Sales Representative - New World Personnel, Pietermaritzburg

  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: FMCG, Manufacturing, Sales
  • Posted by New World Personnel on Friday, January 24, 2020
  • Reference: 1647642
  • Apply before Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 26 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: New World Personnel

An ambitious and goal orientated SALES REPRESENTATIVE  is required at a FMCG company in the Pietermaritzburg area.


·       Previous Sales experience working at an FMCG company with traceable references.

·       Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and persuasion skills.

·       Valid Driver’s Licence.


  • Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts.
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Prepare paperwork to activate and maintain contract services.
  • Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-ups.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns.
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
  • Maintaining and submitting detailed weekly trip sheets
  • Compiling and submitting non-conformance reports
  • Establish and maintain a database of information about existing and potential clients.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback on sales gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Coordinate company staff to accomplish the work required to close sales.
  • Develop and implement special sales activities to reduce stock.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events.
  • Follow-up for collection of payment.
  • Coordinate delivery of merchandise.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new sales employees.
  • Monitor competitors.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.
  • Discuss special promotions with appropriate company staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Salary offered: Basic & Commission


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About New World Personnel

With 25 years of experience in all aspects of the Human Resources profession in commerce and industry, we will provide a professional service to our clients by becoming a business partner.

To be globally competitive today companies need to have top talent with the right skills and experience. 

The clear and accurate definition of recruitment criteria, in alignment with business objectives, is critical for successful recruitment, together with an understanding of the business culture and work environment. 

The recruitment process includes advertising, screening, preliminary interviews, reference checking and legal compliance to select suitable candidates for the position. Selected cv's are submitted for consideration to the client, followed by the arrangement of interviews with top caliber candidates.