The main purpose of the role is to manage and develop the Sales and Marketing function for local and overseas markets (including Africa), and to ensure the long-term profitability and sustainability of the business.
Qualification and Experience
B.Com. Marketing degree, or equivalent.
10 years’ working experience in a management position within a manufacturing environment, and/or 10 years in a Sales and Marketing management position in a manufacturing environment, preferably within the lumber industry.
A passion for marketing opportunities and the ability to implement appropriate interventions.
Experience in expanding/advertising and promoting a company’s brand.
Able to show experience in new business development.
Experience in International business.
Experience with financial statements and budgets.
Good Business acumen.
Strong managerial, leadership, team, communication & marketing skills.
Well-developed interpersonal skills.
Excellent Computer skills in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and Power point.
Duties & Responsibilities
Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:
Monitor and analyse the company’s sales performance against budget.
Devise short- and long-term marketing and sales plans/strategies to achieve and preferably exceed set sales objectives.
Determine new business development opportunities.
Pursue markets, customers and products that can deliver long term profitable and sustainable business.