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Tasting Demonstrator

Published 2017-10-13 15:21:40

Maidstone , England.
Start : ASAP Experience : Expected

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JOB ADVERT FOR NEW DEMONSTRATORS Cottage Delight Tastings We are looking for outgoing people with a passion for food, who can promote our delicious Cottage Delight products at tasting events in the following and surrounding areas: Bourne End, IvorCanterburyLondon MaidstoneStaines, Wimbledon, LondonBarnet, EnfieldSt AlbansSittingbourne, FavershamEsherDulwich About Cottage Delight Cottage Delight is a family owned company producing award winning speciality preserves, chutneys, sauces and pickles for more than 40 years. We hold popular tasting events on weekdays and weekends at delicatessens, farm shops, garden centres and other independent customer outlets across the country.  The Role A self-employed role.  We require enthusiastic, part time brand ambassadors to host local tasting events.  Acting as an ambassador for Cottage Delight, we will require you to promote our brand and products, encourage consumers to taste them and promote the unique selling points which include how they’re made, product versatility and quality.  Interaction with consumers and customers is a key part of the role to increase store revenue.  Full training will be provided for successful applicants. Experience and skills An up to date Food Hygiene Certificate and previous experience of working in a demonstrator or within a customer service role is essential together with a full driving licence and access to a vehicle as you will be required to travel to the different event locations.  Basic computer skills are a prerequisite as some information is communicated electronically, including the completion of forms. Communication skills are imperative in order to convey knowledge of products, encourage tastings and deliver a high sales conversion. Operating within a customer facing role, it is essential that adherence to food safety standards is attained and individuals should possess a professional, clean and tidy appearance with the highest standards of personal hygiene. Pay A tiered payment structure is in operation for work undertaken at Consumer Shows, Markets, Food Fairs, and in Store.  New and developing Demonstrators •Hourly rate £8/hr (London £9/hr – Eire €) •In store tasting events evening rate (from 6pm) @ £10/hr (London £12/hr – Eire €) (This rate will be reviewed, subject to performance, after the completion of three events before moving to the standard rate of pay.) Standard Rate •Hourly rate £10/hr (London £11/hr - Eire €) •In store tasting events evening rate (from 6pm) @ £13/hr (London £15/hr - Eire €) This is a self-employed role and it is your own responsibility to declare any taxable income to the Inland Revenue during any given financial year.  Please submit your CV and any supporting information as to why you would be a suitable candidate to the address below. xxxxxxxx It is our intention to notify all applicants of the outcome of their application. Job Type: Part-time Salary: £8 per hour initially increasing to £10.00 per hour following successful probation. Required experience: Sales and customer service: 1 year Required licence or certification: Driving Licence (with Business Insurance cover) and a valid Food Hygiene Certificate.  GCSE / Scottish or equivalent Less than 1 yearCareer levelNone
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