About Woodlands Dairy
Woodlands Dairy originated as a packaging enterprise for the milk sourced from Woodlands Farm, which belongs to the Gutsche family. From its humble beginnings, the company has experienced substantial growth and evolution. Starting from its roots, Woodlands Dairy has emerged as a prominent player in South Africa’s dairy industry, renowned for its production of ultra-pasteurized (UHT) milk sold under the FIRST CHOICE® brand. Beyond this core offering, Woodlands Dairy is also recognized for processing, manufacturing, and packaging premium house brand dairy products for major retailers such as SPAR and Woolworths, while also providing contract manufacturing and packaging services for independent distributors.
With a workforce exceeding 1,400 employees, Woodlands Dairy prides itself on its culture of innovation, agile product development capabilities, and unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service. The company’s diverse product portfolio encompasses an array of dairy offerings, including cheeses, butter, cream, amasi, custard, flavoured milk, and fresh milk with extended shelf life (ESL), in addition to UHT milk, dairy desserts, dessert toppings, and ice cream, among other delectable options. This commitment to quality and innovation has solidified Woodlands Dairy’s position as a trusted leader in the dairy industry, dedicated to meeting the evolving needs and preferences of its discerning clientele.
About the Woodlands Dairy Job Vacancy as Sales Representative 2024
Woodlands Dairy is seeking for candidates who would like a professional job opportunity with the established company as a credible and qualified Sales Representative. The Sales Representative position at Woodlands Dairy entails the responsibility of expanding both new and established business ventures by concentrating on customer channels to enhance sales across the entire product range. It is imperative to exert maximum effort in promoting all pertinent Woodlands Dairy products within the designated channels and achieving predetermined sales objectives within these sectors.
The incumbent will collaborate closely with the Regional Sales Manager and Area Manager to cultivate a customer base and bolster product presence within the specified channels, with clearly defined objectives. The primary focus will encompass engaging with major end users, including but not limited to restaurants, lodges, forecourts, hotels, hospitals, and canteens. This collaborative effort aims to drive sales growth and ensure that Woodlands Dairy products remain prominent and sought-after within key market segments.
The Woodlands Dairy Job Vacancy as Sales Representative is a permanent, associate position based in this location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Duties as Sales Representative
- Creating leads.
- Achieving or surpassing sales targets.
- Engaging in negotiations with potential clients for all contracts.
- Assisting in establishing pricing structures for quotes, promotions, and negotiations.
- Compiling weekly and monthly reports.
- Delivering sales presentations to various potential clients.
- Aligning sales strategies with marketing initiatives.
- Familiarizing oneself with and advocating for company initiatives.
- Collecting deposits and final payments from clients.
- Drafting and submitting sales agreements for orders.
- Conducting visits to assess client needs or endorse products and services.
- Maintaining records of client interactions.
- Addressing client inquiries regarding credit terms, products, pricing, and product availability.
Prioritize submitting your application for the Woodlands Dairy Job Vacancy for the Sales Representative position without delay. However, before proceeding, familiarize yourself with the qualifying requirements of the program. These criteria will determine your suitability as a candidate. If you wish to validate your credentials, please refer to the qualifying requirements outlined below. To optimize your chances of success, strive to fulfill all the items listed in the following list.
The Woodlands Dairy Job Vacancy as Sales Representative Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
- Gain a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the FMCG industry, ideally focusing on the Food Service sector, restaurant trade, and forecourt business.
- Acquire one year of experience in Sales and Account acquisition.
- Consider obtaining a degree or diploma in sales and marketing for added advantage.
- Demonstrate proficient computer skills with the ability to interpret data, set sales targets, and generate reports.
- Show aptitude in developing new business opportunities and maintaining a target-driven approach.
- Engage in cold calling activities willingly.
- Exhibit strong negotiation abilities.
- Ensure possession of a South African driver’s license valid for more than 2 years.
- Display self-starting initiative, proactiveness, and motivation with a drive for ambition.
Apply online: Woodlands Dairy Job Vacancy as Sales Representative 2024.
If you’re convinced that this position aligns well with your skills and aspirations, we encourage you to apply through the provided online application portal. This platform will facilitate the completion of all necessary information required for your registration process.
Additionally, you’ll need to upload your most up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) on the website. Ensure that your CV contains comprehensive details about your capabilities, talents, and certifications. This document serves as an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your qualifications as a prospective candidate and why you’re the ideal choice for the role.
By submitting your application, you authorize the selection committee to utilize your personal information for registration purposes. All applications will undergo further scrutiny and validation processes to confirm their legitimacy. Individuals found to have misrepresented any aspect of their applications will be disqualified from participating in the registration period.
Candidates are reminded to submit their applications exclusively through the designated website. Submissions made via alternative methods, such as hand delivery or fax, will be disregarded by the selection committee.
Applications for the Woodlands Dairy Job Vacancy as Sales Representative must be submitted before the closing date on 16 February 2024.
The selection committee strictly adheres to a zero-tolerance policy regarding late applications. Any submissions received after the specified closing date will not be considered during the registration period.
We strongly recommend that candidates submit their applications promptly. Doing so will afford you ample time to thoroughly review the contents of your submissions. Please prepare and submit your applications at your earliest convenience to ensure they receive proper consideration.
Woodlands Dairy retains the discretion to appoint candidates during the recruitment process. Final decisions made by the selection committee are conclusive and non-negotiable.