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Hazendal is one of the oldest estates in the Bottelary Hills near Stellenbosch and boasts a long tradition of winemaking excellence.  Apart from boutique wines, the estate offers contemporary global cuisine, a unique exhibition space, an 18-hole par three golf course as well as venues and accommodation for every occasion.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a young and dynamic person to join the Hazendal team as the ambassador for their uniquely crafted wines.  The incumbent will report to the Wine Maker and the Directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Marketing and sales of Hazendal’s premium brands in niche local and international markets
  • Support destination sales
  • Take initiative in creating brand awareness (presence in market) and promoting the Hazendal brand via various marketing channels
  • Establish and develop professional and effective long-term relationships with relevant business partners
  • Ongoing market research
  • Cost analysis and budgeting
  • Administration and reporting

Person Specifications:

  • Although a formal qualification is not required, the successful applicant will have an above average wine knowledge
  • A relevant wine industry / marketing qualification will be advantageous
  • Experience in sales of premium wines will be a strong recommendation
  • The incumbent must be prepared to travel nationally and internationally (an existing inter­national network and connections will be beneficial)
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Strong business acumen and ability to negotiate and close transactions
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • Good computer literacy
  • Passionate about the wine industry

To apply for this job please visit www.dittojobs.com.