Retail Event Specialist

Recruiter
Lionshare Marketing
Location
Bridgeport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 22, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Role
Editorial
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Are you a retail, customer service, or hospitality professional looking for a career change? Are you tired of late nights and last call hours and looking to jump start your career? Our Bridgeport area client would love to hear from you!The Job Window has an exciting opening for an entry level Retail Event Specialist on behalf of our client, a creative promotional marketing firm representing some of the largest clients in the nation and best brands on the market! This firm believes that team work and a family-oriented environment is the key to success. They are committed to providing full training to help you gain valuable experience and build a long-lasting career with their company. Be the best you can be and join a team where your colleagues and managers care about your advancement as much as their own.Our client has recently expanded their client portfolio due to high demand and their unprecedented growth means they are in immediate need of a Retail Event Specialist to assist with executing field marketing events and expand new projects for clients. You will have the opportunity to use your outstanding customer service skill and experience to captivate an audience during clients' retail marketing events.Responsibilities of the Retail Event Specialist:Interact directly with event participants and consumers to generate a positive brand experience and product impression to support clients' sales and marketing efforts.Maintain up-to-date product knowledge to accurately inform customers about clients' products and promotions and provide excellent customer service.Facilitate growth of customer and client relationships to maximize customer satisfaction and identify new business opportunities.Manage event set up and breakdown and maintain accurate records for event management projects.Understand target audience to establish proper channels of communication and produce high levels of event participation.Manage and facilitate event logistics for multiple events.Qualifications of the Retail Event Specialist:Experience in customer service, field marketing, brand promotions, event planning/event coordinating, event sales, business-to-business sales, event promotions, retail, restaurant, fundraising, event marketing or other people-oriented or marketing-focused fields desired.Engaging presentation skills with ability to adapt to different audiences.Ability to learn basic sales and marketing skills.Excellent problem solving and organizational skills and a coachable attitude.Able to work independently and as a team player.