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Advantage Sales & Marketing

Advantage Sales & Marketing

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
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
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
High School or equivalent
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 access to a computer 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

Company: Advantage Sales & Marketing
Posting Company Type: Recruiter
First and Last Name: Jennifer Gray
Industry: Marketing / Media / Pub
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Registered From: 06/06/2010
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