Job vacancy External Sales Rep

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Lightcon Africa
Job Type
Full Time
Job Status
16 September, 2023
Job Title

External Sales Rep

Job Location
Job Presentation
Our client in the Electrical Mining and Telecoms Supplies is looking for an External Sales Rep to join their team;  Duties and responsibilities include but are not subject to;
  • Travel within sales territory to meet prospects and customers.
  • Conduct calls and face-to-face meetings with customers on a daily basis.
  • Build and maintain relationships with new and already existing customers as allocated.
  • Maintain records of all sales leads and/or customer accounts.
  • Educate customers on how products or services can benefit them financially and professionally.
  • Sell the company’s products or services to customers within your given territory.
  • Monitor the company’s industry competitors, new products, and market conditions to understand a customer's specific needs.
  • Investigate problems; prepare reports; develop solutions and make recommendations to management to resolve customer complaints.
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments.
  • Achieve agreed upon Sales targets and outcomes within schedule.
  • Answering customer queries, informing them of delays, and arranging delivery dates.
  • Records keeping of customer inquiries and sales
  • Handling orders via phone or email and checking that the orders have the correct prices, discounts, and product numbers.
  • Inputting orders, ensuring they are processed according to customer requirements, and ensuring all orders are accurate and delivered on time.
  • Preparing and publishing timely daily and weekly external sales reports.
Key skills;
  • Proven ability to deliver results and customer service oriented
  • Excellent selling, negotiation and communication skills
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player
  • High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting sales in Zambia
  • Possess self-confidence, positive mentality, with ability to manage territories effectively.
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
  • Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales.
  • Ability to maintain a neat and presentable personality.
Key Qualifications;
  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Diploma or better in Sales and Marketing/Business Administration/Electrical Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of electrical goods will be an added advantage.
  • Sound understanding and experience of the principles and practice in Sales and management.
  • Proven sales experience in Mining supply companies Minimum 3 years Sales experience in the Zambian Mining industry. NO CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THIS REQUIREMENT.
  • Able to clearly demonstrate the aptitude to drive a light vehicle and hold a valid Zambian drivers licence.
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15 Dec, 2023 (83 days left)

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