Sunday , February 25 2024

AVI Merchandising Vacancies – Sales Representative

Website AVI Limited

Job Description:

AVI Field Marketing is a shared services business unit within AVI. Field Marketing focuses on sales and merchandising for the beverages, snacking, and cosmetic business units to provide greater focus and to achieve an improved execution at the store level.

A career opportunity exists for a Sales Representative servicing the Zululand area (Richards Bay/Empangeni). The successful applicant will be required to perform a sales function covering the retail and wholesale channels in the area whilst ensuring the business units’ targets and service levels are achieved. This role will report to the Area Sales Manager. The ideal candidate must reside in Richards Bay or Empangeni area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a good working relationship is maintained with both management and floor staff in stores Communicate all issues and provide solutions where possible
  • Follow the call cycles and communicate any changes to customers
  • Effective customer and Business Unit relationships
  • Ensure the merchandiser is briefed and follows the call cycle
  • Ensure price surveys are completed on time
  • Address all pricing and delivery issues
  • Negotiate promotional activity and implement promotional plans
  • Sell new lines into stores
  • Negotiate forward share in relation to market share
  • Ensure shelf health is maintained according to Perfect outlet standards
  • Manage the process of sell in prior to price increases and expiry
  • Ensure Merchandiser attendance register is up to date
  • Manage stock levels, expiry dates, and returns in store
  • Communicate product range changes to management
  • Adhere to store policies and procedures at all times
  • Ensure opposition and trade information is communicated according to company requirements
  • Keep returns records up to date
  • Ensure records of all company equipment or assets are up to date
  • Ensure customer records are maintained

Job Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of Sales experience in an FMCG
  • Retail and wholesale channel experience is essential
  • Driver’s License essential
  • Supervisory skills will be an added advantage
  • Completed Grade 12 (Matric)
  • Knowledge of the FMCG is essential
  • Completed course or tertiary qualification in Sales, Marketing, and or Retail Management

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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