Area Manager, Bloemfontein

  • Bloemfontein
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Benefits: Medical Aid, Pension, Bonus, Company Vehicle, Fuel Card, Cellphone + Company Laptop
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining, Sales, Automotive
  • Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Reference: copy-1482315
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 56 Days left

Vacancy Details

We are recognised as is the largest, single-source supplier of heavy-duty, auto-electrical components and collision avoidance systems in Southern Africa.

We are currently recruiting for an exceptional Field Sales Representative to be a part of our exciting team!



  • Seeking out new opportunities constantly with both stand-alone and chain accounts within established region.
  • Meet sales goals and objectives assigned by the Sales Manager
  • Supervising and servicing established client accounts.
  • Preparing a variety of sales status reports that include activity, follow-up, closings, and adherence to targets.
  • Handling customers as well as identifying and resolving their concerns.
  • Communicating new service and product opportunities, feedback, special developments, or information collected during field activity to the Sales Manager.
  • Update and maintain all customer records and ensure continuous improvement of the CRM Database.
  • Presenting and selling company services and products to current and prospective clients.
  • Follow up on referrals and new leads resulting after field activity with the assistance of your area partner (Internal Sales Coordinator)
  • Preparing proposals, presentations, and sales contracts.
  • Establishing and maintaining new and established client relationships.
  • Participating in marketing events like trade shows, seminars, and telemarketing events.
  • Managing account services through follow-up and quality checks.
  • Developing and implementing special sales activities in order to reduce stock.
  • Coordinating with company staff to achieve the work required in closing up sales.
  • Provide training to new sales employees.
  • Provide weekly feedback relating to lost sales and back orders.
  • Submit weekly call sheets to the sales manager as well as call planners for the week ahead.
  • Ensuring that COD customer accounts are kept up dated and paid regularly
  • Any additional duties as required by the Line Manager




Candidate Requirements


  • Certificate or Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Valid Driver’s license
  •  Matric or NQF level 4
  •  3-5 years working experience in Sales in the motor/mining industry
  •    3-5 years working experience in Sales in the motor/mining industr
  •  Computer literate
  • SAP knowledge (advantageous)
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  •   Time management skills
  • Good command of both the English and Afrikaans language (written and spoken)
  •   Ability to develop and deliver presentations
  •     Product knowledge (Auto Electrical parts)
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  •  Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques.
  • Customer service skills


This position reports to: National Sales & Service Manager Apply before Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 56 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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