Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Job Opportunity At Guiness-Field Sales Representative


The trading environment of the FMCG category is changing from a pure commodity approach to brand and image building. Key Accounts are slowly emerging, which will result in specialization and concentration of decision power. To gain competitive advantage and to enhance brand, volume and profit performance the trade marketing and distribution organizations need to successfully implement EABL’s trade marketing and distribution standards. The role of the Trade Marketing Representative is to manage his/her territory in order to achieve the brand, availability and merchandising and promotion objectives of the area plan.
The TM&D representatives will cover the retail outlets on the basis of a pre assigned route/plan.

1. Develop and implement a territory trade marketing plan which meets the objectives of the area trade marketing plan in the areas of brand, volume, merchandising and promotion.
2. Ensure that the territory distribution objectives of brand availability, stock holding and stock rotation are achieved.
3. Ensure that price is in line with the company strategy
4. Implement promotions, develop and execute merchandising programs at POS with optimum use of resources and materials in order to achieve the highest in-store visibility and sales performance for the strategic brands.
5. Provide market information and reports on performance of customers, brands and competition to ensure that the relevant marketing people are fully informed.
6. Build loyalty by providing support to the trade through regular visits, accurate communication, problem solving, specialized advice and fair trade.
7. Maintain accurate and relevant outlet information.
8. To constantly monitor the achievement of yearly/cycle objectives through accurate reporting and feedback.
9. Encourage adult consumers and retailers to buy EABL’s brands and strengthen brand loyalty.
10. Manage financial accounts, assigned assets and material to ensure that trade marketing resources are secure and used in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

In an environment where Direct Store Delivery activity is performed:
11. Manage receivables and cash collection in line with the company policies and trading terms.
12. Responsible for accurate invoicing procedures, materials or goods under his (her) control

· Good communicator
· Negotiating skills
· Planning
· Ability to build and maintain customer relationships
· Self motivated
· Team player
· High standard of presentation and appearance
· Product and market
· Supply chain and trade marketing principles
· Legislation and regulations on alcohol
· Marketing standards
· Ideally the TMR should have worked as a distribution / sales rep for a period of 2 years.
1. Achievement of territory distribution, volume, merchandising and promotion targets
2. Effective and efficient implementation of key account or outlet specific programs
3. Accurate and well maintained outlet file
4. Achievement of call frequency targets
5. Effective and efficient trade coverage route plan
6. Clear reports on market trends and competitors activities

How to Apply
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