Sales Consultant Vacancy

Marketing sales large

Sales Consultant

The main purpose of this position is to convert leads into paid registrations for allocated courses, by providing prospective students with relevant information and using a persuasive customer-oriented sales approach to achieve sales targets.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage and respond to incoming queries for relevant courses and work progressively to close the sale, through execution of email and telephone strategies.
  • Employ telesales or equivalent marketing strategies to ensure we reach all leads interested in pursuing studies for our respective courses.
  • Complete structured and unstructured tasks related to each marketing campaign during the preparation, implementation, and wrap-up phases and constantly seek opportunities to improve processes. 
  • Manage integration of content and all marketing activities into sales strategy and apply this strategy to both email and telephone contact points.
  • Continuously monitor campaign performance and progress and communicate findings to relevant Lead Course Consultant.
  • Complete product knowledge training and proactively seek ways to improve product and industry knowledge and better understand the target market for courses. 
  • Accurately collate data and compile necessary reports relating to marketing campaigns, relevant projects and student groups. 
  • Process incoming registrations (individual and group) following outlined process and liaise with relevant departments when required.
  • Assume responsibility for own productivity, remain up to date on company projects and ensure company and department objectives are met.

Job requirements

  • Matric exemption and tertiary education preferred.
  • At least 2 years work experience, involving email and telephone engagement with prospective clients.
  • Proven sales experience essential.
  • Practical working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to adapt to the fast pace of the business.
  • Skill in organising time and establishing priorities.

Job specific competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Excellent telephone etiquette.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.
  • Passion and a 'can-do' attitude

Remuneration:  Negotiable depending on experience
Job level:  Junior

  • Permanent
  • 40-hour working week
  • Overtime and afterhours may be required

Reports to:  Business Development Manager
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Reference:  SP031

*Unless otherwise specified, all advertised vacancies are for positions at our Headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa.