Marketing Executive - Fruit Industry - Durbanville

Friday, 19 March, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747


  • National Senior Certificate.
  • Applicable Tertiary Qualification.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in the Fruit/Citrus/Grapes export industry is required.
  • Target-driven, self-motivated, and ambitious.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel locally and internationally.

Job description

  • Global marketing of fresh fruit
  • Global market development, including market research, liaison with potential new customers and make recommendations to the board.
  • Maintenance of customer database and Bi-annually review and rate client performance and update the database.
  • Receive new client leads per email, whatsapp, skype, phone, etc follow up or forward to the relevant head of sales.
  • Before the new export season, meet with clients to discuss and plan for the season, update the client database after the meeting.
  • Attend trade fairs to meet with existing and potential new clients according to the SMP.
  • Before each season, visit production areas with procurement to discuss and plan the coming season with growers   according to the SOP.
  • During the season, visit pack houses and orchards to monitor quality, and to have in-season procurement meetings with growers.
  • Receive the weekly SA loading data, summarize into the weekly loading report and send to management, procurement and clients.
  • On a daily basis, create and send out quotes to clients with photos and product information.
  • Attending all industry meetings

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