No Evil Foods Charlotte, NC, USA
May 08, 2018Part time
Hey, Brand Ambassadors! Team Member Needed! Growing in the Southeast! Fast-growing plant-based food producer NO EVIL FOODS is seeking a Demo/Event Specialist to join our team. We’re looking for someone based in the Charlotte area but also willing to travel a bit to bring our plant meats to the masses. Plant-based food fanatics speak now! Do you have what it takes? Join our dynamic team and work for a rapidly growing food business in the exciting world of plant-based foods! We’re looking for an upbeat, outgoing, passionate pusher of plants. Or, maybe you don’t know plant-meats but are a fast & eager learner? You’ll be on the front lines, changing people’s lives with our amazing plant-based meats! And if this is something you feel passionate about, this job will positively impact your life as well as your community! You must possess a strong knowledge of food (familiarity with vegan/vegetarian lifestyle is preferred) and have excellent communication skills. The ability to cook (or willingness to learn) our products is essential. DUTIES: Provide excellent customer service and address needs of customers in a timely and effective manner. Perform product demonstrations at stores and special events/festivals during peak volume times. Work to ensure all demos are effectively and efficiently facilitated including set up, clean up and completing paperwork for each demo. Sell product via samples, cooking/serving suggestions, and personal experience. Promote brand awareness by capturing photo & video content to be shared on our social media channels Work with buyers to ensure ample product for demos is ordered, and that product is reordered after demos. Coordinate with brokers, regional distribution contacts, and NEF management to ensure that all parties are aware of demo times and can ensure necessary inventory QTYs at the level of distribution and retail outlet. Order demo supplies and maintain demo equipment as needed. Follow and comply with established procedures, including health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices. Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner. Work with Field Marketing Manager & Marketing Director to support and promote brand-specific marketing and communication programs This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by the team. JOB REQUIREMENTS : Experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, brand promotion or retail/grocery. Basic to intermediate cooking skills (able to cook with and without a recipe) and strong demonstrated food knowledge. Able to handle, present and cook all products. Excellent interpersonal skills: able to knowledgeably, effectively, and enthusiastically communicate with customers about our products, our story, and recipes. Build meaningful connections with consumers to learn, document, & share their personal story/experiences as it relates to NEF Ability to complete all tasks in a thorough and timely manner. Working knowledge and application of all merchandising expectations with a specific focus on attention to detail. Proficient with Word, Excel, Google Drive/Sheets. Daily access to computer & smartphone w/ internet access. Proper use of knives and other basic cooking equipment. Proper use of hand trucks, carts, and all other equipment used during preparation and cleanup of demos & events. Able to work independently and as a motivated team player. Stand comfortably for up to 6 hours a day. An eye for photography and composition is a definite plus! Able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the team, including nights, weekends and holidays as required. This is a part time position with the opportunity for extra hours and room to grow! This position will involve some travel within a 1-4 hour radius of Charlotte Metro Area. Compensation for travel expenses TBD. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and well-respected food start-up based in Asheville, NC. Opportunity to grow as No Evil Foods grows! Please provide a cover letter with resume upon your reply to this posting and all necessary contact information. Thank you!