Local Marketer

Our client is one of the major role players in the pome fruit industry, situated in Grabouw. They are looking for a dynamic, energetic Local Marketer to join their marketing team.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • As the local marketer you will be in charge of current key accounts as well as potential new customers
  • All interactions with the local market as well as all sales correspondence
  • Responsible for all market feedback to growers as well as management
  • Sustainable market growth to complement the growth of the organization
  • Planning of packing requirements for the local market as well as understanding of pricing and the ability to establish market related prices
  • Organisational skills to complete orders and the ability to book transport and arrange loading and offloading

The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification will count in your favour
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in fruit marketing or the fruit industry
  • The ability to work in a fast pace environment with enthusiasm
  • The required adaptability associated with the fruit industry marketing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to coordinate packing of products according to market opportunities and requirements

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.