Technical Sales & Marketing

Reference: MLR 6758

Consultant: Michelle Le Roux

Description:

  • Finds interactive and innovative ways to sell products.
  • Sales targets to be met monthly.
  • Quarterly reviews to be conducted and sales activities to be reported on.
  • Engages in superior customer service.
  • Persists in sales even in the face of failure.
  • Schedules appointments and meetings as necessary.
  • Answers questions from clients (can pass onto more senior technical staff and engineers)
  • Researches client base to find new types of customers and sells to them accordingly.
  • Creates a plan for gaining customers and then retaining them.
  • Makes sure that all sales are recorded (either to internal sales or directly on accounting system) (Combination of all sales staff internal and external)
  • Sets up stands at trade shows and demonstrates the quality or uses of a product to all prospective clients at exhibitions. (Help will be provided by staff)
  • Demonstrates superior time management skills.
  • Provides thorough weekly, meeting reports on new, existing clients met to management at the company
  • Must be able to provide quotations for existing clients and prospective clients.
  • Communicates directly to management  for any marketing, brand awareness requirements (material, web, digital, advertising etc)
  • Creates and Engages with all social media activities, posts adverts and manages campaign etc. Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Make deliveries to clients if necessary.
  • May be required to work outside of normal trading hours based on the needs of clients and specific projects.
  • Will be required from time to time to perform tasks out of these duties mentioned above.

Qualifications:

  • Written and Verbal Communication Skills. (English and Afrikaans a prerequisite)
  • Basic Math and Numerical Skills.
  • Product Knowledge of Variable Speed Drives, PLC’s, HMI’s and sensors a prerequisite.
  • Technical mind and understanding of electrical processes and automation systems is extremely important and will be critical in the selling of the products.
  • 5 years plus – Sales and Technical Experience in the Motor Control, Automation and Electrical Industry. (Agricultural, HVAC, Refrigeration, and Marine Industries would also serve to be beneficial)
  • Own Customer database essential to convert clients to brand.
  • Must be able to convince customers to change brands.
  • Must be able to work to monthly sales targets.
  • Courteous and respectful to clients and co-workers.
  • Basic Computer Literacy with Microsoft Office.
  • Compiling and Updating of Databases.
  • Reporting and Presentation Skills.
  • Basic understanding of Business and Financial Accounting.
  • Creativity, Out of the box thinker.
  • Persistent.
  • Flexible.
  • Determine.
  • Must be able to handle rejection.
  • Self Disciplined.
  • Presentable, Clean and of sober habits at all times.
  • Required to have a valid South African Drivers License.
  • Potential to grow within the company.

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za