04, Jul 2020 -

Sales and Marketing Representative- Specialising in poles

Sales and Marketing Representative- Specialising in poles

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the below-mentioned position, tenable at a Southern African Timber Group.


  • Sales & Marketing experience within the timber industry. Marketing qualifications preferable but not essential.
  • Extensive knowledge of Southern African transmission poles and timber products.

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years relevant marketing experience in timber industry, treated transmission, building and fencing poles and dunnage experience preferable.
  • Knowledge of the Southern African timber markets essential.
  • Valid driver's license and Passport.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Marketing of timber products produced by the group with the core focus being on treated poles (transmission and building and fencing).
  • Manage current customer base as well as establish new markets.
  • Supply operations with accurate market feedback.
  • Target driven and able to meet deadlines and exceed targets.

Personal Attributes and Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills are essential
  • Fluent in as many languages as possible.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively.
  • Honest and trustworthy with valid employment references.
  • Team player.


Written applications to be emailed to hendrik.verwey@swaziplant.com

Closing date:August 30 2015

N.B. If you do not receive any feedback within one month of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Contact Sawmilling South Africa

  • Roy Southey - Executive Director
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  • Phone:  +27(44) 343 1720
  • Address:  P.O. Box 1118, Sedgefield, 6573
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