Sales Consultant


Job purpose: Tired of cold calling!!! Join our young, dynamic and growing company that is looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to market and sell short-term insurance products through a service-to-sell approach. This role will only require you to work with warm leads and gives you the opportunity to write your own uncapped paycheck.

Key Result Areas: Client Development Identify and develop profitable new business opportunities and achieving sales targets; Develop new sales leads and to build a database of potential clients; Follow the Company's standard operating procedures at all time; Maintain and grow existing business through cross-selling opportunities; Develop strong client relationships to enhance and increase sales potential and premiums collected; Keep up to-date sales records for all existing and prospective accounts on company IT systems; Prepare detailed and professional written proposals and quotations where professional sales approach is followed at all times; Ensure that your current customer portfolio is satisfied and that all premiums written are collected within the acceptable parameters (Average Collection rate); All sales transactions needs to be done with the company minimum standards and should any sales be processed and these legislative and compliance standards was not followed the agent will have to rectify it immediately before any news sales transactions can be initiated. Subsequent disciplinary action can be opposed should the contravention of the compliance standard necessitate it. Operational Effectiveness Achieve 350 minutes of call time per day; Be punctual, responsible and diligent in all tasks and duties attended to; Complete accurate and timely sales administration records; Submit to the Manager all relevant reports, paperwork and update on all forward sales activity; Any additional responsibilities as required from time to time; Comply with company policy and procedures. Candidate Requirements Knowledge: Grade 12 with English and a second language; Literacy - read and write English and at least 1 official language; Computer Literacy - word, excel, email and internet; Minimum 1 year working experience within a sales call centre environment ESSENTIAL Pass technical competence tests on all products; Display an understanding and knowledge of the product and industry; Meets FAIS Fit & Proper requirements as per legislation. Additional Skills: Business writing skills; Negotiation skills; Telephonic skills and etiquette; Confident communicator both over the phone and in writing; Strong sales approach including negotiating, handling objections and closing a deal; The ability to resolve problems and disputes with clients and arrive at decisions which allow the business to move forward. Attributes: Actively participate in team meetings and use your market knowledge to: Sell the products effectively; Ability to work in a team orientated environment and contribute in a positive manner; Ability to work independently and self-managed; Show initiative and be professional at all time; Integrity, responsibility and accountability to be displayed at all times; Ability to meet deadlines within time constraints; Ability to be effective in a pressurized environment. This position reports to: Team Manager Apply before Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 23 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

Our values as employees


Our clients must be the centre of our business and day-to-day operations


Always acting with integrity and upholding the highest moral principles


Working together to achieve our business and individual goals


Having the utmost consideration for our clients and for each other