MR D Food, a 100% subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for a talented, motivated and results-oriented Account Manager .
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
This position reports to the Head of Sales & Account Managers for Mr D Food.
Your responsibilities will include :
Identify and prioritise suitable restaurant partners for the Mr D platform
Create and maintain a robust sales pipeline
Own the restaurants sign-up process
Operate as the lead point of contact for restaurant partners
Strengthen relationships with restaurant partners and monitor their business and store performance
Ensure timeous and effective solutions and feedback to restaurant partners
Ensure strict restaurant visit standards are maintained
Attributes required :
Excellent communication skills
A highly customer-focused mindset and consultative sales approach
Excellent negotiation and closing skills
Strong knowledge of the local restaurant industry
Exhibit the ability to self motivate
Extremely competitive and relentless; a love for winning
Ability to work and keep up in a fast paced environment
Experience in marketplace, ecommerce SAAS or hospitality sales
Minimum 1 year Prior sales experience
Proficiency in using CRM tools (Not essential)
Prior experience in the hospitality industry (Not essential)
Tertiary qualification (Not essential)
The Environment :
takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.
com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
We are short on ego and high on output.
We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :
is respectful but forthright
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
thinks like an owner of the business
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING