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Sales Assistant - (Must be based on the European side of Istanbul) Job in Turkey
PrimeRPO , Turkey

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 24, 2021
Last Date
May 24, 2021

Job Description

Business Development amp; Delivery:
  • Generate and qualify leads for the Turkey team to develop new customers. Ensuring multiple customers for each available product across the geographic region to provide consistency of trade in all market conditions
  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking, social media, attending conferences and trade fairs etc.
  • Organise the office cargos, sample sending both for customers and suppliers.

Reporting amp; Management:

  • Keep detailed logs in CRM of all activities constantly
  • Maintain accurate records of customer information in CRM, including material requirements
  • Use knowledge of competitors and market to develop Vanden’s unique selling propositions
  • Consult with senior management to share business or market trends with a view to further extend market penetration and services
  • Contribute to developing standard operating procedures for sales and customer service to mitigate risk and ensure seamless workflow


Knowledge (Education amp; Related Experience):

  • Experience in one of the following
    • Logistics
    • Call Center (B2C / B2B ONLY)
    • Cold Calling
    • Research Assistant / Analyst
    • Executive Assistant (Personal Assistant)
    • Sales Assistant
    • Sales Executive
    • Brand Ambassador
  • Experience of handling and overturning objections
  • Experience in commodities trading business is an advantage but not essential
  • Experience of using a CRM system to record accurate customer data

Skills amp; Abilities:

  • Multilingual (fluent English is a requirement)
  • Able to stand back and review data/information to see the ‘big picture’
  • Able to anticipate opportunities and risks
  • Able to build rapport quickly with colleagues and customers
  • Able to effectively collaborate with colleagues to achieve results
  • Able to manage and respond quickly to changing/competing priorities
  • Highly organized, able to independently plan own
  • Able to follow internal procedures (CRM, Admin etc.)
  • Able to present and clearly communicate information in speaking and writing
  • Able to ensure tasks are completed on time and to a high-standard
  • Able to use Excel, Outlook, Word and other MS Office products
  • Able to undertake effective internet research (not only Google)

General Attributes:

  • Willing to take ownership of the role and drive success
  • Persuasive with a ‘can do’ attitude, mindful of customer needs (also knows when to say No)
  • Self-aware and reflective on successes and failures seeks feedback
  • Empathetic towards others
  • Resilient approach able to quickly overcome disappointment and failure
  • Not afraid to have challenging conversations
  • Willing to learn and follow internal processes, yet happy to suggest improvements
  • Professional and ethical in their approach
  • Understands that upfront effort prevents issues down the line
  • Committed to on-going personal and professional development
  • Values team above self

Job Specification


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