AFL Sales Consultant - Search Guide Services, Polokwane

  • Polokwane
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Agriculture
  • Posted by Search Guide Services on Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Reference: AFLPLK001#
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Monday, March 4, 2019 - 48 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Search Guide Services

Calling all qualified professionals in the Sales & Agri space! Our client, a leading multinational organization, is looking to fill the following positions in their sales department:

Sales Consultant (Agri/ Food)

* Create sales plans to grow the company's revenue for designated accounts.
* Identify, research, plan and contact potential clients to establish new.
* Anticipate, identify and understand client's needs and pains and translate those into sales opportunities.
* Prepare quotations, service agreements and tenders within set deadlines.
* Prepare and submit timely and accurate reports of sales activities, especially client visits/ calls.
* Monitor customer satisfaction.
* Maintain positive relationships with current and potential clients.
* Liaise with technical / operations teams to ensure excellent communication channels exist.
* Support marketing strategy and business development teams.
* Track competitor activity.
* Forward potential opportunities to other appropriate business divisions.

Skills & Competencies :

* Industry know-how (e.g. Food production value chain and Agriculture)
* State of the art selling techniques
* Extensive knowledge of the Food/ Agri field
* Write, appraise and negotiate detailed contracts & commercial agreements
* Strong presentation skills
* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
* High degree of Autonomy
* IT systems, particularly MS Office applications
* Accountability and results driven

Qualification:

* Technical diploma / degree - Food science or equivalent OR
* Marketing- or Sales graduates

Experience :

* 3 years' experience in the sales field - preferably in Food and/or Agriculture
* Good knowledge of food industry OR
* Food value chains or Crop Production OR
* Understanding of Soil and Leaf Science, and Laboratory Testing

Apply before Monday, March 4, 2019 - 48 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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