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Sales Assistant

Illovo, Sandton, 2196, South Africa

Job Type

Contract type

Level

Full time

Permanent

Junior

About the Role

Sales Assistant (Johannesburg-based)


We are looking for a motivated and experienced sales assistant to join our team at Now Media. As a sales assistant, you will be responsible for supporting our sales team in generating leads and assisting with all administrative tasks, with a long-term view of developing into a new business sales role.


Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the sales team in generating leads and identifying potential clients

  • Assisting with all administrative tasks

  • Coordinating and scheduling meetings, following up on action items

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of customer interactions

  • Collaborating with other departments to support sales efforts

  • Be the backup to the advertising coordinators

  • Assist the Sales Director with tasks as and when required

Requirements

  • An aptitude for and a desire to be in new business sales

  • Proven experience as a sales assistant or similar role

  • Knowledge of CRM systems and practices

  • Excellent organisational and multitasking skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Own car and a valid driving licence – or a plan to acquire these

  • Matric essential


Advantages:

  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic and experienced sales team

  • Exposure to niche business-to-business industries

  • Hands-on experience in sales

About the Company

Now Media (Pty) Ltd, the largest travel trade publisher in Africa, has been committed to promoting travel and trade in the Southern African region since 1953. Based in Illovo, Johannesburg, Now Media prides itself on being an innovator of cutting-edge promotional products for the freight, travel and tourism industries.

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