Our client in the FMCG sector, based in Durban is currently looking to employ an experienced Area Sales Manager .
An awesome career opportunity awaits.
The ideal candidate must have a 3-year Marketing degree with at least 3 years experience in similar position.
The candidate must be willing travel within the region.
Be highly skilled communicator and negotiator and ensure customer service excellence is executed at all times in a proactive manner.
The ability to work independently in a self-disciplined manner and to deliver operational and administrative sales objectives is a prerequisite.
Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to :
The successful candidate will be report to the Regional Sales Manager - KZN and will primarily be responsible for conducting sales reviews, assessing account performance, formulating promotional plans to meet or exceed set targets.
The candidate will also be required to conduct promotional reviews and manage spends versus budgets and targets set as well as managing claims / credit notes and sales forecasting per key account.
The candidate will monitor customers on swell allowance in regard to credit notes and as per agreement, monitor pricing correctly at DC and H / O, monitor DC strike rates to stores, check DC stock rotation as well as reporting all DC claims monthly.
The candidate will conduct weekly trade visits to allocated area and regular appointments with store managers, staff, and merchandisers to build and maintain relationships.
Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying please consider your application unsuccessful.