Switch Telecom is looking for a seasoned individual, who is target-driven, has a proven track record of meeting and exceeding targets on a continuous basis with a competitive drive to succeed.

Key Performance Areas

  • Lead generation, target-driven cold calling and in-person visits and presentations to prospective clients.
  • Frequently holding meetings within the given territory to boost profit and develop relationships with clients.
  • Intensive market research with focus on expanding the company’s client base and identifying new business opportunities within the assigned territory.
  • Collecting product feedback and conveying ideas for improvement to senior management.
  • Managing the entire sales process with analysis of competitors and business intelligence activities.
  • Regular and timely updates of progress/active accounts on CRM.
  • The ability to source and recognise sales opportunities and close them.
  • To establish and develop business relationships with prospective clients to generate new business.
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective clients.
  • Must be a resourceful person able to find elegant solutions in an environment where new challenges often arise.
  • Coordinate sales efforts with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics, and technical service groups.
  • Detail-oriented and motivated, who can work without supervision.
  • Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keep abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
  • Plan and organise personal sales strategy based on the sales targets given by management.
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • At least 4 years sales experience with a history of successful cold-calling and lead generation.
  • Comfortable selling to, influencing and building trust-based, value-added relationships with senior executives.
  • Own vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • Time management and good organisational skills.
  • Confident and self-motivated.
  • A good listener.
  • Firm yet friendly.
  • Ability to negotiate with high levels of management.
  • Able to demonstrate integrity, drive, and natural curiosity.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast paced quota driven environment and be motivated to take on new challenges.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office – PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Attention to detail & follow up skills.
  • Good planning & organizing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • A qualification in Sales and Marketing will be an advantage.

Additional Factors:

The following qualifications or experience are not essential but will be viewed favourably:

  • 2-3 years of work experience in the South African telecommunications or IT industry.
  • 2-3 years of work experience selling VOIP.
  • 2-3 years of work experience selling Hosted Switchboard Solutions.
  • Being a South African Citizen.

Send Us Your CV

    Please upload your CV in PDF / Word format. Alternatively, please send it to careers@switchtel.co.za

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