FMCG Brand & Sales Representative

Location: Centurion, Gauteng

Ref: LRP21021

Type: Permanent

Industry: Professional

A leading South African FMCG food producer is seeking to employ a Brand Representative to join their Gauteng based team on a fulltime basis. The Brand Rep will be the principal point of contact between the company, its agents and its clients and must ensure that current customers have the right products, the correct forward share and visibility.

Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Matric).
  • Tertiary Qualification (or studying towards) in Business, Marketing Communications, or related field would be advantageous.
  • Proven work experience (minimum of two year’s) as a Sales Representative.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing customer relationships.
  • Valid driver’s license is mandatory.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems.
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback.
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs.
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently - on own or as part of a team, in a highly pressurised environment.

Responsibilities

  • Establish, develop, and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction.
  • Complete weekly call cycles at relevant retail stores (PnP, Shoprite, Spar etc.) 10 to 15 calls per day.
  • Grow and maintain a customer database by building sound relationships.
  • Continuously seek new opportunities.
  • Present, promote and sell products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers.
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule.
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments.
  • Submit monthly reports (performance and competitors in our landscape).
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Other
  • Attend meetings as and when required at designated locations – Manager or Customer Meetings.
  • Collaborate with Clover and Vector Sales/Merchandisers etc. to drive the business performance.
  • Attend trade shows and marketing events as required.

Remuneration Package

  • Salary package is between R15k and R20k CTC per month, dependant on experience.
  • Other benefits include Company car, Petrol card, Company cell phone & Laptop

 

HOW TO APPLY 

  • Ensure you meet all the requirements
  • Complete all the requested information below
  • Remember to attach your CV
  • Once your application has been made, you will receive a generic e-mail to confirm the receipt of your application
  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.