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Salesperson

Listing ID: 1102288

Salesperson

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: One Bead At a Time
Location: Non location based role
Hours: Flexible
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Salary: Competitve
Reporting To: Operations Manager
Twitter Handle: @obaat.co
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 1 day
About: One Bead At a Time is a social programme that supports local African Beaders and their communities by giving them a platform to showcase their handcrafted work. The Beaders and their families live in rural areas of South Africa and fund the populace through their unique art. Become a part of our magical story of our project to support the artisans that sustain children and people affected by poverty and AIDS.

This role entails Salesperson to find and approach potential wholesalers whose missions are aligned with our company values of sustainability and ethical fashion. We are looking to expand our brand to a worldwide retail level and need a full time person dedicated to growing our stockists / wholesalers and special commissioned projects.

Duties:

  • Speaks with customers – digitally or in person – in a sales environment to drive product sales and knowledge
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge in: product specifications, company background, sustainability and ethical fashion
  • Analyze existing and target markets’ potential, drive and track sales and provide status reports
  • Makes sales appointments with clients
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and distributors to make sure that products are available and in stores
  • Generates new leads by meeting with consumers • Follows up with any clients to make sure that they are satisfied with the product
  • Discovers how to market products to new users
  • Understands how to push given products to consumers based on environment and current trends
  • Uses the Internet to push products to a given target market
  • Works with the marketing department to develop new sales strategies and how to make them work
  • Update the team and management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products
  • Adheres to any and all company policies and procedures
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Proven work experience as a sales representative for a minimum of 2 years
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with BRM and CRM practices along with ability to build productive business professional relationships
  • Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent

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