SALES EXECUTIVE

Posted 3 years ago

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Matric
  • 3 year Sales & Marketing related qualification at NQF level 5.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of sales and marketing principles.
  • Have good knowledge of international trade principles.
  • Have an understanding of air and sea freight forwarding practices and procedures.
  • Have 5 years working experience as a sales representative in a service industry of which at least 2 years was in the Airfreight and Sea-Freight sales clearing & forwarding industry.
  • Have knowledge of the local trading market, inco terms.
  • Have an understanding of tariff calculation concepts.

ADVANTAGEOUS ATTRIBUTES:

  • Customer service orientation – Able to handle a demanding customer environment.
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Dynamic self-starter that doesn’t need to be told what to do and how to do it.
  • Adaptable as this is a constantly changing environment.
  • Have advanced written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Have decision making, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Be action and results orientated.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Acquire new business.
  • Facilitate the processing of credit applications.
  • Attend to client servicing.
  • Record client information.
  • Cost freight movements and prepare service estimates.
  • Report on sales activities.

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