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PT Food Demonstrator - Palo Alto, CA in Palo Alto, CA at Winston Retail

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Palo Alto, CA
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Job Description

Company Description:

Winston Retail is the leading service agency who provides demo and retail merchandising support, environmental design, and project management.  Our national team of merchandise coordinators are passionate, talented and hard-working.  They are responsible for retail presentations for organic, natural and paleo food, and image & lifestyle fashion brands.  Since 2004, we have specialized in apparel, footwear and accessories and work with clients such as The North Face, Puma, Calvin Klein and many others. Currently, we are expanding our footprint into organic, natural and paleo food with the appropriate retailers. For additional company information, please visit our website:

Job Summary:

As a Food Demonstrator, you will work with Winston Retail’s clients to support and promote their product at various retailers. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to setting up & breaking down a demo kit, product education & sampling to the consumer, creating brand hype and gathering competitive feedback.  You will be required to provide photos and reports for each demonstration which is communicated via Winston’s proprietary store visit reporting app.

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in a customer service/sales environment  
  • Previous work as Food Demonstrator/Brand Ambassador a plus
  • Experience presenting to public & engaging customers
  • Experience in relationship building with store management at various levels
  • Food Safety Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of health food products (i.e. gluten free, Non-GMO, etc.) is a bonus
  • Live a healthy lifestyle and recognize the benefits

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Comfortable negotiating floor space
  • Timely and effective communication (both verbal and written)
  • Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge (Excel, Word, email and digital photography)
  • Must be able to stand for entire time of demonstration (from 4 to 6 hours)
  • Client liaison with all store personnel – strong relationships at the door level a must!
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds