Sales and Marketing Officer - Johannesburg
To assist the Sales and Marketing Manager and respective region in developing, implementing and evaluating sales and marketing activities in line with overall business strategic objectives to drive growth and profitability
Graduate or post graduate degree in Business with specialization in Marketing, Communications, Sales and/or other business related field.
+3 years’ experience in Sales and marketing and/or commercial environments working with FMCG/industrial products.
Experience in Commodities and manufacturing industries also a plus.
Skilled in managing key audiences externally and internally
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Strong sales and back office understanding.
Must be well-organized and able to perform duties with minimal supervision as this position will work remotely and travel frequently as per business requirement.
Sales and Marketing Strategy Implementation
Business demand creation support
Brand Image and ambassadorship
Customer experience and service
Financial acumen in respect of budget planning and control
Experience in sales, marketing and communications functions
Must have the ability to translate research into actionable insights
Sound understanding of our industry and dynamics
Good presentation skills and sound mathematical and statistical skills
Must be organized and be able to manage multiple projects
The ability to work independently as well as work within a team or collaborate
Able to work under pressure and extended hours to meet deadlines.
Solutions driven and highly adaptable
Takes action / Strong implementer - results driven