Job Openings Marketing and Sales Co-ordinator

About the job Marketing and Sales Co-ordinator

Vacancy:  Marketing and Sales Coordinator

Nature of role: Permanent position

Location: South of Namibia, Ariamsvlei area

A Namibian-registered private company since 2005, with the objective to produce, grow and sell high-value agricultural crops for the international market, has a few career opportunities. They are focused on developing individuals and providing as many team building activities as possible.

Primary purpose of position

The purpose of the Marketing and Sales Co-ordinator is to optimise the organisations long-term net farmgate income through the management of an integrated fruit export and logistics strategy.

The Marketing and Sales Co-ordinator will efficiently service customers from order enquiry to delivery, coordinate the export readiness of a customers order between the customer and outsourced logistics service providers (road, sea and air), which includes administration of customer service complaints.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of all exports and commercial relationships with international customers.

The Marketing and Sales Co-ordinator will work closely with, and report to the CEO.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the fully integrated sales and Marketing strategy
  • Brand management
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Driving and closing sales
  • Customer Relationship and retention management
  • Acquire and maintain new clients
  • Account Management
  • Sales Administration
  • Various reports including Quarterly, bi-weekly and annual
  • Developing and managing budget
  • Overseeing Marketing, Communications, PR and Social-Media

Qualification requirements

  • Bachelor of Commerce/Financial/Business Management/Marketing degree or equivalent

Experience requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of the fruit export value chain and / or at least 5 years experience in a relevant commercial position.
  • Deep experience with a successful track record of working in all aspects of selling and marketing fresh fruit.
  • Experience of working in a corporate agriculture framework.

Skills, abilities & knowledge requirements

  • Fruit industry knowledge
  • Supply and demand
  • Debtors and Creditors
  • Invoice and Credit
  • Inco Terms
  • Pricing and costing mechanisms
  • Logistic knowledge (desirable)
  • Market knowledge
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word
  • Effective planning, organising and prioritising skills.
  • Excellent and professional verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to express yourself credibly to clients.
  • People management skills and the ability to interact with team members consisting of production staff, pack house staff as well as finance and administrative staff.
  • Strong administrative, analytical and reporting skills.
  • Aptitude for problem solving and delivering impeccable customer service.
  • Being held accountable
  • Ability to deal with strategic, bigger picture issues
  • Approaching problems in a rational and analytical manner (statistics and general accounting)
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with others
  • Ability to cope well under pressure
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • Confidence
  • Commitment to producing work of a high standard
  • High attention to detail
  • Process Orientated
  • Resilient
  • Solution-focused
  • Responsible, self-disciplined, reliable, systematic and have a high degree of personal integrity


  • Code B Drivers license.


Enquiries may be directed to:
[email protected] / +264 61 234151

Closing Date: Thursday, 15 September 2022 @ 17h00

No late applications will be accepted.