19 Mar '18
Account Manager (FMCG) / Sales Executive – JHB

Sales and Marketing, Gauteng JHB - Central


Account Manager FMCG/ Sales Executive – JHB

Account Manager (FMCG) / Sales Executive  – JHB     


International retailer seeking to employ an Account Manager / Sales Executive to service their FMCG Client base in the Johannesburg region.


Please read below job spec in detail and revert with cv

Key Responsibilities – but not limited to:


  • Achieve Quarterly & yearly Sales budgets
  • Ensuring that expense budgets as set are not exceeded
  • Ensure that all expected call rate of 8 calls per day is maintained
  • Ensuring that all pre-call preparation is done and proper planning for each call
  • Planning includes weekly, cyclical and yearly planning

All calls to have the following activities planned:

  • Placing of all orders
  • Stock counts are updated and correct
  • Listed Items - Customer Compliance
  • Merchandising
  • Shelf health
  • Price Indicator labels current and correct
  • Shelf trays are clean and in good shape
  • Stock pressure
  • Stock rotation (no expired stock found, action taken with near dated stock)
  • Correct Layout
  • In store display maintained
  • Point of sale material management
  • Promotional material is available and meets Quality standards
  • Build relationship with Store manager, Regional manager and all relevant staff that has influence on orders and shelf space
  • Negotiating of free displays and increase shelf space

Negotiated promotional elements must include:

  • Increased shelf space
  • Moving to eye level if not already on eye level
  • Reduction in the Retail Selling price
  • Increase in stock holding
  • Sales out of the customer must be monitored

Additional requirements

  • Project Management Skills
  • Grade 12
  • Valid SA Driver’s License
  • Ideas and solutions driven
  • Confident, assertive self-starter with a drive for results and highly motivated
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with good communication and negotiation skills
  • Structured Organizational Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in collaboration with agencies and customers
  • Understanding of consumers, competitors and market dynamics
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent planning and computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to communicate with team members and management on a daily basis
  • Ability to be a team player in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Clear credit and criminal record – as per our client requirements


In return the company offers a competitive and comprehensive package to the successful candidate


Please send CV + Salary Requirements + Recent Photo to Marlene on sales@servicesolutions.co.za


Ad Visible Until: 19 April 2018
Ref: CT002740/MS

Vacancy Type: Permanent