Astral Operations Ltd: Sales Representative

Sales Representative

Introduction

Astral is a leading South African integrated poultry producer looking for a self driven and highly motivated Sales Representative to join their Sales Team

Description
  • Servicing customers internally and externally
  • Professionally responding to all inbound sales enquiries
  • Interaction with Liaison Manager for new business opportunities
  • Sales administration duties
  • Promoting and growing the County Fair range products
  • Interacting with existing and new clients and negotiating our products and prices
  • Ensuring that our full range of products are displayed on shelf and that we work towards healthy on -shelf display of our products
  • Maintaining a specified customer base after sales service
  • Attending trade shows and exhibitions as required and must have the ability to plan and manage territory through ethical sales methods
  • An external merchandising agency for existing customer base
  • Commitment and compliance to the requirements of the continuous business improvement program (20 Keys), the galaxy program and any other company management systems.
Profile
  • Matric or equivalent qualification
  • Sales experience in a FMCG or Poultry environment advantageous
  • Must be computer literate with excellent skills in MS Word and Excel
  • Fluent in English and an additional official language
  • Multitasking and high attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a highly pressurized environment
  • Punctuality and the ability to work overtime, weekends and public holidays when required
  • Good communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work within a team environment with excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ideal candidate must be focused, detail orientated and deadline driven.
  • Honesty and integrity a high requirement
  • Personal and professional integrity are key requirements