ICT Sales Executive
- Full time
- @Work In South Africa posted 2 months ago
- Posted : 2 January 2024 -Accepting applications
- Salary: R20,000.00 - R35,000.00 / Month
Career Level Qualified / Experienced
Experience 2 Years
What we do Education / Teaching & TrainingComputers & IT & Telecoms
Qualifications Grade 12 / Matric
The Telecoms Academy is a reputable and agile telecommunications company based in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Founded in 2016, our company is dedicated to fostering a healthy and robust telecommunications ecosystem in South Africa.
We strive to educate, inform, and empower the telecoms industry through our comprehensive training programs, business consulting services, and talent acquisition initiatives. Led by Felicity Menge, an experienced professional with a hands-on approach, we are a Level 4 BEE company with a national footprint. Our commitment to continuous improvement and high-level business direction sets us apart as a reliable and trusted business partner in the industry.
The Telecoms Academy is looking for an enthusiastic ICT Sales Executive to join our dynamic team in Durban, Umhlanga. As a key member of our sales department, you will be responsible for developing new sales opportunities, building trusted relationships with prospects and customers, and providing tailored solutions to meet their unique challenges.
By leveraging your analytical mindset, excellent communication skills, and strong business acumen, you will contribute to the growth and success of our company. This role offers a highly rewarding compensation package, including a lucrative and uncapped commission structure, extensive training and development programs, as well as additional benefits such as a cell phone allowance, fuel allowance, and provided IT equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop and establish new sales opportunities by engaging in research and cultivating relationships through on-site visits, networking, and customer referrals.
- Establish trusted relationships through consultative selling, understanding the needs of prospects and customers, and moving beyond service provider status to a mutually beneficial partnership.
- Maintain a competitive edge by staying abreast of industry trends and market activities.
- Conduct research into prospective and current customer base to identify opportunities and anticipate future needs.
- Collaborate with technical specialists to build and design the correct solutions tailored to solve customers’ unique challenges.
- Act as an advisor for customers by engaging in continued research and detailed analysis to understand and anticipate their future needs, providing new perspectives and insights.
- Handle customer queries and advise on the procedures to be followed regarding system queries and support tickets.
- Work collaboratively in a sales team, fostering a culture of assistance and continuous learning.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Matric Certificate.
- 2-3 years of sales experience in the ICT and/or business communication industry.
- Proven track record of reaching sales targets.
- Basic knowledge of network, connectivity, and telephony.
- B2B sales experience in medium to large companies.
- Valid Driver’s License and own transport.
- Analytical mindset with problem-solving skills.
- Highly proficient organizational and time management skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to assist clients in different industries and tailor solutions to the relevant industry/client.
- Ability to engage and network with clients.
- Strong business acumen and financial knowledge.
- Flexible and adaptable.
- Resilient with a willingness to deal with rejection.
- Collaborative team player.
- Proactive with a willingness to take initiative.
- Effective listening skills.
- Self-confidence and high energy.
- Ability to work effectively in an agile environment and take responsibility in challenging situations.
- Effective emotional intelligence skills.
- Appetite for learning and a continuous improvement mindset.
How To Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV and supporting documents. Please note that a minimum of 2-3 years of ICT Telecoms sales experience is required to qualify. The position offers a basic salary of R20k – R35k, plus excellent commissions.
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