Wine Business Manager - Franschhoek


Reports directly to General Manager.

Prestigious Franschhoek-based wine farm is looking to employ a Wine Business Manager. Through a passion for wine, service and sales excellence and a friendly and welcoming personality, the Wine Manager holds overall responsibility for the effective management, total sales and marketing function with a specific focus on the export market - in order to achieve predetermined targets.

Key Responsibilities:
* Sales
* Finance
* Marketing
* Distribution
* Database
* Staff Management
* Team work

Behavioural Indicators:
* Excellent communication, influence & negotiation skills
* Strong sales skills
* Professional attitude and a strong work ethic
* Strong organisational ability
* Attention to detail
* Speak comfortably to groups
* Leadership skills
* Extremely self-motivated
* Travel locally & internationally

5+ years' experience successfully selling wine at the wholesaler or supplier level - a demonstrated ability to build and manage sales growth
Strong account relationships in South Africa and overseas
Strong analytical and financial skills
Prior database management experience a plus
Passion for and knowledge of fine wine

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