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Tour Ambassador

Reference number: 
901505417
Publication date: 
January 25 2020 
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MUST HAVE TOUR EXPERIENCE

XMC is looking to hire engaging and sales-driven Tour Ambassador across Canada to support the logistics for a variety of BBQ event stops

Type: Full-Time Contract
Experience: Junior-Mid Level
Location(s): EAST: ON/QC | WEST: BC, AB, SK, MB

Training: March 25th - 2.5 Weeks (Tentative)
Start Date: April 8th 2019 (Tentative)
Duration: Approx. 5 months (August 2019)

Compensation: To be discussed with client (+$20/hr)

Please see below for the details:

Job Summary:
The Tour Ambassador will be responsible for actively participating in any booked retailer demonstrations, training sessions and special events across Canada. Specifically, the TA is responsible for conveying all materials and equipment to the areas required using the company's Sprinter Cargo Van. The ideal candidate should have culinary experience and the ability to interact with top-level executives, clients, customers, and employees in a professional, courteous manner and have the flexibility to work various hours and shifts as required. The TA will work independently, efficiently and amongst Territory Sales Managers and Client Staff to execute this initiative.

Event Responsibilities:
- Assist with the coordination of events within leading home improvement stores, managing logistics, and correspondence
- Purchase ingredients at local grocery stores for grilling (i.e. burger buns, ground meat, steak, ribs, condiments etc.)
- Set-up and tear-down activation i.e. tents, tables, grills for an outdoor grilling/cooking experience (comfortable lifting at least 40lbs.)
- Work collaboratively with the regional TSM to enthusiastically conduct fun grilling/cooking sessions with participants
- Comfortable with Emcee responsibilities by speaking in front of a large crowd
- Submit accurate event feedback, complete post-event reports in a timely manner
- Ensure each event is operated with the safety of staff and attendees
- Sundry duties as assigned

Academic/Educational Requirements:
- Business or Marketing degree an asset
- Experience as a trainer, teacher, and/or demonstrator is an asset

Required Skills/Experience:
- Food Safety Certified
- Valid G License - Must have clean driving record + submit experience letter from a current automobile insurance company
- Must possess 1-2 years of touring experience
- Must possess 1-2 years of culinary (grilling and/or cooking) experience
- Passion for cooking, entertaining trends, and travel
- Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
- Must possess the flexibility to travel extensively

We thank all those who submit applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. XMC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Salary: 
to be discussed
Requirements
Education
Diploma: 
None
Working experience
Minimum experience required: 
0-2 years
Work place
Toronto , ON