Job Title

Retail Sales Executive

Out of South Africa
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Area: Out of South Africa
Sector: Sales
Posted: 26 February 2024

Job Details

A dynamic, established and family-owned business in the Seychelles importing and distributing fresh and frozen perishables is looking for a Retail Sales Executive who will be responsible for overseeing the sales efforts of the retail sales team. They will be tasked with developing and implementing sales strategies, managing the sales team, and achieving sales goals. The ideal candidate for this position will need to have extensive previous experience in retail sales and management, as well as a deep understanding of sales techniques and customer service.

The candidate will report directly to the General Manager. The candidate needs to be able to be self-motivated and driven, a person who is constantly looking at new avenues to pursue and understands the needs of the end consumer. The ideal candidate must have previous experience in a leadership role, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to analyse data and make informed decisions. They must also have a strong understanding of retail operations and sales techniques.

Location: Seychelles

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Developing and implementing sales strategies to meet or exceed sales goals.
  • Managing and motivating sales staff to ensure they meet or exceed sales targets.
  • Analysing sales data to identify trends and opportunities for growth.
  • Maintaining a positive and productive work environment for staff.
  • Assisting customers with sales and answering any questions they may have.
  • Managing inventory and ensuring that the store is well-stocked.
  • Training and developing sales staff on product knowledge and sales techniques.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Building and developing relationships with key customers.
  • Collaborating with other departments to improve overall company performance.

REQUIREMENTS              

  • Extensive sales experience in selling fresh and frozen perishable produce.
  • Experienced in the retail industry within Africa.
  • Excellent and proven sales track record.
  • Experience in managing a team particularly one with different cultures, not only South African cultures.
  • Experience in living and working outside of their home country.

We are looking for someone who exudes the following characteristics:

  • Sales Minded (Entrepreneurial)
  • Quick and organised.
  • An influencer but also driven and competitive
  • Inventive and a problem solver
  • Good with people / Empathetic / High EQ
  • Multitasker and leader