Field Sales Representative & Coffee Care Specialist

Sales Tauranga Full-time New Zealand

Job Description

If you are currently a main/head barista with a good skill set in roasting, coffee machinery, and training looking for a role to springboard you into an exciting sales career, our Field Sales Representative & Coffee Care Specialist position is an opportunity to explore. In this role, you would travel between a number of our Out of Home customers (bars, restaurants, cafes, petrol stations, hotels, offices etc.) in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty area.

As a Field Sales Representative & Coffee Care Specialist, or Territory Manager, you’d play a critical role in supporting our existing customers in a full-service style capacity. What does that mean?

  • Day-to-day account management of a customer base spread across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty area
  • Attending customer sites, implementing equipment checks on a variety of machines ranging from espresso machines and grinders to automatic equipment placed across a variety of segments including cafes, hotels, petrol stations, leisure and Health Care facilities
  • Support with some valet work for our customers: the cleaning and maintenance of their coffee equipment
  • Get behind the machine and wow our customers with your barista skills, sharing your knowledge and passion for the perfect cup
  • Grow customer engagement and expertise by organising and hosting training sessions
  • Monitor operating procedures to ensure compliance across our diverse customer base
  • Work transparently with clear communication, managing your time and customer call cycle


To be the best Field Sales Representative & Coffee Care Specialist, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • Head/Main Barista experience
  • Coffee Machinery knowledge
  • A real people person, you get along easily with new people and enjoy meeting many people
  • A drive to learn and develop in sales, with an absolute passion for all things coffee and tea
  • Strong literacy & numeric skills
  • Confident and considerate in your approach to customers and new situations
  • Previous business development experience is a bonus
  • Full clean driver’s license and the willingness to be on the road the majority of your time
  • Unrestricted Work Visa 

Additional Information


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary, 3% Kiwisaver Employer Contribution and Incentive Bonus 
  • Company Car + Fuel Card
  • Work with exciting high-quality brands such as Hummingbird, Jed’s, Gravity, Moccona and L’OR
  • Enjoy half a day off on your birthday
  • Summertime hours: finish at 3 PM on Fridays during the daylight saving months
  • Delicious coffee and tea on-site and quarterly free staff parcels including a range of our coffee and tea brands
  • Income Protection, Life and Medical Insurance for you and your family

If you think you're up for a new challenge just like this, please grab a cuppa, brush up your CV and apply now (it's really easy, we promise). If you have any questions you'd like to ask before applying, feel free to send an e-mail to NZ Talent ( Note: No applications are handled via e-mail.

Who we are?

JDE Peet’s is the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company, serving approximately 4,200 cups of coffee or tea per second, and is headquartered in the Netherlands. For more than 265 years, we’ve been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries with a portfolio of over 50 brands including Kiwi favourites such as Moccona, L’OR, Hummingbird, Bell Tea, Jed’s, Ti Ora and more. In 2022, JDE Peet’s generated total sales of close to 15 billion NZD and employed a global workforce of more than 20,000 employees.

We offer our people a range of learning and development programs to support their personal growth and we believe that a diverse and inclusive culture enables us to serve every coffee and tea lover in the best possible way. 

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