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Advantage Solutions Bakery Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina

Summary

Bakery Specialist

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking atalentedBakery Specialist to be responsible for providing client and customer bakery training and retail support and training in the assigned territory. The Bakery Specialist will develop and maintain strong working relationships with in-store personnel and Sales Operations personnel. This role requires to have the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and efficiently.

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What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Manage client and customer support in assigned territory by conducting store visits.

  • Conduct in-store bakery training in the assigned market area.

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with in-store personnel and Sales Operations personnel.

  • Prepare reports and provide feedback to management as needed.

  • Other duties, responsibilities, and activities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experiencerequired

  • 1-3 Years of experience in baking experience in areas such as donuts, dry mix, frozen dough, proof and bake and/or cake decorating

  • Advanced cake decorating skills with the ability to create unique and on-trend cake designs

  • Advanced to master baking skills with the ability to work with mix and doughs

  • Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical ability

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Job Duty

  • Manage client and customer support in assigned territory by conducting store visits

  • Conduct in-store bakery training in assigned market area

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with in-store personnel and Sales Operations personnel

  • Prepare reports and provide feedback to management as needed

  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

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

(Preferred): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

1-3 Years of experience in baking experience in areas such as donuts, dry mix, frozen dough, proof and bake and/or cake decorating

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Advanced cake decorating skills with the ability to create unique and on trend cake designs

  • Advanced to master baking skills with the ability to work with mix and doughs

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word; proficiency in smart phone usage to include email

  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and efficiently

  • Ability to effectively communicate over the phone and through email

  • Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to build effective working relationships

  • Creative problem solving and project management skills

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical ability

  • Unquestionable work ethics, personal integrity and honesty

  • Travel as appropriate

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified 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.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company 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, the Company 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.

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte

Primary Posting Location : City Charlotte

Primary Posting Location : State/Province NC

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-332753

Position Type Full Time

Category Field Operations/Field Management

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