Work at Nahmias et Fils Distillery

Nahmias et Fils is currently seeking Brand Ambassadors. Learn more below:

Email TJ Allan for more information: tj@q36creative.com

Category: distillery
Nahmias et Fils is seeking 2 – 3 summer interns to assist the Master Distiller, David Nahmias, in all aspects of the distillery operation. 
The focus will be on:
1. DISTILLERY ASSISTANT
Maintaining the cleanliness, organization and overall workability of the distillery as directed by distillery management. This intern will learn the basics of the distillation process.
2. ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Assisting the President with administration and operational support.
3.MARKETING ASSISTANT
Marketing assistance, social media management, research and sales support.
Contact TJ Allan at: tj@q36creative.com for further information
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Category: ambassador
Nahmias et Fils is seeking a Brand Ambassador for several areas of Manhattan and Brooklyn. If you are a self motivated, outgoing and friendly individual who loves to meet new people you may fit the bill perfectly. The position will be part time, and is great for a college student home for the summer, or a new graduate looking to enter a sales career in the spirits industry.Our distillery creates award winning spirits for on and off premise environments, with a focus on robust cocktail programs.Our Brand Ambassador should excel in captivating an audience during in-store events, with an emphasis on brand awareness, product demonstration and sales. The Brand Ambassador is responsible for reviewing program materials, set up and break down of the work area, and the preparation and sampling of products on scheduled event days.

Email TJ Allan for more information: tj@q36creative.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • First and foremost, our Brand Ambassador must be willing to protect the integrity of the brands by always following state alcohol laws and procedures.
  • Set up, break down, product preparation and sampling during in-store demonstrations
  • Generate brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales
  • Assess customers individual usage needs and interests in order to best recommend products
  • Timely complete of all call reports, paperwork, and on-going personal training by required deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma preferred or equivalent job-related experience
  • Experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, brand promotion or retail/grocery
  • Interact in a friendly, enthusiastic, energetic and outgoing manner with management, clients, and consumers in any setting
  • Stand comfortably for up to 6 hours a day
  • Able to work independently and as a motivated team player
  • Ability to work a part-time retail schedule, Monday through Sunday
  • Minimal travel required for training or other scheduled events
  • Daily access to a computer/iPad/Smart Phone with internet/email access

POSITION SUMMARY

The Brand Ambassador must generate excitement, customer engagement, brand awareness, and increased product sales through conducting event demonstrations. The Brand Ambassador is responsible for physically preparing, maintaining, and cleaning the demonstration area (including physically assembling and otherwise setting up and later breaking down the demonstration table/cart); actively marketing the product being demonstrated by physically approaching nearby shoppers to gain their attention and interest; preparing tasting, sample cocktails or beverage samples or otherwise demonstrating the product to those shoppers who are successfully drawn in; and reading program materials as assigned to be able to conduct informed product-related discussions with consumers.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct demo event for 1 – 6 hours
  • Get out in front of and move around demonstration area to approach customers within 10 feet
  • Engage customers in a professional and memorable manner which generates enthusiasm for the product and the event and helps create a positive experience
  • Educate the consumer about the products, create brand awareness, and drive product sales
  • Offer product samples to consumers
  • Keep demonstration area adequately stocked with samples, ingredients, and products for purchase, obtaining items from distillery as needed
  • Maintain the area surrounding the demo in a safe and clean condition
  • Set up event within approximately 15 minute period
  • Push cart weighing up to 52-74 lbs. a distance of 150-300 feet from storage area to event execution area
  • Retrieves product and supplies (requires lifting up to 20 lbs., reaching overhead; and carrying up to 20 lbs. for a distance of 5 feet)
  • Assemble demonstration area and construct/set-up/display Point of Purchase materials, insert price signs, display product information, and lift signs up to 5 lbs.
  • Set up and display product/materials at demonstration area
  • Break down and clean up event within approximately 15 minute period
  • Clean-up and sanitize demonstration area
  • Disassemble demonstration area
  • Wash utensils and cookware
  • Perform administrative work
  • Study product materials to develop product knowledge
  • Review event schedule
  • Complete call reports
  • Attend trainings
  • Check voice mails and emails
  • Participate in scheduled calls with Supervisor/others as needed
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Direct Reports
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
  • Indirect Reports
  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

Significant experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales or retail/grocery is highly desirable

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Reading comprehension
  • Active listening
  • Ability to understand and apply new information, procedures or principles to perform job duties
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting form one to another with frequent interruptions
  • Time management
  • Detail orientation
  • Basic computer skills to enter and locate information, including familiarity with Word, Excel and Internet usage
  • Teamwork
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Dependability
  • Drive/Initiative
  • Positive demeanor
  • Sales orientation
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
  • Willingness to uphold ethical standards, laws and company policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of Nahmias et Fils demo guidelines related to selling, preparing samples, and safety
  • Ability to use demo preparation and cocktail peroration equipment
  • Knowledge of beverage safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to move throughout demo area to engage the customer
  • Ability to move to locate products and supplies
  • Ability to visually locate merchandise and other objects
  • Other Requirements
  • Execute demonstrations on scheduled date and time (subject to any schedule adjustments necessary to properly complete set up and break down or as otherwise modified by Nahmias et Fils management)
  • Stand for up to 6 hours (other than legally required breaks/meal periods) and actively move around store up to a distance of about ½ mile to obtain, set up, and clean up demonstration cart and related equipment/materials; obtain product from shelves; conduct demonstration event
  • May need to pass online Food Safety certification (all training hours will be paid for by the Company)
  • Certain product demonstrations may require specialized talent, experience, expertise, skills, knowledge, certification, or duties in order to be eligible to conduct a particular event. If an associate does not satisfy the particular requirements for the specialized event, he/she would remain eligible for the standard, non-specialized events otherwise available to all associates in the position (to the extent such positions are available). Examples of the talent, experience, expertise, skills, knowledge, certification, or duties which may be required to conduct a specialized event include (without limitation): ability to satisfy requirements necessary to conduct product demonstrations involving alcoholic beverages; Responsible Alcohol Server Certification
  • Reliable access to a computer and a phone on a daily basis
  • Must perform the job safely and utilize proper safety techniques and use of equipment when appropriate.
  • Ability to be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary

Environmental & Physical Requirements

The Brand Ambassador must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a on or off-premise environment including but not limited to: restaurants, bars, liquor stores, festivals, concerts, farmers markets, outdoor markets etc. Typically requires the ability to spend several hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 35 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or mix cocktails (as trained) and as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). The use of proper safety practices when handling the products is essential.

Nahmias et Fils is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, Nahmias et Fils shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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