Sales & Social Media Co-ordinator

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022

An exciting opportunity exists for a Sales & Social media Co-ordinator (South Africa) to join the Eikendal Vineyards team. 

The purpose of the position will be to:

  • Contribute to the achievement of sales targets by supporting sales representatives of local agents, coordinating sales activities, and maintaining good customer relationships
  • Motivate sales staff of local agents, handle administrative duties, and promote customer satisfaction

Work hour requirements:

  • 50% to 70% part-time-job
  • Home office is possible

Formal Education Required:

  • Sales, Marketing and/or Business Degree and/or Tertiary Qualification

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 - 8 years in a similar role in the wine industry

Competencies Required:

  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and problem-solving skills
  • Possess strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Good team development and leadership skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Good administrative, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, listening, sales, and customer service skills.
  • The ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines.
  • Current knowledge of industry trends and regulations.
  • Sales and marketing skills
  • Valid passport and driver’s license
  • No travel restrictions

Key aspects that will be advantageous to the applicant:

  • Knowledge of all wine products and portfolio
  • Making the company's products and services as attractive to potential customers as possible
  • Developing and maintaining filing systems so as to maintain sales records, prepare reports and provide financial information to the finance department
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure sales, marketing, queries, and deliveries are handled efficiently
  • Knowledge of wine distribution and logistics
  • Collaborate with tasting room team to create a social media calendar
  • Monitor social media channels for industry trends
  • Interact with users and respond to social media messages, inquiries, and comments
  • Establishing of wine club and creating special sales offers to the club members
  • Knowledge of tourism
  • Assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content
  • Attend events and produce live social media content
  • Knowledge of all social media channels for branding
  • Knowledge of wine industries markets & trends national
  • Knowledge of budgeting and other financial aspects related to the position