Sales & Marketing Manager

  • Full time
  • Paarl

Reference: NB 6789

Consultant: Nine Broodryk

Description:

  • Creating, implementing and managing the sales and marketing strategy of the estate for the local market.
  • Creating, implementing and managing the sales and marketing budget for the local market.
  • Developing market knowledge by doing continuous, in-depth market research.
  • Establishing new relationships, sustaining and constantly developing existing relationships with customers and trade in the local market.
  • Managing and motivating team members and representatives, hereby building a positive, cohesive team culture within the company and in trade.
  • Monthly / Quarterly planning and reporting.
  • Constantly analysing, improving and managing the existing Wine Club to ensure positive customer experience and timely delivery.
  • Identifying, approaching and connecting with new wine clubs to establish a mutually beneficial relationship, therefore driving exposure and sales.
  • Creating and driving a greater online presence via our various platforms (Website, Facebook, Instagram) through constant, innovative and creative thinking.
  • Identifying new channels and opportunities within the local market to promote and drive wine sales.
  • Acting as Brand Ambassador – Personally representing and promoting the estate at wine clubs, shows and tastings.
  • Being actively involved in the event itself, behind the scenes and on stage and therefore building relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Driving and managing sales through our Online Shop on our website.
  • Compiling and distributing a quarterly e-newsletter communicating special offers, awards and estate news.

Qualifications:

  • A profound passion for and knowledge of SA wine.
  • Excellent communication skills and a brilliant marketing mind.
  • A relevant degree or diploma will be advantageous but is not a requirement.
  • Ambition and drive to succeed while maintaining a high sense of integrity, loyalty and professionalism.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a sales and marketing environment, preferably within a wine, spirit or beverage company.
  • Wine Industry experience on producer / retail / export side a plus.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to create solid relationships with people on all levels and to be comfortable presenting in front of groups.
  • Extensive customer service experience.
  • Strong leadership-, negotiation- and management skills.
  • Solid financial background and understanding.
  • Willingness to work extended hours and on weekends when and where required.
  • Exceptional language skills – an additional language will be an added bonus.

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za