Representative: Sales

  • East London
  • Premier

Star Bakery has an exciting opportunity for a person who has passion for sales. Responsible for maintaining and growing existing targets across client base by following the call cycles. Analysing and interpreting sales data to make the correct decisions to achieve targets in the Retail and General Trade.

Responsibilities :

  • Interpretation of sales data and implement action plans to generate new business, grow existing business and maintain the current businesses.
  • Working hand in hand with distribution to ensure deliveries are timeous
  • Service levels to customers are at an acceptable standard
  • Stock and Price management
  • Managing Returns
  • Regular reports on progress
  • Putting order through
  • Opening and negotiate New business accounts
  • Communication and interdepartmental synergy
  • Run Promotions and follow the Marketing strategy
  • Regular route riding

Other Requirements :

  • Pressurised environment
  • 6-day position
  • Flexible working hours, must be able to work the morning shift (2am), when required
  • Required to work Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays as per business needs
  • Required to work in alternative areas as required by the business
  • Managing and co-ordinating merchandisers

Qualification Requirements :

  • Minimum Grade 12 qualification
  • Post graduate qualification in sales or marketing
  • Valid driver’s license

Experience Requirements :

  • At least 3 years sales experience, preferably in a similar position in the FMCG industry

Key Outputs :

  • Ability to build good trade relationships
  • Good administration skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Working independently
  • Analytical thinker
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy