An ambitious and goal orientated SALES REPRESENTATIVE  is required at a FMCG company in the Pietermaritzburg area.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous Sales experience working at an FMCG company with traceable references.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and persuasion skills.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts.
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Prepare paperwork to activate and maintain contract services.
  • Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-ups.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns.
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
  • Maintaining and submitting detailed weekly trip sheets
  • Compiling and submitting non-conformance reports
  • Establish and maintain a database of information about existing and potential clients.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback on sales gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Coordinate company staff to accomplish the work required to close sales.
  • Develop and implement special sales activities to reduce stock.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events.
  • Follow-up for collection of payment.
  • Coordinate delivery of merchandise.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new sales employees.
  • Monitor competitors.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.
  • Discuss special promotions with appropriate company staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Salary offered: Basic & Commission

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