• Stuart L
  • Call Center Sales - Outbound, Sales Representative
  • 39 years old from Southport, QLD

Introduction

I have recently moved to Australia from Cape Town South Africa, I have a 457 VISA and have been in sales for most of my working career (12 yrs) I am available immediately. I have a passion for sales in the timber/building industry as well as the FMCG sector.

Employment History

    • Sep 2012 - Nov 2014
    Position Held: Sales Executive September 2012- November 2014 Main Functions: Sales Maintain existing customer relationships and database Developing relationships with new customers Achieve set targets and increase sales Follow up on overdue accounts Cold calling to achieve sales growth Following sales process from initial meeting, order to delivery Achievements: Well-liked and respected amongst my colleagues and customers Consistently met and exceeded monthly targets Increased customer data base by 18% Good reputation for reliability and honesty Interwil Pty Ltd: Leading bulk importers, distributors, exporters of timber products Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Earthstream Global

    • Apr 2010 - Jul 2011
    Earthstream Global: Recruitment Agency Cape Town, South Africa Position Held: Senior Consultant April 2010-July 2011 Main Function: Business development Business started in 2010 with 2 staff Staff increased to 10 members during my appointment Was hired to create database of candidates and increase business sales and growth
  • Main Function

    • May 2002 - Mar 2010
    Position Held: Sales Executive May 2002- March 2010 Main Function: Sales to merchants, joiners, shop fitters and furniture manufactures Business development Collect outstanding money Handling all defective timber from both suppliers and from customer Maintain customer relationships and good service Achievements: Was transferred from Port Elizabeth branch to Cape Town branch after one and a half years to increase sales in a larger geographic area Increased customer data base in both areas Exceeded targets

Skills

  • Sales

Education History

  • Victoria Park High School

    • Ended Jan 2000
    Matriculated 2000, Victoria Park High School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa Personality traits: Honest, hardworking, motivated and reliable Enjoy people interaction Customer Focused and target driven Consistent and caring Will work through personal time to make sure the work is done Have passion for sales in timber industry Family man, enjoy sport Recently moved to Australia