Website RCL Foods
The Recruitment Team is on the hunt for an Assistant Account Manager. The role will be situated within the lively Customer Division in Westville and report to the National Account Manager.
The purpose of this role is to lead Regional and National customer negotiations aligned to RCL FOODS objectives, support the NAM in the smooth running of a portfolio of accounts and proactively manage all administrative tasks in a timely and anticipatory manner to ensure that both internal and external customer needs are fully met. As well as, lead and implement RCL FOODS commercial objectives within dedicated accounts.
- Develop and present fact-based sales proposals to customers.
- Seek out and pursue line extensions, new channels, and new business.
- Assist in developing commercial relationships with key national accounts.
- Understand and communicate the financial implications of all product changes.
- Conduct regular reviews of business performance and promotion strategies.
- Manage and develop strong day-to-day relationships with customers.
- Assist in the preparation of presentations to facilitate customer business reviews, new product placement, and promotional activities.
- Liaise with Marketing and monitor market trends, competitive activities, and new products.
- Undertake competitive market research on a regular basis.
- Participate in sales volumes forecasting and demand management.
- Assist the National Account Manager with the development of the strategy and account plans.
- Collaborate internally with cross-functional groups to develop and execute sales initiatives.
- Develop and maintain product knowledge of the RCL Foods products.
- Develop optimal promotional plans and manage promotional investments.
- Plan and coordinate quarterly head office interactions with the National Account manager.
- Attend corporate meetings with the NAM.
- Monitor and report sales performance by customers.
- Manage price files are address related queries.
- Implement/negotiate RCL FOODS pricing objectives within dedicated accounts.
- 3 years of relevant experience
- Marketing or Business Management degree or diploma (degree preferable)
- Valid Code EB drivers’ license
Company: RCL Foods
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, SA
Application Deadline: N/A