Switch

  • Tour Manager

    Job Locations US-MO-St Louis
    Req No.
    2018-1187
    Category
    Marketing
    Type
    Field Staffing
  • Overview

      

    Switch is an independently-held, experiential marketing agency working with companies and brands who share our belief in the power of engagement to drive behavior-changing results.  Switch specializes in the creation and execution of live events, field marketing, sponsor activation, digital media, exhibits and environments.

     

    To learn more about our company, visit our website at www.switch.us

    Switch is currently in search of a Tour Manager to help promote Fiskars PRO thru hands on demonstrations at various retail events in the US.  The individual should be comfortable on a speaking with customers at a retail location, and MUST have an understanding and strong interest in outdoor tools.


    SUMMARY:  For the professional end user, tools are an important piece in the success of their business.  Before making an investment they want to touch, feel and see how they perform.  This is where we come in, allowing the professional an opportunity to test the tool in a real application at industrial accounts, big box retailers and occasionally on job sites.  Our traveling experience is equipped with  Fiskars tools, custom demonstration stations, product informational signage and branding materials.    The Tour Manager will work with a Fiskars Sales Rep at each location and will be responsible for collecting and reporting on product sell thru, consumer product demonstrations, account training/feedback, competitor information while maintaining a strong brand presence. 

    Qualifications

      

    • Outgoing, organized, professional, strong communication skills and great at group and one-on-one dialogue
    • Dependable and reliable
    • Bi Lingual helpful but not a must
    • Basic computer knowledge including use of Internet
    • Able to pass a motor vehicle report, background test and drug test
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to lift 50+ pounds
    • Available for continuous travel for up to 24 weeks
    • Must be 21 years of age or older

     

    Switch is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Qualified Candidates may forward their resumes to:

     

    Switch

    6600 Manchester Road

    St. Louis, MO  63139

    employment@theswitch.us

    Fax:  314-206-7732

    Responsibilities

      

    • Demonstrate the value and quality of the various Fiskars PRO product line
    • Support the Fiskars Sales Rep by providing hands-on tool demos with the goal of driving ‘day of’ sales
    • Deliver outstanding support service and training at the account level
    • Display experience set-up/strike while ensuring a safe work environment
    • Proper and timely completion of all paperwork – event recaps, product/giveaway inventory and expense reports
    • Ability to adapt or evolve with changing or shifting events/priorities while still meeting or exceeding expected goals

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