Job offer - Sales Administrator Africa Division

Sales Administrator Africa Division



Location: Africa and Europe (anywhere within)

Job Type: Administrative


Terra Exports is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and innovative multi-national import/export/trading company. We have divisions that handle fruits & vegetables across 5 continents. Our company has been referred to many times as the fresh produce industry disruptors!

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To expand our commercial team in Africa, we are currently looking for a Sales Administrator.


  • The Sales Administrator is an administrator/support role for our Africa Sales Team. This role will support the sales team by coordinating between sales, customers, vendors, and operations.
  • You must be a culture fit for our company, this is extremely important:

o          Be self-motivated.

o          Provide excellent service to growers, customers, and fellow team-members.

o          Take quick-action!

o          Be a team-player.

o          Understand how important reputation is in this industry.

o          Treat everyone with respect and empathy – don’t be an asshole!

  •          Answer phones and emails in a timely and prompt manner.
    •          Ensure that all accounts have a satisfactory completion of orders.
    •          Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of our product lines.
    •          Provide assistance and support to the domestic sales team by processing invoices, credits, returns, faxes and emails.
    •          Provide general support to the sales team by answering phones, processing orders, booking ground, ocean, and air transportation other administrative support as needed.
    •          Check orders with transportation companies for on time pickup and delivery.
    •          Acts as liaison between the Sales, Operations, Accounting and Procurement Departments.
  • You must have at least 1 year experience in the fruit & vegetable industry, ideally in a sales support role.
  • Communication is key, and given that our headquarters are in the USA, we will need you to handle the English language quite well.
  • While this position reports to the director of Africa sales and training will be provided, it is extremely important that you are self-motivated and do not require constant supervision or micro-managing.
  • You will work remotely and need to be highly organised and a self-starter.
  • While we are very technology-oriented and use Whatsapp significantly companywide, talking on the phone every single day with growers, suppliers, and customers is exceptionally important.
  • You must understand that in international trade the 9-to-5 mentality is merely an aspiration that rarely materializes. It’s important you are readily available when opportunity comes knocking.
  • A competitive salary is offered.
  • Terra Exports is an established global fruit company (2017 Inc 5000 #923) and we are currently focused on replicating our success, this time in Africa.


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

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