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Business Development Representative BDR1005

Location: Gauteng

Purpose: To ensure exposure, increased sales and achievement of targets by representing the company and its brands, by visiting On-consumption outlets (clubs, bars, etc.) and in the process grow the KWV customer base within a specific geographical area.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12, a relevant tertiary qualification in sales and or marketing will be advantageous
  • Obligatory evenings and weekends work
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in FMCG, experience in the liquor industry will be advantageous
  • Computer literate on advanced level
  • Must have own vehicle and a valid driver’s license without endorsements
  • Must have the ability to communicate in English (verbal and written)
  • Experience in wine & brandy and/or a wine certificate from Cape Wine academy or WSET will be an advantage
  • Sommelier experience will be an advantage

Skills Required:

  • Strong sales skills and experience
  • Ability to plan, initiate and run promotions
  • Strong negotiating, relationship building and networking skills
  • Ability to operate independently
  • Must be self-motivated, self-driven and innovative

Job Summary:

  • Brand activation in the on-consumption outlets, to be present at all activations within your outlets and territory and to manage promoters provided by external agencies
  • Achieve volume & availability targets
  • Achieve merchandising and brand visibility targets as per in trade execution plans
  • Negotiate Wine/Spirits listings in targeted outlets within investment guidelines
  • Activate wine, spirits and RTD(ready to drink) listings in outlets
  • Facilitate regular Wine and Spirit tastings
  • Negotiate Wine and Spirit listings
  • Implement & activate all cycle activity throughout the year

Closing date for applications:  24 May 2024

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