Position Type Part Time
T1K 6Y6 Requisition ID 2023-430618 Category Product and Event Demonstrations
CDS Part Time Product Demonstrator in Costco
If you enjoy interacting with people, Club Demonstration Services (CDS) may have the right fit for you! As the preferred marketing provider to Costco, CDS Part Time Product Demonstrators introduce Costco members to the newest food or products and enjoy a flexible part-time schedule. We drive sales and engage with customers in a creative way!
17 years or older
Customer service oriented
Looking for a flexible part-time schedule
Available 2-3 days a week including 1 weekend day
Comfortable interacting with customers and management in a friendly, enthusiastic, and outgoing manner
Looking for rapid advancement opportunities
Able to stand for up to 6 hours a day, and lift up to 22 pounds
Open interviews every Wednesday from 1pm-4pm, just tell door person you are here for CDS!
If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to learn more about you. Apply Now!
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.
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.
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
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
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.