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Food Demonstration - Sales Ambassador

Company: Club Demonstration Services
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Job Description:

Summary

CDS Sales Ambassador



Are you outgoing, energetic and have a track-record of success in Retail-related sales? If so, we want you!



We are looking for a superstar Sales Ambassador who is excited about representing premiere brands within Costco.



Club Demonstration Services (CDS) is the preferred in-house event marketing provider for Costco. Our 31-year alliance with Costco means we offer the best person-to-person marketing services in the industry. We are looking for a sales ambassador to join our team.



What we offer:

  • Awesome work hours
  • Holidays off
  • Sales certification and professional development
  • Performance incentives
  • Access to dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
    What you'll do:
    • Enthusiastically engage with Costco members and generate brand excitement, while running high profile Special Events.
    • Effectively communicate brand mission and product attributes to Costco members to drive sales
    • Create/Maintain positive relationships while representingpremiere brands, CDS and Costco to the Costco members.
      Requirements:
      • High School Diploma preferred or equivalent job-related experience
      • 1+ years' experience in non-foods as a sales ambassador/brand ambassador
      • Ability to attend sales trainings
      • Ability to work effectively with management
      • Work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to make oral presentations
      • Stand comfortably for up to 8 hours a day
      • Access to internet/email with a personal smartphone

        Responsibilities

        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 Responsibilities

        Job Duty

        Present, Promote and Sell

        Actively engage members using sales techniques to establish brand awareness and drive sales.

        Provide information on product features, benefits, needs and uses

        Meet or exceed sales goal targets by engaging, educating members and asking for the sale

        Deliver strong customer service to all members; maintain a friendly positive image, attitude and appearance

        Overcome member objections through application of sales concepts and product education

        Complete accurate and timely completion of event set-up and breakdown including assembly of displays or equipment

        Accurate reporting of inventory and ability to organize event space by following instructional materials or diagrams

        Assess and report on inventory needs; perform product replenishments.

        Other assigned tasks

        Personal Development/Training/Reporting:

        Accurately complete and timely submit HR paperwork and reports online; call reports, expense reports (if applicable), training certification quizzes, etc... Participate in mandatory on-line training and conference calls (paid).

        Attends initial training via on-line and conference call (specific date still TBD) as well as possible ongoing monthly product training, team meetings, client trainings, etc... (Paid) as a requirement.

        Supervisory Responsibilities

        Direct Reports

        - This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

        Indirect Reports

        - This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

        Travel and/or Driving Requirements

        - Travel is not an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is an essential duty or function of this job.

        Minimum Qualifications

        Education Level: (Required) High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

        Field of Study/Area of Experience: Click here to enter text.

        1+ year direct selling/event marketing experience or working within a customer service role

        Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

        Ability to work effectively with management

        Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

        Good interpersonal skills

        Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines

        Ability to make oral presentations

        Daily Internet/email access with smartphone required

        Environmental & Physical Requirements

        Field / Administrative Requirements

        Incumbent 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 50 pounds, stand on feet for a minimum of 6-hours Also required to travel and drive to multiple work locations on a regular basis. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

        Additional Information Regarding ASM 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. ASM 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. ASM 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).

        Important Information

        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

        The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an 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.

Keywords: Club Demonstration Services, Santa Cruz , Food Demonstration - Sales Ambassador, Sales , Santa Cruz, California

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