Operations Event Manager inside Costco at Club Demonstration Services

Salinas, CA 93907

About the Job

Have you ever been to Costco and received a free sample? If so, it's likely come from one of our employees. For more than 25 years, Club Demonstration Services (CDS) has helped Costco members make shopping decisions and shaped the identity that Costco is perhaps best known for its awesome free samples. 

If you have worked in food services, the retail industry or customer service and have an interest in leading teams that provide great customer service, we have an opportunity for you on our team.  We’re hiring a full-time Operations Event Manager and want you to join CDS!

As the in-house product sampling company for Costco Wholesale, CDS has friendly, professional and talented employees who provide high quality product demonstrations and marketing services to Costco Wholesale and its vendors. CDS abides by and adheres to all Costco Wholesale policies and standards and works hard to   create lasting member awareness that increases sales the day of a demonstration and the months that follow.

Job Description

This full-time Product Demonstration – Operations Event Manager position requires you to direct all activities related to the promotion and sales of vendor products and will oversee the recruitment, hiring and supervision of part-time staff. This position requires you to oversee product preparation and presentation, ensuring the Product Demonstrators provide high quality demonstrations to the Costco members. The Product Demonstration – Operations Event Manager will train Product Demonstrators in food safety and handling, food sanitation, demonstration preparation and superb member service. This position requires you to communicate between warehouse managers, vendors and the product demonstrators as well as to participate in new location grand openings as required. 

A high school education or equivalent.
Requires two to four years of related experience performing similar duties in a retail, hospitality or food environment with a part time work force.
Must be detail-oriented with excellent leadership and communication skills. 
Proven ability to lead high performing teams
Must be able to coach and counsel employees and take corrective measures as needed. 
Ability to exercise independent judgment.
Requires flexibility and ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Additional Information

Work life balance!!
Set work schedule: Tuesday through Saturday, off on Sunday and Monday
Great work hours 8:30 to 5:30 (time may vary depending on needs)
Full Benefits

Equal Opportunity Employer

Club Demonstration Services (CDS), a Daymon Worldwide Company, is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected basis under federal, state or local law.

Associates joining CDS may be subject to pre-employment screening.

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