FMCG (Food Sales Representative) Job Vacancy : R10 000 pm + Benefits

An established FMCG company is looking to employ a Sales Representative on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate must have solid experience in brand/account managing small, medium and large retail clients.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working out personal sales strategy and execution
  • Driving profitable growth and account development
  • Servicing existing clientele as well as searching for new business opportunities (cold calling)
  • Following up on sales leads
  • Ensuring sales targets are me
  • Area: West Rand  (Candidate must reside in this area)
  • Complete weekly call cycles at relevant retail stores (PnP, Shoprite, Spar etc.)
  • Grow and maintain a customer/client database by building sound relationships
  • Continuously seek new opportunities
  • Resolve all customer queries promptly and professionally
  • Drive orders and awareness on all product lines where applicable
  • Receive and process orders with relevant parties
  • Collaborate with Merchandisers etc. to drive the business performance
  • Meet monthly sales targets
  • Attend meetings when required
  • Submit reporting to Key Accounts Managers

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Matric
  • Speak English and Afrikaans
  • Minimum of 5 years Sales Rep experience (Must have been in FMCG – Food industry essential)
  • Must have been in sales for the past 5 years
  • Must have called on Checkers / Pick n Pay or Spar Stores
  • Own reliable transport essential – Tracker will be installed at company’s expense
  • Able to work independently
  • Target driven & proactive
  • Stable work history
  • Proven statistical and analytical ability
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Excellent business English – both verbal and written
  • Established proficiency in MS Office
  • Valid driver’s license is mandatory

Package & Remuneration

  • R10K – R18K CTC
  • CTC will include travel allowance, phone allowance & pension fund
  • Petrol card will be provided

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