Sales Consultant Job in Durban, Greyville Feb 2018

Remuneration: Cost to company
Benefits: Medical Aid, Pension/Provident and Commission
Location: Durban, Greyville
Education level: Matric
Job level: Junior/Mid
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Often
Job policy: Employment Equity position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #ACM-Sales Consultant
Company: Independent Media


Job description

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Meet sales targets, volume and revenue objectives.
  • Develop, execute and manage sales within the  environment.
  • Source, secure and bring in new business as required by the standard set out.
  • Prepare and present proposals to clients as and when required.
  • Gather market intelligence where possible to better assist clients with their needs
  • Ensure that product knowledge is up to standard in order to offer sound, professional advice to prospects and clients.
  • Build and sustain client relationships so that market share is maintained.

The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Be in possession of a matric certificate or equivalent.
  • Must have 2 years advertising sales experience within newspaper or magazine environment.
  • Digital experience would be advantageous.
  • Must have proven track record in cold calling & meeting sales targets.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Have a reliable vehicle and be in possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to write good proposals and be able to articulate well to clients.



  • Have organising, planning and administrative skills.
  • Have the ability to liaise at all levels of the business environment.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and is a team player.
  • Be dedicated to customer care and service.
  • Be innovative, self motivated and able to thrive in a pressurised and deadline-driven environment.
  • Operate as part of a team and also have the ability to work independently.
  • Energetic, creative thinker with the ability to translate these into sales.
  • Professionalism, tenacity and drive.