remium Pet Food Specialist Part Time/Long Term Position

Encore Nationwide seeking Brand Ambassadors for a program starting in 2017.
Do you have a passion for pets and the nutrition that keeps them happy and healthy? Our part time Premium Pet Food Specialist job needs a pet enthusiast who can increase sales and boost brand awareness for our client’s pet food brands. You will be expected to engage consumers in a high-traffic retail location and represent one of the best pet foods on the market today. The ideal candidate must have strong sales skills and the ability to work independently.

Core responsibilities are generally the same for assisted sales programs you might have been involved in. We are in aisle and engage customers throughout the store, qualify their pet feeding needs and present the benefits of Nutro products. This is very much a sales driven program and reps are evaluated on the amount of sales they accomplish in a given day. We measure via our access to the PetSmart POS and compare sales of event days vs. non-event days. Reps will be provided an iPad. There are some light promo materials but nothing that can’t fit into the smallest car.

Additional Job Responsibilities:
Generating brand awareness, increasing sales, and boosting customer engagement and brand reputation through scheduled sales events.
Conducting informative demonstrations in order to perfect consumers understanding of product features and benefits.
Must report all data, submit paperwork, and complete online training in timely and accurate manner.

Pay rate:
$15 per hour for all event and in person activities
$10 per hour admin rate (travel, online training etc.)

Travel policy: No reimbursement until either 40 miles or 1 hour is achieved from rep home to the store. Travel between stores are compensated (paid an the admin rate of $10/hr.) plus mileage (varies depending on state)

Stand comfortably for up to 4 hours a day (8 if you are working a double shift)
Ability to meet minimal travel requirements for training and scheduled retail sales events.
Access to a PC computer with internet and email access is a necessity.
MUST be able to pass a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) and criminal background check!

Program Training: 5-6 hours online and 4-5 hours in person. Additionally, once hired, staff is expected to attend an in person training with the District Manager. This is usually a full day (8 hour event).

Event Dates/Times:
Events will start as early as January 1, 2017, some won’t be until March 2017, depending on cluster. Most clusters will activate all of 2017! Positions will have a minimum of 2 shifts per weekend and some will have 5. Generally, the shifts will be 4 hours (there is flexibility within each day) with the following hours:
• Fri: 3pm-7pm
• Sat: 10am-2pm
• Sun: 11am-3pm
• Mon: 3pm-7pm

Territory/Clusters: Each cluster may include 2-5 stores. All stores are within a 25 mile radius of one another. Reps must be able to work all stores within their respective cluster.
Markets there are multiple clusters within:
-Saint Paul/Minneapolis, MN
-Santa Fe, NM
-Washington, DC
-Suffolk/Virginia Beach/Chesapeake, VA
-Norman/Yukon/OKC OK
-Lexington, KY
-Holly Springs/Fuquay Varina/Apex – NC
-Flagstaff & Sedona, AZ
-Seattle/Renton, WA
-South Burlington/Williston, VT & Plattsburgh, NY
-East New Hampshire & Boston
-Portage/Kalamazoo, MI
-Middletown/Warwick, RI
-Salt Lake City
-Denver, CO
-Olathe, KS
-San Marcos/Vista/Oceanside, CA
-College Station & Conroe, TX
-New York – New Jersey

If you are interested, please email your photo and experience to:
Subject: PET FOOD – (Markets you are interested in)

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