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.
If you or someone you know is interested in this position, please contact Sepideh Hosseini at: 760-4666-7710.
Job Purpose Our Client, an industry leader in floor care, has enlisted Campaigners, a division of Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) to handpick a team of SALES-focused Floor Care Demonstrators to drive real, measurable sales growth of its newly launched vacuum line of products at select retail locations.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated, ambitious, committed to sales and driven to succeed. This person should also have strong communication skills with the confidence to influence key decision makers at the store level. They must possess excellent organizational skills and have the ability to complete daily procedures and responsibilities without direct supervision.
Sales: Enthusiastically engage, qualify and close customers on sales of clients products; Seek sales opportunities in departments throughout the store to maximize sales and sales of related attachments. Completes, in their entirety, scheduled events.
Merchandising: Ensure products are on display, functioning properly and presentable to customers. Take direction regarding tagging, rotating, and placing POS materials (provided).
Training: Responsible to train Retail Sales Associates on clients' products and product benefits. Generate positive PR and Brand Awareness in-store. Ensure clients' product is "Top of Mind" among Store Associates. Increase Sales Associate recommendation of clients' product.
Training: Must be willing to commit to initial web and voice conference call training, as well as continuing with on-line learning component and brief knowledge assessments.
Relationship Building: Must have the ability to communicate professionally and effectively with Campaigners management team, Retail Sales Associates, Retail Management Team and Customers, building strong working relationships.
Administration/Reporting: Must complete accurate and timely HR paperwork and reports online; call reports must be accurate and provide detailed feedback. Check voice mails, emails and calls Supervisor/others as needed.
Availability: Every Saturday and Sunday as assigned by supervisor. Required 4 shifts per weekend (3 hrs per shift). Locations depending on local territory/store list.
Education High School diploma or equivalent.
Behavioral Requirements Results and action oriented, ownership minded Friendly, out-going, and able to actively engage associates and consumers in hands-on demonstrations Timely communications - responses to management phone calls or emails within 24 hours Professional demeanor and image compatible with the client and Campaigners Independent, self-motivated, and organized, while remaining flexible and adaptable Demonstrates professional resposnbility, proactively checking and reviewing event schedules and fulfilling required attendance
Technical Requirements Must be sufficiently skilled at using the internet and other computer programs/systems necessary to complete administrative tasks, with access to a computer. Must have a cell phone Reliable transportation; i.e. personal car for transportation to/from/between stores/events/meetings General familiarity with vacuums, floor care products, and accessories Access to a digital camera is highly desirable
Physical Requirements Must be able to regularly lift and carry ( for a distance of 10 feet) up to 40 lbs. without limitations and ability to continuously stand for up to 6 hours at a time (subject to authorized breaks and meal periods) Must be capable of frequent bending and kneeling to demonstrate the moving parts of the vacuum cleaner, reaching and lifting to take the demo unit off the shelf and return to the shelf when done, pushing and pulling, squatting for short periods of time to remove and replace components of various SKU's in order to demonstrate the product functionality appropriately
Dress Code Name tag and branded Polo shirt provided Khaki or black solid pants (must be professional: no cargo or denim pants), Docker's style is approved Closed toed sturdy shoes (no open toed, sandals, high heels, or sneakers)
Must perform the job safely and utilize proper safety techniques and use of equipment when appropriate.
20% % of time on annualized basis
Never (0% of shift): Operate Mechanical Machinery, Be Exposed to Marked Changes in Temperature and Humidity, Be Exposed to Harmful Fumes and/or Other Pollutants, Use Feet and/or Legs for Repetitive Motion Left Right, Lifting and/or Carrying 52 - 74 lbs. (heavy work) 75 - 100 lbs. (heavy work), Work on Unprotected Heights
Occasionally (up to 33% of time): Sit and Crawl and/or climb
Frequently (33-66%): Walk, Kneel, Push, Pull, Bend and/or stoop, Use Hands and/or Legs for Repetitive Motion, Lifting and/or Carrying Up to ten pounds (sedentary level) 20 - 50 lbs. (medium work level), 11 - 20 lbs. (light level)
Continuously (66-100% of shift): Stand
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.
Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. 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."
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC 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, ASM 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.