External Sales Rep - Strand, Western Cape - Job ID 3814
Passionate about sales, engineering, and have prior experience in the automotive industry? Excited to work in a career defining position alongside an incredibly talented team of engineers, product support specialists and various technical disciplines? Well then, this position is right for you! A company that provides a vast category of OEM and aftermarket automotive parts is looking to hire an External Sales Representative.
Reports to: Sales manager
Travel requirements: Yes
Job description / core competencies:
Plan approach to achieving allocated targets every quarter, using knowledge of market dynamics, and understanding of clients to inform sales strategy.
Identify opportunities to sell on to existing clients, involve the relevant internal people to secure a deal which achieves targeted returns.
Open new accounts for Company online for as many customers as possible.
Entertain clients, using insight of company culture to engage positively with clients in an informal context.
Submit proposals, within agreed time frames, presenting a professional image of the company.
Comply with order processing guidelines whilst negotiating time frames and pricing with the client.
Follow up on the process of deliveries and collections, liaising with the relevant people and organizing whatever is required to ensure customer’s requirements are met.
Check that accounts are up to date, highlighting money outstanding as appropriate.
Monitor that orders are processed accurately and allocated to the correct account.
Pass credits, when required, ensuring accuracy of information reflected and appropriate authorization.
Make sure that the required information on the CRM system is always up to date.
Location: Strand, Western Cape
Job Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Relevant Sales qualification.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Sales, Engineering, Mining, Agricultural field.
Valid driver’s license.
Established over 45 years ago, this South African born company has continued to develop and nurture a remarkable reputation for consistency and excellence in their service delivery on a multi-industry scale. With roots firmly grounded in South Africa, this organization has spread across the continent, and continues to contribute toward economic growth through the agricultural, manufacturing, industrial and mining sectors. Despite its massive staff compliment, this company remains true to its family-oriented beliefs, values, and practices. Listed as one of the Top 100 companies to work for, this organization is proficient and proactive through an in-house technical and commercial training academy that assists ambitious and passionate employees to grow and develop both personally and professionally.