New Business Development - Packaging

Salesworx Specialist Sales Recruitment

20th April 2021

Pretoria, South Africa

3 to 5 years

Basic + Commission

Junior Mid

Full Time


  • Customer Retention
  • Negotiating
  • New Business Development
  • Packaging Management
  • Packaging Manufacturing
  • Sales


  • Manufacturing
  • Packaging

Job Description

Our client is a well established box and packaging manufacturer based in Pretoria.  

We are on the hunt for an experienced sales professional with industry experience.

The primary responsibility of the Sales Executive will be to maintain and develop current base business and acquire new business in line with the agreed Sales target.


The successful incumbent will report to the Managing Director and will be based at the factory in Hermanstad.


Essential requirements:

  • Extensive sales experience with a proven track record (to be substantiated by the candidate) – in a packaging or packaging related industry
  • Proven ability to generate new business as per agreed targets (to be substantiated by the candidate)
  • Consistent performance (to be substantiated by the candidate)
  • Own, reliable transport with a valid driver’s license
  • The ability to negotiate successfully at all levels
  • Fluency in both oral and written English and Afrikaans
  • Computer literacy on MS Office
  • Must reside in the Pretoria area

The position would suit a well-spoken, confident and self-motivated individual with the ability to work under pressure.



  1. Call on existing and prospective clients and identify new opportunities
  2. Receive and place orders with Internal Sales.
  3. Follow up and resolve any issues relating to outstanding orders and provide feedback to customers
  4. Arrange samples for new developments and for prospective clients.
  5. Resolve all customer queries.
  6. Generate leads and make appointments to generate new business.
  7. Prepare quotes for new and existing clients.
  8. Monthly stock count.
  9. Prepare and submit weekly sales reports
  10. Shopware system: quotes, orders, technical specs. etc.
  11. Customer forecasting

Salary Package:

  • Basic Salary (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Car Allowance
  • Cellphone Allowance
  • Petrol Card
  • Commission (to be discussed during the interview)



Company Description

Corrugated carton and box manufacturer, working with clients, customising to their specifications.  


Applications for this position closed on 17th June 2021