Advantage Sales and Marketing (ASM)

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Advantage Sales and Marketing (ASM)

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is a consumer packaged goods sales and marketing agency committed to building brand value for our clients and customers.

ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services, specializing in client and customer events, publications and assisted-selling services for the grocery, drugstore, club, convenience, natural/specialty, sporting goods, consumer electronics and home center channels.



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We are currently seeking sales and coffee lovers to be a Coffee Sales Specialist promoting Keurig coffee brewers in various retail locations all across the North America!
 
Upon the successful completion of all scheduled events the Coffee Sales Specialist will be awarded the Keurig coffee brewer (demo equipment) used in the events.
 
The Keurig Coffee Sales Specialist will be responsible for driving brand awareness and advocacy by working directly with consumers and store personnel promoting a variety coffee brewing products, portion packs, and accessories while conducting onsite demonstrations. Keurig Coffee Sales Specialist will work closely with store personnel to build and maintain strong relationships and improve overall client-brand value!
 
Responsibilities:
 
Coffee Sales Specialists conducts consumer facing activities.
 
Our in-store demonstrators are friendly, knowledgeable, and represent our clients professionally.
 
Sharing information about the products and encouraging sales is a successful trait of a Coffee Sales Specialist.
 
Coffee Sales Specialists make a significant impact on sales and improve the customers buying experiences.
 
Having the ability to assist customers based on their individual usage needs and interests will be key for an associate's success.
 
Qualifications:
 
Must be confident, and articulate to speak effectively and informatively with consumers.
 
Independent and motivated team player Ability to work part-time retail schedules throughout the week.
 
Ability to stand comfortably for up to 8 hours a day.
 
Minimal travel required for training or other scheduled events.
 
Daily access to a PC computer with Internet/email access.
 
Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
Responsibilities 
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
 
Conduct Demo Event for approximately 5 ¾ hours Engage the consumer by creating brand awareness and enthusiasm.
 
Dynamically and aggressively sell product to consumers.
 
Sample product to consumers (may include cooking).
 
Move around cart area to approach customers within 10 feet of cart and engage them in a professional manner which generates enthusiasm for the product and the event.
 
May be required to expediently escort customers from cart location to other locations within store to obtain product.
 
Set up event within approximately 15 minute period.
 
Push cart weighing 52-74 lbs distance of 150-300 feet (from storage area to event execution area).
 
Carry appliances/equipment weighing up to 20 lbs a distance of 5-10 feet and up to 10 feet overhead.
 
Purchase product and supplies (requires lifting up to 40 lbs and reaching up to 10 feet; carrying up to 40 lbs for a distance of 5 feet).
 
Assemble cart; Construct/set-up/display.
 
Point of Purchase materials- insert price signs, display product information and hoist sign with assistance up to 5 lbs.
 
Set up/display product/materials on cart.
 
Break down/clean up event within approximately 15 minute period.
 
Clean up/sanitize cart.
 
Disassemble cart.
 
Push cart weighing 52-74 lbs distance of 150-300 feet (from event execution area to storage area).
 
Return appliances/equipment (requires carrying/lifting up to 20 lbs a distance of 5-10 feet and reaching up to 10 feet overhead).
 
Wash utensils, cookware.
 
Administrative work
 
Study product materials to develop product knowledge.
 
Review event schedule.
 
Complete call reports and timesheets.
 
Attend training materials.
 
Check voice mails, emails Calls with supervisor/others as needed.
 
Job Requirements
 
High School Diploma preferred or equivalent job-related experience.
 
Significant experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, or retail/grocery is highly desirable.
 
Ability to build strong relationships with store Managers and store customers.
 
Friendly, outgoing personality; confidence and enthusiasm to engage retail shoppers.
 
Great communication skills e.g. ability to connect with customers and sell products.
 
Basic knowledge of how to use a computer; access the internet; send, receive, and review email; download documents from website or email; submit event reports.
 
Conduct demonstration within period of time designated for the event.
 
Execute demonstrations on scheduled date and time.
 
Stand for up to 6 hours and actively move around store up to a distance of about ½ mile (other than legally required breaks/meal periods) to obtain, set up, and clean up demonstration cart and related equipment/materials; obtain product from shelves; conduct demonstration event.
 
Ability to climb stool or step ladder to reach up to 10 feet in order to obtain/lift/move product or appliances weighing up to 20 pounds.
 
Ability to lift and carry 20 to 74 lbs. without assistance Compliance with all food safety requirements and regulations.
 
Must pass online Food Safety training exam (all training hours will be paid for by the Company).
 
May need to pass online Food Safety certification (all training hours will be paid for by the Company).
 
Certain product demonstrations may require specialized talent, experience, expertise, skills, knowledge, certification, or duties in order to be eligible to conduct a particular event. If an associate does not satisfy the particular requirements for the specialized event, he/she would remain eligible for the standard, non-specialized events otherwise available to all associates in the position (to the extent such positions are available). Examples of the talent, experience, expertise, skills, knowledge, certification, or duties which may be required to conduct a specialized event include (without limitation): ability to satisfy requirements necessary to conduct product demonstrations involving alcoholic beverages; Food Safety Certification; Responsible Alcohol Server Certification, ability to conduct hot and/or cold food preparation (including without limitation use and handling of sharp objects, cooking appliances, and other food-related tools/equipment); video game /other consumer electronics knowledge, skills, and experience.
 
Ability to work required schedule for this program.
 
Access to a computer and a phone on a daily basis.
 
Satisfactory completion of background check/drug testing subject to applicable law.
 
Other Requirements
 
Strong understanding and utilization of proper safety techniques and correct use of equipment when appropriate. Executes verbal and written business communications, in a manner that effectively achieves business objectives, reflects the Company's commitment to integrity, and is in keeping with company policies.
 
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time.
 
Travel Requirements
 
To and from store.
 
 
Physical Demands
Never (0% of shift): Sit, operate mechanical machinery, be exposed to harmful fumes and/or other pollutants, and lift and carry over 74 pounds.
 
Occasionally (up to 33% of time): Push, pull, work on unprotected heights, be exposed to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and lift and/or carry up to 74 pounds (light to heavy work level).
 
Frequently (33-66%): Bend and/or stoop, crawl and/or climb, and kneel.
 
Continuously (66-100% of shift): Stand, walk, use feet and/or legs for repetitive motion, and use hands and/or arms for repetitive motion.
DisclaimerAre 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.



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