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iRobot Assisted Sales Representative

At a Glance

We are seeking motivated and engaging individuals to represent our client’s popular robotic vacuum products within well-known home furnishings and consumer electronics retailers.This is a seasonal weekend opportunity running from early October through the end of the year. Saturday and Sunday day shifts will be offered in October, and Friday evening shifts will be added starting in November. We provide paid, in-depth virtual training to set you up for success in this role. Motivational contests and incentives will take place throughout this program, and employees that complete all agreed-upon shifts will be able to keep a robot!

Overview

PURPOSE:

As an Assisted Sales Representative, you will provide fun and relevant demonstrations to increase brand awareness and help close the sale. You play a critical role in creating the best customer experience in the industry through best-in-class support. You will report directly to a BDS Regional Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

In-Store Demonstrations

Delivers excellent sales/customer service as you proactively greet, educate, and engage customers on our client’s robotic vacuums and, ultimately, close the sale

Demonstrates sales leadership and accountability by achieving daily and weekly sales goals

Delivers product demonstrations that are relevant and memorable to increase sales and brand advocacy

Builds and cultivates strong relationships with store associates and management as a trusted ally and brand representative

Remains engaging, approachable, confident, and persuasive in any setting

Works within defined procedures to successfully execute all assigned activities

Reporting and Data Collection

Shares observations, concerns, and potential solutions for what works and what can be improved, and reports results daily

Reports market activities and trends daily

Submits pictures of display setup and sales daily

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma, some college education preferred

1 year of retail sales and/or training/demonstrating experience

Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Previous sales and/or demonstration experience – consumer electronics, vacuum experience a plus!

Ability to understand, retain and articulate product details in an ongoing, enthusiastic and confident manner with the ability to easily connect with customers and store staff

Proven history of closing sales and exceeding goals

Ability to connect easily with others, share information, and develop relationships with store associates

Complete online reports accurately and promptly

Must have reliable transportation

Engaging and impactful presentation skills

Ability to work weekends

Ability to complete all required training within established timelines

Ability to complete all scheduled shifts, including clocking in/out as per given guidelines

Minimal Travel to local retail locations

The typical schedule is Friday afternoon/evening, Saturday and Sunday days

Ability to stand for up to 6 hours at a time

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

Regularly stand, walk, bend over, reach overhead, crouch, kneel, balance, grasp, push or pull, talk and/or hear

Always carrying and lifting something into stores up to 10 lbs

Frequently lift and carry up to 35 pounds

Continuous hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation

Important Information

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

BDS Connected Solutions. (“BDS”) is an equal opportunity employer in every aspect of employment, including but not limited to; selection, training, development and promotion of the most qualified candidates and employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. BDS is committed to equal employment opportunity in all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment that may not be covered in this statement. BDS is an at-will employer.

BDS Connected Solutions offers a complete suite of Connected Commerce solutions that blend Advocacy, Training, Retail, Virtual, Experiential, and Digital environments to influence the modern buyer, regardless of where they are on their shopping journey. Since 1985, BDS has been inspired by innovation; as we continue to evolve as a trendsetter in today’s disruptive market, we enable our clients to do the same. Our industry-leading experts never stop working to discover, design, and deploy custom buying solutions that empower brands to achieve and exceed their unique sales goals. BDS is headquartered in Irvine, California with a regional office in New York City, New York. Visit us at www.BDSsolutions.com for more information.

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Posted
67 days ago

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