Club Demonstration Services
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today. Essential Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesJob DutyEngage the consumer by creating brand awareness and enthusiasmDynamically sell product to the memberAssist junior team members as required in a team-oriented environmentSet-up and organize merchandise; prepare vendor products according to written instructionsCoordinate, organize and close down work area including cleaning and sanitizing, washing and drying dishes and proper storage of equipmentAdhere to all Food Safety handling and sanitation training and guidelines Participate and adhere to all safety policies and practicesProvide necessary meal and break periods to other Sales Advisors according to State and Federal employment regulationsCoordinate organization and execution of non-food events, road shows and special eventsRepresent and perform duties of the Assistant Event Manager or Senior Shift Supervisor in any absencesMay be responsible to purchase products for event demonstrations and oversee proper storage, disposal, preparation, and servicing of such products and supplies as requiredPerform other related duties as assigned Supervisory Responsibilities Direct Reports- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reportsIndirect Reports- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports Travel and/or Driving Requirements – Travel and Driving are not an essential duty and function of this job. Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job Field of Study/Area of Experience: 2-4 Years of experience in retail experience required preferably at a client-side, branded, consumer-packaged goods company; or a combination of supplier-side and client-side experience Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesStrong Priortizing SkillsKnowledge of generally accepted practices, procedures, & standard policy & procedure development techniquesDecision Making SkillsExcellent Customer Service SkillsConflict Management SkillsAbility to Exercise Sound JudgementBasic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, & web browsersProfessional Food Safety Certification requiredWell Organized, Detail Oriented, & able to Handle Fast Paced Work EnvironmentFlexible & Adaptable, able to change & Alter According to changes in Projects or Business EnvironmentMust be able to work flexible hours and schedule, including weekends Environmental & Physical Requirements Field / Administrative RequirementsIncumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 10 kg, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential. Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law. Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).