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Direct Marketing Sales Executive

Remuneration:R20000 - R30000 per month Negotiable depending on experience 
Location:Johannesburg, North
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid

Job description

We have a fantastic career opportunity with a leading organisation. We are looking for a direct marketing sales executive who will provide interactive/relationship marketing ideas / campaigns for major brands under our umbrella. 

In a direct marketing role, you'll be promoting products, services and brands to an audience of both existing and potential customers. It's your job to help increase sales by raising the profile of your business, through targeted promotional marketing campaigns and strategies.

The role entails but is not limited to:

Meet Sales Goals

Direct sales representatives have certain sales goals and quotas they’re expected to meet on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis, with bonuses and incentive rewards provided when they go above and beyond these requirements.

Write Sales Reports

Because they have no direct supervision, direct sales representatives are required to submit regular sales reports detailing the sales they make so superiors can keep track of their progress.

Create Sales Proposals

Direct sales reps used their words and personality to make sales contacts and open the door to negotiations, but they also need to write up sales proposals to put information down on paper for potential buyers.
  • Networking skills – direct sales representatives must find and make their own business contacts, which requires strong networking know-how
  • Charisma – getting people to like you is essential if you want to get them to buy from you, so having natural charisma will serve you well
  • Negotiation skills – not every sale is going to be easy, and many potential buyers will want to negotiate so they feel they’re getting the best price, which means direct sales reps need to be strong in this area to make sure they’re getting their company a good profit
  • Strong memory – remembering names and tidbits of personal information about people helps build strong connections with potential buyers, which ultimately helps make the sal


Direct Sales Representative Skills and Qualifications:
  • Meeting Sales Goals, ClientBase, Closing Skills, Prospecting Skills, Technical Understanding, Building Relationships, People Skills, Data Entry Skills, Customer Focus, Professionalism, Motivation for Sales.
Education and/or Experience
  • Minimum two years' experience in inside sales, and/or customer service functions.
  • College Diploma in business or marketing studies.
  • Preferably has worked in the mobile/wireless communications or consumer electronics industry, or similar fast paced environment.
  • Bilingual is an asset, but not required.
  • Excellent computer skills should include advanced knowledge of MS Office suite of products.
  • Previous experience dealing with customer and or vendor requests.
Language Skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively oral and written.
  • Excellent communication skills with - Ability to read and interpret company product information and spread sheet
  • Ability to speak effectively before internal or external groups
Should you not hear back from us within a two-week period of submitting your CV, please treat your CV as unsuccessful. We will keep all CVs on file and contact you in due course should a suitable position that matches your skillset arise.

Posted on 09 Jul 10:26

Yolanda Gibbon

082 972 3393
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