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Part Time Event Specialist - Closing Coordinator

Company: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Part Time Event Specialist - Closing CoordinatorAre you outgoing and enthusiastic about interacting with people? If promoting the best brands to today’s shoppers sounds appealing, then Club Demonstration Services (CDS), the in-house product demonstration company for Costco, might be the place for you! We are looking for Product Demonstrators who will promote, share samples and information about products to Costco members. You’ll join a global workforce of 31,000 employees providing demonstration services across the United States and in 9 countries around the world.CDS is the preferred in-house event marketing provider to Costco. We offer the best person-to-person marketing services in the industry, driving sales for our customers and Costco. APPLY TODAY!What We Offer:Immediate, part-time positionsCompetitive Pay RatesFlexible hoursSales incentivesGreat team membersResponsibilities:Prepare and demonstrate food and non-food vendor products to Costco club membersInteract with customers and management in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing mannerGenerate brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase salesProvide excellent customer service, including assessing the needs of the customer to best recommend productsOther duties as assignedRequirements:Must be 18 years or olderFlexible schedule, including weekend availabilityStand comfortably for up to 6 hours a dayBasic computer skillsThe 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 enthusiasmEngage the consumer by creating brand awareness and enthusiasmDynamically sell product to the memberAssist other Sales Advisors 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 guidelinesParticipate 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 eventsConfirm all accurate event hours are recorded, including Sales Advisors sign out at the end of their shiftPerform other related duties as assigned or requiredSupervisory ResponsibilitiesDirect Reports- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reportsIndirect Reports- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reportsMinimum 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 jobEducation Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience(Preferred): High School Diploma or GED Or equivalent experienceField of Study/Area of Experience: Degree Program/Major (e.g. Marketing, Business Administration or related field)1-3 Years of experience in a client-side, branded, consumer-packaged goods company; or a combination of supplier-side and client-side experienceSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesTrack Record of Building & Maintaining Customer/Client RelationshipsExcellent Written & Verbal Communication SkillsAbility to Ensure High Levels of Service & Quality are MaintainedAbility to make Oral PresentationsAbility to Work Independently & Prioritize with minimal supervision, in order to Meet DeadlinesGood Interpersonal SkillsBasic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, & web browsersNEHA Professional Food Handler Certification requiredEnvironmental & Physical RequirementsField / Reps RequirementsIncumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store 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 74 pounds, 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). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.Additional Information RegardingThe Company Job Duties and Job DescriptionsJob 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).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: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage , Chantilly , Part Time Event Specialist - Closing Coordinator, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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