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International Sales Executive - Capetown

Reference: MECT-TNT
Location: Capetown
Salary: ZAR 115,000–130,000+OTE
Job Type: Permanent
Job Sector: Sales Rep./Consultant
Date Posted: 14/04/2009
Recruiter: Marcus Evans

The Background:
marcus evans clients are the world’s biggest companies. In all industries these companies are facing the challenge to thrive and yet they still need to outperform their competitors and ensure consistent growth. To meet that challenge will depend on the talent of their employees and that’s where we come in. Through expertly researched conference products we provide our clients with the information and education they need to sustain a competitive advantage.

The Position:
We are searching for candidates who have an excellent track record of B2B sales or marketing experience for the Conference Division. Our clients are major international companies and we target department and business line heads from across EMEA to attend our conferences. You will be expected to research, contact and engage these senior decision makers on a daily basis.

The Cape Town office is one of the fastest growing sales offices in the marcus evans Group and we want outgoing and ambitious individuals to contribute to this ongoing success. A major part of the position is the ability to negotiate with senior executives whilst still maintaining a credible sense of urgency and selling the benefits of attending a marcus evans conference.

This is sales in a dynamic environment, located in the CBD with a team of 16 executives working to tap into a market that includes more than 100,000 companies. This is not a long lead-time sales role, you could be making sales within your FIRST WEEK and this will enable you to take advantage of our uncapped monthly commission rates. Top sales people can expect to hit ZAR 115,000–130,000+OTE in their first year.

What We Want from You:
• Minimum 2 years work experience, preferred candidates will have experience in a sales and/or marketing role
• University educated and a familiarity with global business issues
• Fluency in spoken and written English; a 2nd European language gives you a distinct advantage
• An ability to set goals and a determination to achieve them
• Non-SA applicants must have a valid working visa

What We Offer:
• A fast-track career path to senior positions with promotion to Team Leader within 9 months and Management within 12–18 months
• Unparalleled first-hand experience in how business works in the world’s biggest companies
• An attractive performance based salary with uncapped commission
• Continuous improvement of your sales skills through ongoing internal training and development
• A challenge only the best can live up to – Can you?

If you meet the criteria and wish to apply send a covering letter and a current
CV in English to Riaan Matthee: cv@marcusevansct.com
Fax: 086 502 6104


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