Synergy Grill Technology has launched a special ‘partnership initiative’ to support industry sales professionals who have suffered redundancy.
The scheme allows those that have lost their jobs to start earning in a self-employed capacity by introducing operators to Synergy’s flagship cooking appliances.
For every Synergy contract they secure, the company will pay out a ‘finder’s fee’, which it says could work out as much as £792 per grill.
There are no overheads involved as partners are not expected to buy the equipment upfront to sell on – they simply introduce the customer and get paid on results.
There is no notice period or specific sales targets, and interested parties can use the scheme as little or as often as they like until they gain new employment.
The initiative is designed to work alongside the company’s new ‘Synergy Contract’ scheme, which allows operators to pay for their grill on a monthly basis and includes free installation and removal of their old grill.
Justin Cadbury, chairman and CEO of Synergy Grill, explained how the new programme was conceived: “Over the past few weeks, we have been saddened to see so many friends in the industry and highly experienced, passionate and knowledgeable catering equipment experts being made redundant through no fault of their own.
“Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on our industry, and we must all look at ways to recover and help those affected – hence why we have developed the Synergy Grill Partnership Initiative.
“Over this period, many people have re-evaluated both their short and medium term ambitions, so to now have the opportunity to be part of a team that focuses on new British technology which delivers huge customer benefits and environmental advantages may well be the perfect timing.”
Synergy has created partner packs that contain everything that a potential partner will need in order to promote the deal including leaflets, flyers, spec sheets, contact information, price lists and savings calculator.
Although the company has a loyal base of customers that regard its grills as central to their cooking operations, Mr Cadbury said the scheme could potentially help it gain exposure to those that aren’t familiar with the product.
“We do continually get told by frustrated operators that they have never heard of us, or did not realise the like no other benefits, that a Synergy grill can bring. Therefore, this initiative will not only hopefully help out those in need, but will also give Synergy Grill Technology a wider ambassadors on the ground.”