Acosta Sales & Marketing Retail Sales Representative (Dedicated) in South San Francisco, California


Starbucks Dedicated Team is looking for sales individuals with excellent customer service skills, comfortable with developing strong relationships with store personnel (good communication), merchandising skills a plus and willingness to learn. Part time candidates may be able to work additional hours during key promotional periods, including, but not limited to: spring, fall, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Preference for this position to be a candidate’s primary job.


As established by management, deliver sales results against AOP & ACV goals on behalf of Starbucks in assigned territories.

Meets Acosta & Starbucks expectations regarding sales, call coverage, and productivity in assigned territory.

Assists supervisors on retail initiatives (new product introductions, contests, etc.) as assigned.

Deliver 100% coverage every reporting cycle of assigned retail territory according to Starbucks frequency plans.

Reports accurate information into Acosta’s proprietary network and transmitted every morning & evening.

Will answer all assigned NARS questions for Starbucks and report any issues via store comments section of handheld device.

Effectively communicate Starbucks information to and build strong rapport with store personnel. Communicate to Retail Manager when not met and provide substantiation.

Achieve new item and existing item placement according to Starbucks speed to shelf guidelines.

Maintains full distribution and display of products in assigned accounts per plan-o-gram.

Rotates stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate.

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

Reports observations to Retail Manager regarding outdated product, unbalanced stock, out-of-stock situations and point of purchase requirements. (to include competitive products).


  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Prior retail experience preferred, but not required.

  • 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 period of time.

  • Must be available for overnight travel.

  • Must be available for weekend work (Demos and Food Shows). Must be able to work nights and holidays.

  • Must be willing and able to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores).

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others. Must have good vision 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.

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Job ID 2017-134705

Work City South San Francisco

PCN 180164

Position Type Regular Part-Time

Work Zip 94080

Starting average hours per week 20-24

Category Field Jobs