CDS Part Time Product Demonstrator CAN 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 Canada 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 Flexible hours Great team members Responsibilities: 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 service, including assessing the needs of the customer to best recommend products. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Flexible schedule, including weekend availability. Stand comfortably for up to 6 hours a day. Basic computer skills. The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants. Responsibilities 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. Position Summary As the in-house product demonstration company for Costco Wholesale, CDS has friendly, professional and talented employees who provide high quality product demonstrations and marketing services to Costco Wholesale and its vendors. The goal of our teams is to create a great member experience that increases sales the day of a demonstration and the months that follow. The Sales Advisor will generate excitement, brand awareness and increase products sales through event sampling and promotions; continuously engage and communicate with members regarding product; encourage members to purchase event product set up and breakdown of working area, preparation of sampling products. 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 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 Professional Food Safety Certification required Ability to Understand & Follow specific Instructions & Procedures Must be able to work flexible hours and schedule, including weekends 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 10 kg, 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). The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.