EVENT SPECIALIST 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.
Pay $10.00 per hour
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 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 Experience in event marketing, demonstrations , customer service, retail/grocery and/or food Friendly, outgoing personality; confidence and enthusiasm to engage retail shoppers Ability to prepare and serve food samples utilizing cooking apparatus 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 , reliable internet and a phone 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
FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, EMAIL RESUME TO: Carol Blankenship Recruiter 714-827-1283