Our client, a market leader in their industry sector (manufacturing and FMCG); is looking to employ a dynamic and experienced Sales Rep (EE) in Johannesburg. Duties:

  • To achieve sales targets and the growth of brand market share.
  • Regular interaction with key strategic retailers and actively driving sales in line with the budget and price to deliver the Regional business objective.
  • Responsible for their allocated zone, making sure all the SKU’s ranged by store cluster are on shelf with maximum shelf space allocation.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance on promotional activity and stock availability.
  • Regular communication with the sales agent.
  • Responsible for regular store visits to monitor compliance: self, agent, and manager.
  • Build relationship with key retailers, managers, merchandiser, and agent representative.
  • Follow a set calling cycle and provide weekly feedback.
  • Negotiate additional space and off shelf pallets display.
  • Present and showcase new products launched/listed with the DC.
  • Regular out of town constructive store visits.
  • Assist with quality issues and warehouse checks.
  • Compile monthly trade album with all the wins in the trade.
  • Advise retailers/buyers of the upcoming promo lines and advise the agent to follow up on order.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • The minimum requirements for this position is a matric certificate, a self-disciplined individual with a minimum of 2 years related sales experience in the FMCG market
  • Ability to negotiate at store level
  • Computer literacy and decision making skills
  • Dairy experience will be an advantage.
  • The position will require extensive travel within the region and a code 08 driver’s license is a prerequisite.


Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.

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