Assistant Retail Brand Representative

Employer
Summit Retail Solutions
Location
Hartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 22, 2018
Closes
Mar 28, 2018
Role
Retail
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Summit Retail Solutions, Inc. is looking for those who thrive in a retail setting to join our engaging brand development and sales team! Our Event Marketing Assistant is responsible for running in-store events, promotions and roadshows. The Event Marketing Assistant must be able to manage all aspects of the roadshow, from engaging with the consumer, organizing displays and marketing materials, managing the inventory, handling the demonstrations, and setting up and breaking down the special event.

We have added additional clients and events in the local area and are currently hiring new associates to join our team immediately

Responsibilities:
?? Assist the Promotions Team in developing and executing marketing strategies for each event
?? Coordinate event activities including event setup, visual merchandising and inventory control
?? Process, generate, and track event sales
?? Coordinate event logistics, timelines and schedules
?? Serve as Event Manager when necessary
?? Serve as an enthusiastic member of the event staff and lead by example for interns

Requirements:
?? Strong desire to work within the retail / sales / marketing / promotions fields
?? One-year experience working in the beauty, sales, or retail industries
?? Reliable transportation to travel up to 40 miles to our retail partners and transport sales promotional items, displays, signage
?? Ability to punctually and reliably work retail hours and holidays (40-hour workweek; Thursday through Sunday!)
?? Positive attitude and eagerness to learn
?? Strong desire to succeed
?? Exceptional communication skills
?? Ability to stand for extended periods of time in a retail store
?? Ability to talent scout new associates in the local area
?? Ability to mentor and train entry level associates

Benefits of working for Summit Retail:
?? Comprehensive paid guided sales training
?? Competitive compensation model with guaranteed hourly advance rate per hour with the opportunity to earn additional commission
?? Career growth at your pace with the opportunity for advancement
?? Territory based within a 40-mile radius
?? Medical, dental, 401k and other voluntary insurances for eligible full-time employees
?? Referral program

Summit Retail Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any qualified applicant on the basis of a protected characteristic unless a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

Applicants who receive an offer will be required to undergo a drug test as a condition of their employment.