Event Specialist

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Event Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you outgoing, friendly and enjoy meeting new people? Our part time Event Specialist jobs are fun & exciting, and you get an opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives!

Join our winning team as a retail demo representative promoting best-in-class products at your local retailers. You can be the brand ambassador who excels in captivating an audience during in-store events, with an emphasis on brand awareness, product demonstration and sales. The in-store demonstrator is responsible for reviewing program materials, set up and break down of the work area, and the preparation and sampling of products on scheduled event days.

 

Position Summary

 

The Event Specialist generates excitement, customer engagement, brand awareness, and increased product sales through conducting event demonstrations. The Event Specialist is responsible for physically preparing, maintaining, and cleaning the demonstration area (including physically assembling and otherwise setting up and later breaking down the demonstration cart); actively marketing the product being demonstrated by physically approaching nearby shoppers to gain their attention and interest; preparing (e.g., cooking, stirring, shaking) and providing food or beverage samples or otherwise demonstrating the product to those shoppers who are successfully drawn in; and reading program materials as assigned to be able to conduct informed product-related discussions with consumers.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct demo event for up to 6 hours

  • Get out in front of and move around cart area to approach customers
  • Engage customers in a professional and memorable manner which generates enthusiasm for the product and the event and helps create a positive shopper experience
  • Educate the consumer about the products, create brand awareness, and drive product sales
  • Prepare product samples using demo equipment such as sharp knives, cooking appliances, and other food preparation tools
  • Offer product samples to consumers
  • Keep cart adequately stocked with samples, ingredients, and products for purchase, obtaining items from locations throughout the store as needed
  • Maintain the area surrounding the demo in a safe and clean condition

 

Set up event within approximately a 15-minute period

  • Push cart or carry boxes weighing up to 52-74 lbs. a distance of 150-300 feet from car parking area to event execution area
  • Carry appliances/equipment weighing up to 20 lbs. a distance of 5-10 feet
  • Retrieves product and supplies (requires lifting upto 20 lbs., reaching overhead; and carrying up to 20 lbs., up to 40 lbs. at some locations, for a distance of 5 feet)
  • Assemble cart and construct/set-up/display Point of Purchase materials, insert price signs, display product information, and lift signs up to 5 lbs.
  • Set up and display product/materials on cart

 

Break down and clean up event within approximately a 15-minute period

  • Clean-up and sanitize cart
  • Disassemble cart
  • Push cart weighing up to 52-74 lbs. a distance of 150-300 feet from event execution area to storage area
  • Return appliances/equipment by carrying items weighing up to 20 lbs. a distance of 5-10 feet
  • Wash utensils and cookware

 

Perform administrative work

  • Study product materials to develop product knowledge
  • Review event schedule
  • Complete call reports
  • Attend trainings
  • Check voice mails and emails
  • Participate in scheduled calls with Supervisor/others as needed

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

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

 

Considerable experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales or retail/grocery is highly desirable

 

 

Environmental & Physical Requirements

 

Incumbent 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). The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential. A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department.

 

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.

 

 

SDC NUTRITION, INC.

 

Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at SDC Nutrition, Inc. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: “To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services.”

 

SDC Nutrition, Inc 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, SDC Nutrition, Inc 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.

 

SDC Nutrition, Inc will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Pennsylvania. All our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be considered.

 

To apply for this job email your details to resumes@sdcnutrition.com