Job Description

Our client, a well-established QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) company is recruiting for an experienced Field Sales Manager.

Job Purpose:

The Field Sales Managers will be responsible for overseeing all retail outlets and will be required to visit each retail outlet once a week. The successful incumbents’ goal is to acquire new business and manage our existing retailers while analysing sales trends and reporting.

Responsibilities:
  • Retail Store visits includes all respective Chain Stores and other retail outlets
  • Ensure stock is displayed correctly and always priced correctly, well stocked, ensure merchandising is always top notch
  • Display promotional material (if permitted)
  • Check and record batch dates (expiry dates)
  • Record any damaged stock
  • Place orders on behalf of the customer (Retailer owner or manager), if they have not done so already
  • Answer customers (Retailer owner or manager) queries about the product and USPs
  • Assist customers (Retailer owner or manager) with purchase decisions and stock relevant to sales history and customer behavior
  • Retrieves stock from sales floor, stock room, or other inventory locations (if permitted)
  • Places special orders like, discounts or promotional stock according to negotiations and approval from Management
  • Collection of outstanding payments if necessary. Especially in the case of small/independent retailers
  • Prepare and send Weekly Frozen Pizza Sales Report
  • Prepare and send Monthly Sales Summary at the end of each month
  • Actively grow sales and B2B customer database
  • Assist marketing and customer with diarising and booking activations and promotions at stores
  • Attend and assist with the setup of store activations on Friday afternoons and/or Saturday mornings
  • Liaise and report to Marketing and Management teams
Experience:
  • Strong ability to cold call and pursue new business
  • Eager to learn and add value to a growing business
  • Ability to be on the road 80% of the time (located in Gauteng, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga)
  • Strong administration and reporting skills
  • Experience in retail (such as Spar, PnP, President Hyper, Checkers) with merchandising and marketing knowledge
  • Customer focused and willing to assist the retailer in any way possible to ensure our product in on their shelves
Salary: Market related (negotiable based on the level of experience)

Working hours: 08:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday (with availability required over weekends for activations etc.)

Location: Ability to be on the road 80% of the time (located in Gauteng, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga)


Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202215 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email recruitment@surgo.co.za


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Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
Location
Nelspruit Mpumalanga
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