Job Link Placement: National Meat Trader

Job Link Placement


Our client in the Meat import and sales industry is looking to employ a National Trader.

Experience as a Trader in the Meat Industry is essential.

This position will be available from the 1st of October 2020.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for servicing larger customers
  • Responsible for assisting with sales within the Junior Sales Executive category as well as larger quantity sales
  • Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry
  • Research and analyze sales options
  • Sell products by establishing contacts and develop relationships with prospects and recommending solutions.
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance
  • Research and recommend new opportunities
  • Recommend profit and service improvements
  • Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops etc
  • Focus on pre-determined and defined geographical area of sales
  • Maintain a customer database of at least 60 members
  • Adhere to call cycles as determined by the company’s call frequencies.
  • Maintain a monthly positive sales growth on allocated customer base
  • Open no less than 10 new accounts in a one monthly cycle
  • Continually look to improve sales efficiencies en-route to achieve sales objectives
  • Manage external stakeholder relationships with clients
  • Manage internal and cross departmental stakeholder relationships
  • Gather and feedback market intelligence on a regular basis to necessary departments
  • Handle customer complaints
  • Constantly scanning your area of responsibility for sales improvement and feedback to your line management
  • Bring to attention any necessary trade customer information that may be of interest to the management teamSalary:  Negotiable based on direct meat import and sales industry related experience

Desired Experience & Qualification

Grade 12

•             4 – 5 years’ experience in sales within FMCG Industry

•             MS Office Suite experience

•             Excel skills

•             Pastel / Syspro would be an advantage

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