Takealot Mr D Food - Sales Account Manager Jobs in South Africa

Takealot Mr D Food - Sales Account Manager Jobs in South Africa

  • R D Food, a 100% subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for a talented, motivated and results-oriented Account Manager to join our Cape Town Team.

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

  • This position reports to the Head of Sales & Account Managers for Mr D Food.

    Your responsibilities will include

  • Identify and prioritise suitable restaurant partners for the Mr D platform

  • Create and maintain a robust sales pipeline

  • Own the restaurants sign-up process

  • Operate as the lead point of contact for restaurant partners

  • Strengthen relationships with restaurant partners and monitor their business and store performance

  • Ensure timeous and effective solutions and feedback to restaurant partners

  • Ensure strict restaurant visit standards are maintained

    Attributes required

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A highly customer-focused mindset and consultative sales approach

  • Excellent negotiation and closing skills

  • Strong knowledge of the local restaurant industry

  • Exhibit the ability to self motivate

  • Extremely competitive and relentless; a love for winning

  • Ability to work and keep up in a fast paced environment

  • Accurate


  • Experience in marketplace, ecommerce SAAS or hospitality sales

  • Minimum 1 year Prior sales experience

  • Proficiency in using CRM tools (Not essential)

  • Prior experience in the hospitality industry (Not essential)

  • Tertiary qualification (Not essential)

    The Environment

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is respectful but forthright

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster

  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;

  • is curious and challenge the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com

  • thinks like an owner of the business

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot Mr D Food - Sales Account Manager Jobs in South Africa

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