Sales Representative Eastern Cape SWD and Surrounds

Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape 17 July

Sovereign Foods

  • Description


    Sovereign Foods, a national supplier of top quality locally produced chicken products to the SA market via various brands, is seeking to employ a Sales Representative for its operations in the Eastern Cape, South Western Districts and Surrounds.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified and skilled candidates. A tertiary qualification in Sales, Marketing or Business, a minimum of 2 years’ sales experience within FMCG, preferably poultry, a valid, unendorsed Driver’s License, own reliable transport and computer literacy to an intermediate level in all MS Office applications, is required. The incumbent is expected to travel frequently.

    Results Required:
    • Maintain sustainable relationships with Customers and other Stakeholders
    • Execute the approved Sales Plan and Pricing Structure
    • Maintain a Customer call cycle, advertising campaigns and promotions
    • Achieve budgeted Sales Volumes
    • Meet the monthly Nett Sales Value (NSV) target
    • Maintain brand standards
    • Maximize selling prices
    • Maximize vehicle utilization
    • Maintain costs (Distribution, Travel & Advertising) within budget
    • Monitor and report on Sales activities, as directed
    • Monitor and report on consumer trends
    • Event coordination

    Critical Skills Required:
    • Strong relationship building skills
    • Strong negotiation and selling skills
    • Customer service orientation
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • Brand understanding and building skills
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Professional demeanour and appearance
    • Sense of urgency
    • Dynamic individual, self-starter

    As Sovereign Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer, preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

    Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID.

    Incomplete applications & applications not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered. Closing date for applications: 23 July 2019.

    If you have not heard from us after 21 days, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.



  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Ad summary

  • Sales Representative Eastern Cape SWD and Surrounds

  • Recruiter

    Sovereign Foods

  • Province

    Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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