Sales Representative

Short Job Description: 

An international e-commerce business in the baby industry requires a sales representative, targetting the corporate sector, to secure new contracts and develop/manage existing client base. Work from home - flexible working hours.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Work from home, with meetings in Pretoria office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Flexible working hours
Main area of expertise for this position: 
New Business Development - Sales
Other - Sales
Sales Representatives
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R15 000pm plus commission
Job posting date: 
Monday, May 13, 2019
Full Job Description: 

An international company with a new office opening in South Africa providing corporates with a product for their pregnant employee's upcoming birth. Sales representatives will have the flexibility to manage their own day, working from home, with minimum targets to be achieved. SA office is based in Pretoria. 


  • Source new clients, and secure business by either cold calling making use of social media, email and personal appointments with decision makers. 
  • Finding potential leads and maintaining relationships with current and potential future customers.
  • Meeting set the targets on a weekly or monthly basis, to secure commission earnings, and will be part of the sales performance management process.
  • Will be expected to represent the company at exhibitions, meetings, trade shows, attend conferences, and other sales opportunities that presents itself.
  • Work hours will be flexible as long as targets are met.
  • Manage the sales life cycle including ensuring that the product or service arrives on time, as well as following up to ensure customer satisfaction. 
  • Own transport is essential.
  • Document lead information and contacts in organizational databases.
  • Research and target new accounts and leads within organizations.
  • Be an expert in the products and communicating core value to companies.

Skills and experience:

  • Excellent social skills and, and sales experience, with proven targets reached in corporate sales.
  • Good "people skills" It is very important for the sales representative to be able to establish and maintain good relationships with clients.
  • Good time management skills. 
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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