Seeking Export Market Manager

Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
Andrea Van Heerden     +27 21 874 9069
Franschhoek  

We are looking for a competent and experienced Export Market Manager to assist in the busy and thriving activities of a top Winelands Estate. The successful candidate will need to have a passion for sales and be able to maintain good client relationships.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Finding key markets where sales can be increased
  • Management of international accounts / clients
  • Ensure sales targets for respective countries are met and monitor sales progress.
  • Provide regular feedback to the Sales and Marketing Director.
  • Analyze export channels, suggest, develop and coordinate distribution of international sales channels.
  • Hosting and presenting tastings and dinners with various international trade and corporate clients.
  • Attending events on the company’s behalf
  • Ensure all customers in the respective markets are happy with the service and product
  • Building a good client listing
  • Creating incentives for customers
  • Development of Trade Activations both on and off trade in the various export markets.
  • Developing promotional material with Marketing team for the international market.
  • Preparation and management of annual budget.
  • Attending weekly meetings with Marketing team.
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-6 years of experience with an understanding of International markets (Experience in global markets)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (fluent in English & Afrikaans) and negotiation skills
  • Computer literacy MS Office
  • Excellent wine knowledge
  • A customer service driven individual
  • Tertiary qualification in Marketing/Business Administration/Accredited Wine Courses
  • Ability to analyze new growth and expansion opportunities

Salary: Market Related – (based on experience)

Start date: July 2022

Please send application to andrea.vanheerden@rupertwines.com   before 31 May 2022

(Should you not be contacted within 3 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful)