Platco: Area Manager

at Platco (view profile)
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted June 7, 2021
Category Retail
Job Type Full-time


Company Platco Reference # Plat04 Published 04/06/2021 Contract Type Permanent Salary Market Related Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa Introduction
Open view is South Africa’s first free-to-air satellite TV service. Already in 1.9 million homes nationwide and currently with over 16 TV and radio channels (with some channels in HD), you get non-stop entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy local and international shows, including – blockbuster movies, drama, series, kids’ entertainment, reality, sports & news, Bollywood, as well as Turkish and Indian telenovelas dubbed in English and Afrikaans. Plus, you get to keep your favorite SABC channels and With 100% coverage, you can get crystal-clear picture quality wherever you are in South Africa and a whole lot more premium entertainment, Free Forever!
Job Functions Management,Sales Industries Sales Specification
The incumbent would be required to ensure sales growth of Openview and manage the customer service in the region.1.Sales Management
-Driving sell out and STB activations in accordance with targets.
-Developing new business.
-Negotiating and implementing ad hoc promotions in order to increase sales.
-Ensuring timely implementation of promotional activities and communicating non-compliance.
-Negotiating and managing shelf space / visibility.
-Negotiating for POS to be put up in store.
-Identifying in-store cross-merchandising opportunities and implementing accordingly.
-Ensuring adequate stock on shelf considering ROS and planned activities.
-Monitoring in-store pricing and communicate anomalies to store owner / manager and distributors.
-Managing reverse logistics with relevant distributors.
-Training of store sales consultants and distributor sales staff
-Holding monthly business reviews with relevant store managers and regional managers
-Recruiting and arranging training for installers in accordance to area requirements.
-Supporting installers with marketing collateral and business planning.
-Contacting monthly sales meetings with distributor sales force.
-Supporting the marketing team on planned consumer activations.
-Following a planned daily route cycle, include distributor sales staff where possible.
-Managing Platco assets in line with policies

A relevant school leaving certificate
A relevant Sales qualification would be advantageous
A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a similar role
Job Closing Date 11/06/2021