My client who is a fortune 500 conglomerate Clearing and Forwarding company, is looking for an experiences Strategic Sales Executive for the Port Elizabeth team.
The ideal candidate must have 5 + years clearing and forwarding sales experience with proof of these sales to secure an interview.
Job Description* Manage an assigned territory and demonstrate extensive knowledge of potential customers and competitors in this area.
Timely data entry in our Customer Relationship Management tool* Orchestrate customer / branch relationships and collaborate with regional Product, Service, Geo, and Knowledge Management resources* Participate in the creation of value-added solutions for customer's logistics needs, including supporting diagrams and cost-benefit calculations.
Support the transition of new accounts through customer introductions, information transfer, and securing any necessary customer paperwork.
When needed, support AR (accounts receivable) collection.* Attend training & development sessions to continue developing selling skills and updating Product and Service knowledge* Involvement in local trade groups, as directed by the District Sales Manager* Take on additional assignments as required, supporting company needs.
Desired Skillsets and Characteristics* The ability to meet with customers off-site on a regular basis.* Oral and written proficiency in the English language* Strong problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work productively both individually and in a team environment.* Sense of urgency for goal achievement* Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.
Comfortable with regular data entry on a laptop computer* Strong rapport and relationship-building focused* Empowered to make quick decisions in response to changing conditions.
Extroverted, confident, enthusiastic, and persuasive* Influences others to action* Timeliness and accountability for resultsMinimum requirements* Matric* Bachelor's degree in Logistics or Marketing is advantageous* Minimum 5 years sales experience in a Clearing and Forwarding company in past and current role.
Proof of sales and commission