Grinders Territory Manager

Job Description

  • 9 month fixed term contract
  • This role will involve regional travel and overnight stays


Are you a coffee professional or experienced barista looking to take the next step in your career? 

We have a great opportunity to join our passionate, humble and hard working sales team based in Central Queensland!



As part of the larger CCEP Australia family, Grinders Coffee has become one of Australia's premier coffee companies. From humble beginnings in Melbourne, it has grown to be one of the largest coffee houses in Australia and one of the fastest growing Strategic Business Units within CCEP. Grinders now encompasses a number of well-known brands including Grinders Coffee, Giancarlo Coffee and Temple Tea & Taboo.

Over the last 7 years the business has grown exponentially in volume and has partnered with some iconic businesses that have driven profitable outcomes and increased brand recognition.



We have an exciting opportunity for a Territory Manager to join our Grinders Coffee team in Central Queensland! You will present our customers with business growth opportunities, drive long term sales growth and expand our customer footprint throughout the region through securing new business. This role will service customers in the Rockhampton, Mackay and surrounding areas.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • As a Grinders Territory Manager, you are accountable and responsible for all the coffee business in your territory.
  • Executing planned customer visit cycles with a focus on training to ensure quality coffee output through all of our customers
  • Identifying and partnering with new business opportunities.
  • Delivering business growth opportunities for all customers within territory to achieve profitable long-term volume growth for Grinders Business and our customers
  • Achieve growth through the four key functions of being a Territory Manager, selling and negotiating, superior customer service, communication and planning and organising
  • Work very closely with the local Coca-Cola Euro Pacific beverage teams across your area



You will be a highly self-motivated and organised individual looking to take your coffee passion to the next level!  Your superior multitasking capabilities will see you seamlessly manage our coffee portfolio across your defined regional territory. You will be responsible for the growth and development of your existing Grinders Coffee customer base, as well as winning new business across the area. The ideal candidate will be resilient, have the ability to build relationships and understand our customers business.

  • Prior Coffee Industry experience (coffee sales, barista, coffee professional, hospitality background) is essential
  • Knowledge of Coffee equipment is highly regarded
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm and high level of resilience
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to think on your feet and influence mutually beneficial outcomes with our customers
  • Excellent planning, organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent communication, influencing, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills with the ability to get up to speed with a range of technologies and systems
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a wider team
  • Valid and unrestricted Australian Driver’s License
  • Available to travel regionally including over-night stays away from home



Here at Grinders we like to invest in our talent! You can you expect an attractive package including a company car, latest sales technologies (iPad and iPhone), sales incentive, free monthly product allowances from our world-famous portfolio as part of your package to share with family and friends such as Coca Cola, Mount Franklin, Monster and Rekorderlig Cider!

BUT what really sets us apart is our award-winning training and development platform that will set you up for future success…who knows where your career path will lead you?

At CCEP we value people who are straight forward and open, we take initiative and own the outcome and we focus on today and tomorrow. These values are the basis of how we do business and are the foundation of our culture. 

If you want to be rewarded and recognised for your contribution, please submit a cover letter and your resume, highlighting your relevant experience and suitability.


Applications close Thursday 2nd February 2023!


CCEP is committed to the health and safety of all employees. This obligation includes a pre-employment health evaluation process that is aimed at determining if prospective new employees are able to safely undertake the requirements of the role without putting themselves or others at risk.