External Sales Rep (Commercial) (Ref: KHESR)
Remuneration: R20 – R30k pm

Position in the Sales & Marketing sector in East Rand - Gauteng
Posted On Monday 15 November 2021
Job Description:

Our client, a leading roofing manufacture, seeking External Sales Rep (Commerial) to promote their full basket of products and grow the business


Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited too)

  • Ensure increased customer awareness and maintain/increase market share
  • Ensure optimal growth by providing excellent customer service
  • Meet and improve annual budgets – inherit requirement
  • Client queries are responded to timeously.
  • Deliveries are followed up on whenever necessary.
  • Written (typed) quotations are provided to customers.
  • Customers are visited on a regular basis.
  • Ensure customer credit limits are in line with budgeted sales.
  • Frequent calling on customers (visits)
  • Assist tender pricing when in office
  • Analyze customer needs by reporting on calls made to customers and submit to the branch manager on a weekly basis
  • Assist with follow up on orders in the factory (backlog report) and communicate progress to customers
  • Check material availability when quoting
  • Assist to maintain customer pricelists and customer data base
  • Assist with monthly material forecast
  • Assist customers with cutting lists / drawing office requests
  • Assist with credit applications and rep reports for the debtors department
  • Assist with the resolve of customer complaints
  • Assist customer with technical info, brochure and installation procedures
  • General admin / own filing
  • Assist with additional tasks as requested by management from time to time
  • Uphold the company’s code of ethics
  • Ensure excellent customer service to clients
Degree or Diploma in Sales and Marketing and Technical Qualification
  • Computer Literacy is essential (MS Office)
  • Syspro experience is preferred
  • Valid Driver’s licence is essential
  • Minimum 5+ years Sales Rep/Technical sales experience is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of reading and interpreting architectural and structural drawings
  • Must be able to actively negotiate and communicate with all customers
  • Sound knowledge of South African roof sheeting industry is preferred
  • A good understanding off the Building industry
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to do extensive travelling


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.


Please contact Kay Henderson