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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2020
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    Digital Sales Executive

    Digital Sales Executive

    Every day new startup founders visit SME South Africa to empower their small businesses. We are now scaling our business by launching two digital marketplaces for Entrepreneurs and require great talent to assist us with our growth. We are looking for a Digital Sales Executive who will work with SMB service providers across the country. Part sales, part customer service, and part account management, you will be leading the charge guiding customers through growing their business on our B2B marketplaces. To join our team, you will need to show a passion for sales, helping small businesses succeed, and a desire to grow your career and income.

    Salary- R 10- R15k, Basic + Comm


    • Outreach to service providers via phone (nationwide) to discuss SME SA's value proposition, products, and advertising options
    • Overcoming objections and negotiating customized advertising campaigns based on the service provider's needs
    • Coaching service providers how to effectively engage the business owners who submit service requests to solve their business projects needs
    • Researching service providers using internal notes, company websites, and other public information.
    • Manage multiple relationships at once and create satisfied, repeat customers & service professionals
    • Meeting and exceeding required sales targets

    Desired Skills and experience

    • At least 2+ years of proven experience in media sales, account management, or customer success team. Ideally, from a B2B or Classified Media Sales.
    • Experience working with SME's, specifically within the professional services industry.
    • A go-getter attitude with the ability to open doors with senior executives and able to build long-standing relationships
    • Boldly ambitious with a hunger to succeed
    • Consistently meet and exceed targets.
    • Ability to work autonomously
    • Extremely articulate with excellent communication and written skills
    • A burning desire to develop your skills every day
    • Preferably an understanding of the digital media landscape

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SME South Africa on to apply

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