Restaurant Account Manager
Mr D Food
Johannesburg, South Africa
3d ago

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
  • Qualifications :

  • 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
  • is collaborative
  • 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
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