Technical Sales Executive - Afrison, Pretoria

  • Pretoria
  • Salary: R10 000.00 - R30 000.00 Per Month (Negotiable)
  • Commission: Yes
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Sales
  • Posted by Afrison on Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Reference: copy-Technical Sales
  • Apply before Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 12 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Afrison


As Technical Sales Representatives, individuals will work closely with customers and their regional sales team to grow and promote the sale of electronic products. Technical Sales Representatives are the first line of contact with all new customers and along with their regional sales team, Technical Sales Representatives establish and maintain long-term business relationships with new and current customer base. 


  • Using software and company in-house training to design the best possible solution for clients
  • Close and grow sales through professional communication with existing and potential clients
  • Manage and interpret customer requirements – speaking with clients to understand, anticipate and meet their needs
  • Communicate sales or service opportunities and customer concerns or suggestions
  • Identify and resolve client concerns; recommending a course of action to alleviate these concerns in the future
  • Expand market awareness of products and industry experience by communicating features and benefits of products and services effectively
  • Work with the engineering team to ensure customer project requirements are met
  • Maintaining records of customer communications and contact information as required
  • Making and presenting technical presentations to customers 
  • Preparing responses to RFP (request for proposals) and RFI (request for information)
  • Attending and participating in trade shows, conferences and other marketing events
  • Maintain awareness of pertinent client information, future plans, payment performance; communicate any client information that may affect company decisions to appropriate departments as needed
  • In depth knowledge of the electronic design, functionality and price structures of own products.
  • Researches market requirements and market data
  • Maintain knowledge of competitor products and identify and report intelligence on competitor pricing or marketing strategies
  • Submit a variety of sales status reports as required, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals
  • Submit quarterly customer visit plans; schedule client meetings and action plans for follow-up

Candidate Requirements


  • Technical/engineering background preferred
  • Bachelor's degree and/or three to five years of proven sales or marketing experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques 
  • Strong presentation skills and professional appearance 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Valid driver license
  • Ability to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Ability to climb ladders and visit rooftops if required
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic work environment
  • Work requires extensive travel to current and potential clients
  • Fluent in Afrikaans & English
Apply before Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 12 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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