Market Manager – Asia

Wines of South Africa
Market Related
Full time
Job posted
April 10, 2018
Closing date
10 Jun 2018

Wines of South Africa, the generic marketing export promotions body for South African wine is recruiting for the position of Market Manager – Asia. The successful candidate would preferably need to be based in Hong Kong or in near proximity.

The successful candidate will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be primarily responsible for developing and managing the South African wine brand strategy in Asia with the focus being on building China, Hong Kong and Japan as focus markets. 

Key Performance areas will include:

  • Establishing/Enhancing and implementation of a Market and Brand SA Strategy and providing strategic input
  • Query handling for applicable markets
  • Conducting and co-ordinating Workshops, Seminars and International Shows
  • Research regarding current Industry trends and information
  • Financial management
  • People management and mentoring
  • Building relationships with Importers, Wine Producers, Embassy staff etc

Requirements – Skills / Knowledge / Experience

  • Degree in Marketing or Business and preferably a qualification in Wine
  • Five years of experience as Marketing Manager in a manufacturing / production environment and relevant experience in the Wine industry.
  • Financial skills and experience (Intermediate numerical skills for budgeting and identifying and analyzing numerical variances).
  • Insight into international countries and culturesComputer literate (MS Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint), internet and email.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of the SA Wine Industry, Organizations, trends, relevant legislation, market information and role-players.

For more information about Wines of South Africa (WOSA), please visit our website

WOSA reserves the right not to make an appointment. Please do regard your application as unsuccessful if no contact was made with applicants four weeks after the closing date. Those who qualify and are interested should apply in writing (CV) to e-mail:

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