A leading company within the shipping industry is in need of an experienced Sales Executive to maintain and expand their market share.
The position will require an applicant with extensive experience within the clearing and forwarding industry to advise and assist all clients.
In order to meet the requirements, the position will require a sophisticated and professional individual who will be able to establish and maintain relationships between the employer and all its clients.
A proven track record with extensive experience within the shipping industry will be essential. The successful applicant will be based in Pretoria but will be required to travel as needed on a daily basis.
Main responsibilities : Identify new and prospective clients. Build and maintain relationships with all clients. Assist clients in analysing their needs and pairing services to assist.
Communicating to management and team on client?s requirements and specifications. Assisting and liaising any concerns or problems of clients.
Providing quotes on services. Creating and executing new business strategies. Tendering proposals on services and negotiating terms.
Reporting to management on any market activity and changes. Minimum Requirements : Minimum of Grade 12. (Essential) Tertiary qualifications will be beneficial.
Proven track record in sales. A minimum of 5 years sales experience. (Essential) 5 to 10 years? experience within the clearing and forward industry, must be on the accounts management thereof.
Essential) Self-Driven and innovative attitude. Extensive knowledge of the shipping and freight industry will be essential.
Own transport essential. (Essential) Start as soon as possible.