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Tasting Ambassador (New Store Opening)

at Sprouts Farmers Markets, LLC

Posted: 7/18/2019
Job Reference #: 91401
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online, company

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-CA-West Covina
    Department
    Store Team Members
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Req ID
    91401
  • Job Introduction

    We believe healthy living is a journey and every meal is a choice. We love to inspire, educate and empower every person to eat healthier and live a better live. The Sprouts Tasting Ambassador will lead the in-store Tasting Station that allows customers to explore and learn about these healthier and better product offerings at Sprouts Farmer’s Market.

    Is helping people discover new and exciting products your passion? Do you enjoy talking to people and spreading product knowledge? Do you have a passion for delivering an extraordinary customer service experience while working in a fast paced and friendly environment? If the thought of helping people make healthy choices in one of the fastest growing retailers is up your alley – then we need YOU to join our winning team at Sprouts Farmers Market as our Tasting Ambassador!

    Overview of Responsibilities

    At Sprouts Farmers Market, the Tasting Ambassador leads the in-store Tasting Station. The Tasting Ambassador shares in product exploration with our customers through weekly in-store product trials, by proactively engaging and inviting customers to try product and answer any questions they may have.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Proactively engaging customers while sampling food and non-food products based on the schedule set by the support office
    • Preparing and serving food using an induction cooktop, toaster oven, blender, etc. with specific cooking directions provided
    • Achieving sales goals
    • Coordinating all event activities, including:
      • Event setup and takedown
      • Communicating upcoming events in department manager meetings
      • Managing sample supply and sample product inventory
      • Preparing event recaps via SharePoint
    • Maintaining program specific equipment
    • Adhering to strict food safety guidelines
    • Completing assigned online trainings to build your knowledge base

    Qualifications

    Skills/Qualifications

    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Thrives on customer engagement
    • Passion for food
    • Willingness to learn and grow
    • Ability to follow cooking directions
    • Ability to stand at the Tasting Station for up to 8 hours
    • Experience with customer service, sales, marketing or event planning
    • Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with store team members and support office
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Results-oriented mindset
    • Problem solving skills
    • Intermediate level computer skills

    Must Haves

    • High-energy with the passion for our product
    • Thrive on customer engagement
    • Ability to suggestively sell product
    • Willingness to learn and grow

    Benefits

    In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:
    - Competitive pay
    - Opportunities for career growth
    - 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
    - Flexible schedules
    - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:
    - 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
    - Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
    - Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
    - Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

    Why Sprouts

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