Territory Development Manager - Café

Hurstville NSW, Australia

  • Iconic Australian Company
  • Exciting new role in our expanding Cafe' channel
  • Sydney South territory

Are you a barista, café professional or coffee rep looking for the next step in your career?  The Alternative Dairy Co is Australia's fastest growing barista plant-based milk company and we are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic café professional to join our dynamic team.


The Company

Sanitarium is a progressive, legendary, wholly owned Australian business that produces some of Australia's favourite brands - Weet-Bix, UP&GO and So Good.  Our newest brand is 'The Alternative Dairy Co' featuring Barista designed, plant milks that have been specially crafted for Baristas.


The Role 

This full-time role will report to the National Field Manager Café and will be responsible for expanding our business in the Café channel, within a given territory.


Key accountabilities include: 

  • Building relationships, credibility & networks with Independent Cafés or other outlets where beverages are sold - initiated from current network, event leads or cold calling
  • Building state-based distributor, roaster and franchise relationships
  • Being an authority on plant milk in a Café setting
  • Promoting the use of, and actively selling, all 'The Alternative Dairy Co' products and connect Cafés to our partner distributors for supply support
  • Managing a given Territory in a timely and efficient manner and maintain a solid customer database (CRM). This may include regional areas requiring overnight stays.
  • Participating in Café and Coffee related trade shows, events and industry functions as required


Your Profile

  • A proven track record (3+ yrs experience) as a Café professional Roaster/Barista/Café Manager/Territory Manager in the Café channel
  • Strong communication, customer service and negotiation skills
  • A high level of sales resilience is critical for this role
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Café channel
  • Be passionate about people and Cafés
  • High energy
  • Excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and influence end-customers and distributors
  • Excel in building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and industry bodies
  • A demonstrated ability to operate autonomously, be flexible and able to operate in new environments


What we can offer you?

  • Base Salary
  • Incentives based on performance
  • Mobile Phone & Tablet
  • TOT Vehicle


Your application should include:

  1. A cover letter briefly outlining your interest in the position and how you meet the criteria
  2. A copy of your Resume

The selection process will include interviews, online and functional testing as well as internal reference checking.

We are an organisation driven by our mission and values.  If you share our passion for what we do, our products and you can respect our Christian based principles this is a great opportunity for you.

Hear why our employee's love working at Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing, where people and purpose matter...

Type: Permanent

Category: Sales and Marketing

Reference ID: SA0SANKB000146

Date Posted: 04/08/2022