Strategic Account Manager

Job Description, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Strategic Account Manager to join our team in Cape TownWe 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 Head of Marketplace SellersYour responsibilities will include the following:The role is focused on driving success for some of the most influential sellers on the platform and leveraging key learning/feedback to improve the Takealot platform that will benefit all Sellers.The Strategic Account Manager is responsible for accelerating sales growth, expanding selection on the platform and improving retention among the established key accounts as well as nurturing high potential sellers to grow into future strategic accounts.Key to this role is creating innovative ways to identify growth opportunities, and operational improvement opportunities through partnership with both internal and external stakeholder such as Retail Merchandising, Marketplace Product, Takealot Supply Chain and Takealot Catalogue and Seller executive teams, etc. and improving our overall knowledge of how to succeed as a seller on Takealot Marketplace.

Responsibilities + Skills


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent


5 years professional experienceExperience using analysis, reporting, modelling, and forecasting to gather data for making business decisionsAccount management experience with relationship management and negotiation skills

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 21st July 2020
  • Designation: Strategic Account Manager
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: East London
  • Salary: 0
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  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 21st July 2020

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  • was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission:’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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