Sales Representative - Food Services Sector - #366688

Time Personnel

Date: 1 week ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Reference: CPT003519-Meg-1

Do you have experience in sales in the Western Cape concentrating on the Food sector where you have built up a database with Hotels, Restaurants, Catering companies etc.?
Opportunity to join our National Clients leading food services business where they require your strong knowledge of the SA food service market, experience with food service manufacturers & distributors and knowledge of food safety regulations.
Definitely a position for a go-getter who can build relationships with their excellent negotiating skills and initiative!

  • Matric, bachelor’s degree in marketing, Sales, or a related field
  • 2+ years of sales experience in the food services industry
  • Proven history of achieving sales targets and growing customer relationships
  • Strong knowledge of the South African food services market
  • Experience with food service distributors, manufacturers, or related companies
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and industry certifications (e.g., HACCP)
  • Familiarity with CRM software and sales analytics tools
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel (if required)

  • Develop and execute sales strategies to achieve sales targets and expand the customer base.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities with restaurants, hotels, catering companies, and other food service providers.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions.
  • Conduct sales calls, product demonstrations, and presentations to showcase our products and services.
  • Negotiate prices, terms, and contracts with customers.
  • Collaborate with the customer service team to ensure excellent customer service and resolve any issues.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, competitor activity, and market developments.
  • Report sales performance, customer feedback, and market insights to management.
  • Meet or exceed monthly and quarterly sales targets.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of our products, services, and pricing.
Salary: R negotiable dependent on experience
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