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Demo and Event Specialist

Higher Taste is a local, family-owned food manufacturer specializing in Vegan and Vegetarian foods. We’re seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Demo and Events Specialist! Opportunity for advancement, pay increases and bonuses! Join us as we fulfill our mission of bringing delicious food to the PNW and beyond!


A Demo and Events Specialist is responsible for providing prompt, efficient and friendly customer service in a store setting while offering product samples and preparation suggestions. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing, results driven professional with a customer focused mindset.



Shift varies, appointments as scheduled


Job Responsibilities included, but not limited to:

  • Maintain and foster growth with our client/ customers

  • Organize with Office Administrator sample requests

  • Stocks items needed for demonstrations insuring adequate supplies are available

  • Follow best practices for safety while loading/ unloading demo materials and while on the road

  • Setup booths and displays

  • Understand and practice proper sanitation procedures 

  • Greet customers in a friendly manner with a smile

  • Prepare products for sampling and offer to customers

  • Explain, make preparation suggestions and assist customers in finding the product within the store

  • Make note of and communicate any customer suggestions and requests to Office Manager

  • Practice patience in all customer interactions, treating them as the most important people in the store

Basic Qualifications:

  • A current, valid Driver’s License (non-CDL) and clean driving record (required)

  • Safe driving skills

  • Food Handlers card (required)

  • Reliability and Dependability are required

  • Basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplication)

  • Strong communication, public speaking and customer service skills

  • Ability to be outgoing and engage with people from different backgrounds

  • Ability to communicate in English (Bilingual Preferred)

  • Knowledge of the Portland Metro area (Preferred)


Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to talk and hear

  • Ability to read descriptions, directions and street signs

  • Frequently required to stand and to reach with hands and arms

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs repetitively throughout your shift

  • Ability to spend work day standing, bending, kneeling/ squatting & walking

  • Maintain company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress


*In order to keep the lines of communication open and utilize the navigation feature, we ask that you have a cell phone with you while driving and doing demos. Higher Taste will pay a $25.00 stipend per paycheck to cover the costs.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Pay is $16.00 per hour, DOE. Overtime pays time and a half

  • $25.00 stipend on your paycheck to cover the cost of using your phone.


**We run background and DMV record checks on candidates after a conditional job offer has been made**

**Our facility is located in Cornelius, OR**

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Must Be Authorized To Work in the United States.


To apply, email your resume to with "Demo Specialist" in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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