Sales and Marketing Manager
Permanent - Full Time
Centurion - Aspirata
Aspirata has become one of the leading service providers in the Health and Safety industry by garnering many years of experience, providing the best solution-driven methodology to our clients and by following a team approach to ensure that specialist knowledge and experience is shared and applied to significantly minimise hazardous environmental conditions and, in turn, a client's risk.
Minimum Requirements (Qualifications & Experience):
Bachelor's Degree in Sales, Marketing or Business preferred with minimum of five years related experience
Strong background in Health and Safety, laboratory service, Hygiene, Food Safety, Quality and Training and development
Strong direct and remote sales skills. Extremely comfortable dealing with senior levels.
Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and solve practical problems or resolve issues.
Demonstrate in-depth sales and marketing techniques and financial principles.
Effective ability to communicate orally or in written form with co-management, internal and external customers
Effective presenting, planning & organizing skills
Effective delegation & control skills
Excellent communication skills
Effective leadership skills
Develops and implements strategic marketing plans and sales plans and forecasts to achieve corporate objectives for products and services.
Develops and manages sales/marketing operating budgets.
Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail.
Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets.
Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities. Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
Guides preparation of marketing activity reports and presents to executive management.
Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events.
Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly.
Directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and marketing programs.
Directs market channel development activity and coordinates sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals.
Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product.
Meets with key clients, assisting sales representative with maintaining relationships.
Coordinates liaison between sales department and other sales related units.
Analyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements.
Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion.
Reviews and analyzes sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.
18 Feb 2013 South Africa Standard Time
Applications closed for this job on 20 Feb 2013