Based in Richards Bay – we are looking for an Area Sales Manager To optimise sales within the allocated area of responsibility in a sustainable and profitable manner. Must have a matric, ideally with a post matric qualificationa and 3 – 5 years experience

Administration of sales processes and customer information

Market segmentation and target group identification (Database upkeep)

Continuous prospecting and sales reporting

Mechanization planning and customer solution packaging

Selling of new products to new customers based on high level targets and budgets

Follow up on existing customers and ensure business retention

Create value for customers through continuous market research and development

Take responsibility for revenue targets and manage profit and losses to the company

Take ownership of customers problems and resolve issues through support processes

Provide supporting quotations and all required supporting documents to Sales Coordinators

Act as a customer process liaison

Min matric

Post matric qualification would be an advantage

3 – 5 years experience

Valid Drivers licence

Computer literate

Must be self-motivated and able to work largely unmanaged

Strong ability to enter new customer markets

Ability to acquire new accounts

Ability to build professional relationships with key customers

Ability to work under immense pressure

Ability to think clearly in conflict situations

Must be reliable, honest and show integrity