Marais - Senior Sales Representative - Centurion, South Africa

Monique Marais

Centurion, South Africa


Senior Sales Representative


I've been working in sales for the last 10 years, I am eager to explore new avenues in my life and love new challenges. I am very hard working a fast learner, creative and work very well under pressure! I also love travelling meeting new people and are very good at building relationships and maintaining them! I work with a budget every month and have to make sure that I make may sales target each and every month by working with a strict schedule and planning day by day.

Work History

Senior Sales Rep


From December 2011

Duties - Visit stores on a daily basis
- Ensuring stock levels are in order
- Meet with Spar buyer to negotiate
sales and orders for the stores
- Placing orders with managers
- Ensuring promotional stock, point of sale and extra space for
promotional lines are in order.
- Negotiate space for new products
- Monthly reporting on stores to line
- Relationship management: From
management level to merchandisers.

Worked in the following stores: - Portfolio of all Spar stores in
Pretoria and all northern provinces as well as parts of northern JHB

Field Sales Manager


Icing and Castor Sugar)
Duties - Portfolio of 350 stores stretching over Pretoria, Johannesburg and

Worked in the following stores:
- All types of Pick 'n Pay stores
- Checkers/Checkers Hypers
- Shoprites
- Boxer
- Shoprite U save
- All Spar stores
- Friendly stores

Field Sales Manager


I worked as a Field Sales Manager and also as a Junior Key account manager, I had to work with 2 agencies with people working under me, I had to make sure promotions were implemented , sales targets were met and that layouts were implemented also creating more space for existing products on shelf and making sure that new products were getting into stores and on shelf. As a Key account manager I had to go and see the Spar buyer for North (Pretoria) discussing sales, promotions pricing and deals and also building a relationship and maintaining it.

Trainee in Key Accounts Manager

April 2010 - November 2011

Territorial Manager


From January 2007

32 Suppliers
Examples: Union Swiss ( Bio oil)
Bayer (Berocca, Supradyn)
Alberto Culver ( Vo 5, Tresemmé)
Real beverage
Butlers cheese
Seemans and Piemans

Reasons for leaving: - Approached by Quality Sugars with more career growth potential.

Representative for FMCG


March 2006 - December 2006

Marketing (Pretoria region)

Duties: Negotiate with store managers for product orders, floor space and
displays. Place orders with suppliers.
Handle product returns. Organize
merchandisers in different stores.

Worked in the following stores:
- All types of Pick 'n Pay stores
- Checkers/Checkers Hypers
- Shoprites
- Game
- Uitkyk Meat Market

Products/Suppliers: - 8 Suppliers
Examples: Canderell/Riebeeck
wines/Nestlé Purina/Real Beverage

Reasons for leaving: - Company closed down

Representative for M-Works


March 2005 - February 2006

the Pretoria region.

Duties: Negotiate with store managers for product orders at store level,
Negotiate floor space and
displays. Handle product returns as well as organizing the
merchandisers in different stores.

Worked in the following stores - All types of Pick 'n Pay stores
- Checkers/Checkers Hypers
- Shoprite
- Clicks
- Game
- Dis-Chem

Products/Suppliers: - 12 Suppliers
Examples: Willards/Stimorol

Reasons for leaving: - Approached by FMCG Marketing for a higher position



January 2005 - February 2005

(1 year during weekends)

(4 years during weekends)
(3 months during weekends)

Qualifications & Certifications

Marketing management


Zwartkop High, Centurion



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