Sales Specialist Product Demonstrator
Advantage Sales & Marketing - Jacksonville, FL

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Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) 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. ASM 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. Job Purpose As a Sales Specialists you will conduct in store demonstrations to generate excitement, brand awareness and drive sales through event execution and promotions.

The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, customer service focused, outgoing, has good communication skills and enjoys working with the public. Job Responsibilities Setup and breakdown of demonstration event (demonstration cart provided at store; involves some heavy pushing and physical work) Ability to stand for a minimum of six (6) hours Ability to push cart from storage area to event execution area Ability to push 52 to 74lbs without assistance Ability to reach a minimum shelf height of 60 inches without assistance Purchase products and demonstration supplies (funds provided by demo expense card in advance) Execute demonstrations on scheduled date and time; prepare food, conduct sampling, engage audience, promote and educate consumers on products Clean equipment and demonstration areas after use (clean individual cart and general demonstration area) Build strong relationships with store managers and store customers Report event success daily via our online reporting system Knowledge base of product and program scheduled to execute Assembly and disassembling materials (i.e. POP) and equipment (i.e. microwaves, toasters, etc.) used in events.

Follow all food safety requirements and regulations Job Requirements 18 years of age or older Experience in event marketing, demonstrations or retail/grocery is highly desirable Experience with computers and websites Friendly, outgoing personality; confidence and enthusiasm to engage retail shoppers Ability to prepare and serve food samples utilizing cooking apparatus required for raw meats, produce, and other items Great communication skills Reliable transportation to/from your specified location is required Capable of light physical work; such as pushing demonstration carts and setting them up Outside employment that does not interfere with the responsibilities and schedule of this program Must have unlimited access to a computer with high speed internet and a phone Must have basic knowledge on how to use a computer Must have basic knowledge of how to download documents from a website or an email Must have reliable Internet access to receive schedule, updates, and submit event reports Neat appearance Weekly Schedule: Thursday-Saturday: 10:00am-4:30pm, Sunday: 12:30pm-7pm (up to 24 hours per week) 30 Minutes Lunch must be taken during work day. Total hours available may vary from week to week and there will be days on which no demonstrations are scheduled in your location