Sales Representative (CPT)

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Date Posted: 06-10-2017
Our client is  currently looking to hire a professional Optical Sales Rep in Cape Town, calling on Optometrists. Currently one of the shareholders  of the Company runs the CT area but he will now focus more on out of town areas with these brands but still do all our generic brands in CT. So the shareholder will be able to assist and mentor the new Rep and train them as well as do introductions to his large client base. We want a more focused approach.

Responsibilities:(Not required to) 
  • sell retail products, goods and services to customers

  • work with customers to find what they want, create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process.

  •  will work to find new sales leads, through business directories, client referrals, etc.

  •  will focus on inside sales, which typically involves "cold calling" for new clients while in an office setting, or outside sales, which involves visiting clients in the field with new or existing clients.


  • Customer Service Skills: The customer is always right. You will need to be able speak in a friendly way to customers and potential customers, listening to their needs and helping communicate options for them.
  • Communication Skills: You will need to speak to customers about a product's different features, and answer any questions they might have.
  • Flexibility: You might have to work long hours, nights or weekends.
  • Persistence: Not every customer is going to be a sale. Being able to bounce back if you lose a sale will be key for this job.
  • Matric certificate
  • ‚Äč1+ years sales representative experience

He/she will represent us with some premium brands such as Superdry, Cat, O’Neill and Sissy Boy. We ideally looking for someone with at least 5 years sales experience at retail or wholesale level, not older than 40, very bubbly, and service orientated. The candidate must be prepared to build up his client base and work hard by being persistent.
It will be a commission based position but we will offer a guaranteed minimum package of R20K per month for 1st year, and then the Rep will revert to 10% coms plus incentives. We will cover all petrol expenses and pay a Car Allowance and offer 1 set of tyres per year. The guaranteed R20K per month will be excluding the car allowance.
The candidate will only Rep in the Cape Town area so the Car Allowance will be R4 000 p/m. We will also pay a monthly contribution to cell phone and data of R500 p/m.
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