Position title
Field Sales Agent X10 - Johannesburg
Description

Reference: RJ/BD/FSA/13/05/2024

Icebolethu Group is an Authorised Financial Service Provider FSP45714 and a Level 1 BBBEE Contributor is South Africa's second largest Funeral Assurance Group. Winner of the Standard Bank KZN - Top Brand award for 2022 provides a centre of excellence and a leading provider of dignified burial solutions.

 

Icebolethu Burials Services is currently in search of ten (10) suitable candidates to apply and fill the position of Field Sales Agent based at Memorial Hill, Cosmo City. The success candidates will be based in Memorial Hill Cemetery. The incumbent/s will be required to perform tasks supporting Burial Services.

Minimum Qualifications.
  • Grade 12.
Experience and Knowledge required.
  • Min 1-2 years’ experience in Burials / Funeral Services and Planning.
Skills required for the position:
  • Sales Experience:Previous experience in sales, preferably in a field-based role, is essential.
  • Communication Skills:Strong verbal and written communication skills are crucial for effective client interactions.
  • Self-Motivated:As a field-based agent for Memorials, you’ll need to be self-driven and proactive.
  • Negotiation Skills:Ability to negotiate terms and close deals successfully.
  • Valid Driver’s License:You’ll be traveling to meet clients, so a valid driver’s license is advantages.
  • Knowledge of Memorial Parks:While not mandatory, familiarity with memorial parks, cemeteries or related industries is advantageous.
Responsibilities Required:

Sales Generation:

Proactively identify potential clients interested in memorial sites.

Conduct face-to-face meetings with prospects to present the benefits of our memorial services.

Utilize persuasive communication skills to close sales and achieve targets.

 

Client Relationship Management:

Maintain strong relationships with existing clients.

Provide exceptional customer service by addressing inquiries, concerns, and requests promptly.

Regularly follow up with clients to ensure satisfaction and identify upselling opportunities.

 

New Business Acquisition:

Research and identify potential leads within the assigned territory.

Develop a pipeline of prospects through networking, referrals, and cold calling.

Arrange site visits and presentations to showcase the unique features of our memorial sites.

 

Market Research and Insights:

Stay informed about industry trends, competitor offerings, and market dynamics.

Adapt sales strategies based on changing market conditions.

 

Administrative Tasks:

Maintain accurate records of client interactions, sales activities, and progress.

Prepare and submit necessary paperwork related to sales transactions.

 

Contacts

ICEBOLETHU EMBRACES THE PRINCIPLES OF THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive company culture. White, Colored, Indian candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Application Submission and Closing Date:

(NB: Applications with no clarification for the position applying for will not be considered)

Please submit all CV’s to Icebo_hr@icebolethu.co.za

Closing date for CV submissions is Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024.

 

Industry
Insurance
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Date posted
May 13, 2024
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