Sales Support – 6 Month Contract – Brakengate, Cape Town


To ensure that the overall Trade Budget is achieved by providing a full sales support function to the Trade In-Field team


This includes capturing orders generated by the Trade team, ensuring orders reach the customers and working closely with finance to ensure accurate capturing of new customers, statements and credit notes


In addition, Sales Support is responsible for telephonic sales to the existing customer when required by the sales team



Loading and ongoing maintenance of all new and existing customers on Sage

Quote Generation and Order Processing for all Inland Trade customers that are received via Distribution centres, Trade Reps and Georep.

Calling existing customers and take orders on a daily basis when the in-field team has failed to complete a required call.

Build excellent relationships with all customers

Ensure orders are processed within prescribed time frames and upsell existing customer orders by suggesting the new and bestselling ranges to be added to order

Keep track of internal stock on hand and update the field team.

When required, follow up on order delivery statuses, credit notes and statements



Matric or NQF equivalent

Experience on Sage – advantageous

1-2 Years FMCG background – advantageous

Effective journey planning – geographical knowledge of South African territories


Skills & Competencies:

Motivated, self-starter, great communication skills, determined, friendly, outgoing

Excellent administrative skills

Excellent communication (written & verbal) as well as active listening skills

Have a thorough understanding of company products

Time management, planning and organizational skills


Work with Professionalism, Focus, Responsibility and Passion by demonstrating:

Initiative, drive and determination

Credibility, honesty and integrity

Results orientation and determination

Proficient in Microsoft programs Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

Clean credit record



Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful



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