Acosta Sales & Marketing Ambassador, Brand in Austin, Texas
The Brand Ambassador will showcase featured products and allow customer/consumers to sample and/or view the product’s functionality. These demonstrations are typically performed at convenient stores,, department stores, discount clubs, and hypermarkets on a wide range of Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG’s).
As a Brand Ambassador, you will be representing our clients, communicating directly with the customer/consumer in a sales and marketing relations capacity. By showcasing the benefits, value, and usefulness of certain products, you will make them desirable to potential customers/consumers and influence sales at the store by facilitating in-store demonstrations. Depending on the Client Team, this role may promote sales Business to Business (B2B) or Business to Customer/Consumer (B2C).
A successful candidate for this role will be able to use positive persuasion to generate interest and engaging others using product samples and manufacture coupons and incentives. This is a non-commissionable role.
Promote sales through education of specific client products;
Demonstrate and explain products, methods, or services to persuade customers to purchase products or utilize services;
Engage with and provide product knowledge to targeted consumers
Identify selling opportunities. Talk to customers about their needs, provide solution with representing vendors’ product;
Provide and Set up product display tables.Provide product information, using samples, coupons, informational brochures, and other incentives to persuade consumer to buy products.
Record and report demonstration-related information such as the number of questions asked by the audience and the number of coupons distributed.
Identify competition and any significant changes in pricing, promotion and volume;
Implement and distribute point of sale materials
Create and maintain relationships with retail managers and employees.
Other miscellaneous duties assigned.
1-3 years’ experience in customer service, sales, communication, teaching, and retailing. Retail grocery In-Store Brand Ambassadors may need to have cooking and food handling experience.
Prior experience in a position with direct customer contact is extremely desirable
Must be able to establish a quick rapport with a wide variety of people and communicate in a style that is likable, relatable, and persuasive
Must be well-spoken, energetic, and intuitive about the desires and needs of the average consumer
Be respectful and have a pleasing personality when interacting with customers at all times.
May be required to prepare/setup products for demo use. (i.e. on a hot plate or other cooking device for taste testing, assemble/disassemble product to display functional use, or stage product in dedicated workstation.
Be professional and articulate and be an ambassador of the product, the brand, and the retail stores in which they are working.
Must be prepared to travel, drive, and engage in considerable physical activity, stand for long periods of time;lift and move products, and use products and/or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration.
Job ID 2018-146377
Work City Austin
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Work Zip 78751
Starting average hours per week 20-24
Category Field Jobs