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New Business Courier Sales Consultant - Cape Town

Salary Negotiable
  • Recruiter: TrudyQ Consulting
  • Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Salary: Salary Negotiable
  • Sector: Sales Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Added: 17 May 2012
  • Applications: 0
  • AA/EE opportunity?: No
  • Benefits: Not Included
Courier Sales Executive job – Cape Town. New Business Sales experience within competitive industries is essential to compliment this Courier Sales position. Competitive salary, commission and incentives offered.


Are you eager to form part of a driven, committed and competitive team environment where your consistent achievements will be recognised through exciting monthly and annual incentives as well as over and above new business and retention commissionable earning potential?


The main focus area of this position will be to secure new business that will result in ongoing consistent and profitable trade.


Minimum requirements needed for this position:



  • Must have matric or equivalent qualification

  • Minimum of 3 years sales experience where acquisition of new business within the courier/logistics or services industries were the main objective

  • Courier/logistics industry experience will be advantageous

  • Present a proven track record of targets vs. actual achievements within previous roles

  • Ability to negotiate on all decision making levels and close deals

  • Target driven and thrive on prospecting for new business opportunities

  • Must work extremely well under pressure

  • Able to work in a team as well as have the ability to work independently

  • Self-motivated and disciplined

  • Have effective communication skills on all corresponding levels

  • Well presented and professional within overall mannerism

  • Computer literate – MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint

  • Have a valid code 08 driver’s licence

  • Own presentable and reliable vehicle


Key Performance Areas:



  • Source new business in line with current business model

  • Ensure target margins are achieved for each new client

  • Analyse clients requirements and prepare quotations accordingly

  • Develop and maintain good client relations to ensure ongoing trade

  • Assist with client queries, claims and accounts payable where/if required

  • Prepare and present monthly reports to clients timeously

  • Update CRM activity

  • Prepare weekly and monthly activity reports

  • Attend weekly sales meetings

  • Monitor current trends and changes in the market

  • Ensure consistent and updated knowledge of direct competitors

  • Assist with deliveries and collections if/when required

  • Assist in client services and operations if/when required

  • Achieve monthly target

  • Ensure complete coverage of relevant allocated territory to ensure market gain

  • Direct report on sales development activities to sales manager


In return our client offers:



  • A competitive CTC offering (Contribution to Provident Fund compulsory)

  • 1st 3 month Guaranteed Commission Structure (negotiable depending experience)

  • Monthly Commission structure (New Business and Retention)

  • Over and above Monthly & Annual Incentives (Annual incentive/s includes 13th Cheque on Annual target achieved as well as Overseas trip)

  • Monthly Fuel Allowance

  • Long Term Future Career Growth Prospects (Progressive development structure for promotion within sales team environment through measurement of consistent achievement)


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