Sales Manager

Saturday, 15 December, 2018
Margot Julies     0218630830
Swartland  

Our client, Lammershoek, a premium wine producer situated in the Aprilskloof Valley of the Swartland is seeking a suitable individual as a Sales Manager.

 Main duties: 

  • Strategic planning to achieve international and local sales goals
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities to maximize sales and profitability for the company by effective implementation of sales/trading strategies
  • Implement sales and distribution plans to meet customer requirements
  • Carry out market research and competitor activity reports
  • To systematically manage their portfolio to clients and prospect accounts by generating targeted listings
  • Effectively manage and control sales and marketing budgets to achieve targeted sales and A & P
  • Manage and monitor business objectives, advertising and promotional plans and expenditure, and set up controls to ensure efficient marketing and brand building
  • Develop product specific training programs for customers sales teams, for them to maximize their products within their listings

 Requirements: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Sales Management and / or Marketing Management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales, marketing, brand establishment & development in the Wine Industry and FMCG environment
  • Familiar with a national and international network of senior wine buyers
  • Attending of wine shows and functions
  • Business oriented and performance driven
  • Financial acumen to finalize the negotiation of prices and/or agreements
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Significant international and local travel is expected

 Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

 If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.