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Our passionate, friendly people are the special ingredient. We believe that when we work together, we can distil something truly special. As creators of conviviality, we believe in the power of collaboration and warmly welcoming and connecting with people.

Rewards and benefits

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Profit Share

We offer an annual profit share scheme each year because we believe in rewarding your contribution to the companies’ success.



We match up to 10% of your base salary towards your pension contribution. We also offer life assurance of four times your salary.

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Product Allowance

You will be offered an annual allowance to spend on our portfolio of products and merchandise, which you can enjoy responsibly.

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Family Leave

We offer fully paid maternity, parent’s and paternity leave, and our ReConnect programme helps parents to transition before, during and after the arrival of a child.

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Hybrid Working

Our Smarter Working initiative provides the opportunity for eligible employees to split their time between working in-person and working flexibly.



Health Matters covers the cost of many day-to-day health care expenses, such as GP visits, prescription charges and dental care among others.

Your Development


We aim to enable continuous development for our people at every stage of their careers. Our Learning and Development philosophy is based on the 70:20:10 model. 70% is on the job learning, 20% learning through feedback and observation from managers and 10% is formal learning. We will give you the tools you need to improve your skills and achieve your career goals.

Personal Development

You will be given the tools to design a tailored development plan for yourself, working with your manager to identify opportunities for development, using our Leadership model as a guide.

People Manager Development

Effective people managers are key to unlocking a high-performance culture. Our development programme, MALT – Managers And Leaders Together, equips our managers with the skill to create a great employee experience.

Irish Whiskey Academy

The Irish Whiskey Academy is a state-of-the-art training facility. It is a dedicated institute of learning where mentors host courses about the history, heritage and production of Irish whiskey.

Pernod Ricard University

Pernod Ricard University has launched its first campus at the historic Domaine de La Voisine château, where employees from across the Group can access programmes to support their professional development.

Wellbeing at Irish Distillers

Our culture empowers you to take positive steps to lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle and be your best both in work and outside work. We understand that employees face a range of different health and well-being challenges at different stages in their lives. Our health and wellbeing programmes are a positive way to help employees thrive!

Our Wellbeing Programme “THRIVE” supports employees across the three main pillars: Life, Body and Mind.

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Working with our communities

At Irish Distillers we believe it is important to give back to the community from which we have grown.

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Volunteer Leave

Employees can take up to two days paid leave every year to volunteer at a charity of their choice.

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Matched Funding

Employees are eligible to apply for up to €250 in matched funding each year for charity fundraising initiatives.

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Site Charity Partners

Each of our sites has a designated site charity partner, chosen by employees. The business makes an annual donation to each charity partner and employees fundraise and volunteer with their charity partner throughout the year.

Irish Distillers Responsib’ALL Day 2022

Our volunteers in Midleton, Simmonscourt, Fox & Geese, Bow St. and Dillon Bass giving back to their local communities as part of our Responsib’ALL Day initiative, partnering with three fantastic organisations – Stewarts Care in Dublin and Field of Dreams and Clean Coasts Ballynamona in Cork.

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