SALES REPRESENTATIVE [MUST HAVE INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS EXPERIENCE]

Location: Ekurhuleni, East Rand

Our client in the Logistics sector seeks to hire a Sales Representative with international sales experience to join their Gauteng team. A successful incumbent will be responsible for mainly developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Sourcing new leads from cold calling, resulting in opening of new accounts and building your own client base.
  • Servicing and maintaining the client base.
  • Networking on a regular basis to source new leads.
  • Reporting on activities for the week (new leads/potential clients/problems/challenges, etc).
  • Meeting targets set monthly, quarterly, annually.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in courier sales is essential.
  • Knowledge of basic customs requirements for international movement, in order to advise customers on requirements for export / import i.e. commercial invoices, packing lists, clearing instructions, Customs code etc.
  • Working knowledge of Parcel Perfect would be advantageous.
  • Computer literate - working knowledge of Microsoft office (especially Excel).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential (English and Afrikaans).
  • Ability to build strong client relationship network.
  • Own reliable transport and valid driver’s license is essential.
  • Must be able to work exceptionally well under pressure.
  • Target driven, hardworking and determined.
  • Presentable, outgoing personality, dynamic and a go-getter.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for an interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.