Triton Express: Business Development Consultant








Company Triton Express
Reference # BDC#JNB
Published 23/03/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
A POSITION HAS BECOME AVAILABLE AT THE JOHANNESBURG BRANCH, REPORTING TO THE NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
Job Functions Business Development,Client Services,Distribution
Industries Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export
Specification
•Prospecting for new business by opportunity identification, area and business review, making telephonic contact and cold calling

•Qualifying potential clients in terms of requirements (volumes, distribution areas, current providers, cargo types etc.) then submitting these to the Sales Manager for consideration in the form of a sales filter

•Developing and updating knowledge of your own and competitors service offerings

•Gathering market intelligence / information in terms of freight service opportunities, competitor activities and reports, accordingly

•Determining customers’ needs and demonstrate Triton’s services to them to suite their requirements, adding value to their business

•Formally present the business proposal

•Negotiating prices and credit terms

•Working on continuously improving marketing strategies

•Achieving agreed sales targets

•Planning, organising, following up and communicating progress to client effectively





•Input of work to optimise the operations department capability

•Updating leads to PENTAGON

•Effective management of PENTAGON system & processes

•Handling client enquires, queries and problems and facilitating resolutions

•Conducting monthly and weekly service call visitations

•Identifying and capitalizing on service / sale extension opportunities

•Advising rate increases and processing procedural changes

•Building client relationships at all levels

•Monitoring Client activity

•Ensuring that all information from sales is detailed and accurate

•Generating accurate quotes for all work requirements

•Preparing / submitting weekly new business reports

•Monitoring credit applications submitted for approval and expediting

Requirements
Grade 12 minimum (Matric)

•3 – 4 Years sales experience

•MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint software applications

•Understanding of Freightware or similar management systems

•Selling process and techniques

•Basic principles of marketing

•Basic understanding of freight processes

•Computer operations

•New business development (prospecting/cold calling)

•Account management

•Advanced selling skills

•Commercial arithmetic calculations

•Writing progress reports / proposals

•Conduct formal presentations

Job Closing Date 06/04/2021
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