Position: Brand Ambassador

Location: Kapolei, HI

Job Description: HGC is searching for highly energetic and professional Brand Ambassadors to introduce consumers to the magic of Island Lava. We’re looking for individuals to be a part of a dynamic team focused on brand awareness and education. Primary focus is on conducting demos/samplings of Island Lava products in store and at events. In addition to interacting with consumers face to face, our ambassadors will be responsible for building relationships with the staff at store level and supporting the Hawaii Gourmet Cookies Sales Manager in maximizing our brand presence in those stores.

The Island Lava Brand Ambassador is charged with:

• Creating genuine excitement about Island Lava

• Understanding and sharing knowledge of the Island Lava products

• Actively engaging consumers & store staff to spread brand awareness and build brand affinity

Responsibilities:

• Schedule and conduct demos/events in a professional and timely manner

• Drive to all location sites within the area of coverage

• Set up and break down all equipment

• Maintain proper inventory levels during and after events

• Provide detailed post-event report of consumer interactions, product feedback and status of Island Lava presence in store (stock on shelves, display locations, etc.)

• Drop off product, swag, coupons, etc. to local grocery teams and influencers

• Participate in an initial onboarding call as well as quarterly update calls, and stays informed regularly on the latest product & messaging updates through email

Requirements:

• Food/CPG demo experience (preferably at least 1 year)

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Reliable, responsible, responsive, organized

• Enthusiastic, outgoing, professional

• Passionate about healthy foods and active lifestyles

• Able to complete job responsibilities & manage time independently but willing (and excited!) to work as part of a regional sales and marketing team

• Able to adapt to changing conditions and proactively solve issues as circumstances change

• Occasional evening and weekend availability

• Has a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and a reliable car

• Able to stand on your feet for extended periods and lift 30 lbs.

• Access to a smartphone and/or tablet

Employment type: Independent Contractor, paid hourly

Time commitment: Approx. 10-15 hours per week (depends on market), flexible hours

Reports to: Marketing Coordinator & Area Sales Manager

Location: Our office is located in Kapolei, HI, but candidate will work from home to cover their market.