Job Opening: Product and Event Specialist

Goo Goo is searching for an enthusiastic, motivated, and organized individual to fill our Product and Event Specialist role.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee sales and execution of corporate gifting program, event space, and chocolate school offerings
  • Respond to incoming sales inquiries from companies, corporations and event planners
  • Make cold calls, attend networking events, and host showcases to promote our offerings and increase awareness and exposure of our products, brand, and facility
  • Create and maintain database of past, present and potential clients for both events and corporate gifting programs

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Previous computer experience, typing skills, and demonstrated food knowledge are required. Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal -are required. The position requires excellent listening, phone skills, and attention to detail. Must possess an outgoing personality, ability to approach all individuals and strike up conversation. Demonstrated ability to interact with guests, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the venue, the brand and the company.

Applicant must have good reading and comprehension skills. Minimum of 1+ year sales experience preferred, with experience in cold calling, outside sales and new business generation. Must be able to work well under pressure and be self-motivated. Individual must have good organizational, time management and selling skills.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to operate or use the following: computer, printer, copier, calculator, telephone and writing utensils. Position requires sitting, handling, eye-hand coordination, speaking, walking, standing, stooping, and kneeling. This position will be required to lead and/or assist with event execution, which may require the lifting, carrying, pulling or pushing of approximately 21—50 pounds – including, but not limited to tables, chairs, food processing equipment, products, collateral materials, signage, etc. – as well as being on feet for extended periods of time.

Compensation: Salary + commission and full benefits package.

Eligible applicants should send your resume to ggcmarketing@googoowoocom.wpengine.com, along with a brief description of yourself and why you’re interested in this position in the body of the email.

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