Sales Representative

at Key
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 23, 2020
Category Sales & Marketing Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

Our client is seeking a National Food Sourcing Representative to join their team in Thornton, Cape Town.

For the position you would be required to have:

  • relevant commercial or agricultural degree or diploma is preferable
  • Familiarity with established and emerging networks within the agriculture  sector
  • Excellent verbal and written English and Afrikaans skills
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle essential
  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • New business development and sales experience
  • Stakeholder management at a senior level
  • Food sourcing experience preferable
  • Must have solid previous relevant experience, which includes sales environment experience
  • Be dynamic and innovative
  • Excellent communicator with strong writing and presentation skills
  • Have the ability to manage several tasks within a deadline driven environment
  • Have a passion for the non-profit sector and wanting to make a difference

Responsibilities would include you to:

  • The candidate will strengthen existing partner relationships in the agri sector
  • Reach out to potential farmers and growers, farmer associations, and other institutions and representatives in the agriculture sector with the view to onboarding them as long term food donors.
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