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Route Sales Representative at Community Coffee

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description:

Community Coffee Company is a high performance company with emphasis on teamwork and employee care. Steeped in tradition as rich as our coffee, we pride ourselves on our commitment to providing exceptional products, services, and solutions for our customers. Focused on growth, our company is looking for exceptional individuals who share our values and our vision of being the best coffee company in America.

We are searching for a Route Sales Representative , reporting to the Sales Manager, to be responsible for obtaining new business as well as providing service to existing customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drives vehicle to sell and deliver products, equipment and supplies to customer to achieve financial targets for route profitability.
  • Solicits existing customers to purchase additional products.
  • Acquires new business by identifying and making cold calls and presentations to prospective customers.
  • Collects payment from customers.
  • Records and maintains sales inventory and delivery information.
  • Maintains proper selection and inventory of products for each customer
  • Ensures customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for loading and maintaining truck inventory
  • Monitors and collects funds from delinquent accounts.
  • Ensures freshness of products
  • Manages coffee brewing equipment on route
  • Recovers brewing equipment and other branded merchandise and products from closed or discontinued accounts.
  • Participates in trade shows and special events to promote the company's products and services.
  • Cleans truck and performs routine vehicle maintenance
  • Responsible for route's daily bank deposits


  • High School diploma OR General Education Degree (GED) required; college degree preferred
  • One year of relevant customer sales and service experience required; Route sales and cold calling experience in DSD environment, preferred.
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver's license required; A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required for vehicles 26,000 lbs or greater
  • Acceptable driving record
  • DOT medical certification required
  • Daily travel between company location and customer establishments. Occasional overnight travel.

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, credit union, and educational assistance.

Community Coffee Company, LLC is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals.