Job Title:  Trade Marketing Representative

Job Number:  16138

Country: Namibia
Flexible Location
Function: Marketing & Sales
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent

British American Tobacco Nambia is looking for 5 Trade Marketing Representatives to join our wonderful team. If you are mobile, energetic and have experience on the field, you should apply to this amazing opportunity!


Main deliverables of the role/ project involvement:

  • Deployment of brand and trade cycle activities on time and in full
  • Accountable for volume / distribution efficiency / trade marketing targets within respective region
  • Manage the implementation of trade marketing plans in outlets through the management of merchandisers in order to achieve account brand, volume and share objectives.
  • Train, guide and motivate merchandisers in order that execution in retail outlets are world class
  • Manage the efficient distribution of cigarettes through the Distributor Distribution Representatives (DR) within respective territory.
  • Management of part-time runners and the implementation and growth of B2B (Business to Business) programs within the informal market.
  • Appointments and ongoing management of contracts with key business partners within respective territory to ensure associated KPI’s are achieved
  • Management of key account relationships, trading terms and investment in respective territory
  • Provide trade marketing information and reports to the Country Manager on an ongoing basis.

Travel involved

  • Yes within respective territory and to act as relief for other representatives while on leave


Essential requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within sales or marketing
  • Degree in Marketing or related course or equivalent
  • Strong computer Skills (word, excel, power point)
  • Good people management (previous experience in managing own or 3rd party teams)
  • Good communicationer, Self-motivated and able to work independantly
  • Sales Finance Knowledge
  • Customer Relationship Management



British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Namibia (Pty) Limited (NA10)

Job Segment: Relationship Manager, CRM, HVAC, Marketing, Part Time, Customer Service, Technology, Operations

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