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In Store Event/Engagement Specialist

PromoWorks a CROSSMARK company -

Job DescriptionAre you looking for a sales job providing food samples in retail stores that would allow you to meet new people? Our product demonstration positions may be a great fit for your sparkling personality. CROSSMARK’s Events Team is looking for associates to complete food demonstrations working in a flexible part-time environment.
If you are outgoing, enjoy meeting new people and are looking for job where you can use your sparkling personality then CROSSMARK’s Events Team is the place for you! Enjoy flexibility that enables you to have a work-life balance while you promote various products during onsite events in retail environments.

As a member of the CROSSMARK Events Team it is your job to be enthusiastic about the product you are showing. You will provide outstanding customer service to all customers by facilitating in-store food/product demonstrations & events. You will demonstrate knowledge of products, accessories and services, and use this knowledge to build sales, practice suggestive selling & driving sales. Your primary role is to share your passion about the product you are representing and interest the customer in purchasing the product and most of all...have fun while doing it!

The Associate is responsible for completing in-store food and non-food demonstrations. Acquires and maintains knowledge of products represented. Serves, demonstrates, intercepts consumers and sells products in a professional manner. Maintains an overall professional appearance consistent with the requirements of the job.

• Possesses the aptitude and ability to gain adequate knowledge of the products represented.
• Has desire and ability to proactively intercept, engage, interact, and sell product to the consumer in a positive manner.
• Can effectively communicate the features and benefits of the product.
• Ability to prepare and serve food samples using small appliances such as microwaves, fryers, skillets, coffee makers and knives.
• Can maintain a clean, sterile and safe work station using cleaning chemicals.
• Maintains a professional appearance consistent with the requirements of the job.
• Properly sets up and prepares Event Table for execution.
• Achieves 100% execution on assigned work.
• Assists with preparation for client visits and completes audit corrections.
• Builds and maintains rapport with store personnel to effectively meet company and client objectives.
• Completes expense reports as per Company Policy.
• Prepares and submits all on-line requirements on the same day as Event execution.

Note: This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.

Job RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Demands: The associate will be regularly required to:
• Stand up to 8 hours at a time
• Walk
• Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
• Reach with hands and arms (including reaching overhead)
• Talk and hear
• Visual ability to read instructions and perform events
• Stoop
• Kneel
• Crouch
• Climb (including use of a 6’ ladder)
• Balance
• Lift and carry up to 25 pounds (including occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds)
• Push and pull a wheeled demonstration cart weighing up to 300 pounds fully laden with appliances, supplies and product
• Prepare foods using cooking utensils such as knives, convection oven, fryer, coffee maker, electric fryer, microwaves and hot oils
• Be in contact with cleaning supplies
Physical Appearance: Individuals must ensure a professional appearance and proper grooming is in order. The associate must present a neat, clean, and appropriately groomed appearance. Specific Retailer Dress code requirements are included in the training documents. In addition, tattoos must not be visible while the associate is engaged in their work assignments.
Specific Skills: Proficient use of a Personal Computer and familiarity with Word, Excel, and Outlook. Daily access to the worldwide web with the ability to meet system requirements, printer and phone.
Specialized Knowledge, License, etc: Local Food handlers permit may be required.
Supervisory Responsibility, if any: None
Working Conditions (environment in which the job is performed): Retail store environment with some travel.
Language Skills: English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be required based on business necessity..


Qualifications Education: High school
Experience: 1 year


Work HoursCompensationJob typeStart Date
Fri/Sat/Sun10.00Part timeSeptember 19, 2014

Company Description PromoWorks a CROSSMARK Company is the nation’s respected leader of insights-driven shopper marketing solutions. The company offers unique strategies that enhance the retail experience through skilled shopper engagement and product sampling events. Headquartered in Itasca, IL.

PromoWorks a CROSSMARK Company has partnered with CPG manufacturers and retailers for over 15 years to transform the in-store experience - and their highly trained Engagement Specialists have influenced over 1.3 billion shopper buying decisions.


Contact Information Nancy Koch


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