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CROSSMARK LEAD ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST - FULL TIME in Woodbury, Minnesota

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Overview

Now hiring Event Specialists and Product Demonstrators!!

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN EXCITING PART-TIME OPPORTUNITY? We offer a flexible schedule and competitive pay!

This role acts as the brand representative for suppliers within retail locations. Lead Retail Event Specialists are responsible for introducing customers to new and exciting products and brands within the retail location through food and non-food events. Lead Retail Event Specialists are responsible for all aspects of the events including preparing, setting-up, and cooking and cutting food items while maintaining a clean environment and following all food safety and handling requirements. This position engages with customers to communicate key points about the products being demonstrated.

This role also assists the Supervisor in his or her absence. This may involve the following: organizing demonstrations and ensuring each event executes on time, ensuring all demonstration carts are clean, the kitchen remains clean and organized, and printing needed materials.

Role Highlights:

· Preparing, setting-up, cooking, cutting food items while maintain a clean environment

· Engaging with retail location customers to communicate key points about products being demonstrated

· Ensuring compliance with food safety and handling requirements

· Working with the team to achieve sales goals of the products you are demonstrating

· Assisting the Supervisor with event execution, preparing necessary paperwork, and ensuring event schedules are executed in a timely manner.

Offer Highlights

Competitive Pay Rates

Weekly Pay

Paid Training

401K Plan

Part Time Benefits

Career Growth Opportunities

Additional Requirements

· Must be at least 18 years of age

· Access to a smartphone to report work completed on day completed

· Must have availability on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and major holidays (other weekday shifts may be available from time-to-time)

· The ability to lift and carry up to +25lbs with occasional lifting and carrying

· High School Diploma or GED

of up to 50lbs

· The ability to use email

· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this position

· The ability to stand to perform the event for the duration of the event a time

· Able to communicate and interact with customers on a regular basis and in a professional manner

· Ability to push or pull a wheeled demonstration cart weighing up to 300lbs

Responsibilities

  • Management and maintenance of the equipment and supplies used for events to ensure they are clean and secured in the agreed upon area of the backroom.

  • Communicates with store management about the upcoming events and the execution of past events in their store.

  • Point person for all events being conducted in the store. Assists other Event Specialists with event kits, materials and tools as needed.

  • 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 including raw meats, produce and eggs complying with food safety guidelines.

  • 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.

  • Takes digital photos of Perfect Table Setup to document success stories for clients.

Qualifications

To 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

  • 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.

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.

CROSSMARK is committed to providing accessible employment practices and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

At CROSSMARK, you can get the job that gets your lifestyle. Whether you are seeking a career in retail merchandizing, the flexibility of a part-time job or full-time corporate employment, we have a place for you. Join our U.S. team of over 30,000 dedicated and talented individuals in providing expert sales and marketing services for the consumer goods industry.

CROSSMARK is committed to providing accessible employment practices and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Posted Date 5 months ago (12/10/2020 4:12 PM)

Req ID 2020-170477

Primary Work Location : Location US-MN-Woodbury

Category Events Marketing/Demo

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