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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Johannesburg, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Sales Representative - Freight

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About this job

Responsible within the assigned region for the growth of the division’s sales achievements, as well as maintaining and exceeding set sales targets.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Source and grow the external business by gaining new external customers
  • Provide air, sea and road freight quotes to new customers on imports/exports
  • Identify a plan, develop and implement marketing strategies for expanding / grow the revenue for the company
  • Grow revenue as set out per the budget
  • Achievement of revenue and margin targets through the successful conversion of editable enquiries into sales orders
  • Achievement of Customer Service Index targets, including onsite support, promotional activities, customer complaints and compliments.
  • Visit existing and new customers
  • Grow relationships both internally & externally with customers and suppliers

Skills Required


  • Matric (Grade 12) with Mathematics
  • Preferred: Post schooling Certification/Degree/Diploma in a Sales or Marketing field


  • Proven track record and experience of a minimum of 15 years in the freight industry (air and sea freight imports and exports)

 Essential Skills:

  • Communicate in English and Afrikaans
  • Good Communication Skills – verbal and written
  • CRM Utilization / Market Intelligence skills
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Sound Business and Financial skills
  • Good Project Management Skills and Task Management Skills
  • Time management and Strong Organizational Skills

Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to respond to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated regularly. Pollock & Associates wishes you all the best in your search for a new career opportunity.


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