SALES/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE- COMMERCIAL

Location: Johannesburg

Our national client, selling into the FMCG sector, is looking for an experienced Sales/Business Development Representative to join their team in the Gauteng region. Excellent salary and bonus incentives on offer.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Travelling throughout Gauteng - servicing existing clients and growing portfolio to achieve monthly set targets.
  • Responsible for sales, managing orders and delivery schedules, preparing detailed activity reports, marketing new products, developing solutions, making recommendations and monitoring competitor awareness.
  • Research and identify new business opportunities
  • Generate leads and cold call prospective customers
  • Manage current small customer base with intent to grow or maintain volume
  • Hunt for new business and achieve set targets.
  • Secure clients in a variety of market sectors - ongoing business development.
  • Weekly and monthly reporting on sales performance.
  • Implementing business sales strategies.
  • Assist in the handling all customer complaints/ queries.
  • Providing technical solutions to customers to address their needs.
  • Building relationships with new clients and maintaining relationships with existing clients.
  • Manage contract negotiations and contract performances.
  • Managing key relationships on behalf of the business with external partners.
  • Attending sales workshops and hosting sales events for the business.
  • Playing an active role in industry and leading with customer and competitor feedback.

 

Requirements:

 

  • A Tertiary qualification advantageous.
  • At least 5 years' experience selling into the FMCG sector - ESSENTIAL.
  • A good sales track record
  • A self-starter, keen, ambitious, and hungry to get results. Relentless and experienced in reaching out to leads and generating sales.
  • Excellent verbal, negotiation, and presentation skills.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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