Job Requisition Number 77282BR Market Title Pet Nutrition Specialist Primary Work Location Texas-Pflugerville Position Status Part-time Average Hours Per Week (Note: These hours are estimated and are subject to frequent increases/decreases due to business needs) 11-15 Store Number(s) see master store list Job Overview We are looking for teammates that are passionate about their pets and the bond that is created between humans and animals. As a **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Pet Nutrition Specialist, your job will be to educate pet lovers on a leading dog and cat food product. The Pet Nutrition Specialist will be interacting with customers in a retail pet store by approaching animal owners and discussing food choice, formulations, and the well-being of their four-legged friend. If you have a love for animals, and are enthusiastic when talking about animal products and health, you are exactly what we want for this team. These events are Friday night, Saturday and Sunday, so apply now if you are looking for a weekend job! Summary The Associate is responsible for completing in-store pet food and non-food customer interactions with shoppers and their pets. The Associate acquires and maintains a high-level of knowledge of products represented. The Associate intercepts consumers and educates, advises, and sells pet products in a professional manner. May also include merchandising and stocking of products as needed. Maintains an overall professional appearance consistent with the qualifications of the job. Duties and Responsibilities * Must be able to work in-store to enthusiastically interact with and educate shoppers on identifying pet nutritional needs while communicating the features and benefits of the product(s) represented. * Has desire and expertise to proactively intercept, engage, interact, and sell product to the store personnel, shopper and their pets in a positive manner. * Must be able to use marketing materials to effectively communicate specific nutritional details, product features and benefits as provided in the training materials. * Hand out pet product samples/materials to shoppers and pets in store. * Collect shopper feedback and enroll shoppers in direct marketing programs. * Use interactive technology and web sites to access info and share data with store personnel and shoppers. * Work with store personnel to enhance product knowledge, authenticate inventory and display merchandise. * Provide regular feedback to Retail Supervisor as well as client regarding store performance, shopper feedback and store feedback. * Maintains a professional appearance consistent with the qualifications of the job. * Achieves 100% execution on assigned work. * Assists with preparation for client visits and completes audit corrections. * Builds and maintains professional attitude and rapport with store personnel, shoppers, and vendors to effectively meet company and client objectives. * Completes expense reports as per Company Policy, if applicable. * Prepares and submits all online qualifications on the same day as Event execution. Note: This job summary does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management. Additional Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. * Must bring a personal tablet computer to every work shift, except in those states which require alternate arrangements. Education/Background:High-school degree or general education degree (GED) and retail sales consulting background required. 1 to 3 mnths’ related skills and/or training or equivalent combination of education and background may be substituted for this requirement. College diploma or college courses in animal science, pre-medicine, biology, veterinary technician or related fields are a plus. Physical qualifications:The associate will be regularly required to: * Interact with animals * Stand up to eight hours at a time * Walk * Use hands and fingers to handle or feel * Reach with hands and arms (including reaching overhead) * Talk and hear * Visual expertise to read instructions and perform events * Stoop * Kneel * Crouch * Climb (including use of a 6’ ladder) * Balance * Be in contact with cleaning supplies * Lift and carry up to 50lbs (including occasional lifting of up to 75 lbs) Physical Appearance:Individuals must ensure a professional appearance and proper grooming is in order. The associate must present a neat, clean, and appropriately groomed appearance. Specific Retailer Dress code qualifications are included in the training documents. In addition, tattoos or facial piercings must not be visible while the associate is engaged in their work assignments. Specific Skills: * Proficient use of a Personal Computer and Tablet or other technological devices, if applicable, and good current knowledge of Word, Microsoft excel, and Outlook. * Strong, passionate interest in pet well-being and direct background with pet(s) and/or pet relationships preferred. * Expertise to work in pet stores, veterinary offices and pet grooming offices or related environments that have dogs, cats, and other animals in close proximity and willingness and expertise to touch the pets is required. * As needed, expertise to lead, guide and mentor peer associates on all essential duties and responsibilities as listed above Specialized Knowledge, License, etc:None Supervisory Responsibility, if any:None Work conditions (environment in which the job is performed): Retail pet store environment with some travel. Language Skills:English is the primary language skill; however, bi-lingual skills may be required based on business necessity.
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