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Retail Sales Representative I

Charlotte, NC, USA Req #297
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Retail Sales Representative I

Department: Grocery Sales Division

Reports to: Regional Area Sales Manager




Responsible for promoting Community Coffee’s premium products within store level/local accounts in order to maintain and grow sales.



This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required for the position. This job description may be changed or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Travels through assigned territory to make sales calls at store locations.

  • Maximizes sales at or above planned levels by monitoring and enhancing in-store shelf and display activity.

  • Maintains authorized product distribution in all locations; conducts store audits; maintains/maximizes shelf space; insures proper product rotation in order to prevent out- of-date product; ensures on-hand inventory accuracy to minimize “low stocks” and eliminate “out-of-stocks”.

  • Develops and maintains existing account contact relationships through regular communication with key decision-makers and store managers.

  • Communicates all pricing and promotional information to all internal/external points of contact.

  • Prepares and submits market activities, pricing and progress reports.

  • Manages all expenses as related to this position within budget assigned by the Company.

  • Performs other duties as needed.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities 




Education and Experience

·         High School diploma or equivalent required AND at least 0-1 years Consumer Product Goods experience in a sales environment; or an equivalent combination of both.

·         Grocery Retail Sales experience preferred

·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred

·         Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products including Outlook, Word, & Excel.  Knowledge of iOS Applications a plus.

Travel Time

     Up to 50% travel time will be required.

     Daily local travel in assigned region. Overnight travel up to 20%

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following:


·         Frequently required to walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.

·         Occasionally required to sit; walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

·         Frequently lift and/or move up to 35 lbs;

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Field Sales Environment- While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be moderately loud in warehouse areas.



We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short- and long-term disability, paid time off, employee assistance program, and educational assistance. Community Coffee and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

Other details

  • Job Family Sales
  • Job Function Grocery Sales
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 50
  • Required Education High School
  • Charlotte, NC, USA