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German Speaking Senior Sales Manager – R20k/month + comm – Cape Town – Immediate start – preferably female

Salary: R20 000 + Comm
Description: Our well-established client in the Wine Industry in Cape Town is looking for a young, vibrant, energetic individual to join their team. Your strong personality, fluency in German and EU passport are essential. Candidates must have exceptional interpersonal & communication skills at all levels. Are you able to close deals? Are you a strong problem-solver?
Duties and responsibilities:
Manage existing customer base
Develop new customer base
Manage logistics from placing order to delivery & payment
Report sales weekly/monthly - by customer – by product
Set & agree sales targets
Set & agree annual expense budget
Arrange & run wine exhibitions, tastings & shows
Maintain regular contact & face time with customers
Maintain relationships with wine estates & service providers
Remain up to date on new products, latest vintages & trends in wine industry – locally & overseas
Able to deal with diverse customer & supplier base
Able to run presentations, wine exhibitions & shows
Able to discuss & plan logistics of deliveries
Highly numerate – understands mark-ups, margins, cost of sales & discounts

If you meet the criteria please email your updated MS Word CV and head & shoulders photo to

General Requirements: Matric, B Degree, Wine Academy Certificate
10 years’ experience in sales in FMCG and wine
Fluent in German
Valid EU Passport
Code 08 + own vehicle
In-depth knowledge of wine-making & wines
Able to travel extensively overseas
PC literate – Microsoft packages
Detailed knowledge of wine export procedures
Location: Cape Town    
Consultant: Belinda McIntosh Share This Job: