The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) seeks to appoint a Sales Officer on a contractual basis for an initial six month contract with the option to renew.
The candidate is expected to have experience as a Sales Officer and will be required to sell company products, services and events through both direct and indirect selling.
These include but are not limited to:
- cold calling,
- regular company visits,
- As well as contacting targeted clients based on specific campaigns launched and
executed through marketing team/process.
The successful candidate must hold a grade 12/Matric or bachelor’s degree , relevant Sales Certification/ Unit Standard qualification and a valid Driver’s License with a minimum of 2/3 years’ in a corporate/business Sales environment and must be computer literate.
It is essential that the candidate is well organised and disciplined, has the ability to work autonomously and under pressure, is accountable and reliable, is a problem solver, has good marketing and public relations skills and strong analytical and communication skills(written and verbal).
The candidate must also have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision, to be resourceful and have the ability to manage time their effectively.
The Sales Officer’s wide range of responsibilities within the Sales Department will include:
- Sell company products
- Make regular calls to existing customers and cold calls on potential new customers
- Achieve SEIFSA’s budget
- Monitor sales against budget
- Visit Customers – Assist at trade shows and corporate events
- Keep record of new contacts and update CRM system accordingly
- Fully subscribe to and live SEIFSA’s Values (Integrity, Diversity, Excellence,
Stewardship, Passion, Innovation).
Closing Date for applications: 31 July 2020. No applications will be accepted after the closing date.
As a transformed organisation, SEIFSA is committed to excellence and professionalism and will appoint the best possible candidate for the job. Interested individuals should send their CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org