Sales & Marketing Manager (Ref: SMSM)
Remuneration: Market related plus incentives

Position in the Sales sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Thursday 13 July 2017
Job Description:

Excellent opportunity exists within a growing Wine Estate for a motivated Wine Sales & Marketing Manager to drive effective and efficient execution of sales functions at outlet level thereby driving growth of the portfolio.

Main job function

Must be Adept at developing and executing effective marketing plans

Must Compile list of sales objectives and work with management to set and meet targets

Make regular sales calls to designated accounts to maintain customer relationships and expand customer network

Research, organize and present sales reports/quota attainment results as required by management 

Demonstrate sales abilities through successful presentations of product, the promotion of new and existing portfolio items and the expansion of the customer base

Exhibit discipline and resourcefulness to meet/exceed assigned monthly quotas and placement objectives

Recommend, create/design wine lists for customers, and wine by the glass programs utilizing full knowledge of their portfolio

Management of stock holdings throughout the warehouses across the country

Work flexible hours which could include evenings, and/or weekends or, overnight travel as required for special events and other trips

Assist with the evaluation of new wine products

Develop and implement training programs

Management of the Tasting Room and control of all deliveries (Both inbound and outbound)

Assisting the accounts department with stock management, sales forecasting, inventory control, general requirements of the department

Present self with integrity, professionalism and commitment

Bachelor's Degree, minimum of 5 years of industry related sales experience within distribution and wine sales


Must have ability to develop and implement effective marketing strategies

Advanced understanding of wine, various wine brands to include regions/varietals, product/food pairing techniques, basic production, and service

Proficient in the use of various software programs and applications  

Possess a dependable vehicle, valid driver's license

Goal oriented, focused, and assertive individual who needs little direction or supervision and is a self-starter, with good communication skills

Proficient at calculating commissions, percentages, and reviewing comparative sales data for analysis

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sian Morgan