Sales Coordinator: Grains
  • Stellenbosch, Western Cape
  • Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Job Description

The purpose of this role:

This position is suited for a dynamic person with a particular interest in agriculture and food production.

The suitable candidate will work in our client’s Grain Division, and specifically be trained in the procurement and marketing of grain commodities. The person will assist the marketers to focus on serving key customers by offering products on an ongoing basis. A large part of the contract is by telephone and electronic communication, and the build-up of and maintaining a good relationship with the customers is essential. The candidate will work closely with the marketing and logistics team to perform the daily tasks as effectively as possible. It also includes the ability to gain knowledge about the technical aspects of the products and the factors that have an influence on the availability and prices of the commodities.

Personal characteristics:

  • A positive attitude and a good sense of humour.
  • Enthusiastic and energetic.
  • Hardworking by nature.
  • The person must be self-driven and motivated.
  • Clear voice and can come across professionally on the phone.
  • Be prepared to communicate regularly with customers by phone.
  • Eager to supplement her/his income through performance measurement (sales).
  • Self-confidence and leadership qualities.
  • Endurance

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Tertiary education in agriculture or Logistics, e.g. BScAgric / BCom Logistics.
  • Interest in being trained in the basic principles of nutrition and animal feed manufacturing.
  • Computer literate in Excel and Word in particular. Also proficient with e-mail and other electronic communication systems.
  • Knowledge of and skill with cost calculation, stock keeping and "spreadsheet" control.
  • Fluent in both Afrikaans and English.
  • Be willing to travel.


  • Industry-related basic salary dependent on experience.
  • Company pension fund contribution.

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