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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2023
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
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    TradeDepot delivers an innovative route-to-market for the leading consumer goods producers in Africa
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    Category Sales Lead - Wines & Spirits

    Who we want?

    • We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven Category Sales Lead specializing in Wines and Spirits to join our organization.
    • As a Category Sales Lead, you will be responsible for driving sales and revenue growth within the wines and spirits category by developing and executing strategic sales initiatives.
    • Your primary focus will be on building strong relationships with key clients, identifying new business opportunities, and delivering exceptional customer service.
    • The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of the wines and spirits industry, excellent sales skills, and a proven track record of achieving targets.


    • Develop and implement a comprehensive sales strategy to drive revenue growth within the wines and spirits category.
    • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, including prospecting and cold-calling potential clients.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients, including distributors, retailers, and hospitality establishments.
    • Understand customer needs and provide tailored solutions, effectively communicating the value proposition of our wines and spirits products.
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop promotional campaigns and initiatives to increase brand awareness and drive sales.
    • Stay up to date with industry trends, market conditions, and competitor activities to identify new sales opportunities and maintain a competitive edge.
    • Monitor and analyze sales data, track progress against targets, and provide regular reports to management.
    • Conduct regular sales meetings, presentations, and product demonstrations to key clients and stakeholders.
    • Provide exceptional customer service and support, ensuring timely resolution of any customer issues or concerns.
    • Collaborate with internal teams, such as production, logistics, and finance, to ensure smooth order processing, timely delivery, and accurate invoicing.


    • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or a related field (preferred).
    • Proven experience in sales, business development, or account management within the wines and spirits industry.
    • Deep knowledge of the wines and spirits market, industry trends, and key players.
    • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
    • Self-motivated and target-driven with a proven track record of achieving sales goals.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Proficiency in using CRM software and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
    • Flexibility to travel as required for client meetings and industry events.

    What's on Offer?

    • Attractive Salary & Benefits
    • Strong opportunities to progress your career
    • Work alongside & learn from best in class talent

    Method of Application

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