

Right by you

Recruitment for the drinks industry.

We do right by the people we work with. Your interests come first. For us, mutual success is the only success

 

 

CARLING

For over two decades the Carling Partnership has been the leading name in recruitment specialising in the drinks sector. We offer unrivalled access to the industry, deep understanding of the sector’s demands, and a thorough and personal approach. The result? Placements that are right for the job, right for the culture and right for the person.

SECTORS

Brewing and beer

Cider

Distilling

Sales and Marketing

Soft Drink

Wine

Suppliers

WHY USE US

The roles we fill

If the drinks industry needs it, we cover it. We’re specialists in top-level management and technical positions, but we find high-quality people for roles at all levels. Every leader begins somewhere.

 

 

Master distillers, master brewers, cider makers, brewers and distillers
Sales and marketing
Project and account managers
All technical roles
Microbiologists, chemists, engineers
Buyers
Packaging
Quality and process control
Specialised management – all types
And much more…

 

WHY USE US

Latest Vacancies

We’re trusted by the biggest names in the drinks industry because of our discretion and confidentiality, vital for sensitive senior posts.

Distilling

MARKETING MANAGER

United Kingdom – Hybrid WFH and City Office - Ref: 1652

Our client, one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries, is looking to recruit a Marketing Manager who will be responsible for developing the brand proposition, managing communication and trade marketing activity and developing integrated business plans with distributors to achieve commercial goals.
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Brewing and Beer

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

North West, UK - Ref: 1651

Timothy Taylor’s, based in West Yorkshire, is one of the UK’s most respected family brewers, producing high quality and nationally renowned ales. They are now looking to recruit an Operations Director whose responsibility will be to ensure that the brewery continues to produce beers of exceptional quality while running a safe, compliant, and efficient operation, built on a positive, open, and meritocratic culture.
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Distilling

GLOBAL DALMORE SPECIALIST

Flexible UK Location - Preferably The Dalmore Distillery, Glasgow or London - Ref: 1649

Our client, Whyte & Mackay, is looking to recruit a Global Dalmore Specialist, responsible for building confidence and belief in The Dalmore Single Malt Scotch Whisky amongst key internal audiences, trade customers and world of whisky influencers, both on and off-line. The role requires a whisky expert and credible industry personality with strong interpersonal, presentation and storytelling skills; who will craft and consistently deliver emotionally engaging product messages, backed by clear and distinctive whisky artistry and scarcity credentials.
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Brewing and Beer

TECHNICAL SALES CONSULTANT (BREWING & BEVERAGE)

Midlands/North East England - Ref: 1647

Our client, a market-leading supplier of hygiene solutions across the UK & Ireland in a number of specialist sectors, is looking to recruit a Technical Sales Consultant (Brewing & Beverage) based in Midlands/North East of England. This role will manage and be responsible for the sales of our client’s products and services in the designated area as well as providing technical support service to customers whilst growing the business within the company’s agreed sales plan.
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BETTER RANGE

Advertising your vacancies directly leaves the future of your company to chance. Don’t passively hope the right person finds you. Actively find them.

BETTER Quality

The ideal candidate for a role is rarely even looking for a job. Often, they need a tap on the shoulder. We know where they are.

BETTER MATCH

Location, family, ambition, strengths, culture… so many things influence a successful placement. Get them right first time.

Insights

Woe, Woe, Thrice Woe…

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Woe, Woe, Thrice Woe…

IS THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY FACING AN EVEN BIGGER THREAT THAN COVID? The situation in Britain’s pubs remains parlous. We got used to drinking cans and bottles at home and we liked it. There are far fewer pubs in a trend which started long before Coronavirus. According to the Altus Group UK the number of pubs […]
So You Want To Open A Tap Room?

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

So You Want To Open A Tap Room?

There seems to have been a lot in the hospitality press lately about brewers opening tap rooms. Are these temples to show off the gleaming products of brewery fabricators like Brewfab, Oban Ales, Industriel Techniques, Grange, PBC, mackled together by A-B UK or even built by the big guys Krones, Moeschle or Musk? Or are […]
Bring On The Barrels… Part 3

THOUGHT PIECE the carling team

Bring On The Barrels… Part 3

HOW ARE NEW BREWERS PRODUCING FUNKY BEERS? BrewDog in Scotland is one place where the workings of Brett with a light souring from lacto and pedio is trying to be better understood. Brewmaster Richard Kilcullen from the USA has his own £4m Overworks where he says that wood, fruit and bugs work in harmony. It […]

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The team

We love to see both clients and candidates thrive as a result of our work. Our different backgrounds and range of skills help make that happen.

Julie Carling

Julie Carling

Penny Zaloumis

Penny Zaloumis

Tricia Tappin

Tricia Tappin

Tanya White

Tanya White

Laurence Rougeaux

Laurence Rougeaux

ABOUT US

‘Working with the team at The Carling Partnership is always a pleasure. The opportunities that The Carling Partnership offers are second to none in the brewing industry. They are always knowledgeable, professional and friendly.’

Ciaran Giblin, Brewmaster

‘The Carling Partnership are a pleasure to work with. They have taken time to really understand our business and to really get to know their candidates. They are sound advisors, honest, direct and efficient. Not only that, they are lovely people and I highly recommend them.’

Michael Wiper

‘I have been working with Julie and Bill for over 20 years. Together they have built a first class reputation for talent management in the beverage sector. I have been placed by them a number of times but more than this, Carling Partnership has worked with me on many occasions to provide great talent to the organisations I have worked for over the years. I can say for me they are the “go to” Team you can trust. In particular Julie goes the extra mile to only forward candidates to organisations whom she can fully stand over. She also meticulously gets to know her candidates before recommending them. Their reputation is indivisible.’

Julian Patton

‘It’s like working with friends, friends you have known all your life, they know what we want and they always deliver. I have never had a bad recommendation.’

Peter Smith

HEAD BREWER JOB DESCRIPTION


A Head Brewer is responsible for all aspects of the beer production process and day-to-day operations of the brewery. It is a high-level role which can involve many different tasks.

 

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