Our client in the Car Rental industry, based in Bruma, Jhb - requires a Sales Specialist to join their team soonest.
The Sales Specialist is responsible for achieving sales targets and assigned strategic account objectives.
They are also responsible for generating opportunities within their assigned customers, representing the entire range of company products and services to assigned customers, while leading the customer account planning cycle and ensuring assigned customers’ needs and expectations are met.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Meet growth revenue targets.
Grow the business with the respect to marketing products and services to enhance revenue and profitability in current customer base.
Ensure understanding and maximisation of customer profitability.
Manage and negotiate customer pricing within set guidelines to achieve maximum profitability.
Actively develop strategic relationships with key decision makers within the customer base.
Enhance relationships with current prospective clients by leveraging the credibility gained through knowledge and performance of the client’s business environment and requirements.
Seek and continuously develop knowledge of our client’s business to build an understanding of their needs.
Be seen as a trusted advisor to all customers through consultative engagement and adding value.
Ensure that contracted customer service level agreements (SLA’s) are met.
Develop and manage account plans to meet the business needs of clients.
Accountable for resolving issues with the customers preferred requirements in order to formulate and present relevant solutions.
Generate accurate weekly feedback report on all new business, opportunities for growth within existing account.
Monthly and quarterly reviews to be held with decision makers to discuss revenue, up trade and down trade.
Analyze business strengths and weaknesses and opportunity for growth in each individual customer.
Ensure retention of customers.
Maintain and review pipeline monthly.
Monthly reports to be done on activity of area; showing upgrade and down trade and action plan on dormant accounts as well as new business.
Manage the creation and presentation of proposal presentations and RFP responses.
Achieve assigned budgets in designated strategic accounts.
Achieves strategic customer objectives defined by company management.
Completes strategic customer account plans that meet company standards.
Maintains high customer satisfaction ratings.
New Business Development Skills.
Desired Experience & Qualifications:
3-5 years of relevant sales experience (Corporate/Private Sector)
Higher Certificate or similar relevant tertiary qualification (NQF5)
Diploma or similar relevant qualification (NQF6)
Valid, unendorsed Code 8 driver’s license
Strong understanding of client and market dynamics and requirements
Proficient at an Intermediate level in Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
Package & Remuneration:
R 18-22k per month + Benefits: Use of a company vehicle (taxed on the value of the vehicle), fuel limit applied.
Opportunity to earn commission based on achievement of performance targets.
Medical Aid (compulsory to join if not already a beneficiary on another medical aid).