Red Meat Sales Representative Jobs

  • Full Time
  • Bloemfontein, South Africa


Bloemfontein – The Senior Sales Representative responsibilities include ensuring that current customers have the right products, identify new markets and customer leads, as well as pitch prospective customers. Maintaining good customer relations and pursuing new sales opportunities. The seniority of the role will be determined by the years of sales experience as well as the book size managed by the incumbent.

Areas of Responsibility (Your duties will include but are not limited to:)

Direct Sales

Promote sales and secure orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach
Demonstrates products to existing and potential customers and assist them in selecting those best suited to their needs.
Makes telephone calls, in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers
Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential
Develop clear and effective written quotations for current and prospective customers
Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales, account receipts and logistics
Analyze the territory’s potential and determine the value of existing and prospective customers’ value to the Company
Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the GP for the Product
Department and Rep Code Area
Customer Service
Establishes, develops, and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned Rep Code Area to generate new business for Company products
Attend to and expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints
Reporting & Counting

Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities and potential for new products and services
Product Knowledge and Further Development
Participate in trade shows and conventions
Keep up to date with new products, market conditions, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of relevant literature and consulting with the marketing department
Identify advantages and compare organization’s products

Support department managers and co employees.
Actively participate as a member of the team
Performing any other task, not specified herein, which from time to time may be assigned by the manager.
Housekeeping and Safety Standards
Ensure that cleaning and housekeeping standards on equipment and work areas are maintained according to laid down standards and norms.
Ensure Personal hygiene standards are maintained
Take reasonable care for own health and safety as well as the health and safety of others
Ware the correct PPE in accordance with the company policy and procedures
No interference or abuse of any health, safety, and environmental welfare equipment.
Be actively involved in the OHS System, partake in OHS activities as and when directed
Knowledge, skills, and experience required

Educational Background:

Grade 12
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand Afrikaans and English
Tertiary Qualification in Sales/Marketing will be to applicants’ advantage
Proven experience as a sales representative or other sales/customer service role
Proven track record of successfully meeting sales quota
Valid License with own reliable transport

Ability to learn about products and services and present/describe/explain them to prospective clients
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Outgoing and not afraid to ‘put yourself out there’
Able to handle rejection
Outstanding negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues and address complaints
Operational Agility
Ensure Vision, Mission and Values underpin all activities
Good knowledge of Meat products.

Ability to show initiative
Self-motivated and dedicated
Performance Driven

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