Sales Representative

Contact new or existing customers to determine their solar equipment needs, suggest systems or equipment, or estimate costs.

Sales Representative Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Sales Representative to join our team.


  • Oversee the development of new business and servicing of existing accounts;
  • Growing the area through visiting customers and building on existing relationships;
  • Understand the different states strategies, nuances, and regulations;
  • Forecast sales, sales growth and other related goals as determined; assist with preparation of sales budget for assigned account(s);
  • Selling our full range of products and developing strong product knowledge;
  • Visit construction sites & projects in the local area making own appointments and organising own workload & diary;
  • To abide by the current Safety, Health and Environment policy giving priority to the safety of staff and customers at all times;
  • Monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts;
  • Aqquiring new customers;
  • Lead Generation;
  • Client management, attending frequent meetings with clients;
  • Generating and identifying business leads and opportunities by identifying prospects;
  • Meeting and discussing with potential clients to understand their needs and offering the best products for their needs;
  • Empathise with customers on any complaints regarding sales and service and refer to Sales Manager if necessary;
  • Representing our clients in a proffesional manner.


  • Possess strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability communicate across different levels of an organization;
  • Understands the importance of customer needs, whether internal or external, focuses on responding to them and develops relationships in turn;
  • Having working knowledge of basic computer operating systems (Microsoft Office);
  • Bachelor’s degree, four years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • A team player that works with others, relates to people and engages them;
  • Natural consultative sales approach;
  • Provide customer service and support to existing trade customers;
  • Good standard of numeracy and literacy;
  • Must hold a clean driving license;
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures and systems;
  • First class communicator, (language skills would be an advantage);
  • Full clean driving licence;
  • Visit construction sites & projects in the local area making own appointments and organising own workload & diary;
  • Good telephone manner;
  • Liaise with transport, accounts, purchasing & marketing departments.