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Now Hiring Food Demonstrators!

Company: Advantage Sales and Marketing
City: St. Albert, Alberta
Industry: Retail
Date: 15 Feb `11
Employment: Part-Time
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Job Purpose
An Event Specialist generates excitement, brand awareness, and increases product sales through event sampling and promotions. The Event Specialist is responsible for reading all program materials, set up and breakdown of their working area, preparing and sampling products on scheduled event days.
Job Responsibilities
Conduct Demo Event for approximately 5 hours
Engage the consumer by creating brand awareness and enthusiasm
Dynamically and aggressively sell product to consumers
Sample product to consumers (may include cooking)
Move around cart area to approach customers within 10 feet of cart and engage them in a professional manner which generates enthusiasm for the product and the event
May be required to expediently escort customers from cart location to other locations within store to obtain product
Set up event within approximately 15 minute period
Push cart weighing 52-74 lbs distance of 150-300 feet (from storage area to event execution area)
Carry appliances/equipment weighing up to 20 lbs a distance of 5-10 feet and up to 10 feet overhead
Purchase product and supplies (requires lifting up to 40 lbs and reaching up to 10 feet; carrying up to 40 lbs for a distance of 5 feet)
Assemble cart; Construct/set-up/display Point of Purchase materials- insert price signs, display product information and hoist sign with assistance up to 5 lbs
Set up/display product/materials on cart
Break down/clean up event within approximately 15 minute period
Clean up/sanitize cart
Disassemble cart
Push cart weighing 52-74 lbs distance of 150-300 feet (from event execution area to storage area)
Return appliances/equipment (requires carrying/lifting up to 20 lbs a distance of 5-10 feet and reaching up to 10 feet overhead)
Wash utensils, cookware
Administrative work
Study product materials to develop product knowledge
Review event schedule
Complete call reports and timesheets
Attend training materials
Check voice mails, emails
Calls with supervisor/others as needed
Job Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Significant experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, or retail/grocery is highly desirable