Sales Manager (Apparel)

Cape Town, Durban
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Durban or Cape Town
Job Level: Senior
Employment Equity

This role is responsible for the sustainable growth and profitability of the wholesale channel, through the execution of the strategic and operating plans.


  • To execute the wholesale growth strategy that will drive sales and maximise profitability within wholesale.
  • Responsible for achieving the agreed objectives and sales targets for the wholesale channel.
  • Keep abreast of emerging markets, market shifts with an awareness of new products and competition status.
  • Build and promote strong commercial relationships with new and existing Clients by understanding their needs and objectives.
  • Partner with wholesale accounts to drive effective demand management on event forecasting for in-store activities (e.g. promotions).
  • Liaise with Clients regarding in-store space allocations.
  • Analysis, tracking and reporting of key metrics and overall performance.

Education & Experience


  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Relevant business/retail tertiary qualification
  • 3+ years sales management experience within the wholesale channel in a retail environment
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle Core Competencies
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Analysing
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Planning and Organising
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
  • Presenting and Communicating Information

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Commercial thinking
  • Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of IT systems and data analytics
  • Client account management
  • Knowledge of market trends and the retail landscape

Deadline for applications is 28/02/2019

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to

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