Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • CDS Part Time Product Demonstrator

    Job Locations US-MI-Auburn Hills
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(1/28/2019 6:42 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Product and Event Demonstrations
    Starting Wage
    USD $12.65/Hr.
  • Summary

    CDS Part Time Product Demonstrator


    Are you outgoing and enthusiastic about interacting with people? If promoting the best brands to today’s shoppers sounds appealing, then Club Demonstration Services (CDS), the in-house product demonstration company for Costco, might be the place for you! We are looking for Product Demonstrators who will promote, share samples and information about products to Costco members. You’ll join a global workforce of 31,000 employees providing demonstration services across the Unites States and in 9 countries around the world.


    CDS is the preferred in-house event marketing provider to Costco. We offer the best person-to-person marketing services in the industry, driving sales for our customers and Costco. APPLY TODAY!


    What We Offer:

    • Immediate, part-time positions
    • Competitive Pay Rates
    • 401(K) plan
    • Flexible hours
    • Sales incentives
    • Great team members


    • Prepare and demonstrate food and non-food vendor products to Costco club members
    • Interact with customers and management in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner
    • Generate brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales
    • Provide excellent customer services, including assessing the needs of the customer to best recommend products
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Must 18 years or older
    • Flexible schedule, including weekend availability
    • Stand comfortably for us to 6 hours a day
    • Basic computer skills


    The Company 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. The Company 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.



    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Duty

    • Engage the consumer by creating brand awareness and enthusiasm
    • Dynamically sell product to the member
    • Assist other Sales Advisors as required in a team-oriented environment
    • Set-up and organize merchandise; prepare vendor products according to written instructions
    • Coordinate, organize and close down work area including cleaning and sanitizing, washing and drying dishes and proper storage of equipment
    • Adhere to all Food Safety handling and sanitation training and guidelines 
    • Participate and adhere to all safety policies and practices
    • Perform other related duties as assigned or required 


    Supervisory 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


    Minimum Qualifications


    The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
    Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
    (Preferred): High School Diploma or GED Or equivalent experience

    Field of Study/Area of Experience: Degree Program/Major (e.g. Marketing, Business Administration or related field)
    0-2 Years of experience in retail/grocery, sales and/or restaurant/food service highly desirable


    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Excellent Customer Service Skills
    • Good Interpersonal Skills
    • Ability to Ensure High Levels of Service & Quality are Maintained
    • Track Record of Building & Maintaining Customer/Client Relationships
    • Well Organized, Detail Oriented, & able to Handle Fast Paced Work Environment
    • NEHA Professional Food Handler Certification required


    Environmental & Physical Requirements

    Field / Reps Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.


    Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions


    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified 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.

    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).

    Important Information

    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.


    The Company 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, the Company 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.


    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.


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