Part-time opportunity: Farmers Market Sales & In-Store Demos

Monday, 23 June, 2014 By Lee Greene

Scrumptious Pantry makes delicious condiments and preserves, showcasing the amazing flavors of rare heirloom fruits and vegetables for consumers to rediscover.

We are looking for a Brand Ambassador in Chicago for In-Store demos & Farmers Market sales to grow our team.

Job Summary:
A Brand Ambassador is responsible for acting as a representative of Scrumptious Pantry brand in a variety of venues, ensuring retailer support and satisfaction via in-store tastings and promotional events, managing farmers market sales, as well as driving revenue via outstanding customer service as per Company standards.


Essential Functions, Tasks and Responsibilities
> Manage in-store demo schedule in stores within assigned territory and presence at Logan Square Farmers Market.
> Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly, clean & safe tasting environment.
> Actively engage customers in conversation and assist in the understanding, demonstration and description of Scrumptious Pantry’s products, as well as effectively communicate our brand’s mission and.
> Drive revenue through appropriate signage, sampling & merchandising in-store/in market booth.
> Perform other duties as required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Education, Training and Experience:
> High School diploma or equivalent.
> Experience in specialty food/hospitality sector required, retail/restaurant sales and/or demo experience preferred.
Skills and Competencies:
> Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job.
> Effectively initiates one-on-one communication with associates and customers.
> Possesses aptitude for delivering high level of customer service.
> Knowledge of the specialty food business.
Physical and Medical Requirements and Standards:
> Ability to lift over 20 pounds.
> Physical ability to stand for extended periods, to handle and carry boxes of merchandise, set up tasting stations throughout the stores and perform all functions as set forth above.
> Must be able to maintain the hygiene standards set forth by the Company.
> Availability on weekends required.
> Has reliable access to email.
> Has reliable access to a vehicle for transportation and transport of sample goods & equipment.

Licenses and Certificates:
> None required.
Hours worked:
This is an hourly part-time position, which will require collaborators to work between 14 –18 hours a week, primarily weekend and evening hours conducting in-store tastings and events. The Brand Ambassador must be willing to work the hours they have committed to, including the transport times needed to get to and from various locations.



Based on experience, starting at $12/hr


Pls. send your resume and short motivation letter to hello (at) scrumptious pantry (dot) com

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