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Acosta Outside Sales Representative in Salt Lake City, Utah


The Outside Sales Representative is primarily responsible for calling on retail chains & independent stores to sell Campbell Soup Company product. The candidate is expected too present & get new items authorized, pre-sell promotions & participate in merchandising activities. Candidate will be expected to follow monthly priorities & deliver results from the Business Managers direction. The ideal candidate has retail experience, owns a vehicle, and is determined to deliver results and create relationships in a fast-paced work environment.

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.


  • Visit the assigned stores in the territory monthly.

  • Present new items for our clients and secure orders for same.

  • Present promotional activity to store buyers and secure orders for incremental displays

  • Access the Authorized Product List to close void opportunities

  • Assist in any merchandising needed for Campbells products

  • Order any missing product with in-store personnel

  • Work with the store on all special projects such as foodshows, remodels, new store openings, etc.

  • Create and maintain relationships with Headquarter teams in order to sell additional product with key decision makers for multiple stores

  • Maintain current knowledge of products we sell and new items.

  • Maintain a rapport with regional managers of our clients.

  • Keep all informed of issues with stores, competitive activity, trends etc.

  • Maintain full distribution and display of products in assigned accounts.

  • Rotate stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate.

  • Perform such duties as checking date codes, ensuring adherence to approved plan-o-gram.

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.


Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Three years prior retail experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with Grocery Store Operations / Understanding of who the key decision makers are in-store

  • Must be comfortable SELLING to Grocery Managers/Decision Makers (Promotions, New Items, Voids, etc)

  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and must be able to drive a car for extended periods of time.

  • Must be available for occasional overnight travel (meetings/food shows)

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others.

  • Must be able to speak and hear.

  • Must be able to walk, stoop, kneel, reach, pull, grasp and stand on a daily basis.

  • Must have good vision, dexterous use of both hands and be able to operate a calculator, fax machine, telephone, copier, hand truck, pallet jack, hammer, screwdriver, drill and case cutter.

  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.


Work State US-UT-Salt Lake City

Job ID 2021-192269

Work City Salt Lake City

PCN 193722

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 84104

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +

Category Corporate Jobs