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Community Activator

Remuneration:R20000 - R22000 per month Cost to company 
Benefits:Entertainment Allowance
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Often
Type: 3 Months
Company:New Era Brand Management (Pty) Ltd

Our client, a global Spirit Business, is looking for a results-driven influential, outgoing, charismatic, hungry, in-the-know field marketers with a proven track record of sales/marketing experience in the FMCG industry particularly in the liquor industry, to assist them in growing their product portfolio and brand awareness within restaurants, hotels, bars and night clubs in the Western Cape.

You will be required to work in field marketing and selling their portfolio of brands.

We are looking for candidates to work within the Stellenbosch or Cape Town and Atlantic Seaboard area.

Two In-Field Marketers needed.

Start date: 3 June 2019 (with potential of extending).
Great Additional benefits included as well as highly competitive salary offered.

The ideal candidate must have a friendly demeanor and positive attitude with a deep passion for premium brands, who will work proactively and creatively to increase sales, assist with marketing/eventing activities and ensure that the business remains well-informed of industry trends.

Must be able to work independently and work unconventional hours due to the nature of the work environment.

  • Outlet Data base call rate - 40 per week
  • Negotiate product availability linked to segment
  • Develop strong customer relationships with outlet owners /Managers
  • Deliver on weekly/Monthly sales target
  • Achieve weekly product targets
  • Build data base of influencers and network of outlets and event hosts
  • Build relationships with key influencers within territory
  • Influencing decision makers through presenting compelling insights and commercial proposals
  • Agree and execute events/activations within outlet base
  • Represent and live brands in the Night life/OCC Event space
  • Capture all consumer/outlet details and marketing insights on the relevant online reporting tool
  • Management of Sample stock and POS (Recon daily/weekly/monthly)
  • Drive sales through execution of activations/promotions and merchandise
  • Engage and covert consumers through engagement- New drinkers of brands
  • Digital Savvy - unique and ready to make long lasting impressions
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
  • Reach out to customer leads through cold calling
  • Completing all necessary administrative tasks accurately and on time
  • Attendance of weekly cluster meeting with agency and team
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Proven FMCG experience working with premium brands
  • One to three years' Brand/Trade Marketing experience in the Liquor industry advantageous
  • Experience and/or qualification in relation to the On-Trade is advantageous
  • Experience in Mixology and drinks/cocktail/menu building is advantageous
  • Valid South African drivers licence and Own reliable vehicle
  • Own Smart Phone
  • Laptop for administration
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and preferably mobile Field Force automation
  • Ability to manage and cultivate good relationships
  • Good selling skills: communication, negotiation and objection handling skills
  • Clear understanding of On-Premise channels
  • Commercial awareness and basic understanding of commercial math
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and preferably mobile Field Force automation
  • Highly influential individual with a flair for cultivating long lasting sustainable relationships
  • In the know of what is hip and happening in Cape Town pertaining to trends, hotspots, events fashion and culture
Please note this is not a 9-5 role and will require unconventional working hours, as you will be required to attend activations/events within your territory to grow brand awareness as well as sales within your area.

Please submit your cv to , interviews will be conducted this week at our Cape Town offices.

*** Please note due to the high volume of applications we cannot respond to all applicants, if successful we will be in touch with you within the next five working days.

Posted on 14 May 12:48

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