Marketing & Sales Manager - Citrus & Subtropical Varieties - Stellenbosch

Saturday, 14 May, 2022
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747
Stellenbosch  

Qualifications and experience required:

  • A suitable tertiary qualification in agriculture, preferably a BSc Agriculture degree, BTech degree in Agriculture, or similar technical qualification
  • At least 5 years working experience in the agricultural industry preferably in a marketing or sales position
  • Marketing & sales experience with citrus or servicing citrus growers will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experience with Intellectual Property in agriculture, as well as basic financial management will be an advantage

Competencies:

  • Code 08 Drivers licence will be a prerequisite
  • Computer literate (MS Office Suite)
  • Preferably fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans
  • Interpersonal skills / teamwork
  • Ability to focus on detail and administration to close sales
  • Customer relationship management skills
  • Good work coordination skills
  • Good communication skills & friendly disposition

Duties:

  • Marketing:
    • Develop, execute and monitor the Citrogold varieties marketing and sales plan for South Africa
    • Driver of commercialisation/business plans for new varieties
    • Manage, plan and present marketing events/communications for varieties
  • Sales:
    • Develop and monitor sales budgets
    • Sales finalisation and administration
    • Sales reports
  • External Relationships:
    • Grower relationships
    • Breeder relationships
    • Nursery relationships
    • Liaison with fruit marketers and exporters
  • Internal Relationship:
    • Management of Field Officers
    • Collaboration with Technical Department on variety development and evaluations
    • Support to international Biogold entities

EMAIL CV IN WORD FORMAT: cvs@agricruitment.co.za