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Sales Consultant - Online Courses | Cape Town

Job responsibilities

  • Manage and respond to incoming queries for relevant courses.
  • Work progressively to close sales, through execution of email and telephone strategies. 
  • Employ telesales and/or equivalent marketing strategies to ensure we reach all leads interested in pursuing studies for our respective courses.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our courses, so that you can meaningfully engage with prospective students and identify courses which suit their needs.
  • Manage and update account status reports daily.
  • Manage enquiries and registrations for our portfolio of online courses.
  • Liaise with prospective students and students by email, telephone, live chat forum and face to face.
  • Build and nurture relationships with the past and present students and help them identify further suitable courses for them to study.
  • Manage and maintain your own individual sales pipeline and contribute towards sales pipeline overall.

Behavioural and cultural competencies and attributes

  • You have a passion for education and a can-do attitude.
  • You are a 'hunter' – a natural, talented business development machine who was born to sell.
  • Hungry, competitive and obsessed with targets – second best just isn’t good enough
  • A real 'radiator'.
  • Very strong customer-focus – you are able to build and maintain long-term relationships with customers and have an intuitive feel for what customers want (and what they don’t).
  • Excellent negotiation skills – direct and forceful without damaging relationships.
  • Curious – you love learning and experiencing new things.
  • A brave problem-solver; approachable yet assertive, and a highly effective communicator.
  • Proactive and forward thinking.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Deadline driven – critical!

Skills, experience and qualifications

  • Grade 12/Matric qualification. 
  • Tertiary qualification (marketing or education would be advantageous).
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • At least two years of work experience, involving email and telephone engagement with prospective clients.
  • Proven experience executing telesales strategies. 
  • Prior experience working in or with education, marketing or technology businesses highly advantageous.
  • Practical working knowledge of a CRM system (Salesforce). 

Life at Red and Yellow

  • Get to enjoy life on our vibrant and inspirational campus with our full-time students while you sell to our online students.
  • Sign up for all our online courses for free!
  • Reap the financial rewards that our commission structure offers top performers.

If you meet all the requirements as listed above, please email careers@redandyellow.co.za before the 13th of February 2020.

Our social promise

We believe that education is the way to change the world – our social promise ensures at least 10% of our students have their studies funded, either through ourselves or corporate bursary-partnership packages. We also have experts who can advise corporates on how to gain optimal B-BEEE ROI benefits, while securing access to talented juniors.

 

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