Junior Livestock Auctioneer Job Vacancy: BKB – South Africa

Job Description

BKB is currently seeking a Junior Livestock Auctioneer who will be responsible for all auctions of BKB. Identifying buyers and client liaison will form an integral part of this position. The successful candidates will be responsible for professional, effective and efficient service to ensure a positive image of the organisation.


At least 2 years’ experience in Livestock Marketing and Auctioneering services (Including the sourcing, successful presentation, and completion of all types of auctions)

Relevant Agricultural or Economic diploma or degree is a recommendation.

Exceptional knowledge of livestock

Proven marketing exposure

Thorough management skills, financial skills and business understanding

Proven administrative skills (Debtors/Creditors)

Must be Fully bilingual (Afrikaans & English); must be fully conversant in Afrikaans and English.

Valid driver’s license


Ability to work independently combined with excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent communication and reporting skills

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Effective verbal and listening communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills and customer-focus orientation

Time management skills

Good computer literacy

Decision-making skills

Ability to manage teams


Good audible rhythmic auctioneering style

Passion, Energy, and Positivity



Building customer loyalty

Auctioneering expertise

Good general knowledge of large and small livestock breeds

Ability to interpret and effectively convey catalogue information

Willing to travel


Auctioneering at auctions to ensure event success and that auctions will be beneficial to buyers, sellers as well as the Company.

Customer Service to improve market share and building good relationships with sellers and buyers.

Marketing of livestock.

Administrative responsibilities such as balancing the final sales report; ensure that all details of buyers on invoices are accurate; assist with outstanding debtors; planning and advertising campaigns for auctions.

Ensure compliance with Biosecurity Rules and legislation at Livestock Auctions.

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