Key Accounts Manager

Sales and Marketing

Job Location


Job Type

Full Time



Total Positions


BEE Position


Job Description

Reporting into Sales Manager our client is expanding their Sales team to meet their growth strategy. You will have the acumen for working in a high paced working environment and work under pressure in a highly competitive market. Our client is seeking to appoint in Cape Town, Durban and Gauteng

Essential Qualification, Skills and Experience: 
• Matric
• Relevant Sales/Marketing Diploma preferential
• Sales experience – at least 5 to 10 years
• Solid track record of customers who are brand owners within blue-chip companies
• Key Account background advantage
• Packaging sales experience within the FMCG/Food sector
• ERP system knowledge essential, Syspro ERP advantageous
• High competency level of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Strong communication and coordination skills
• Strong Presentation skills
• Strong Negotiation skills
• Valid Drivers licence. 
• Valid Passport – in the event travel into Africa is required 

Job Duties

Key Result Areas:
• New business attraction and generation of agreed sales targets and budgets
• Cold calling, telesales lead generating, daily customer visitation. Daily reporting.
• Maintain customer service levels per organisational standard.
• Provide prompt, courteous service to all external and internal customers 
• Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to customer solutions. 
• Identify and resolve customer queries. 
• Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle product and service enquiries
• Provide pricing and delivery information through job card/quoting process 
• Direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated resources.
• Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
• Follow up on customer interactions.
• Provide feedback at regular sales meetings
• Travelling – sales calls 
• Attend relevant exhibitions, shows, promotions and marketing
• Presentations.          

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