MR D Food: Restaurant Account Associate








MR D Food, a 100% subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for a talented, motivated and results-oriented Restaurant Account Associate to join us in Polokwane.

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 Sales Lead for Mr D Food.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in identifying and prioritising suitable Restaurant Partners for the Mr D platform
  • Assist in creating as well as maintaining a robust sales pipeline
  • Assist the Sales Area Leads with the restaurants sign-up process
  • Operate as the lead point of contact for restaurant partners in the assigned areas while reporting in to the Sales Area Leads
  • Work with Sales Area Leads to strengthen relationships with restaurant partners and monitor their business and store performance
  • Ensure timeous and effective solutions and feedback to restaurant partners
  • Assist with all device-related queries from restaurant partners
  • Assist with delivery of marketing material to various restaurants when required
  • Train restaurant staff on use of the Mr D Food restaurant device
  • Ensure strict restaurant visit standards are maintained

Attributes required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A highly customer-focused mindset and consultative sales approach
  • 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
  • Own transport essential

Beneficial but not required:

  • Proficiency in using CRM tools
  • Prior experience in the hospitality industry
  • Tertiary qualification

Qualifications:

  • Matric
  • Minimum 1 year Prior sales or account management experience

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 entrepreneurialthrives 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
  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

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Mr D Food is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.