Sales Executive JHB
Alpha Labour Solutions
Johannesburg, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements

Job Description : Sales Executive

3 months fixed term which will be reviewed after 3 months and the contract may be made permanent.

NB : Candidates would be required to start the second week of April.

Hours of Work : Monday Friday 08 : 00 17 : 00

Department : Sales

Base : Johannesburg office, Kempton Park

Reports to : National Sales Manager

Minimum qualification and experience :

  • 3-5 Years demonstrable Sales experience.
  • Contactable trade sales references.
  • Matric
  • Related tertiary qualification advantageous
  • Basic Excel skills
  • Experience on systems such as Pastel / Syspro advantageous
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite
  • Soft Skills :

  • Ability to manage self and work independently.
  • Disciplined & process driven individual.
  • Strong inter-personal relationship builder.
  • High attention to detail & accuracy.
  • Sound commercial acumen & understanding.
  • Main Duties / Key Results Areas :

  • Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry
  • Research and analyse sales options
  • Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects and recommending solutions
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information and guidance
  • Research and recommend new opportunities
  • Recommend profit and service improvements
  • Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organisation standards
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks;
  • benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Focus on pre-determined and defined geographical area of sales
  • Maintain a customer database of at least sixty members
  • Adhere to call cycles as determined by our call frequencies
  • Maintain a monthly positive sales growth on allocated customer base
  • Open no less than ten new accounts in a one monthly cycle
  • Continually look to improve sales efficiencies en route to achieving sales objectives
  • Efficiently manage external stakeholder relationships with clients
  • Efficiently manage internal & cross departmental stakeholder relationships
  • Gather and feedback market intelligence on a regular basis to necessary departments
  • Handle customer complaints effectively and timeously to necessary resolution
  • Constantly be scanning your area of responsibility for sales improvement and feedback to your line management
  • Bring to attention any necessary trade customer information that may be of interest to the management team
  • All and any other related tasks and duties as requested by the Employer
  • General :

  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the Director, commensurate with the skills and experience of the post holder.
  • To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulations.
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity.
  • To comply with Policies.
  • To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the position and the needs of the service.
  • This job description is not an exhaustive document but is a reflection of the current position. Details and emphasis may change in line with service needs after consultation with the post holder.
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