JOB AVAILABLE: Sales

Location: Kenilworth, Cape Town
Job level: Mid
Type: Full time
Probation: 3 months
Job Summary:
MyResidence.Africa is a sister business to Relocation Africa.
 
 
We are a business that has grown from a need within the Global Mobility space to offer short term property to the corporate market across the continent of Africa. Our clients are large multi-national companies who are expanding their businesses into Africa.
MyResidence.Africa is offering a position in a new role in our Africa Team as our business grows.
We are wanting to expand our direct client base and require a focused incumbent to identify and follow our sales pipeline who will also work with the current Business Development Manager to take MyResidence to the next level.
Driven by service excellence, we enjoy making people happy. That includes our colleagues. We work as a team; supporting and challenging each other.
 
We’re keen to grow from within and support our employees to explore the opportunities to evolve and excel in their positions and have fun whilst doing it.
 
The successful candidate will be responsible to grow the client list. You will be engaging with corporate business sending assignees across Africa, as well as developing relationships with travel managers across Africa. You will be instrumental in developing the sales pipeline and implementing it. The sales is focusing on growing our clients, rather than selling bed-nights which we consider part of operational fulfilment.
 
Behavioural attributes and competencies:
  • Strong administration experience, with a focus on data entry
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • The ability to work well individually as well as within a team
  • Develop and execute sales strategy to optimize results from existing network and incoming leads
  • Prospect into a network of potential guests through targeted outreach and marketing campaigns
  • Influence our clients to travel to new destinations and have MyResidence arrange their events and retreats
  • Effectively prioritize and balance outbound and inbound sales activities
  • Respond to all incoming leads, questions, and comments in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Follow up with clients and successfully move them through the sales pipeline
  • Record all client information and sales activity into our system
Benefits:
  • Flexible working
  • Working in a small close team
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma: Sales, Communications
  • Minimum of 3-5 years professional sales experience; association with luxury brands, travel sector, or high-end hospitality may be helpful
  • Experience with CRM
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Previous inside sales / customer service responsibility highly desired
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Impeccable interpersonal and communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Operates with a sense of urgency and strives for higher standards
  • Effective time management skills
If you meet all our requirements and have an enthusiastic Can-Do attitude, with a well-organized detail orientated approach, please e-mail your current/updated CV to:
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
If you have not received a response within 10 days, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

VISION

To be the provider of choice for companies requiring vetted executive temporary accommodation on the African continent for their mobile talent.

MISSION

To grow our reputation as the most professional and efficient agency, offering the broadest range of high quality vetted serviced accommodation on the African continent.