Promotional Sales Specialist Part Time (Sunflower)

Marketing Promotional Sales Specialist Part Time Are you outgoing, friendly and enjoy meeting new people? Our part time Promotional Sales Specialist jobs are fun and exciting and could be a great fit for you! Join our winning team as a retail event demonstrator promoting best in class products at your local retailers.
Paid training, competitive pay rates, and support that only a top company can provide.
You can be the sales professional who excels in captivating an audience during in-store events, with an emphasis on brand awareness, product demonstration and sales.
The in-store brand ambassador job influences the buyer's behavior through customer education, engagement, and enthusiastically promoting and demonstrating the product.
Engage customers in a professional and memorable manner which creates a positive shoppers experience and generates enthusiasm for the product and eventPurposefully move around the event area to actively engage shoppersResponsible for reviewing program materials, set up and break down of the work area, and the preparation and sampling of products on scheduled event daysGenerate brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase salesAssess customers individual usage needs and interests in order to best recommend productsTimely complete of all call reports, paperwork, and on-going personal training by required deadlinesQualifications:
High School Diploma preferred or equivalent job-related experienceExperience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, brand promotion or retail/groceryInteract in a friendly, enthusiastic, energetic and outgoing manner with management, clients, and consumers in any settingStand comfortably for up to 6 hours a dayAble to work independently and as a motivated team playerAbility to work a part-time retail schedule, Monday through SundayMinimal travel required for training or other scheduled eventsDaily access to a PC computer with internet/email accessTallgrass Talent Group services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers.
Our success is fueled by having passionate associates, clients, and customers working together.
Tallgrass Talent Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity EmployerResponsibilities and Qualifications Promotional Sales Specialist Part Time Position Summary The Promotional Sales Specialist is the primary in store and product ambassador and the key to our In Store Event programs.
As a Promotional Sales Specialist, the associate will be expected to create a dynamic and memorable experience for consumers by generating strong consumer engagement and using a proactive approach to promoting and selling the product they are representing.
The Promotional Sales Specialist is expected to have deep knowledge of the product they are representing and the unique ability to invite shoppers in to the In Store Event experience to create engagement.
Candidates must be flexible in the way they engage consumers.
The position may perform a wide range of activities including physically setting up, maintaining, and breaking down their demonstration areas; actively conducting product promotion through vibrant engagement with consumers; knowledgeable and effective product demonstration; product sales, and light merchandising in and around their In Store Event area.
Products may include, but are not limited to:
consumer electronics, food, alcoholic beverages, health and wellness, beauty products and other non-food items.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Product Promotion and SalesEngage consumers in a professional and memorable manner which creates a positive shopper experience and generates enthusiasm for the product and the eventPurposefully move around the event area to actively engage shoppers (within 25 feet of the event station if any) (while remaining attentive to event safety considerations and professionalism) and enthusiastically invite them to participate in the event experienceMay be required to move around within 10 feet of event area with product in hand in a butler-like / roving fashion as part of the event experiencePromote the product being featured through education, use of the product, demonstration of the features and benefits, and/or distribution of product samples in order to generate brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales.
Communicate the primary selling points and convey other messages for the product and encourage the shopper to purchase.
Develop positive relationships with store management and foster good will by consistently meeting or exceeding engagement expectations and sales expectations (if and as applicable) and fostering customer goodwill.
Seamlessly integrate into the store's shopper culture and become an extension of the store team in the consumer's eyeUnderstand and work to support the store's engagement goalsEvent Set-up, Maintenance, and Breakdown (if applicable)Set up and breakdown of promotional In Store Event area.
Push cart and promotional signage from storage to event area and assemble with near the product display.
Carry appliances, other equipment, product, samples, and supplies to and place at event area, retrieve and replenish product, samples, and supplies as needed.
Must maintain promotional area is in a manner that is inviting, clean, organized, and set up according to instructions provided; and where necessary, in compliance with food safety requirements and regulations.
Return cart, signage, supplies, appliances, and other equipment provided for the promotion to identified storage location at end of event.
On occasions where food sampling or preparation is involved, all items are properly cleaned/sanitized as necessary.
Administrative WorkAccept events within Tallgrass Talent PortalComplete review of all assigned training materials sometime prior to event dayBefore the event and while in-store, study product materials to develop product knowledge and any necessary skills for product usageBefore the event and while in-store, develop and practice a sales pitch/promotional script sometime prior to beginning an event dayAdhere to event scheduled dates and start/end timesComplete post-event reporting within 24 hours of eventReport any issues encountered immediately to your primary contact at Tallgrass Talent GroupSupervisory Responsibilities Direct Reports This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports Indirect Reports This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports Travel and/or Driving Requirements Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job Minimum QualificationsEducation Level:
(Required) High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experienceField of Study/Area of
Marketing or Sales.
Preference of at least one (1) years of substantive experience in product promotion, event marketing, retail sales or product demonstration experience.
Satisfactory completion of background checkAbility to be flexible and willing to work flexible hours when necessarySkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesExcellent customer service orientation.
Must be comfortable engaging with the public and be able to create engaging and positive shopper experience, while remaining professional in doing so.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to build relationships with store managers and shoppersExcellent verbal communication skills.
Must have ability to effectively communicate with and respond to consumers and educate them on product benefits, selling points, features, pricing, and choices; including ability to speak clearly using a pleasant and courteous tone.
Self-starter and ability to work independently to achieve goals while also being able to operate as part of a team.
Dependable and reliableOperates with integrityFlexible and adaptableAbility to embrace constructive feedbackStrong time management and multi-tasking skillsAbility to understand and follow specific instructions and proceduresAbility to stand and move throughout event area to actively engage consumer and create a positive shopper experienceKnowledge of food safety policies and proceduresBasic computer skills including familiarity with Internet usageEnvironmental & Physical Requirements Work is typically performed in a retail in-store environment.
Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities:
stand on feet and be mobile for long periods of time (on average up to 6 consecutive hours, subject to legally required breaks and meal periods); push cart weighing up to 52-74 pounds a distance of 150- 300 feet; lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 lbs a distance of 5-10 feet and reaching up to 10 feet overhead ,use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.
refrigerated and freezer sections).
The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.
A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department.
Other Event-Specific Requirements 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; and ability to play a designated role (which may require an audition).

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