Sales Manager for premium wine portfolio

Wednesday, 27 November, 2019
Cape Cru Wines    
Cape Town  

We are a Sales & Marketing company that represents a group of premium wine producers in the Western Cape. We are looking for a highly experienced Sales Manager with a proven track record in the wine industry to lead our wine portfolio in Western Cape.

We are looking for a confident, self-motivated and hardworking individual, someone who is passionate about the wine industry and who can present the brands in the portfolio to a wide range of on-off trade clients. Strong networks, organizational skills, with commercial awareness and excellent communication skills will be required.

: Diploma/Degree in Sales & Marketing,
                        Wine Courses - WSET, Cape Wine Academy etc.

Salary Package: Market Related

Job Description:

  • Implement and drive sales strategies, brand building and brand awareness initiatives for the portfolio and its producers within the on and off-trade sector.
  • Expand customer and partner network for the territory
  • Maximise local sales for all producers, grow volume and market share.
  • Ensure that operationally processes are consistently applied and improved to supply the trade with service and product consistently, effectively and efficiently.
  • Support existing clients, key accounts, appointed agents/ partners and sales teams to maintain customer relationships
  • Resolve reported problems and issues
  • Receive and conduct where required, wine tasting with VIP trade and customers
  • Arrange participation at relevant wines shows in the territory
  • Present monthly sales and progress reports for the client base within the territory
  • Present Weekly client appointment summary
  • Work flexible hours which could include evenings, and/or weekends or, overnight travel as required for special events and other trips.
  • Identify and recruit new producers for the portfolio as needed.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies for the portfolio and its producers
  • Develop innovative responses to market needs.
  • Report weekly to producers, outlining a summary of trade customers called upon.
  • Report once a month face-to-face to producers, in respect of product performance, trade condition, new listings gained, sales approached, wines presented and samples usage.

Min of 5 years experience in the wine industry is required.

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