VKB Vacancies 2022 – Marketing Agent

Website VKB Group

Job Description:

QPro Feeds is a dynamic Animal Feed Manufacturing business with production facilities in both Bethlehem and Vrede. We are responsible for producing animal feed to in-house clients as well as external clients in the monogastric and ruminant fields.

The purpose of this role is to manage designated accounts, and to grow the volume and range of products sold in the designated area. This should be achieved through strategic business decisions, building customer relationships, delivering quality product, and differentiating QPro Feeds as a brand.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining excellent customer relationships.
  • Submit accurate weekly/monthly reports as required.
  • Continuous communication between in-house personnel / branches and customers.
  • Identifying and sourcing of new clients.
  • Play an active role in trade shows / farmer days.
  • Deliver innovative and strategic solutions to support and grow the current accounts
  • Being comfortable to communicate and work with customers at all levels of the organisation
  • Responsible for regular feedback to customers on deliveries etc.
  • Managing product portfolio, launches, pricing and promotional activities
  • Managing product forecasting for each account to optimise the company’s procurement and stock levels, and to ensure availability to meet customer requirements.
  • Work closely with the internal team, and having the ability to display leadership, influence, delegation by pulling together of resources where appropriate.
  • Gaining insight about customer requirements, competitors and or market trends and developments.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 (NQF4)
  • Tertiary Qualification (B Agric / B.Sc. Agric) will be an advantage
  • Strong technical knowledge of animal nutrition will be an advantage
  • Valid Code 08/EB driver’s license
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role (selling & marketing)
  • Demonstrated record of success in the agricultural environment (preference towards animal feed background)
  • Ability to function independently as well as in a team.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Communication and negotiation skills and excellent people relations.
  • Ability to work under pressure and extended hours.
  • Computer literate

Job Details:

Company: VKB Group

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ficksburg

Application Deadline: N/A


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