External Furniture Sales Consultant
03 April 2019
• South African citizen with a South African ID, residing in Cape Town and Durban.
• Matric essential (Preference will be given to a candidate with related tertiary education).
• Current, valid, legal South African driver’s licence and reliable own vehicle.
• Passion for designer furniture.
• Proven furniture sales track record (at least 5+ years Sales experience) with designer
furniture knowledge and experience is necessary, must have a customer base and
relationship with interior designers and architects.
• Excellent negotiation, selling and deal closing skills including problem solving abilities.
• Proven sales track record and external sales experience of at least 3 years.
• Excellent communication skills in both English and Afrikaans at all levels.
• Highly computer literate, and exceptional proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically
• SYSPRO experience is advantageous.
• Exceptional attention to detail and can work efficiently and neatly in a fast paced
environment, as all tasks must be carried out to the highest standards.
Key Competencies - The ideal candidate will have experience with the following:
• Improve the overall profitability of the Company by reaching and exceeding sales targets
• Establish, develop and maintain relationships with existing client base to optimise sales.
• Research, source and develop prospective new clients to generate new business and
• In person visits, creation & facilitation of presentations to existing & prospective clients.
• Develop clear and effective written quotations and proposals for current and prospective
• At all times ensure orders are processed and submitted accurately and efficiently by
effective product knowledge, utilising and referring to price lists and product literature.
• Resolve client queries accurately, responsibly and confidently.
• Follow up on orders, to ensure that client relationships are maintained at the appropriate
professional standard to ensure repeat business.
• General duties and ad hoc tasks, projects and requests when required.
Attributes and Behavioural Requirements:
• Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work accurately in a fast paced
environment to the highest standards.
• Excellent organisational ability, be goal orientated, have excellent time management skills.
• The Candidate should have good composure, be polite, well groomed, and presentable.
• The ability to be dynamic and thrive in a fast paced, delivery driven, pressurised
• Meet deadlines, quick turnaround times and execute last minute demands of the client.
• Integrity, good judgement, be a self-starter, quick to resolve issues and provide solutions.
• The candidate should be flexible, relating, networking, presentation and communication
• Have accountability, be honest, ethical, respectful, approachable, confidential and
• Be enthusiastic, a problem solving team player with a strong work ethic, and positive can-
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, and work with team
members to achieve collective goals, seek collaboration and build trust and confidence in
• Wear the Company Uniform with pride, and be a Brand Ambassador.
Salary: market related (negotiable depending on experience), Medical aid and Pension fund
Please submit your CV. ID. Matric, Drivers Licence last 3 payslips, and any additional certificates that you feel would add value to your application as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.
If you have not received a reply within 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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