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Part Time Engagement Trainer

Company: Advantage Solutions
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

The Companyis one of North Americas 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.Position SummaryThe Engagement Trainer is accountable for working directly with the event specialist in store to facilitate job training, onboarding of new employees and developing positive relationships with store personnel. Engagement Trainers are also accountable for the overall engagement experience for each event executed by the event specialists in their geography.Essential Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesOn-board new Event Specialists (ES)

Meet the associate in the store on their first day and demonstrate how to set up, conduct and break down a product demonstration.Introduce the ES to the store management team and review protocol for contact and engagement with store management.Coach the ES on the retailers engagement model.Coach the ES on how to file their paperwork.Build relationships with the store management team.
Develop rapport with the store management team.Understand stores engagement goals and work to support.Consistently visit the store on a regular schedule.Conduct performance audits with the store management teamTrain and Develop existing ESs
Work with ES on a regular schedule, to continue training in support of event management, customer engagement, store relationship building and salesmanship.Audit ES performance by measuring and tracking development progress using performance score card. Keep track of coaching points made for each ES.Review score card and coaching points with each associates supervisor.Administrative Work
Study product materials to develop product knowledgeReview event scheduleAttend trainings; products/ materialsCheck voice mails, emailsParticipate in scheduled calls with Supervisor/others as neededSupervisory ResponsibilitiesDirect ReportsThis position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reportsIndirect ReportsMay delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reportsTravel and/or Driving RequirementsTravel is not an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is an essential duty or function of this job.Travel up to20%Minimum QualificationsEducation Level:(Required)High School Diploma or GEDorequivalent experience2-3 years experience in event marketing, demonstrations, customer service, sales, retail/grocery, or coaching for improvement is highly desirableSkills, Knowledge and Abilities
Excellent customer service orientationProblem solving skillsComfortable coaching for improvement from a positive point of view.Self -starter and ability to work independently to achieve goalsAbility to work effectively with managementMust be comfortable engaging with the public, talking with consumers and recommending product sales.Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build and maintain relationships and trust with store management.Dependable, reliable, integrity, goal oriented, and driven to succeed describe the successful Engagement TrainerExcellent written communication and verbal communication skillsBasic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, and Internet usageMust pass online Food Safety training exam (all training hourswill be paid for by the Company)Compliance with all food safety requirements and regulationsEnvironmental & Physical RequirementsField / Reps RequirementsIncumbent 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 50%+ 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 RegardingThe Company Job Duties and Job DescriptionsJob duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by ones 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 Companyshall 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).

Keywords: Advantage Solutions, Newport News , Part Time Engagement Trainer, Human Resources , Newport News, Virginia

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