Sales Representative

at MPC Recruitment
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Sales & Retail
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Port Elizabeth


Job Description:


  • Expand existing clients own brand shelf space, and increase client spend throughout portfolio, with the aim of full representation in all 3 Own Brand streams in all customers, as well as maintaining existing customer relations.


  • Actively look for new customers. Ability to cold call and get new business.


  • Train pharmacy staff on existing and new products to ensure they can disseminate information to the public to assist in enhancing sales.


  • Be proactive in providing management with a strategy for your area and specific customers to ensure growth in sales and existing shelf space. Provide feedback on competitor products and activity.


  • Develop and maintain strong region / customer knowledge by compiling and maintaining a detailed database of existing and targeted clients (status, comments from last visit, next steps etc)


  • Implement action plans in accordance with marketing / sales strategy of the department


  • Call on all existing pharmacies as per calling cycle and target client base.


  • Sell and promote the company Brand products to the target client base in your area.


  • Ensure accurate Merchandising (applicable prices/shelf talkers) and pricing on shelves.


  • Work with existing and new Clients to find better opportunities for own brand products in terms of increased sales and shelf space.


  • Personally, visiting and liaising with clients within the target market


  • Record customer complaints and interrogate thoroughly. Provide feedback to management on specific items as well as reasons for losing market share to competitors.


  • Provide training to customers and front shop staff on Own Brand products.


  • Matric and valid driver’s licence


  • At least 3 years’ experience in-field pharmacy sales for a recognized pharma company


  • Experience in training pharmacy front shop staff.


Interested candidates can send their CV