Sales Executive

Full time, Permanent
Posted 3 weeks ago

Contact person for this position:

Amori Prinsloo

Our client a well-established Importer and Exporter of Meat is looking to employ a Sales Executive.

Experience in Meat Sales / Import Industry is essential.


Minimum qualification and experience:

  • 3-5 Years’ demonstrable sales experience preferably gained in the FMCG industry
  • Contactable trade sales references
  • Meat sales/ import industry experience essential
  • Grade 12
  • Related tertiary qualification advantageous
  • Basic Excel skills
  • Experience on systems such as Pastel / Syspro advantageous
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite

Main Duties/Key Results Areas:

  • Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry
  • Research and analyse sales options
  • Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects and recommending solutions
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information and guidance
  • Research and recommend new opportunities
  • Recommend profit and service improvements
  • Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organisation standards
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Focus on pre-determined and defined geographical area of sales
  • Maintain a customer database of at least sixty members
  • Maintain a monthly positive sales growth on allocated customer base
  • Open no less than ten new accounts in a one monthly cycle
  • Efficiently manage external stakeholder relationships with clients
  • Efficiently manage internal & cross departmental stakeholder relationships
  • Gather and feedback market intelligence on a regular basis to necessary departments
  • Handle customer complaints effectively and timeously to necessary resolution
  • Constantly be scanning your area of responsibility for sales improvement and feedback to your line management
  • Bring to attention any necessary trade customer information that may be of interest to the management team
  • All and any other related tasks and duties as requested by the Employer

Job Features

Job CategoryFMCG
SalaryR25 000 + com
Commencement dateASAP
Contract TypeFull Time

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