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Product Demonstrator- Houston (North), TX

Advantage Resourcing - XPO - Houston, TX

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  • Company
    Advantage Resourcing - XPO Advantage Resourcing - XPO
  • Location
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

Job Description:

Dyson is seeking outgoing, friendly sales minded individuals to represent our products inside a local big box store on the weekends. This is a long term, direct hire position with great pay. Saturday and Sundays only from 10am-6pm and a few hours of administrative during the week. Perfect position for college students, retired individuals, at-home parents or someone just wanting a part time position. Great pay, 2days a week with a few hours during the week and still have your Saturday and Sunday mornings and evenings.


Department: Field Sales

Demonstrators work part-time as members of the Field Sales team to engage consumers in an energetic and confident manner and provide them with knowledgeable information about Dyson. products in select retail locations (i.e. Costco, Bed Bath and Beyond and Best Buy) or events across the United States. The most important part of a Demonstrators' job is to create a positive experience with the store and the consumers; assisting in the sale of Dyson products to achieve company specified sales goals. Demonstrations occur on Saturdays, Sundays and some weekday holidays. Demonstrators must work a minimum of 3 out of 4 weekends per month within an assigned market

This is what we need you to do...
Increase overall awareness and sales of Dyson products through in store and event demonstrations
Conduct planned demonstrations in assigned retail stores to achieve specified sales goals
Capture consumers' attention to participate in high energy, captivating in-store demonstrations and model all aspects of Dyson's brand, culture, and passion for technology
Be a credible product and brand expert by educating consumers on the benefits and features of Dyson products and actively listening to consumers to confidently recommend appropriate Dyson products and comfortably over objections. Maintain responsibility for all demonstration and other POP material
Assist with training of new Demonstrators as needed . Communicate clearly, accurately, and in a timely manner with accounts, peers, and District Demonstration Manager. Actively monitor Dyson's online reporting system to contribute quality feedback and report/confirm attendance. Capture accurate demonstration data and communicate opportunities to District Demonstration Manager per established guidelines
Build and maintain strong relationships with store personnel

This is what we need you to have...

Experience and Education
HS Diploma or GED required
Bachelor Degree a plus
1 year experience in a public interfacing role required
Experience in a retail sales environment required
Skills, Competencies and Requirements
Ability to work a minimum of 3 out of 4 weekends per month, including up to an hour a week for administrative work
Must have a professional demeanor
Ability to understand the Dyson brand and uphold its integrity at all times
Strong communication and presentation skills essential
Charismatic and outgoing personality
Good understanding of retail business operations; local market knowledge is a plus
Must have intermediate computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
Must be self-motivated and be able to work well independently
Must be available to attend and actively participate in team meetings conference calls
Must have a valid drivers license with good driving record; reliable transportation, and ability to travel within designated region
Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 30 lbs., potentially overhead
Access to a private computer and a cell phone with ability to send/receive text messages
Ability to stand on your feet for up to eight hours at a time
Must have Windows Operating System of XP SP3 or above or Mac Operating System 10.5x or above.
Must have Internet Explorer 7.x or above, Firefox 3.x or above, or Safari (Mac)

About Dyson

Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call (312) 706-226.

Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.