Job Advert: Sales Representative & Marketing Assistant

Established in 2016, Sunbird Rooibos is a new and innovative business, based in Cape Town, focusing on sourcing, producing, and distributing premium Rooibos tea. For more details, visit our website: www.sunbirdrooibos.com.

We are now looking to hire a dynamic and energetic Sales Representative and Marketing Assistant who has experience, or deep interest, in food and drinks.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Sales

  • Maintain customer relationships and uphold brand integrity.
  • Identify, approach and engage with new customers to meet ambitious sales targets.
  • Dispatch deliveries via courier and make deliveries to nearby customers.
  • Track invoicing and ensure payments.
  • Compile monthly sales reports.

Marketing

  • Research potential market opportunities and events, in SA and overseas.
  • Keep website up to date, and assist with social media
  • Assist in creating promotional materials, including brochures, blogs, marketing copy, etc.

Qualifications, skills, and desired qualities

  • Matric or equivalent, further qualifications an advantage.
  • South African citizenship or valid work permit.
  • Two-years proven experience in sales or marketing or in the food/beverage or hospitality industry, a combination of these is a distinct advantage.
  • Driver's license and a reliable, presentable vehicle.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel.
  • An innate interest in food, drink, flavour and sensory perception.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
  • Punctual, organised and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative in problem solving.
  • Willingness to travel locally for overnight/week trips.

How to apply

  • Please send your CV as a PDF and salary expectations to admin@sunbirdrooibos.com with the subject line: Job Application – (your name, surname).
  • Applications will close on the 5th June 2018.
  • Full integrity checks and references will be conducted.
  • Remuneration will include basic salary, dependent on past experience, and a sales-based commission.

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