Sales Consultant – Witbank

  • Full Time
  • Witbank, South Africa

Schlemmer & Associates Recruitment Specialists


Our client, a National Automotive Component Retailer , is looking for a Sales Consultant to join their team. This position will report to the Regional Manager.



To play a key role in increasing income and revenue by managing and negotiating with clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of products and services. As an external sales consultant, you will also research sales competition.


Knowledge, skills & abilities                      

  • Matric and/or relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum 5 years sales experience
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Excellent sales skills with proven track record
  • Persuasive, persistent and result driven
  • Good organization skills essential
  • Good communication skills essential
  • Knowledge of Automotive Parts & Batteries preferred
  • Ability to build and retain good relationships with others
  • Ability to be able to be diplomatic and handle sensitive issues when under pressure
  • Positive can-do attitude


Key Performance Areas (KPAs) 

  • Marketing, promoting and selling our client’s products to existing and prospective customers
  • Identifying new business and ensuring the follow through and development of this new business
  • Maintain personalized contact with all major Customers, acknowledging and responding appropriately to their needs, demand and preferences
  • Maintain conversant with all existing and potential products that are made available from our client’s suppliers
  • Provide product training and support to existing client base and new clients
  • Establishing, developing and maintaining positive business and customer relationships
  • Expedite customer leads through cold calling
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Analyse market potential, track sales and status reports
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
  • Co-ordination of daily sales
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Any additional duties as required


Salary: R13 000 + Commission

Tagged as: PNet, Sales & Purchasing